WTS–Training Grant

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme - Individuals


What is it? 

If you are a 35 years old and above Singaporean and earn not more than $1,900 per month, you can benefit from the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme.  WTS encourages you to attend training to upgrade your skills and improve your chances of being employed.

With effect from 1 July 2013, WTS has been improved to provide greater benefits to you.

You can enjoy the benefits under the improved WTS scheme:

> 1.   Lower training costs and more training choices

     2.  Training allowance for trainees who take up training on their own   

     3.  More support for basic skills training

     4.  Be rewarded for completing training


You can lower training costs and have more training choices:

  • What does it cover?
  • Who can qualify?
  • How to apply?


You can benefit from 95% course fee funding when you sign up for any of the following courses:

  • Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) courses
    All WSQ courses are supported under the WTS scheme. Please click here to see the list of CET Centres offering WSQ courses and contacts.
  • Part-time ITE Skills Certificate, Part-time NITEC and Part-time Higher NITEC courses offered by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE).  Please contact ITE directly to find out more on course details.
  • Part-time Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) programmes offered by the five local Polytechnics. Please contact the polytechnics directly to find out more on course details: 

Ø  Nanyang Polytechnic Professional Development Centre

Ø  Ngee Ann Polytechnic CET Academy

Ø  Republic Polytechnic Academy for Continuing Education@RP

Ø  Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy

Ø  Temasek Polytechnic Professional Development Centre

  • Certifiable Skills Training courses accredited or supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). Please visit SkillsConnect to see the list of eligible courses.


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