Paying for Training

Tuition Fees 2019/2020

Click to view an FYI - Financial Support for Apprentices.

Base tuition fee for August 2019 - July 2020 is:

  • $98.00 per week ($784 for eight weeks of technical training) and
  • $67.00 for materials/service fees.

Apprentices also pay for books, parking, student association fees, facility fees, material and consumables during their technical training. Click for additional enrolment information for specific training institutions.

New Tuition Fees 2020/2021

Beginning in August 2020, the base tuition fee per week increases by $7, from $98 per week to $105.00 per week, and  the materials fee increases by $5, from $67 per session to $72 per session. For most apprentices in an eight-week session, total fees will still be under $1,000 ($840 for tuition and $72 for materials/service fees).

Funding

There is a variety of ways apprentices can apply for help with technical training costs and living expenses, including:

For more information on financial assistance see the Student Awards/Financial Aid office at your training institution or visit alis at http://alis.alberta.ca/et/fo/pay/fund-train.html  

Information and application forms are available from: