is the difference between SSG and WSG?
SSG will coordinate the implementation of
SkillsFuture national movement, which aims to provide Singaporeans with the
opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of
their starting points. SSG will take over some of the functions currently
performed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and absorb the
Council for Private Education (CPE), an existing statutory board under the
Ministry of Education (MOE).
Workforce Singapore will focus on jobs and
ensuring enterprises can become manpower-lean while remaining competitive and
will remain under the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
interested in taking a WSQ course. Where can I find out more about funding
support and training grants for individuals?
Click on ‘INDIVIDUALS’ under the menu and
select ’Training Grants’. If you are looking to fund your own training, go
Training under ‘LOOKING FOR TRAINING GRANTS AND INCENTIVES?’.
is there a need to reorganise WDA into WSG and SSG?
With the reorganisation of WDA into WSG and
SSG, we will be able to better serve the needs of jobseekers, individuals
seeking to advance their careers through upgrading, employers seeking to
upgrade their employees and training providers looking to develop their
This reorganisation enables SSG to better
focus on leveraging the strengths of the Institutes of Higher Learning – ITE,
polytechnics, and universities – as well as private training providers to move
SkillsFuture efforts forward as part of a holistic system of life-long
WSG will focus on helping Singaporeans take
on quality jobs and careers. In particular, it will seek to strengthen the Singaporean
core and promote the development, competitiveness, and employability of the
Singapore workforce, with good matching of manpower supply with industry