Funding Overview

Please click on the following links for more details:

*Important Notice
A.Course Fee and Enhanced Absentee Payroll Funding for Employers
B.Course Fee Funding for self-sponsored individuals
C.SkillsFuture Credit
D.Complete Listing of SSG Funded Courses
E.Terms and Conditions

People development through training is strongly encouraged through various funding schemes by the government.

Organisations committed to improving efficiency and cultivating a globally competitive workforce as well as individuals keen to upgrade and strengthen capabilities can take advantage of these funding options to offset the costs of their people development initiatives.

* Important Notice

SkillsConnect will be re-opened on 27 July 2020 for all transactions. More details to be shared at a later date.

Find out more : https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/sop/portal/

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A. Course Fee and Enhanced Absentee Payroll Funding for Employers

Type of FundingType of Course approved by SSGCourse LevelSingapore Citizens and Permanent ResidentsAged ≥ 40 years old (Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy MCEs)
SMEs (Eligible for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs)
Course Fee FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour
Certifiable CoursesPMET90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour
Non-certifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET$2/hour
Enhanced Absentee Payroll FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET

From 1 May to 31 Dec 2020 : 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $10/hour

From 1 Jan 2021 : 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hour

Non-SMEs
Course Fee FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour
Certifiable CoursesPMET50% of course fees, capped at $15/hour90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour
Non-certifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET$2/hour
Enhanced Absentee Payroll FundingCertifiable CoursesNon-PMET and PMET

From 1 May to 31 Dec 2020 : 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $10/hour

From 1 Jan 2021 : 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hour

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B. Course Fee Funding for self-sponsored individuals

Type of FundingCourse LevelSingapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (Aged ≥ 21 years old)Aged ≥ 40 years old (Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy MCEs)
Course Fee FundingNon-PMET80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour
PMET50% of course fees, capped at $15/hour90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour

Further funding possibilities await organisations and individuals. In applying for funding support, specific terms and conditions apply.

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C. SkillsFuture Credit

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.

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D. Complete Listing of SSG Funded Courses

Please click HERE for SSG course reference number and funding validity period.

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E. 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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