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 and courses through Continuing Studies, listed below. The grant applies to eligible courses and programs available in fall 2023 and spring 2024.

Application Process

  1. Register: Complete and submit the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant Declaration and Registration Form to Ensure all fields are filled and the form is signed for eligibility.
  2. Course Selection: Choose the eligible program and review the course schedules. Visit the course/course schedule tab on the program opage. For any course questions, contact the Program Coordinator listed in the program area. 
  3. Confirmation: Upon processing your form, a student account will be created for you. You will receive an email containing your Langara ID and registration confirmation. 
  4. Course Payment: If your selected course(s) exceed the $3,500 grant amount, you will receive payment instructions before registration can be confirmed.
  5. Bookstore & Materials: If you have any future skills grant amount remaining, take your registration confirmation email to the bookstore. You can use the grant to purchase books and materials. Remember to sign the receipt after making the transaction. 

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. If you're interested in registering for a course with grant funding, use the future skills grant registration form.

View a list of all eligible courses as a pdf file.


Accounting and Finance


Computer Technology

Health and Human Services


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.