Company Sponsored Training

 

Course Fee Subsidies and Absentee Payroll Funding are available for employers sponsoring employees who are either a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.

 

1. Course Fee Subsidies and Absentee Payroll for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)1

 

2. Course Fee Subsidies and Absentee Payroll for Non-SMEs

For definition of Small Medium Enterprise (SME) in relation to the eligibility for Enhanced Training Support (ETS) under the SME scheme, please click here.

For more information, please visit SkillsFuture.

3 For more information on Absentee Payroll Funding, please visit SkillsConnect.

Note: Companies will claim for the additional funding (Enhanced Training Support for SMEs, SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy and Workfare Training Support) from SkillsConnect. Companies will need to have a SkillsConnect account to apply for the course fee funding. Please check out https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg for more information on application procedures.

For funding eligibility, please refer to https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/web/guest/faq/funding

Please click here for SSG Terms and Conditions for funding and here for SkillsConnect Terms and Conditions.

 


SKILLSFUTURE MID-CAREER ENHANCED SUBSIDY

The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) supports and encourages lifelong learning and helps Singaporeans stay responsive to a changing workplace.

Singaporean Citizens aged 40 and above will enjoy higher subsidies of up to 90% of course fees for SSG supported courses with effect from 1 October 2015. Eligible individuals under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme will continue to receive 95% course fee funding support.

To successfully claim for MCES, trainee must meet the following criteria:
  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course

Click here for more information.

 

WORKFARE TRAINING SUPPORT SCHEME (WTS)

WTS encourages employers to sponsor their lower wage employees for training to upgrade their skills and improve business performance. Employers will receive course fee subsidy to lower training costs and absentee payroll funding for employees who are sent for training.

WTS is open to Singapore Citizens who meet eligible criteria. Singaporean Citizens aged 35 and above with monthly income of not more than S$2,000 will enjoy higher subsidies of up to 95% of course fees for SSG supported courses.

To successfully claim for course fee funding, trainee must meet the following criteria:

  • Be employed;
  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course

Click here for more information.


 

3. SkillsFuture Qualification Award

Formerly known as the CET Qualification Award (CQA), this award encourages Singaporeans to attain WSQ full qualifications, which equip them with comprehensive and robust sets of skills to perform their jobs competently, pursue career progression and explore new job opportunities.

Singaporean who attain a WSQ Diploma, WSQ Specialist Diploma, WSQ Graduate Certificate or WSQ Graduate Diploma will be eligible for a cash award of S$1,000.

Those who attain a WSQ Certificate, WSQ Higher Certificate or WSQ Advanced Certificate are eligible for a cash award of S$200.

Eligibility for the award is based on the date of attainment of the WSQ full qualification.

Please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/qualificationaward for more information.