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Funding & Grants

A summary of the various types of funding and grants available for those looking to upskill professionally or delve into the world of Professional coffee education as a hobby.

Companies OR Individual funded

All Singaporeans & PR are eligible for WSQ Funding (SSG), launched to promote a culture of lifelong learning. Singaporeans above the age of 40 are eligible for Enhanced Mid Career Subsidy Learn more

There are further options available based on fees being company OR individual funded.


For Companies looking to send their staff for training, these are the schemes you can look at. We have also summarised what's available into a handy download. Summary of funding available.


1. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

SME's are eligible for higher Course Fee Grant: up to 95% Learn more

SMEs - 90% of course fees, cap at $25/hr

2. Absentee Payroll Funding

SMEs - 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $10/hr


1. Course funding

80% of course fees, cap at $17/hr

2. Absentee Payroll Funding

80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $10/hr


For Individuals looking to pursue professional coffee education, you have access to various options:

1. Skillsfuture Credits (SFC)

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individual ownership of skills development and lifelong learning. Introduced in 2015, all Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500.

As part of efforts to encourage Singaporeans to take ownership of their skills development and be well-equipped to seize opportunities in the future economy, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizen aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. Learn more

2. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading. Learn more

3. Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

The Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) is part of the Post-Secondary Education Scheme to help pay for your post-secondary education. Find out more details about the PSEA and how you can use your unspent funds. Please check your eligibility and PSEA balance by contacting MOE first at +65 6260 0777 or Learn more

If have questions about funding and grants, please feel free to drop us a line at and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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