Types of Course Fundings

There are various fundings available for selected courses. You can refer to the respective course pages for further information.

Funding Types (Self-Sponsored)

 

Funding Available*

Singaporean Citizen

e2i
SkillsFuture Credit
SkillsFuture Funding / Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
UTAP
WTS

Singaporean Permanent Resident

e2i
SkillsFuture Funding
UTAP

 

Funding types (Company-Sponsored)

 

Funding Available*

Singaporean Citizen

e2i
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
SkillsFuture Funding / Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
WTS

Singaporean Permanent Resident

e2i
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
SkillsFuture Funding

*For selected courses. Please refer to specific course for details.
 

 

e2i Funding

Up to 50% training grant is awarded, depending on the number of course training hours.
To be eligible, applicants (or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2. Achieve 75% class attendance

 

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs 

Up to 90% of course fees are subsidised.
To be eligible, sponsoring organisations must:

  1. Be registered or incorporated in Singapore
  2. Have at least 30% local shareholding by Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  3. Have an employment size of not more than 200 (at group level) or with annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than $100 million
  4. Have trainees hired in accordance with the Employment Act and fully sponsored by their employers for the course
  5. Have trainees who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

 

SkillsFuture

SkillsFuture Funding

There is a 70% training grant awarded.
To be eligible, applicants (or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident

 

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

There is a 90% enhanced subsidy awarded.
To be eligible, applicants (or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 40 years old


SkillsFuture Credit
Up to SGD 500 can be used to offset the course fee. This user guide will advise on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in through MySkillsFuture.SG.
To be eligible, applicants must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Be at least 25 years old
  3. Be self-funded

 

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.
To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Have a paid-up NTUC membership before course commencement, throughout whole course duration and at the point of claim
  2. Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP, and training must commence within the supported period
  3. Course must not be fully funded through company sponsorship or other types of funding
  4. Unfunded course fee must be S$20 and above
  5. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any
  6. UTAP application must be submitted within 6 months after course completion

 

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme

This covers up to 95% course fee funding
To be eligible, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

  1. Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2. Aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities)
  3. Earn a monthly income of not more than $2,000. 

 

Combining Funding Types

To be applicable for each of the funding types (except UTAP), you should not receive any other funding from government sources with respect of the actual grant disbursed for the course.