The SGUnited Traineeships Programme aims to support those who have recently graduated or will soon be graduating from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Polytechnics, Universities and other private educational institutions in 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive), to take up traineeship opportunities across various sectors. This includes those who graduated from the above institutions and recently completed National Service between 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive).
These traineeships will help graduates develop their skills professionally even during the current economic climate. With a duration of up to 6 months, these traineeships will equip young locals with valuable industry experience and allow them to gain a firmer foothold in the job market during the economic recovery.
Trainees will gain valuable industry experience and receive a training allowance for the duration of the SGUnited Traineeship Programme. The training allowance will be co-funded by the Government and participating host organisations.
To find out more, refer to the Factsheet and FAQs.
The monthly training allowance provided to each trainee may vary depending on the Traineeship Scope, based on the traineeship requirements as below.
For Traineeships commencing before 1 April 2021
Required qualifications or their equivalents
University degree or above
Polytechnic diploma or professional qualifications
ITE or equivalent
Estimated Monthly Training Allowance
$1,800 - $2,500
$1,300 - $1,800
$1,100 - $1,500
For Traineeships commencing from 1 April 2021 onwards
$1,700 - $2,100
$1,600 - $1,800
Note: The revised training allowance rates, will apply for new traineeships approved to commence from 1 April 2021 onwards
The Government will co-fund 80% of the training allowance.
All trainees must fulfil the following criteria:
a. Graduated or graduating in calendar year 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive) from ITEs, polytechnics, universities, or other educational institutions (e.g. private universities and overseas institutions); or
b. Graduated earlier from above institutions and completed National Service between 2019 to 2021 (both years inclusive).
Eligible new graduates can visit www.mycareersfuture.gov.sg and search for traineeship opportunities under the hashtag #SGUnitedTraineeships or select ‘For Workplace Attachment, If you are a fresh graduate seeking traineeship’ under government support.
Click here to explore SGUnited Traineeships opportunities. Do note that all traineeships must commence by 31st Mar 2022.