The objective of the grant is to support workforce development and encourage greater
employer involvement in training through cost-sharing arrangements to train individuals.
Through employer-led skills training, the grant also provides individuals with the skills
necessary to maintain employment and advance their careers.
Skills training is intended for employed individuals acquiring new skills for their current
job or in preparation for another job with the same employer and unemployed
individuals starting a new job.
Building on the overall objective of the grant, the province also has the following
strategic priorities for how the Grant is utilized with employers and individuals.