Technology Education

Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund

The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides targeted funding to ensure that students have access to state of the art equipment to learn the high-demand skills they need to get good jobs in Manitoba's growing economy. The Skills Strategy Equipment Enhancement Fund provides $1,500,000.00 to improve technical vocational and industrial arts programs in Grades 7–12. This support is intended to ensure that programming is relevant to current and future labour market needs.

This fund will focus on preparing students to take advantage of employment opportunities in Manitoba’s growing economy and to continue the development of Manitoba’s skilled workforce. The fund will further support the need for advanced equipment pertaining to “Green Jobs” in Manitoba. Particular emphasis will be placed on supporting high school level programs to become accredited with Apprenticeship Manitoba.

Grant Application Criteria and Application Form

Manitoba Education and Early Childhood Learning continues to take steps to simplify and streamline the SSEEF application process for your school division, schools and teachers. Please review key changes to the 2023–2024 SSEEF Application and Recommendation Form in the application intake process and application submission instructions.

The SSEEF application deadline is May 31, 2023.

Announcement Letter (PDF Document 185 KB)
2023-2024 Application Criteria and Guidelines (PDF Document 334 KB)
2023-2024 School Division Application and Recommendation Form (PDF Document 324 KB)

For additional information or assistance preparing your SSEEF application, please contact:

Senior Years Technology Education Program Unit
Telephone: 204-945-1857
Toll free: 1-800-262-8069 Extension 1857