New StrongerBC future skills grant

Over the next decade, more than 800,000 jobs will need workers with post-secondary education. In addition to this, people will need skills to adapt to new technology and economic shifts. The Province’s StrongerBC: Future Ready Action Plan takes on the challenges of today to build a better future and economy that works for everyone. Discover more at:

A key part of the action plan is the StrongerBC future skills grant, which will support short-term skills training to further people’s careers and upgrade their skills. 

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. See full release.

For example, a project manager may be interested in leading digital transformation projects could take the UBC Micro-certificate in Cybersecurity Strategy and Risk Management through Extended Learning, or a marketing manager interested in writing for web could take the UBC Micro-certificate in Writing for Digital Content.

Learners can choose from over 50 eligible programs across a variety of UBC faculties and units and can start learning in September 2023.

UBC Extended Learning offers relevant, ever-evolving courses and programs designed to give you the knowledge to realize your potential. Developed in collaboration with academic, community and industry experts, our engaging, learner-centered educational experiences support your personal and professional growth.

Access StrongerBC future skills grant.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 20:15