Workfare Training Support (WTS) Grant

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Grant

Grant Agency: Wsg

Commonly known as WTS

Official Site: http://www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-training-support-employers.html

 

 

 

 

 


Grant Description

Aim(s): 

  • Encourage employers to sponsor lower wage employees for training that improves the employees’ skills and their business performance

Employers will receive a 95% course fee subsidy for training cost and funding for absentee payroll.

Courses under WTS grant: 

  • Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) courses
  • Part-time ITE Skills Certificate, Part-time NITEC and Part-time Higher NITEC courses offered by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE)
  • Part-time Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) programmes offered by the five local Polytechnics

Qualifying Criteria

Pre-course criteria for employees: 

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Aged 35 and above
  • 13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities
  • Earn a monthly income of less than $2,000

During the course, employees should also:  

  • Have at least 75% attendance
  • Attend all assessments
  • Passed the course

Application guide

WSQ course: 

Part-time ITE Skills Certificate, Part-time NITEC and Part-time Higher NITEC courses offered by the Institute of Technical Education: 

  • For further information contact ITE

Part-time Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) programmes offered by the five local Polytechnics: 


End Date of Grant

Tentatively none.