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SkillsFuture Singapore 

SkillsFuture Series / SSG Funding

Singaporeans / Singapore PRs
Singaporeans
Cat-A SSG Funded Courses1
Enhance​d TrainingSupport for SMEs​(ETSS)
Mid-Career ​Enhanced Subsidy3 (MCES)
Up to 70% of course fee funding
Up to 90%
of course fee funding
Up to 90%
of course fee funding


1Cat-A SSG Funded Courses - Eligible Singapore Citizens and PRs may enjoy up to 70% of the course fee. For more information, click here.

2Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here.

3Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fee.For more information, click here.

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

Opening SkillsFuture Credit of $500
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will received an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016.

One-Off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up
From Oct 2020, eligible Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can start using their one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up (up to S$500 credit)​, claimable for full range of SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses​ offered by PaCE@NTU. This top-up will expire on 31 Dec 2025. 

​Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)
A one-off SkillsFuture Credit of $500 will be provided to every Singaporean aged 40 to 60 (inclusive) as at 31 Dec 2020. This will be over and above the $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up for SCs aged 25 and above as at 31 Dec 2020.​

Eligible Singaporeans can start using this package on about 200 career transition programmes offered by the Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centres.

This top-up will expire on 31 Dec 2025.

Please submit your claim on MySkillsFuture portal to use the opening balance.

For more information, please visit www.skillsfuture.sg/credit or drop us an email at pace@ntu.edu.sg​.​​​​

National Silver Academy (NSA)

NSA aims to encourage and support seniors in lifelong learning by broadening the learning options and breaking down barriers to provide affordable learning. 

Singaporean seniors (aged 50 years and above during year of the course) will receive up to 50% off course fee, subject to a maximum of $500 per course. 

Subsidy placement is on a first-come-first-served basis.​

Employment and Employability Institute (e2i)

The e2i funding aims to support Engineers and Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) in upgrading their skills and increasing their current competency level in their relevant industries. 

Singaporean or Permanent Residents of Singapore who achieve at least 75% of the attendance will receive up to 40% off course fee. 

Funding placement is on a first-come-first-served basis.

National Trade Association Programme (UTAP)

NTUC UTAP is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. Union members enjoy UTAP funding at 50% (short courses) and 75% (semester-long courses) of the unfunded course fee at $250 per year. 

For more information about UTAP funding, please click here.

Self-Employed Person Support Scheme - NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)

The NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) is applicable for courses under the SkillsFuture Series courses. 

Click here​ for the list of SkillsFuture Series courses.

NTUC Union Members
From May 2020 onwards, members who are SEP will enjoy additional training allowance support. 

  • If you are a NTUC Union Member as at 1 March 2020, you will receive additional training allowance of $1.00 per hour
  • If you signed up as a NTUC Union Member after 1 March 2020, you will receive additional training allowance of $0.50 per hour.

Non-NTUC Union Members

The training allowance will be $7.50 per hour (with effect from 1 to 30 April 2020), and $10 per hour (with effect from 1 May 2020).

For more information about SEPs and application details, please click h​ere

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