Friendly Truck Driving School (FTDS) is a Private Career College registered under Private Career College Act, 2005. This allows our students the opportunity to apply or borrow from different funding agencies.
You may be eligible to apply for a second career. To see if you qualify, please answer the following questions:
Are you currently laid off or have been laid off in the last 3 years?
Are you presently unemployed or working in an interim/part time work?
If yes, please contact our office. We will be able to help you in getting your training through Second Career.
If you ever become injured or fall ill due to your job, WSIB will be able to give you the care and support you’re entitled to under Ontario’s workplace safety and insurance system. This includes benefits, such as the return to work assistance.
Canada – Ontario Job Grant
Canada-Ontario Job Grant (the Job Grant) provides an opportunity for employers to invest in their workforce, with help from the government.
The Job Grant will provide direct financial support to individual employers who wish to purchase training for their employees. It will be available to small, medium and large businesses with a plan to deliver short-term training to existing and new employees, and will:
Provide up to $10,000 in government support per person for training costs.
Require employers to contribute one-third of the total costs.
There will be additional flexibility for small businesses to provide an in-kind contribution towards their share of the costs.
Require training to be delivered by an eligible, third-party trainer.