Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: September 01, 2011
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Training Provider Regulation

Section 3 Funding of approved training programs

  1. An approved training program may be funded

    1. by the Minister directly funding the training provider to provide training to learners, or
    2. by the direct or indirect payment to the training provider of tuition fees, prescribed fees and amounts for books and supplies provided to a person under section 9 of the Act.

  2. The Minister may, at the times that the Minister considers it appropriate,

    1. establish the maximum funding available for all training programs offered by a training provider for a period of time out of the total funding allocated for training programs for that period,
    2. establish the maximum number of learners that may participate in a training program offered by a training provider during the period referred to in clause (a), or
    3. vary a maximum established under clause (a) or (b).

  3. Unless otherwise permitted by the Director, a training provider must ensure

    1. that the total charges for tuition fees, prescribed fees and books and supplies for learners in the tuition based training programs offered by the training provider for a period of time do not exceed the maximum funding available for that period established under subsection (2), and
    2. that the number of learners accepted to participate for a period of time in an approved training program offered by the training provider does not exceed the maximum number of learners established under subsection (2).

  4. The Director may make rules respecting the calculation and payment of refunds for the purposes of section 21(f) of the Act for tuition-based training programs, and shall provide a training provider with any applicable rules.