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7B.16. Job Specific Skills Training


Ontario Works Effective Date: July 1, 2009
Topic: Benefits/Discretionary Benefits Replaces: November 1, 2004
Subject: Job Specific Skills Training Policy No. H.7B.16.



Authority OW Act: Sec. 2, 4, 6, 7 and 8 & OW Directives: Dir. 7.4

The Director of Integrated Social Services may approve costs for vocational training as a discretionary benefit if the costs are not covered through employment assistance. This benefit may be used when employment-related expenses have been exhausted. 

The cost of up to $1,000 per participant for job specific skills training or retraining may be approved as a discretionary benefit non-health-related Request will be will be forwarded to the Supervisor who will seek approval from the Director of Integrated Social Services.