Youth Safety Training Bursary

WorkplaceNL and Cenovus 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

Spring 2022 Recipients

Congrats to the Spring 2022 recipients of our Youth Safety Training Bursary: Riley Rowsell, Nathan Jones, Abigail White, Kaelyn Gaulton, Sarah Pike, Brandon Parsons, Keaira Chaytor, Kyla Chaytor, James Caul

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.
  • The Youth Safety Training Bursary is open to 15-19-year-olds in Newfoundland and Labrador, except members of the immediate family of employees and retirees of WorkplaceNL. 
  • 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 April 30 for awarding of the bursary in May.
  • Applications must be submitted by October 31 for awarding of the bursary in November.
  • Bursaries are non-repayable.
  • Bursary payments are made directly to the training provider.
  • 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
  • Traffic control person
  • First aid
  • COR training
  • OHS committee training

Please note: University or College credit courses are not eligible to receive a safety training bursary.

Submission of application:

Email completed applications to