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What Is it?

The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy supports and encourages lifelong learning and helps Singaporeans stay responsive to a changing workplace. Recognising that mid-career individuals may face greater challenges in undertaking training, the Government has implemented this programme to encourage mid-career Singaporeans to upskill and reskill.

Who is it for?

The SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy is for Singaporeans aged 40 years old and above.

How will I Benefit?

Eligible individuals will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% of course fees (See Table 1.) for SSG-supported courses, and at least 90% of programme cost for MOE-subsidised full-time and part-time courses ranging from Nitec to postgraduate1 level in the following institutions.

  • Autonomous Universities (NUS, NTU, SMU, SUTD, SIT and SUSS)

  • Polytechnics

  • Institute of Technical Education

  • LASALLE College of the Arts and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

  • National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC)

  • Individuals must qualify for the MOE/SSG base course fee subsidy in order to be eligible to for the enhanced rates under the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy.

Table 1. Enhanced Course Fee Subsidies for SSG-supported Courses

Type of Course Funding Support
Courses offered by SSG-appointed CET Centres Up to 90% of course fees
Certifiable-skills Training Courses Up to 70% of course fees
  1. 1 For postgraduate level courses, only postgraduate degree by coursework programmes are eligible for the enhanced subsidies.

Note: For changes to SkillsFuture course fee funding and absentee payroll funding for SSG-funded courses commencing on or after 1 Jan 2022, please click here.

How do I sign up?

MOE-subsidised programmes

Individuals are not required to submit an application for the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Those pursuing MOE-subsidised programmes will be charged the appropriate subsidised fees by the institution if they are eligible for the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy.

SSG-supported courses

For SSG-supported programmes, individuals may enrol directly with SSG-appointed CET Centres or with training providers of SSG-supported certifiable-skills training courses. You will only need to pay the nett fee (full course fee after SSG’s grant).