Financial Aid for Your Second Career

Education is one of the most important investments in life. “Can I afford it?” is a question frequently asked by our students, especially if they’ve been laid off or are looking to create a career path that’s future-proof.

WHAT IS SECOND CAREER FUNDING?

Second Career Funding is an education funding available for recently laid-off unemployed workers. For many, long-term skills training is essential in the transition to in-demand career opportunities, and our practical programs and real-life training, delivered by high-calibre, industry-expert faculty, can take you there. You just need funding options to get you back to school and work. If you are a recently laid-off unemployed worker, an active EI claimant or EI reachback, you may be able to access this funding.

Based on your eligibility, Anderson College can assist you as you:

  • Train for a new career
  • Find out what is needed in the job market
  • Learn about careers that build on your skills
  • Apply for second career funding

HOW CAN IT HELP YOU?

The Second Career Funding empowers you to receive the education and training necessary to become skilled, confident and in-demand in the marketplace. It provides funding to pay for tuition and supporting expenses such as:

  • Books
  • Living expenses
  • Help caring for dependents
  • Travel & transportation
  • Disability supports
  • Other living and training costs

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Second Career Funding starts with a visit to a Second Career Admissions Advisor at an employment assessment center. They will work with you to help you prepare a training plan and apply for Second Career funding.

WHAT WILL THE ADMISSIONS ADVISOR NEED TO KNOW?

Your Admissions Advisor will need to know about:

  • Your work history
  • Your education and training
  • Your skills
  • Your interests

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?

Contact an employment assessment center to get it started. Or contact us now so we can guide you toward your next steps.

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