It’s easy.

This is a government-funded training program to help unemployed people start their careers in the trades. Please note: eligibility does not guarantee selection for the program. To apply, follow these 2 steps:

Check out this list. Does this sound like you?

  • Ready, willing and able.
  • 18 to 30 years of age (Some exceptions are allowed for workers older than 30 years).
  • Unemployed or working part-time less than 20 hours per week for the previous 12 weeks.
  • On Employment Insurance (EI), may qualify for EI or have been on EI in the past 5 years. Currently, this is a requirement for eligibility for our program.
  • In need of skills to become employed. The program is not designed for people who have skills already and want to change their career.
  • Able to read and write English to a CLB Level 5 and know basic trades math. A Grade 12 education is not required but in order to be ready for apprenticeship, the applicant must have satisfactory academic skills.
  • Have valid identification and an Alberta Health Care Number.
  • Out of the regular high school system for at least one year.


Get in touch     

We have a new application process due to COVID-19 implications. If you’d like to apply, please call 403-287-3132, email rachel@motiveaction.com, or use the question form.

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