Sault College has more than 50 students enrolled in the Second Career program this year.
The Second Career program provides financial assistance to support the retraining of workers who have been laid off. Those enrolled in the program receive funding to help with the costs associated with attending a post-secondary school, such as tuition and textbooks. Some may also be eligible for a living allowance while attending school.
"Second Career provides a tremendous opportunity for a laid off worker who is unable to find employment," said Linda Ryan, the school's director of employment solutions, in a release.
"Job loss can be a devastating life circumstance and often...