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Employment & Training Programs and Services

Published Date: April 01, 2016
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General Programs and Services Eligibility

Ongoing Eligibility

Acceptable Progress (Learner)

Income Supports, Training and Health Benefits Regulation, Section 46


The Government of Alberta supports individuals who attend training regularly and make an effort to succeed.


All individuals in training are expected to maintain acceptable progress. A learner meets the requirements for acceptable progress if he/she:

  • passes all courses in which the learner must be enrolled as a full-time learner, and
  • demonstrates the essential competencies needed to successfully complete the program, to either:

    1. progress to the next level of training, or  
    2. become employed

In the event of an occurrence of unacceptable progress, the following interventions may be used: 

  • Change training program and/or training provider
  • Repeat one course;
  • Move from full-time to part-time (Skills Investment Bursary) status