Leverage funding schemes and initiatives
to support your continuing education.
Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may claim enhanced absentee payroll funding for Singaporean Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of the hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SMEs.For eligible organisations, NUS will upload relevant Enrolment, Assessment and Attendance records into TPGateway. Thereafter, companies will be triggered by SSG via email to log into Enterprise Portal for Jobs Skills (EPJS) to process their Absentee Payroll (AP) claims.
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) offers subsidies of 70% on SkillsFuture Series courses for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents. Learners must fulfil at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding. The SSG funding is eligible for the claim period from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2024.
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies of up to 90% of course fees. MCES subsidy applies if you turn 40 on the year that you take the course, even if the course is completed on or before your birthday.
All self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above may use available funds in their SkillsFuture Credit account to pay programme fees.
NTUC members enjoy 50% of the unfunded course fee support of up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and Conditions apply.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidies. This excludes material fees, registration fees, misc. fees etc.
Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6 per hour under the WSS scheme.
From 3 Dec 2021 to 31 Dec 2023, persons with disabilities are eligible for a $1,000 grant from a community fund by Temasek Trust and the five Community Development Councils.