A total of $88 million will now be available to support our SEPs to go for training. Leveraging the Government’s SEP Training Support Scheme and co-funded by the Government and NTUC, SEPs can now earn as they train. This total fund comprises the Government’s $84 million SEP Training Support Scheme and a $4 million top up from the NTUC Training Fund.
From 1 May 2020, the SEP Support Scheme will provide SEPs with a training allowance of $10/hr, up from the previous $7.50/hr when they attend courses under the SkillsFuture series, as well as sector-specific training programmes.
With NTUC’s top-up from the NTUC Training Fund, SEPs who are existing union members get an additional top-up of $1/hr when they go for training. New union members who sign up after 1 March 2020 will get an additional $0.50/hr top-up.
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For more info www.ntuc.org.sg/ntuctrainingfundSEPs