Earn & Learn Programme (ELP)

Skillsfuture earn & learn programme is a work-study programme designed to give fresh graduates from polytechnics and the institute of technical education (ITE) a head-start in careers related to their discipline of study.

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ABOUT SKILLSFUTURE

SkillsFuture is a national movement to provide Singaporeans with the opportunities to develop their fullest potential throughout life, regardless of their starting points. Through this movement, the skills, passion and contributions of every individual will drive Singapore’s next phase of development towards an advanced economy and inclusive society.

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What is SkillsFuture

SkillsFuture is a national movement that aims to provide opportunities for every citizen to develop themselves through life. It will promote skills mastery in every job and for all Singaporeans.

SkillsFuture ELP

The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn programme is a work-study programme designed to give fresh graduates from polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) a head-start in careers related to their discipline of study.

Guidelines on Skillsfuture ELP

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1. ECG

2. Education & Training

3. Career Development

3. Culture

Eligibility for Participation under SkillsFuture ELP

Participant Company
Citizenship Singaporean – Eligible for Sign-on Incentive Must be a Singapore registered organisation
PR – Not Eligible for Sign-on Incentive Willing to sign into a Letter of Offer (LOO) before commencement of ELP
Fresh Graduates Fresh graduate from the ITE or Poly, within 36* months of graduation date or ORD will be eligible for Sign-on Incentive*with effect from 28 July 2017, previously was 12 months

Able to meet and deliver

  • Availability of suitable vacancies targeted under the programme
  • In-house capability and capacity to conduct structured workplace learning
  • Ability to commit resources to support the programme through provision of qualified mentors and trainers, workplace learning opportunities, and human resource support
  • Willingness to provide career development and progression opportunities and competitive wages to trainee
No prior work experiences required
Selection is based on interview and CV for fresh hires
Existing Employees Employees who have graduated from ITE/polytechnic but within 5 years from the date of graduation or ORD may also apply for ELP*with effect from 28 July 2017, previously was 12 months
Existing employees meet the fresh graduate definition are eligible for Sign-on Incentive

List of Programme Managers For Each Sector

Singapore Polytechnic-----

$ 99

Per Month
  • Building Services
  • Energy & Chemicals
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Maritime
  • Power
  • Public Transport (Rail)

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

$ 99

Per Month
  • Accountancy
  • Business Administration
  • Facilities Management
  • Media
  • Offshore and Marine Engineering
  • Precision Engineering
  • Banking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare
  • Infocomm Technology
  • Social Service

Nanyang Polytechnic

$ 99

Per Month
  • Design (Spatial Design)
  • Electronics
  • Environment Management/ Environmental Services
  • Human Resource
  • Design (Industrial Design)
  • Design (Visual Communication)
  • Healthcare
  • Medical Technology (MedTech)
  • Tourism

Republic Polytechnic

$ 99

Per Month
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Environment Management/ Environmental Services
  • Human Resource
  • Logistics
  • Sports and Wellness
  • Design (Integrated Digital Communication)

Temasek Polytechnic

$ 99

Per Month
  • Design (Branding Design)
  • Facilities Management
  • Aerospace
  • Design (Integrated Digital Communication)
  • Infocomm Technology

Not Included: Project Manager for Retail (Singapore Institute of Retail Studies) & Project Manager for Food Services (ACI Singapore).

Courses Under Skillsfuture ELP

Taking forward a comprehensive national vision for skills, the Institute of Higher Learning (IHL)s in Singapore are working closely to introduce new courses for SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme. Below are the courses that will be rolled out in 2018 in Singapore Polytechnic:

Programme For Sector Duration Commencement/ Next Intake Contact Details for Course
Earn and Learn Programme for Maritime (Seafaring Deck Officer) For Poly Graduates Maritime 12-month sea service within 18 months from the date of joining the first ship On Going Captain S. S. Virdi
Earn and Learn Programme for Maritime (Seafaring Marine Engineer) For Poly Graduates Maritime 12-month sea service within 18 months from the date of joining the first ship On Going Captain S. Premanathan
Earn and Learn Programme Advanced Diploma in Applied Food Science For Poly Graduates Food Manufacturing 18 Months April 2019 Ms. Carmen Chan
Earn and Learn Programme Advanced Diploma in Power Engineering For Poly Graduates Power Engineering 18 Months June 2019 Dr. Jiang Fan
Earn and Learn Programme Specialist Diploma in Port Management and Operations For Poly Graduates Maritime 12 Months June 2019 Captain Chatur Wahyu
Earn and Learn Programme Specialist Diploma in Cyber Security For Poly Graduates ICT 12 Months July 2019 Mr Karl Kwan
Earn and Learn Programme in Digital Content Marketing For Poly Graduates Media 12 Months August 2019 Miss Chong Li Min
Earn and Learn Programme leading to Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Laboratory Technology) For ITE Graduates Energy & Chemicals 12 Months August 2019 Miss Ng Su Ling
Earn and Learn Programme leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing) For ITE Graduates Precision Engineering 12 Months October 2018 Mr. Daniel Lim
Earn and Learn Programme Advanced Diploma in Chemical Engineering For Poly Graduates Energy & Chemicals 18 Months 1 October 2018 Mr Koh Hong Wee
Earn and Learn Programme Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modelling Management For Poly Graduates Building Services 12 Months 15 October 2018 Mr. Chris Ho
Earn and Learn Programme Leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering) For ITE Graduates Power Engineering 18 Months 15 October 2018 Dr. Jiang Fan
Earn and Learn Programme leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Electrical – Rapid Transit Technology) For ITE Graduates Rapid Transit System 18 Months 15 October 2018 Mr. Tan Bee Teck
Earn and Learn Programme leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical – Rapid Transit Technology) For ITE Graduates Rapid Transit System 18 Months October 2018 Mr. Philip Quah
Earn and Learn Programme leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Control and Automation) For ITE Graduates Power 18 Months October 2018 Mr. Tan Bee Teck

For more information on ELPs in other IHLs, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/earnandlearn