Apprenticeship Funding Checklist

IMPORTANT EXCEPTIONS: If you are attending a 10 month Cook, Locksmith, or Parts Technician program your funding options differ from the list below. Click here for part-time apprenticeship funding information. 

Alberta Student Loan

Apply once you know your technical training start date.

Canada Apprentice Loan

Apply up to 3 months prior to your technical training start date.

Employment Insurance

Apply up to 7 days prior to your last day of scheduled work.

Apprenticeship Awards & Scholarships

RDC's General Awards Application is available between March 1 and May 31. 

Apprentice Training Award

Available to apprentices who are unemployed in their trade immediately prior to attending technical training.

Apprentice Incentive/Completion Grants

Apply after completing your technical training period and updating your blue book.

Indigenous Student Funding

Apply one month prior to your technical training start date. 



Student Connect Centre
Room 1102 | RDC
Box 5005 - 100 College Blvd, Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5
t: 403.342.3254 | f: 403.342.3262 | e: studentconnect [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca