The Targeted Initiative for Older Workers – Passport to Employment program is an employment program developed to help unemployed mature workers develop job search and employment skills that assist them re-enter the workforce. At the end of the program, job seekers should gain new skills to help them find work and continue to make a valuable contribution to the workforce in Prince Edward Island.
Who is eligible to participate?
If you are an unemployed mature worker and need new job skills you are eligible to apply.
- You must be legally entitled to work in Canada (canadian citizen or permanent resident);
- You must be between the ages of 55-64 (flexible).
How do I apply?
You must contact SkillsPEI and we will advise you of the next information session that will be held in your area. The Passport to Employment program information sessions are held regularly across PEI.
How does the program work?
During the program, you will receive a weekly allowance or access your EI benefits.
Delivered by the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning and funded through the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers.