About

Youth Safety Training Bursary

WorkplaceNL and Husky Energy have partnered to help youth aged 15-19 advance their safety knowledge by offering bursaries of up to $350 to help cover the costs of eligible safety training.

The aim of the Youth Safety Training Bursary is to:

  • Help youth advance their safety knowledge
  • Provide greater competency for youth to protect themselves at work
  • Enhance formal safety training and increase youth employment opportunities
  • Make health and safety courses available to all youth

Bursary details:

  • Training bursaries must be used within one year of being issued.
  • The bursary is for course registration fees only. Applicants are responsible for outside costs, such as travel.
  • Each applicant can apply for a maximum bursary of $350.  The applicant is responsible for any additional costs.
  • Bursaries are issued in April and October.
  • Applications must be submitted by March 31 for awarding of the bursary in April.
  • Applications must be submitted by September 30 for awarding of the bursary in October.
  • Bursaries are non-repayable.
  • Successful bursary recipients may not re-apply for additional bursaries.
  • WorkplaceNL may choose not to award a bursary if an acceptable application is not received. 
  • Selection is based on the merit and quantity of the applications.

To be eligible, applicants must:

Examples of eligible safety training courses:

Safety training courses that may be eligible to receive a safety training bursary include (but are not limited to):

  • Fall protection
  • Confined space entry
  • Forklift training
  • WHMIS
  • Traffic control person
  • First aid
  • COR training
  • OHS committee training

Submission of application:

Email completed applications to youth@workplacenl.ca.