Apprentices attending a recognized Apprenticeship Training program may apply to Employment and Social Development Canada to collect Employment Insurance (EI) and/or Training Allowance (TA) while in school. Click here to Apply Online.
The objective of this program is to provide you income support while you are in school; it is not the objective of this program to replace your income fully while you are in school (Note 1). This information is provided to you to assist in the Employment Insurance Application process. It is our experience that EI claims can be processed quickly, efficiently and with little interruption providing the initial application forms are complete and all the necessary documentation is attached. Please read through the below information carefully.
Should you have further questions regarding the information contained in this package, please contact the FTI staff.