With the reorganisation of WDA into WSG and SSG, we will be able to better serve the needs of jobseekers, individuals seeking to advance their careers through upgrading, employers seeking to upgrade their employees and training providers looking to develop their capabilities.
This reorganisation enables SSG to better focus on leveraging the strengths of the Institutes of Higher Learning – ITE, polytechnics, and universities – as well as private training providers to move SkillsFuture efforts forward as part of a holistic system of life-long learning.
SSG will coordinate the implementation of SkillsFuture national movement, which aims to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. 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).
Workforce Singapore will focus on jobs and ensuring enterprises can become manpower-lean while remaining competitive and will remain under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
Putting the regulatory function of CPE under SSG gives SSG a holistic view of the adult education and training industry and also allow for a more coordinated approach towards audits and quality assurance for the private education institutions and adult training centres.
You can drop us queries through SSG/WSG feedback portal at https://portal.ssg-wsg.gov.sg/feedback
You can also go to the navigation/menu bar at the top, and click on ‘Programmes and Initiatives’. You will be able to see a list of programmes and initiatives under SSG and WSG.
If you wish to call us, you can phone:
If you wish to seek employment assistance, you might want to visit WSG's Careers Connect.
The Training Exchange comprises a list of courses subsidised by SkillsFuture Singapore as well as selected courses by Ministry of Education and other public agencies, such as People’s Association and National Silver Academy.
The Private School Course Directory comprises a list of part-time or full-time courses with certifications by local or foreign private education institutions registered with Council for Private Education.
On the Programmes and Initiatives page, you will see options under ‘AUDIENCE’ and ‘ORGANISATION’ on the left of the page. Select the relevant boxes.
For example, if you are looking for information on SkillsFuture programmes for individuals, select ‘SSG’ under ORGANISATION and ‘For Individuals’ under ‘AUDIENCE’.
You can narrow down the search results further by typing keywords e.g. name of industry in the search bar.
Click on ‘INDIVIDUALS’ under the menu and select ’Training Grants’. If you are looking to fund your own training, go to Self-Sponsored Training under ‘LOOKING FOR TRAINING GRANTS AND INCENTIVES?’.
If your company is sponsoring your training, go to Employer-Sponsored Training to find out more.
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Go to the navigation/menu bar at the top and click on ‘Programmes and Initiatives’. You will see a list of programmes and initiatives under SSG and WSG.
Go to the column on the left hand side of the page. Select the box ‘SSG’ or ‘WSG’ under ‘ORGANISATION’ to see the list of programmes and initiatives under the respective statutory boards.
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For assistance on SingPass, please:
a. Visit https://www.singpass.gov.sg
b. Email email@example.com
c. Call Singpass Helpdesk at +65 6335 3533
*For Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) offered by overseas training providers, your claim should be submitted within 60 days before and 90 days after the course start date.
If you face difficulties in submitting your claims online, you may contact SSG via the SSG Feedback Portal for assistance.
Go to the menu bar at the top of the home page. Click on 'Training Providers' and select Funding and Accreditation from the dropdown menu to learn about your organisation's eligibility as well as the process of applying to be an ATO.
For FAQs relating to ERF and EduTrust certification, please refer to this link.
CPE does not regulate payment schedule for fees payable by students. Students should refer to their student contracts for payment schedules.
International students on Student Pass (STP) are not allowed to work in Singapore while studying, unless you are studying in one of the schools exempted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Please refer to the MOM website for more information.
If industrial attachment or OJT is included in your student contract, clarify with the PEIs in writing:
If you are unable to find an answer to your query, please submit your Feedback to let us know how we can help you.