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Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)

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.

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

Eligible individuals will receive higher subsidies of up to 90% of course fees (See Table 1.) for over 8,000 SSG-supported courses with effect from 1 October 2015.

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

Type of Course Non Professionals, Managers & Executives (PME) level courses Professionals, Managers & Executives (PME) level courses
Courses offered by SSG-appointed CET Centres Up to 90% of course fees
Certifiable-skills Training Courses Up to 90% of course fees, capped at S$25/hour Up to 90% of course fees, capped at S$50/hour

 

Existing SSG-courses that are already subsidised at 90% or higher will continue to be subsidised at the current levels. These include SSG-supported courses for non-PME level courses conducted at SSG CET Centres, as well as SSG-supported courses for eligible individuals under the Workfare Training Support Scheme.

More information about MCES: http://www.skillsfuture.sg/enhancedsubsidy

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