What is Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP)
The Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP) is part of the Stabilisation and Support Package and supplementary Resilience Budget to help companies mitigate the economic turbulence caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As businesses change its modus operandi during this period, employers are encouraged to set up for recovery and develop market competitiveness in the long run by upskilling their workforce.
The ETSP is a time-limited scheme to cover course fees and absentee payroll funding for Singapore Citizen and Permanent Resident employees on eligible SSG-supported courses.
What are the benefits of ETSP?
- Higher course fee support at 90%
Enjoy enhanced course fee at up to 90% of the course fees
- Enhanced Absentee Payroll (AP) funding at up to $7.50 per hour*
Claim an enhanced Absentee Payroll (AP) funding rate at 80% of hourly basic salary, capped at $7.50 per hour
- Flexible training modes
Courses are conducted via small in-person classes, e-learning or a hybrid of both to complement your business operations
- Restructure, train and upgrade employees’ skills
As business environment and operating models change, empower your employees with new skills to support your business recovery and growth
*With effect from 1 Jan to 30 June 2021, the enhanced Absentee Payroll (AP) is revised to 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50 per hour per headcount. This is lowered from previous enhanced AP rate of 90% of hourly basic salary capped at $10 per hour, in line with the easing of Government support as the economy recovers.
What are the courses eligible for ETSP?
Click here to view the SIRS courses that are eligible for ETSP.
Who can I speak with for more information and to sign up for ETSP?
Where can I get more information on ETSP?
You may visit SkillsFuture Singapore for more information on ETSP.