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Budget 2022

Finance Minister Lawrence Wong delivered his Budget 2022 statement on 18 February 2022. In his speech, he announced the enhancements to the following programmes:

Retaining the SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme for mature jobseekers

The SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme was introduced to provide mature mid-career individuals with training and attachment opportunities.

To continue supporting the various needs of mature mid-career individuals, the SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme will be made permanent for mature mid-career individuals.

For Host Organisations keen to find out more or to apply onto the programme, please click here
For Mid-Career Individuals keen to find out more about the programme, please click here

More employers eligible for SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit

More employers will be eligible for the SFEC with the extension of the coverage to include the qualifying period of 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021. There will also be no minimum Skills Development Levy contribution requirement for this qualifying period.

Learn more here.

Strengthen support for mid-career individuals with New SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme

The SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) supports mid-career individuals in acquiring industry-relevant skills to improve employability and pivot to new sectors or job roles. It is a train-and-place programme that is available on a part-time or full-time format, ranging from three to 12 months.

The SCTP courses will be progressively rolled out from 1 April 2022 to around 200 courses by 2025.

Learn more here.

Expansion of Course Coverage for Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)

From 1 June 2022, the courses eligible for Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) will be expanded to include:

  • Courses delivered by SSG-appointed CET centers
  • Courses that fulfill training requirements for Progressive Wage Model sectors
  • Full qualification programmes delivered by Institutes of Higher learning

  • Learn more here.