About the StrongerBC future skills grant

The StrongerBC future skills grant (FSG) is available to individuals aged 19 and above living in British Columbia, irrespective of their financial situation. The grant provides funding of up to $3,500 per person for qualified short-term skills training offered by public post-secondary institutions. This grant is designed to enable learners to improve their skill sets and advance their careers, providing them with entry to well-paid, high-growth jobs.


To be eligible for the FSG:

  • Learners must be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent resident, or Protected Person entitled to study in Canada.
  • Learners must be BC residents and currently live in BC.
  • Learners must have graduated from grade 12 or equivalent by the start of the course or be 19 years of age and older.
  • Learners must consent for Professional Studies & Industry Training (ProSIT) at Camosun College to disclose their information to the Province.
  • Learners are not eligible for FSG is they are 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 FSG).

Important to Know

  • The FSG may have tax implications.
  • The FSG is subject to a lifetime maximum of $3,500 per person.
  • If you are receiving any type of federal or provincial benefit, such as Employment Insurance (EI) or BC Employment Assistance (BCEA), or Income Assistant (IA), 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.
  • The FSG funding only applied to courses or programs that start on or after Sep 1, 2023.

Eligible Programs

The following Professional Studies & Industry Training programs are approved for FSG funding.

Eligible Certificate Programs Open for Registration

Eligible Certificate Programs Available Soon

Eligible Micro-Credentials & Courses Open for Registration

Eligible Nautical Courses Open for Registration

Eligible Micro-Credentials & Courses Available Soon

  • Adobe Creative Suite Micro-Credential
  • Become a Small Business Owner or Entrepreneur Certificate
  • Cannabinoids in Health Management Micro-Credential
  • Coaching Indigenous Sports Micro-Credential
  • Coaching the Neurodiverse Athlete Micro-Credential
  • Coaching the Para Athlete Micro-Credential
  • Counselling Professional Development Micro-Credential
  • Cultural Safety Training for Healthcare Workers Micro-Credential
  • Dental Hygiene Certification Course
  • Dental Hygiene Local Anesthesia
  • Digital Marketing Micro-Credential
  • Drone Applications for Risk Assessment Micro-Credential
  • Electric Vehicle Advanced Technology & Service Micro-Credential
  • Electric Vehicle - EV Charging Installation
  • Extensions, Wigs, and Hairpieces for Film Micro-Credential
  • Foot Care Nursing Certificate Program
  • Foundations of Hair for Film Micro-Credential
  • Foundations of Sports Psychology Micro-Credential
  • GIS and Data Collection Technologies Micro-Credential
  • Historical Hair Design for Film and Media Micro-Credential
  • HRAI Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Certificate Program
  • Indigenous Archaeology Field Assistant Micro-Credential
  • Indigenous Business & Entrepreneurship Micro-Credential
  • Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation in Action Micro-Credential (for allies and employers)
  • Indigenous Workplace Administration Micro-Credential
  • Indigenous Workplace Leadership Micro-Credential
  • Instructional Skills Micro-Credential
  • Land-Based Firefighting for Marine Fires Micro-Credential
  • Lean Sigma Six Micro-Credential
  • Mentorship Skills for Coaches
  • Microsoft Office Micro-Credential
  • Occupational Health & Safety Micro-Credential
  • Passive House Design Micro-Credential
  • Photovoltaic Installer & Design Micro-Credentials
  • Pressure A Welding Course
  • Professional Development for Dieticians and Nutritionists Course
  • Supply Chain Management Fundamentals Certificate
  • Working with Textured Hair Micro-Credential
  • If you have any questions, please reach out to the ProSIT Team at prosit@camosun.ca.


  1. Find a program you are interested in and make sure to check that you meet the admission requirements and that the program schedule aligns with your availability.
  2. Create a ProSIT Account if you do not already have one and write down your X number.
  3. Download the declaration form here and submit a completed copy via email to prosit@camosun.ca. This form must be submitted and approved in order to receive funding.
  4. ProSIT will confirm your registration via email and will send you further instructions to prepare for your program.


Please contact prosit@camosun.ca for more information.

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This project was funded by the Government of Canada by the Province of British Columbia.


Camosun College is located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia with campuses on the Traditional Territories
of the Lekwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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