What is the funding for self-sponsored individuals?
- Sponsored by your employer for training?
Click here on funding for your employer.
- Paying for your own training?
Course Fee Funding (with effect from 1 October 2015) are available for:
|Type of Course||All Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged ≥ 21 years||Singapore Citizens|
|Aged ≥ 40 years1||Aged ≥ 35 years and earning ≤ $1,900/month2|
|Courses offered by WDA-appointed CET Centres||Non-PME-level Courses||Up to 90% of course fees||Up to 90% of course fees||95% of course fees|
|PME-level Courses||Up to 70% of course fees|
|Certifiable Courses approved by WDA||Non-PME-level Courses||80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour||90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour||95% of course fees|
|PME-level Courses||50% of course fees, capped at $15/hour||90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour|
1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
2 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here.
To enjoy the course fee subsidies, you may enrol directly with WDA’s CET Centres or training providers delivering WDA-supported certifiable-skills training courses. You will only need to pay the net fee (full course fee after WDA’s grant).
How to check if a course is supported by WDA – click here.
- Training Allowance is also available for Singapore Citizens aged 35 and years and above and earning ≤ $1,900/month under the Workfare Training Support scheme. You may be eligible for training allowance at $4.50 per hour in addition to course fee subsidies.
How to apply – contact NTUC or the 5 Self-Help Groups (AMP, CDAC, EA, Mendaki, SINDA) for the funding criteria.