The StrongerBC future skills grant covers up to $3,500 for eligible short-term skills training programs.
Langara College is pleased to offer several eligible programs through Continuing Studies, listed below. The grant applies to eligible courses and programs available in fall 2023 and spring 2024. The College is working on a new process for registration that will apply the grants to program costs, to learn more when information is available sign up below.
Full application and registration details will be available soon.
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Eligible programs must have a start date after September 1, 2023. Follow the links to learn more about each program and to contact the Program Coordinator with questions about the program. Sign up to be notified about registration with grant funding.
Accounting and Finance
- Advanced Management Skills
- Advanced Project Management
- Career Development Professional
- General Business Management - Financial Management
- General Business Management - General Management
- Professional Sales
- Real Estate - Builder License
- Real Estate Trading Services
- Real Estate - Social Housing Management
- Small Business Management and Ownership
The StrongerBC future skills grant is open to British Columbians aged 19 years or older – regardless of financial need – and covers up to $3,500 in eligible short-term skills training at public post-secondary institutions.
Minimum eligibility requirements:
Must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Persons entitled to study in Canada.
Must be a BC resident and currently live in B.C.
Must be 19 years of age or older or have graduated high school by the start of the course/program.
Must provide consent for Langara College to disclose your information to the Province.
Should not be receiving duplicative and/or overlapping funding to cover eligible costs (i.e. grants, loans, scholarships, or other funding that covers the same program costs as the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant)
You should also understand that:
FSG benefits may have tax implications
The FSG is subject to a lifetime maximum of $3,500
If you are receiving any federal or provincial benefit, such as Employment Insurance (EI) or BC Employment Assistance (BCEA), you must seek approval from the appropriate government body before participating in a program
The amount of FSG funding you receive is subject to review and audit.
Learn more about the eligibility criteria.