The Skills Development Fund (SDF) support is used to support workforce upgrading programmes and to provide training grants to employers when they send their employees to attend training. The SDF is administrated by the SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG). For more information, please call 6785 5785 or submit your queries through SSG Feedback Portal.
Funding rates may differ for various courses. Employers will need to apply for course fee funding and Absentee Payroll Funding via SkillsConnect at least one day before course commencement.
To be eligible for SDF support,
- Companies must be registered or incorporated in Singapore
- Supportable cost components (such as course fees) must be fully sponsored by companies
- Trainees must be employees who are either Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR)
- Trainees must have achieved at least 75% attendance and have sat for all examinations if the course leads to certification
If the participant fails to meet at least 75% attendance and/or fails to sit for an examination or for any other reason where SDF funding is not approved, the company is required to reimburse Service Quality Centre the SDF supported portion.
Note: Funding amounts stated are indicative only and is subject to change without prior notice. Please enquire with us personally for latest information.