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.
Companies that have staff who are eligible for WSS can claim absentee payroll of up to 95% of the staff’s salary.
Workfare Skills Support (WSS)
Singapore Citizens; Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities); and earn an average gross monthly income of not more than $2,300 for the months worked. Learn more
Absentee Payroll Funding
Absentee Payroll (AP) funding is a grant to help employers defray the manpower costs incurred when they send their employees for certifiable skills training. There are different amounts for various groups. Learn more
WSS - 95% of hourly basic salary of staff
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Learn more
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