You must apply for WorkBC Apprentice Services to be eligible for EI during your Apprentice Classroom Training.
Go to Service Canada.
If you have registered for a BCeID in the past, visit the BCeID website and click Login. Then, click Forgot your user ID or password.
If you have not registered for a BCeID, visit the BCeID website and click on Register for a Basic BCeID.
Once you have completed and submitted your WorkBC Apprentice Application, log on to Online Employment Services to get your code. It should take 1-2 business days. Note: You will need to log in with your BCeID.
To avoid delays, apply early. You can apply for Apprentice Services up to 4 weeks before your training starts. The application must be submitted before the course start date, on the date the apprentice starts the course, or within four (4) weeks of the apprentice starting the course.
Please visit the Industry Training Authority (ITA) website for information about upcoming training dates.
For help with Foundation Training, please visit the Industry Training Authority (ITA) website for more information.