What is WIS scheme?
Supplement (WIS) Scheme. WIS encourages eligible workers to work and build up their CPF savings for their retirement, housing and healthcare needs, by supplementing their income and retirement savings through cash payments and CPF contributions.
How do I contact SkillsFuture?
Alternatively, please call our SSG hotline at 6785 5785. Before contacting us, please refer to our FAQ (https://www.ifaq.gov.sg/SSG-WSG). You may be able to find the answers you need.
How do I claim for training allowance?
Individual needs to make one trip down to any of their preferred WSG’s Careers Connect or NTUC’s e2i centres within 120 days after the course end date, to apply and submit the claim application. Only courses that are registered in WSG system will be eligible for TA.
When do I get SkillsFuture credit?
To improve individuals’ access to career transition programmes, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizen (SC) aged 40 to 60 (inclusive) as at 31 December 2020. This will be over and above the $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up for SCs aged 25 and above as at 31 December 2020.
What is CET and pet?
It will maximise synergies between pre-employment (PET) and continuing education and training ( CET ). In addition, CPE, which regulates the private education industry, will be integrated into SSG. Today, many private education institutions regulated by CPE are also providers of adult training overseen by WDA.
Can I top up my SkillsFuture credit?
SkillsFuture Credit Top Up 2020 A one-off SkillsFuture Credit top up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizen aged 25 years and above as at 31 December 2020. This top up is on top of the Opening SkillsFuture Credits, and can be used for SkillsFuture courses from 1 October 2020.
What is a T32 training grant?
The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) (T32) supports grants to institutions to develop or enhance research training opportunities for pre and postdoctoral fellows to be trained in cancer research.
What is workfare payment?
Workfare Special Payment.
The Workfare Special Payment scheme provides cash payment of $1,500 each in July and October 2020 for Singaporeans who received Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) payments for work done in 2019.
What are WSQ courses?
The Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) system is a national continuing education and training system designed for adult workers in Singapore, complementing the formal education system for students. WSQ training is accessible to all workers and does not require academic pre-requisites.
How do I apply for WTS funding?
How to Apply WTS?
- WTS notification letter,
- Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) payout notification letter,
- Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) tax notification letter,
- SingPost receipt for CPF income declaration,
- Any 1 of your last 3 months’ payslips, and.
Who is eligible for SSG funding?
Who is it for? Singaporeans aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for Persons with Disabilities), earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000. How much is the funding? Subsidies up to 95% of course fees for SSG-supported courses.
How do I apply for SDF funding?
To apply for SDF funding for your employees, first go the the Skills Connect website at http://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg. Do note that the SDF Grant given for their employees may differ for each employee, due to many factors like age, salary, experience, and qualifications, and the status of the company.
What courses can I take use SkillsFuture credit?
10 Skillsfuture Courses You Can Claim Now That You Have $500 More
- Courses to learn new skills.
- Fashion courses for beginners.
- Culinary classes.
- Korean classes.
- Investing course.
- Earn and Learn programme.
What is a training grant?
Grants provide institutional research training opportunities (including international opportunities) to trainees at the undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral levels. Resources provided through the grants support the training of outstanding clinician-scientists in clinically relevant research areas.
What is the difference between SSG and WSG?
WSG will focus on helping Singaporeans take on quality jobs and careers. SSG will take over some of the functions currently performed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and absorb the Council for Private Education (CPE), an existing statutory board under the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Who is eligible for WTS?
The eligibility criteria for WTS funding are (a) Singapore Citizen, (b) 35 years old and above, (c) monthly income of $2,000 and below. For more details, please refer to the WTS programme brochure.
How long do skill credit claims take?
approximately one month
Is SkillsFuture applicable for PR?
MySkillsFuture is for Singaporean Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents.
Is WSQ Diploma Recognised?
Is WSQ qualifications recognized by employers? Yes, WSQ qualifications are recognized by employers of Singapore. WSQ retail qualifications competencies are developed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (now under the purview of SSG) with employers input and contributions.
How do I check my payout?
Workfare Income Supplement Scheme
- We will notify you of the Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) payout amount by letters and/or SMS messages a few days before the payment date.
- You can retrieve a copy of your notification by logging in to the Workfare portal with your Singpass.
What is a K12 grant?
The K12 is a training and career development grant in which candidate positions are filled at the discretion of the institution, and assignment of candidate positions is generally not known at the time of application or at the time of an award.
How do I activate my SkillsFuture account?
Here’s how to apply to use your SkillsFuture credits:
- Log into your SkillsFuture Credit Account using your SingPass.
- Once logged in, you’ll see a button labelled “Submit a Claim”.
- If this is your first time submitting a claim, you will be prompted to first complete your profile.
When is SkillsFuture introduced?
How do I claim SkillsFuture credit?
How do I submit a claim for SkillsFuture Credit?
- Log in on MySkillsFuture with Singpass and go to ‘SkillsFuture Credit’
- Click on ‘Proceed to Submit a Claim’.
- Click on ‘View More’ for enrolled course.
- The page will show your course details and the course run or course start date.
- Agree to the terms and conditions.
How do I know if I qualify for WTS?
You will qualify if you:
- are a Singapore citizen;
- are aged 35 years and above on 31 December of the work year (aged 13 years and above for persons with disabilities);
- earn an average gross monthly income of not more than $2,000 for the month worked; and.
- have signed up for any WTS qualifying courses.
How do I check my WSQ certification?
How do trainees access and download WSQ e-Certs?
- Go to the MySkillsFuture portal.
- Click the Singpass icon and log in via Singpass.
- Go to Skills Passport > click on Certificates to view WSQ e-Certs records.
- Select trainee’s WSQ e-Certs and click on “Download e-Certs”
How do you get funding for a PhD program?
Prospective PhD candidates have an abundance of financial aid options to help fund their graduate studies. Typically, students are fully funded by a combination of sources, including scholarships, fellowships, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, or student loans.