Funding & Claims - For Employers

SSG Funding

Companies sponsoring their employees for training to enhance their employees’ capabilities and productivity, the following are some funding available:

1) Course Fee Funding

Course Fee Funding is available for employers who sponsor their employees for training.

Course levelCourses starting on or after 1 Jan 2022
Certifiable courses approved by SSG
Courses conducted by external training providers
SCs and PRsPMETUp to 50% of course fees
SCs aged ≥ 40 years old (SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy)PMET and non-PMETUp to 70% of course fees
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) (Enhanced Training Support for SMEs)
Non-certifiable courses approved by SSG
All SCs and PRsPMET and non-PMET$2 per hour

2) Absentee Payroll Funding
Absentee Payroll Funding is available for employers who sponsor their employees for training

Courses starting on or after 1 Jan 2022
Course LevelSingapore Citizens and Permanent ResidentsSingapore Citizens aged 35 and above (or Persons with Special Needs aged 13 and above), earning a monthly salary ≤$2,300 (Workfare Skills Support)
For training conducted outside working hours, AP funding is given to the employers to defray the overtime pay that was paid to their employees. Hence to qualify for AP funding, employers must have in place a Human Resource (HR) policy which provides for the payment of overtime pay to employees for these training hours and pay their employees overtime pay for these hours, in accordance with the HR policy.
Courses offered by SSG-appointed CET Centres and SSG supported certifiable coursesPMET$4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year95% of hourly basic salary