Programmes and Initiatives

Programme : CAREER SUPPORT PROGRAMME(CSP)

Benefits : Receive salary support up to a cap of $42,000, for up to 18 months for newly hired Singapore Citizen PMETs. (click here for more details)

Eligibility criteria :

Registered or incorporated in Singapore
Employ job seekers who fulfil the conditions in paragraph 3 by offering a monthly gross salary of at least $4,000 ($3,600 for SMEs) (basic salary including fixed allowances attracting CPF contribution)
Offer individuals a permanent job or an employment contract of at least 12 months
Enrol eligible PMET job seekers for external SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) approved training or On-The-Job training (OJT) within first 6 months of employment period

 

Programme : P-MAX

Benefits :

With up to 90% funding support from WSG, SMEs are only required to pay the 10% nett fee portion of the respective SME and PMET workshop course fees.
SMEs who successfully complete the six-month follow-up aimed at strengthening HR practices and retain their newly-hired PMET employee(s), will also be eligible for a one-off S$5,000 Assistance Grant.

Eligibility criteria :

Local SMEs looking to hire PMETs
Be registered or incorporated in Singapore
Be made up of at least 30% local shareholding
Have an annual sales turnover of not more than S$100 million or employment size not exceeding 200 employees
Offer PMET job vacancies that pay a gross monthly salary of at least S$2,500; and/or have hired a PMET within the last three months (i.e. 90 days) prior to enrolment into programme and paying a gross monthly salary of at least S$2,500

 

Programme : PROFESSIONAL CONVERSION PROGRAMME (PCP)

Benefits :

Facilitate recruitment of career switchers to meet employers’ manpower needs
Help mid-career PMETs to reskill and take on new job roles
Training Allowance(click here?for more details)
1.Place and Train – For Place-and-Train PCPs, WSG funding support will be provided to Employers – Employers will co-fund the remaining salary and course fees after WSG subsidies.

2.Train and Place – For Attach-and-Train PCPs, WSG funding support will be provided to Trainees

Eligibility criteria :

Registered or incorporated in Singapore
Must offer employment directly relevant to the PCP, with remuneration commensurate with prevailingmarket ratesㆍCommit to PCP training arrangements
Commit to work with WSG or its appointed partner on programme administrative requirements

 

Programme : RESKILLING FOR JOBS – WORK TRIAL

Benefits : Companies who successfully hired Singapore Citizens(SC) who are unemployed and have been actively looking for jobs for 12 months or more, and retain them in the job for at least 3 months can receive 30% of salary support of up to $1,800, capped at $600 per month for first 3 months.
Companies can receive another $1,800, if the new hire remains in employment for another 3 months. The total salary support provided to employers is up to $3,600.

Eligibility criteria : All employers registered or incorporated in Singapore can apply for the programme.