Past studies reveal that compared to larger companies, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) were less likely to send their employees for training.
Recognising the challenges that SMEs may face in sending their employees for training, the Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) offers additional support for SMEs, including:
SMEs that meet all of the following eligibility criteria:
You may view the full terms for training providers here.
Further Info: This scheme is intended for all organisations, including non-business entities not registered with ACRA e.g. VWOs, societies, etc. Only Ministries, statutory boards, and other government agencies are not eligible under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Scheme. Sole proprietorships which meet all of the above criteria are also eligible.
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, ITE and the National Institute of Early Childhood development(NIEC)1
1These include the following courses:
You may wish to view the library of courses available on MySkillsFuture.gov.sg
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.