Acquire and transfer global capabilities from foreign specialists to your local workforce

The Capability Transfer Programme (CTP) supports organisations in the transfer of global capabilities from foreign specialists to our local workforce.

Through the CTP, you can acquire deep capabilities and develop cutting-edge expertise in your local workforce to improve business competitiveness.

How you can benefit:

  • Receive funding support to facilitate capability transfer from foreign specialists to your local employees
  • Acquire new capabilities to develop your local employees and stay competitive

Subsidies and funding:

  • Salary of foreign specialist, local trainees sent overseas, or local specialist conducting follow-on training in Singapore
  • Attachment-related costs such as Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) and airfare for foreign specialists brought in to Singapore or local trainees sent overseas
  • Venue costs for foreign specialists conducting training in Singapore (only applicable for industry-level projects)
  • Equipment costs (only applicable for industry-level projects)
  • Work pass concessions to facilitate the entry of the foreign specialists (this will be time-limited and renewable if necessary, and are subject to approval on a case-by-case basis)

Eligibility criteria:

  • To qualify, companies must be locally registered or incorporated, and operating in Singapore.
  • Funding support levels will be determined by WSG in consultation with relevant sector agencies, on a co-funding basis, and will vary depending on the project’s impact level and the type of entity.
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