At Q College, our students have many financial assistance options. As a Designated College under the B.C. Private Training Institutions Branch, our students are eligible for a variety of funding options.
It is always helpful to talk to a financial representative at our college to let you know about all available financing options to figure out what would work best for you and your needs. Feel free to call (250) 298-5059 or Toll-Free: 1-866-702-5278 and book an appointment for a free consultation.
Additional options include:
Interest-Free Student Payment Plan for 3 months or Accelerated Programs Only
Q College students who have made the initial 30% deposit to hold their seat may pay an extra administration fee of CAD150.00 to make monthly payments for the balance of their tuition. Q College will extend payments over the length of the program subject to the applicant being approved by admissions. Post-dated cheques and/or credit card preauthorization forms are required for this option. Students on a payment plan are required to pay the balance of their tuition in full prior to the awarding of their transcript and certificate.
The Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador work together to provide student financial assistance. Both loans and grants are available to help you access and pay for post-secondary education. With one application you will be assessed for both federal and provincial financial assistance.
The Department of Education, Culture and Employment provides financial assistance to eligible Northwest Territories (NWT) residents to assist with postsecondary education-related expenses. The Department and the SFA Program value transparency, which means being open about the policies, guidelines and regulations that govern both ECE and SFA.
OSAP is a mix of grants and loans provided by both the Ontario and federal governments. If you don’t want a loan, you can decline it. If you’re interested in – or already attending – a particular school or program, you may be eligible for more financial help: find your school’s financial aid office.
Employment Insurance(EI) Funded Training
Q College has had great success in assisting our students with funding approval through Amber Education. Our administration team is very familiar with the process and application forms to apply for EI retraining funding, and are happy to assist any student in what can sometimes be a difficult process.
B.C. Employer Training Grant (ETG)
The B.C. Employer Training Grant (ETG) supports skills training to address provincial labour market needs. The program is delivered by the Province of British Columbia and is funded by the Government of Canada through the Workforce Development Agreement (WDA).
The Province strives to build a strong, sustainable, innovative economy with a focus on reducing poverty and inequality. We are working to create good-paying jobs for British Columbians while ensuring people from every background can reach their full potential.
Jobs continue to change and evolve. For example, some will become more complicated because of innovation and changes in technology. Many workers across the province will likely be affected by automation in some way. Some jobs will involve tasks that are not yet invented.
As a result, it will be key for those in the labour force to adapt to changing job requirements and to learn new skills and competencies. Employers need to play a critical role in providing opportunities for people to do this.
The goal of the ETG is to help British Columbians access the skills training they need to adapt to the changing requirements of jobs and the labour market while encouraging employer involvement in the training of their employees.
The Funds Amount Employers are eligible to receive funds as outlined in the Funds Amount. Employers are eligible to receive up to CAD300,000 per fiscal year (April 1 – March 31).