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Funding Overview

SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit

The SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) is a $10,000 credit provided by the government to further encourage employers to embark on business transformation and skills development.

Eligible employers will benefit from an additional 90% funding support for their out-of-pocket expenses when they take up initiatives relating to enterprise and workforce transformation. No application is required and eligible employers automatically receive $10,000 in credits!

Step 1 : Visit the SFEC microsite
Login using your CorpPass to view your balance credits.

Step 2 : Search for SSG-funded courses
Find and shortlist eligible courses for your enterprise.

Step 3 : Receive your SFEC claims
IRAS will credit approved SFEC claims to your enterprise on a quarterly basis once employees complete their training.

More information
- SFEC Claim Guide

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A. REVISED : Course Fee and Absentee Payroll Funding for Employers

Enterprise Portal for Jobs and Skills (EPJS) is the one-stop portal for Enterprises to explore information and resources on relevant jobs and skills initiatives under SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG).

For courses with course run start date on or after 1 Nov 2020, enterprises will transact using EPJS. Please ensure that accurate business information (SME or non-SME) is reflected for your enterprise.

If your enterprise meets the SME criteria and inaccurate status is accorded, you will need to submit a digital declaration of SME status in EPJS. Kindly refer to the SME Declaration Guide for detailed instructions.

Adjustments to Skills Training Schemes to sharpen focus on manpower development outcomes

As announced during the Ministry of Education’s Committee of Supply debate in March 2021, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will be implementing three key measures to prioritise SSG’s resourcing on training schemes which will better meet the training needs of Singaporeans and in turn deliver stronger manpower development outcomes.

  • Revisions to SkillsFuture course fee funding
  • Revisions to Absentee Payroll funding
  • Phasing out of SkillsFuture Qualification Award

Click HERE for detailed information.

Type of FundingType of Course approved by SSGCourse LevelSingapore Citizens and Permanent ResidentsSingapore Citizens aged ≥ 40 years old (Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy MCEs)
SMEs (Eligible for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs)
Course Fee FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees
Certifiable CoursesPMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees
Non-certifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET$2/hour
Absentee Payroll FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : $4.50 per hour [Max cap of $100,000 per year]
Non-SMEs
Course Fee FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 50% of course feesWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees
Certifiable CoursesPMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 50% of course feesWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees
Non-certifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET$2/hour
Absentee Payroll FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : $4.50 per hour [Max cap of $100,000 per year]

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B. REVISED : Course Fee Funding for self-sponsored individuals

Please click HERE for information on adjustments to Skills Training Schemes.

Type of FundingCourse LevelSingapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (Aged ≥ 21 years old)Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 40 years old (Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy MCEs)
Course Fee FundingNon-PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 50% of course feesWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees
PMETWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 50% of course feesWith effect from 1 January 2022 : Up to 70% of course fees

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C. How to use SkillsFuture Credit

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500. They will also receive a one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 that will expire by 31 Dec 2025. Additional one-off SkillsFuture Credit (mid-career support) of $500 is available for Singaporeans aged 40 to 60.

Please click HERE for steps to submit a claim for SkillsFuture Credit.

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D. Download WSQ E-Certificates

Please click HERE for steps to download WSQ E-Certificates.

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E. REVISED : Apply for SkillsFuture Qualification Award

Please click HERE to learn about the application process for SkillsFuture Qualification Award.

More information : https://programmes.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/QualificationAward/ProgrammeDetails.aspx

Note : The SkillsFuture Qualification Award will be discontinued with effect from 1 January 2023. Eligible applications will have to be submitted via the MySkillsFuture portal by 31 March 2023.

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F. Complete Listing of SSG Funded Courses

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G. Terms and Conditions

Registration for courses funded by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) are subjected to further suitability and eligibility checks by both SSG and Service Quality Centre Pte Ltd (SQC). Participants are required to have the ability to speak, listen, read, and write in the course of work using English as the main language of communication. They are expected to have at least a Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPLN) Proficiency Level 5 or GCE “N”/“O” Level pass. They are strongly encouraged to achieve 100% attendance per module. Should the participant not meet the minimum eligibility criteria, fulfil attendance criteria, and complete all necessary assessments as required by SSG and SQC, the participant will be deemed as “Not Yet Competent” (NYC) and is liable to pay the full fees for the consumed module(s).

Contact our dedicated customer service team at +65 6376 0777 for ready consultation and advice on suitable courses and funding options.

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