Government of Saskatchewan
This program helps adults improve literacy and essential skills.
The PTA provides income assistance to low-income adult students enrolled in full-time Adult Basic Education, workforce development, or skills training programs. One can apply only after being accepted into an approved training program.
Saskatchewan offers varying levels of support on a case-by-case basis. In the case of Change in Circumstances, different benefits are available, including:
- Employment and Training Benefit – to help with costs of starting a career or beginning a training program
- Child Care Benefit – to help in the short term when looking for employment or going to a job interview
- Relocation Benefit – to assist with moving costs due to health and emergencies, evictions for reasons beyond the client’s control, starting a job outside of the community or finding a more affordable place to live within the Shelter Benefit rates
- Travel Benefit – outside of the community for job interviews or beginning training/employment at predetermined rates for mileage, meals, and shelter
Apprenticeship training is a structured program of on-the-job training and in-school training to become certified in a designated trade.