Opening SkillsFuture Credit of $500
SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. Introduced in 2015, all Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500.
One-Off SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up
To further encourage Singaporeans to take timely action to reskill and upskill to seize opportunities in the future economy, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit top-up of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizen aged 25 years and above as of 31 December 2020.
From 1 October 2020, this top-up can be used on all SkillsFuture Credit-eligible courses and will expire on 31 Dec 2025.
Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)
To improve individuals’ access to career transition programs, a one-off SkillsFuture Credit of $500 will be provided to every Singapore Citizen (SC) aged 40 to 60 (inclusive) as of 31 December 2020. This will be over and above the $500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up for SCs aged 25 and above as of 31 December 2020.
From 1 October 2020, eligible individuals can use the Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) on (i) SGUnited Skills Programme, (ii) SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training, and (iii) Career Transition Programmes.
All unused credit from this additional SkillsFuture Credit will expire on 31 December 2025.
For more information on how to claim your SkillsFuture credits, please refer to the SkillsFuture website.