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Financial Incentives and Benefits

Apprentice & Journeyperson Incentives

A complete list of incentives for Apprentices and Journeypersons can be found on the School of Trades & Apprenticeship website.

Co-operative Education Tax Credit (CETC)

If you are an employer in Ontario and would like to provide valuable work experience you may qualify for a significant tax break – from 25 to 30 per cent of eligible expenses up to a maximum of $3,000 for each four-month work term a student completes.

For additional details about the CETC, please see the Co-operative Education Tax Credit (pdf).

Employment Ontario Employment Services Placements

Training incentives may be available for eligible employers committed to providing work-related training and development that prepares individuals to perform the full responsibilities of the job. Training incentives are designed to offset some of the employers' cost of training and encourage employers to retain the participant after the placement ends.

For more information, contact the Conestoga Career Centre.

Additional Government Programs

For provincial incentive programs in Ontario, see the Government of Ontario website.

Learn about the funding opportunities (grants and contributions) offered by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), the Labour Program and Service Canada by browsing the Government of Canada ESDC website.

For a full list of Federal Government Employment Resources for employers hiring young workers visit the Government of Canada Services for Youth website.

Benefits of Employing Co-op Students

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