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Workforce Training & Upgrading (WTU)

Workforce Training & Upgrading (WTU)

Build progressive workplaces as well as attract and retain back-to-work locals and mature workers.

 

Purpose of the Scheme

Employees in the built environment sector get to upgrade their skills and improve productivity.

Eligibility Criteria

Employees in the built environment sector who are:

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents, or
  • Foreigners with at least 4 years of construction experience
Courses a, b and c

(Please see Funding Support for more info)

Criteria
Local participants

(Participants who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents)

 

Achieve at least 75% course attendance rate; and

Sit for the assessments.

*Please apply for Skills Development Fund if it is applicable.

Foreign participants Must possess at least 4 years of construction experience in Singapore;

Achieve at least 75% course attendance rate; and

Sit for and pass the assessments.

 

Course d

(Please see Funding Support for more info)

Criteria
Local participants

(Participants who are Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents)

 

Achieve at least 75% course attendance rate; and

Sit for the assessments.

*Please apply for Skills Development Fund if it is applicable.

Foreign participants Must possess at least 2 years of construction experience in Singapore;

Achieve at least 75% course attendance rate; and

Sit for and pass the assessments.

 

Funding Support

Types of Supportable Courses Funding Support
a.   Training and skills assessment for CoreTrade registration.

  • For locals (Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • For foreigners
 

Up to 90%

Up to 80%

b.   Training and certification in selected higher value-adding qualifications at supervisory level that are approved by BCA.

  • For locals (Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • For foreigners
 

 

Up to 90%

Up to 80%

c.    Training and skills evaluation for the second SEC(K) certification leading to qualification of Multi-Skilling.

  • For locals (Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • For foreigners
 

Up to 90%

Up to 80%

d. Funding for Selected Professional Managerial Executive and Technical personnel’s (PMETs) courses that are directly related to productivity.

  • For locals (Singapore Citizens / Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • For foreigners

 

 

 

Up to 90%

Up to 40%


Note:

For courses a and c, WTU will co-fund up to 40% of the training and assessment fees for the first time failure of foreign workers in 2015 and 2016.

For more details on Funding Support, please refer to WTU on BCA website.     

To Apply 

Employers must submit the application and supporting documents to the approved training providers at least 1 working day before the start of the approved course or skill assessment.

For queries, please contact:

Tel: (65)  6248 9845
Email: [email protected]

For More Info

Workforce Training and Upgrading

Building and Construction Authority (BCA)
52 Jurong Gateway Road
#11-01, Singapore 608550