What is Second Career?

Northwest Employment Works is an assessment centre for Second Career,

Request an appointment today with one of our knowledgeable staff!

Second Career provides laid off workers with

  • skills training to help them find jobs in high-demand occupations
  • financial support


Second Career is a cost sharing grant provided on the basis of need, you may be asked to contribute what you can to the training.

Second Career provides funding up to $28,000 for

  • tuition
  • books
  • other manuals and work books
  • transportation
  • basic living allowance


The Ministry has made some changes to the program in light of covid-19, for up to date in formation

on this program, please click here

Find out more about Second Career, including eligibility and to view Success Stories