Employer-Sponsored

Funding for Employer-Based Training

Paying for your own training? Click here on funding for self-sponsored individuals.

Course Fee Subsidies and Absentee Payroll Funding are available for employers sponsoring employees who are either a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.

1) Course Fee Subsidies

Table 1: Course Fee Subsidies for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), with effect from 1 October 2015 

Course Type Course Level
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents1 Singapore Citizens
Aged ≥ 40 years2 Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month3
CETC Courses (Cat A)  L2  Up to 90% of course fees 95% of course fees
L3 and above
ATO Courses (Cat B) L2 90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour up to 95% of course fees
L3 and above 90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour

 

Table 2: Course Fee Subsidies for Non – SMEs, with effect from 1 October 2015

Course Type Course Level
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents Singapore Citizens
Aged ≥ 40 years2 Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month3
CETC Courses (Cat A) L2 Up to 90% of course fees Up to 90% of course fees 95% of course fees
L3 and above Up to 70% of course fees
ATO Courses (Cat B) L2 80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour 90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour up to 95% of course fees
L3 and above 50% of course fees, capped at $15/hour 90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour

 

2) Absentee Payroll Funding

SSG also funds your employee’s salary while he/she is undergoing training. You may apply for absentee payroll funding at the following rates via SkillsConnect:

Table 3: Absentee Payroll Funding

Course Type
Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
Singapore Citizens aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $2,000/month3
All courses SME1 Non-SME SME and Non-SME
80%of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr 80%of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hr 95% of hourly basic salary

 

Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here.
Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here. 
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here. You may apply for the additional course fee funding via SkillsConnect.

For more information on Absentee Payroll Funding – click here

source: http://www.ssg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/funding/funding-for-employer-based-training.html

 

Course Fees (Cat B) for Employer-Based Training

Please contact us to check whether the course payment type is “Full Fee” or “Nett Fee”. Absentee payroll funding for sponsoring company of up to $180 may be available. 

Course Level Full Course Fee SSG Funding Nett Course Fee GST (7% of Full Course Fee)
L2 (8hr) $350.00 $136.00 $214.00 $24.50
L2 (16hr) $550.00 $272.00 $278.00 $38.50
L2 (24hr) $725.00 $408.00  $317.00  $50.75 
L3 (10hr) $660.00 $150.00 $510.00 $46.20
L3 (16hr) $960.00 $240.00 $720.00 $67.20
L3 (24hr) $1,360.00 $360.00  $1,000.00  $95.20 
L4 (16hr) $1,005.00 $240.00 $765.00 $70.35
L4 (24hr) $1,405.00  $360.00  $1,045.00  $98.35 
L5/L6 (16hr) $1,020.00 $240.00 $780.00 $71.40
L5/L6 (20hr) $1,220.00 $300.00 $920.00 $85.40
L5/L6 (24hr) $1,420.00  $360.00  $1,060.00  $99.40 
Course Level Full Course Fee SSG Funding Nett Course Fee GST (7% of Full Course Fee)
L2 (8hr) $350.00 $200.00 $150.00 $24.50
L2 (16hr) $550.00 $400.00 $150.00 $38.50
L2 (24hr) $725.00 $600.00 $125.00 $50.75
L3 (10hr) $660.00 $500.00 $160.00  $46.20
L3 (16hr) $960.00 $800.00 $160.00 $67.20
L3 (24hr) $1,360.00 $1,200.00 $160.00 $95.20
L4 (16hr) $1,005.00 $800.00 $205.00 $70.35
L4 (24hr) $1,405.00 $1,200.00 $205.00 $98.35
L5/L6 (16hr) $1,020.00 $800.00 $220.00 $71.40
L5/L6 (20hr) $1,220.00 1,000.00 $220.00  $85.40
L5/L6 (24hr) $1,420.00 $1,200.00 $220.00 $99.40
Course Level Full Course Fee SSG Funding Nett Course Fee GST (7% of Full Course Fee)
L2 (8hr) $350.00 $200.00 $150.00 $24.50
L2 (16hr) $550.00 $400.00 $150.00 $38.50
L2 (24hr) $725.00 $600.00  $125.00  $50.75 
L3 (10hr) $660.00 $500.00 $160.00  $46.20
L3 (16hr) $960.00 $800.00 $160.00 $67.20
L3 (24hr) $1,360.00 $1,200.00  $160.00  $95.20 
L4 (16hr) $1,005.00 $800.00 $205.00 $70.35
L4 (24hr) $1,405.00  $1,200.00  $205.00  $98.35 
L5/L6 (16hr) $1,020.00 $800.00 $220.00 $71.40
L5/L6 (20hr) $1,220.00 1,000.00 $220.00  $85.40
L5/L6 (24hr) $1,420.00  $1,200.00  $220.00 $99.40 
Course Level Full Course Fee SSG Funding Nett Course Fee GST (7% of Full Course Fee)
L2 (8hr) $350.00 $332.50 $17.50 $24.50
L2 (16hr) $550.00 $522.50 $27.50 $38.50
L2 (24hr) $725.00 $688.75  $36.25  $50.75 
L3 (10hr) $660.00 $627.00 $33.00 $46.20
L3 (16hr) $960.00 $912.00 $48.00 $67.20
L3 (24hr) $1,360.00 $1,292.00  $68.00  $95.20 
L4 (16hr) $1,005.00 $954.75 $50.25 $70.35
L4 (24hr) $1,405.00  $1,334.75  $70.25  $98.35 
L5/L6 (16hr) $1,020.00 $969.00 $51.00 $71.40
L5/L6 (20hr) $1,220.00 $1,159.00  $61.00 $85.40
L5/L6 (24hr) $1,420.00  $1,349.00  $71.00 $99.40