Better Jobs Ontario

Get skills training and financial support when you qualify for Better Jobs Ontario (formerly Second Career)

Better Jobs Ontario provides eligible applicants with:

  • skills training for in-demand jobs
  • financial support

You can apply for up to $28,000 for costs, including:

  • tuition
  • books
  • other instructional costs, including student fees, supplies and electronic devices
  • transportation
  • basic living allowance (up to $500 per week

Additional funding may be available for:

  • childcare
  • disability-related supports
  • living away from home
  • Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) and/or language training

Better Jobs Ontario aims to help you rejoin the workforce quickly. That’s why the program focuses on training programs that take 52 weeks or less to complete

You qualify for Better Jobs Ontario if you either:

  • have been laid-off and have not been working or are working a temporary job just to cover costs, or
  • have not been laid-off but have been unemployed for six months or longer and are part of a low-income household
  • You can still apply if you receive either:
    • Employment Insurance (EI)
    • Ontario Works (OW)
    • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Call today to book your appointment 905-358-0021 Ext. 0