Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy (AWS) Program

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Purpose: The Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy (AWS) program assists apprentices to gain work experience in their skilled trade and progress to journeyperson certification by providing a wage subsidy to employers who hire apprentices. The program supports apprentices across all levels of apprenticeship – First, Second, Third and Fourth year. Priority for funding may be given to occupations and sectors identified by the Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour (AESL).

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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Subsidy
Open Until Filled
Program Highlights

Funding Amount

Amount Varies

Issuer

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Program Type

Subsidy

Deadline

Open Until Filled

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Apprenticeship Wage Subsidy (AWS) Program

Company Requirements

Employers that are incorporated businesses, or sole proprietorships, and registered to conduct business in Newfoundland and Labrador, and:

  • In good standing with the Newfoundland and Labrador Registry of Companies and Deeds;
  • Have an office or operation in the province;
  • Have a signed Memorandum of Understanding with the department that confirms they have a qualified journeyperson on site in the appropriate trade; and
  • Can offer relevant work experience to the apprentice as required by the Institutional and Industrial Training Division.

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