Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Digital

When & where
  • Canada
  • -
Who it's for
  • Registered businesses or not-for profit organizations in Canada

ICTC's WIL Digital program provides employers with wage subsidies to provide a meaningful work-integrated learning placement to post-secondary students.


WIL Digital is an innovative work placement program that benefits both employers and students. WIL Digital helps employers grow their businesses by providing a wage subsidy to hire post-secondary students while students gain meaningful work experience and on-the-job learning. WIL Digital is funded by the Government of Canada's Student Work Placement Program (SWPP). ICTC is among the first organizations to deliver this program.

In addition to work-integrated learning, ICTC also offers access to exclusive e-learning courses. Through taking these courses WIL Digital students develop foundational technology, business, and entrepreneurship skills.


WIL Digital provides employers with a wage subsidy of up to 50% of a student’s salary up to $5,000, or 70% up to $7,000 for underrepresented students. 


Underrepresented groups include:

  • Women in STEM,
  • Indigenous Peoples,
  • Students with disabilities
  • Visible minorities
  • Newcomers to Canada
  • First-year students
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  • You are a registered business or not-for profit organization in Canada
  • You provide a safe workplace
  • You have general liability insurance
  • You hire the student on payroll (not as a contractor)
  • You have the financial means to pay your portion of the salary and benefits
  • You are able to provide a meaningful work-learning experience


Post-Secondary Institutions and Financial Institutions do not qualify.

Summer applications are now open! 
ICTC encourages you to submit a WIL Digital application as funding is available for the Spring/Summer! Don’t wait – APPLY NOW!

active WIL e-Learning courses


employers have participated between 2017- Oct 31st 2022


job placements between 2017- Oct 31st, 2022


students that identified as underrepresented 


Post-secondary Education Institutions, Industry Associations, Indigenous Organizations


Funded by the Government of Canada’s Student Work Placement Program (SWPP)