The following types of training are covered under the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs:
CET Centre courses and CET courses offered by the Autonomous Universities, Polytechnics and ITE1
Up to 90% course fee grant
Up to 90% course fee grant capped at $25 per hour
Up to 90% course fee grant capped at $50 per hour
In-house certifiable training
Course fee grant at $15 per hour
Absentee Payroll funding
80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour
1These include the following courses:
SSG-supported short courses offered by the Autonomous Universities;
Part-time Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma, part-time Industry Skills Certificates (ISC), part-time NITEC, part-time Higher NITEC, and SSG-supported short courses offered by the Polytechnics and ITE.
SMEs can submit applications and claims through the online SkillsConnect platform at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg. ETSS will be extended to those who meet the eligibility criteria. The application can be submitted up to 30 days before the course start date and no later than 30 days after the course start date.