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Training Programmes for Persons with Disabilities

The employability of persons with disabilities can be enhanced through the following training programmes which equip them with a variety of skills, ranging from work preparation to vocational skills, for work in open employment. To look at the selection of courses available along with the course dates and schedules, please view the calendar here.

Submission of applications to SG Enable

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For clients who have yet to register with SG Enable

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For registered clients

If you are a registered client, upon login, please select your role as a client to access and manage your training applications.

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If you have any enquiries, you may contact us at the following:
Email: training@sgenable.sg
Tel: 1800-8585 885

In-Employment Training

Persons with disabilities who are in employment can tap on WSG Open Door Programmes (ODP) to fund to upgrade their skills through training. The ODP is a programme that aims to encourage employer to hire, train and integrate persons with disabilities. Employers, who hire persons with disabilities (PWDs), will be eligible for grants and employment support services under the Programme.

Employers can send their employees with disabilities to attend courses to enhance their skills in their field of work or learn new skills for career advancement by applying for Open-Door Programme training grant from SG Enable.

SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities

Sector Overview

The SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities is a dedicated category that recognises role models who have demonstrated resilience and perseverance in pursuing their learning to achieve their full potential in life. Through this award, persons with disabilities can enhance their employability by developing and deepening their relevant competencies and skillsets.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporean with at least 2 years of work experience
  • Has a permanent disability*
  • Demonstrated efforts to upgrade skills and is committed to deepening skills
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award
  • Has not completed course of study at the point of application

* Disabilities supported by SG Enable for adult services are: autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, physical impairment, hearing impairment, visual impairment.

 

Supported Courses

Supportable courses include, but are not limited to, local and overseas executive courses, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and Specialist Diploma programmes. Applicants may also propose their course of interest and SG Enable will evaluate the course on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Persons with Disabilities. The total fees for all proposed applications, including the course registration fees, course fees, costs for materials and other compulsory expenses (net of any other subsidies), must amount to S$2,500 and above.

Application Process

Applications are on-going starting from 17 Sep 2016. Evaluations of applications are conducted once every 3 months.

Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award Closing Date
17 Sep 2016 to 31 Dec 2016 31 Dec 2016
1 Jan 2017 to 31 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2017
1 Apr 2017 to 30 Jun 2017 30 Jun 2017
1 Jul 2017 to 30 Sep 2017 30 Sep 2017
1 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2017

Evaluation Process

Evaluation of applications will take about 6 weeks after the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.

Contact Us

For more information on how to apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award, please visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Alternatively, you can contact us at 1800 8585885 or email us at sfsa@sgenable.sg for any enquiries.

The video below features one of the recipients of the SkillsFuture Study Award, who is studying Arts in Visual Communication with Business at the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Click here for the list of Frequently Asked Questions

SkillsFuture Credits

In addition to the SkillsFuture Study Awards, SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points.

To find out more, please visit the SkillsFuture website.

From January 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit mailer will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for a range of skills-related courses on top of existing approved SG Enable funded courses.

The SkillsFuture Credit is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. For more information on SkillsFuture Credit, please log on to SkillsFuture Credit or watch the video below.

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