Self Employment Training – NOW ONLINE

FREE Government Funded Self Employment Training

With the COVID restrictions being lifted in Alberta, there are so many opportunities for small business. Check out the Self-Employment Training Program at Microbusiness Training Centre. You can access the Self Employment Training easily now online. This program is designed to help you develop business skills, write a solid business plan and launch your small business.

You could qualify for FREE Government funding or Foundational Learning Assistance while taking Self-Employment Training. To be eligible for Government funding, you need to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Currently receiving Employment Insurance (EI);
  • Have received EI in the past 5 years;
  • Have contributed sufficient employee premiums towards EI during 5 of the past 10 years;
  • Currently receiving Income Support from Alberta Works;
  • Not receiving EI may allow you to qualify for Foundational Learning Assistance based on your personal financial circumstances;
  • Other Albertans may qualify if they are not receiving EI or FLA, but have the personal financial resources to support themselves during self-employment training.

The virtual Self-Employment Training Program at Microbusiness offers:

  • Individuals in the greater Edmonton Region and rural Alberta an opportunity to take online classroom training through a Zoom platform. You receive live-stream facilitated instruction, training schedule, training modules, business templates, assignment schedules, individual coaching, access to guest speakers, industry experts and resources.
  • 8 weeks full-time online learning with experienced facilitators, business coaches and entrepreneurs helping you gain business skills and develop your own professional Business Plan.
  • 18 weeks professional business coaching and mentoring that follows your online classroom experience to help you launch your business.
  • 3 months of additional business coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities.
  • Interactive and motivational group learning experiences in small online class setting.
  • Guest Speaker & Industry Experts include valuable legal, accounting, finance, marketing and social media advice. Meet former Microbusiness grads and more.
  • Inclusion in Zoom Group Networking Sessions online to meet other successful business owners.
  • Feature for your business in “Success Stories” on the Microbusiness website.

To learn more, join an online Information Session offered every Wednesday at 2:00 pm.

To Register: call 780-482-4462, email: or message us on Facebook.

how can we help you?

Contact us at the Microbusiness office or submit a business inquiry online.

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