The Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women (AIG-W) helps you pay for expenses while you train as an apprentice in a Designated Red Seal Trade where women are underrepresented.
- The AIG-W is a taxable grant of $3,000 per level, awarded to registered apprentices
- You must complete your first year/level (or equivalent) to apply for the AIG-W
- You can apply for this grant twice during your training (for a maximum of $6,000)
- You can apply for your second AIG-W after completing your second year/level (or equivalent) of training
If you progressed in 2018 your deadline is: June 30, 2019
If you progressed on or after January 1, 2019, your deadline is: 12 months following your date of progression
There is a governing body in charge of apprenticeship in each province and territory. This body is usually a branch related to each provincial or territorial Department/Ministry of Education and Training with authority over training, regulation and certification of the apprenticeship program for their province/territory.
Designated Red Seal Program trade
A trade that is part of the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program.
When you complete the technical and on-the-job training of your apprenticeship program, you have progressed. We confirm your progression through the supporting documents you include with your application.