StrongerBC future skills grant


Coast Mountain College is pleased to offer eligible courses for the StrongerBC future skills grant. The grant will cover up to $3,500 of eligible costs for your short-term skills training at public universities and colleges in BC.
Between September 1 – December 31, 2023 Coast Mountain College will be offering:

Registration for these offerings are not yet open, to be added to our interest list please email
For a complete list of courses throughout the province of BC visit:

Student Eligibility: 

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person entitled to study in Canada.
  • Must be B.C. residents and currently live in B.C.
  • Must be 19 years or older or have graduated high school by the start of the course/program.
  • Must provide consent for CMTN to disclose learner 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 Stronger BC future skills grant)

Students should understand that:

  • The StrongerBC future skills grant benefits may have tax implications;
  • The StrongerBC future skills grant is subject to a lifetime maximum of $3,500;
  • If students are receiving any federal or provincial benefit, such as Employment Insurance (EI) or BC Employment Assistance (BCEA), approval must be sought from the appropriate government body before participating in a program;
  • The amount of StrongerBC future skills grant funding received is subject to review and audit.

Eligible costs for future skills grant programs:

  • Lifetime maximum of $3,500 inclusive of all eligible costs
  • Tuition
  • Mandatory fees
  • Program/course materials (textbooks, textbook or required program software, and tools)

Not eligible: childcare, living allowances, and transportation.


For more information on upcoming courses contact CMTN Workforce Training.