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About Earn & Learn Programme​

The SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme (ELP) is a work-study programme designed to give fresh graduates from Polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) a career head-start related to their field of study. This programme provides candidates with more opportunities to deepen the knowledge and skills acquired in school and to better support their transition into the workforce through on-the-job training and mentorship.

The SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme is carried out in collaboration with industry to ensure relevance to employers and to support growth sectors.​

Information for Participating Companies

Participating companies support fresh polytechnic/ITE graduates on the SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme by providing the following:

  1. Off​​er full-time employment, with defined job role and competitive starting salary

  2. Assign a mentor to provide quality mentorship 

  3. Structured on-the-job training to provide quality workplace training 

  4. Develop a 2-year career development plan to provide career advancement pathway (based on job performance) 

  5. ​Offer full sponsorship of course fees for the Specialist Diploma (12 month programme) or Advanced Diploma (18 month programme).​

Participating companies will be eligible to receive a grant of up to $15,000 per candidate (Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident) who have been employed and successfully placed on the SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme:

​​​ For Employers (hiring Singapore Citizens / Per​​manent Resident candidates)​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​​​​Grant description​Grant amount
​Capability Building​Mentor Grant​$5,000 per candidate
​On-the-Job Training (OJT) Blueprint Development Grant​$5,000 per blueprint per unique job role
​Administrative​Administrative Grant​$2,000 per candidate
​​Opportunity Cost​​Additional OJT Grant​$15 per hour, capped at $5,000 per candidate
​Overseas Attachment Grant​Up to 90% of invoice value, capped at $8,000 per candidate
​Overall Cap for Employer is $15,000 per candidate​

Earn & Learn Programme​s currently offered by Ngee Ann Polytechnic​

​Certificate in Entrepreneurship​TBC
​Diploma in Business Practice (Administration & Management) (12 months)Accountancy and Financial Services
Advanced Diploma in Accountancy (18 months)Accountancy and Financial Services
Specialist Diploma in Analytical Science (12 months)Environment Management
​Specialist Diploma in Community Gerontology Nursing (12 months)Healthcare
Specialist Diploma in Consumer Banking (12 months)​Accountancy and Financial Services
Specialist Diploma in Digital Branding & Social Media Strategies (12 months)​Media
Specialist Diploma in Electrical Design & Operation (12 months)Power
Specialist Diploma in Marine Production (12 months)Offshore & Marine Engineering
Specialist Diploma in Marine Design (12 months)Offshore & Marine Engineering​
Specialist Diploma in Sustainable Facilities Management (12 months)​Environment Management
Specialist Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Practice (12 months)​Biomedical Sciences
To find out more about the SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme, please click here.