Comments on Funding:
Funding is 30% of wages paid to a maximum of $3,000 for each work placement to assist with the cost of hiring and training.
Employers can receive funding for up to 12 candidates.
Employers must pay each placement an hourly rate of at least minimum wage (at least $14.25/hour) for the 10 to 16 weeks of the work placement.
Wage support from all sources, including the Co-operative Education Tax Credit, cannot exceed the total wages paid for any individual work placement.
- Tool & Die Manufacturing;
- Mould Making;
- Precision Machining;
- Gauge and/or Fixture Building;
- Additive Manufacturing / Rapid Prototyping;
- Automation / Robotics Manufacturing;
- Machine Tool Building;
- Cutting Tools Sales & Services.
NOTE: For previous participating companies, having 50% of their business serving the automotive sector is no longer a requirement. Priority will be given to members of the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA); however, the program is open to all businesses in Ontario that meet the minimum threshold outlined above.
The candidate must be a residents of Ontario, be eligible to work in Canada, and meet one of the follow definitions:
Employer applications to the Career-Ready with CTMA program are prepared and submitted on behalf of employers by Mentor Works Ltd as a third-party organization.
To apply, applicants must fill out the online application form on Mentor Works web page or contact Jamie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-599-3111 ext.114.
Other Things to Note:
- Due to tremendous response to this program, funding is extremely limited. Those interested in participating can be put on a waiting list by contacting Julie at email@example.com.
- Work placements will run from 10 to 16 weeks. Consecutive placements will be permitted if they can be completed by March 31, 2022.
- Applications will be accepted between April 1, 2021, and January 31, 2022, and will be assessed on a first come, first served basis.