Workforce Training Measure

Mesure de formation de la main-d'œuvre

Funder

Emploi-Québec

Program Type

Human resources

Deadline

Rolling

Type of Aid

Grant

Financial Aid

50%

Description

This program supports the development of skills for persons at risk of losing their job and also maintains expertise in organizations. Financial aid can be obtained for:

Defining training needs

Carrying out a training project

Evaluating the efficiency of the training received

Criteria

  • Applicant organizations must demonstrate that their training activity:
  • Keeps people in employment

  • Improves the performance of their employees

  • Is transferable to other staff members so as to increase mobility within the organization

  • The following training activities are eligible:
  • Francization

  • Languages other than French

  • Literacy

  • General training (prior to professional or technical training) and basic training

  • Professional and technical training

  • Generic skills training

  • Training for instructors

  • Training offered outside of Quebec

  • Management training

  • Training for new technology or equipment

Eligible Expenses

  • Analysis of training requirements
  • Skills assessment
  • Development and adaptation of training materials
  • Purchase of training program
  • Development, adaptation, and purchase of teaching and learning materials
  • Evaluation tools
  • Instructor salaries
  • Indirect instructor costs (travel, meals, accommodation, etc.)
  • Salaries for employees in training, under certain conditions
  • Indirect costs for employees in training (travel, means, accommodation, etc.)
  • Costs related to management and administrative activities (banking fees, equipment, supplies necessary for carrying out activities, etc.) assumed by a delegated organization or a group of companies in order to carry out the project (up to 10% of eligible expenses)
  • Accommodations for persons with a disability

Supporting Documents

  • Applicants must contact Emploi-Québec through their local Employment Centre to apply
  • Applicant organizations must also provide a detailed training plan and demonstrate, to Emploi-Québec’s satisfaction, how a training program will keep the participating staff members in employment; the plan must include:
  • The position(s) and employee(s) involved in the training program
  • Training objectivities and activities
  • The duration of training, in hours and days
  • A schedule of training activities
  • The educational institution, or the internal or external instructor
  • Educational support
  • Training costs
  • The training certificate to be presented to employees
  • Follow-up and evaluation on the training program