Employment Support for Employers to hire Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)
Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities
Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) is a programme supported by Workforce Singapore and SkillsFuture Singapore. Administered by SG Enable, the programme aims to enhance employability and increase employment options for PWDs. Through this programme, employers can gain access to subsidies, grants, and employment facilitation services to help them hire and integrate PWDs into their organisations.
Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities
Benefits
  • Course fee subsidy of up to 90% of course fees for co-workers of PWDs
  • Job redesign grant of up to 90% of costs incurred, capped at $20,000 per PWD
  • Up to one year of complimentary recruitment and job support services by SG Enable

About this programme

Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) is a programme supported by Workforce Singapore and SkillsFuture Singapore, administered by SG Enable, to enhance the employability of and increase employment options for PwDs. 
 
Through this programme, employers can gain access to subsidies, grants, and employment facilitation services to help them hire and integrate PwDs into their organisations.


How does it benefit employers?

Employers can tap on the programme to build up their capabilities and confidence in hiring and integrating PwDs into the workplace. Employers can receive

 

  • Course fee subsidy of up to 90% of course fees for co-workers of PwDs who take up SG Enable‚Äôs list of curated training courses

 

  • Job redesign grant of up to 90% of costs incurred, capped at $20,000 per PwD, to redesign the job, purchase new equipment, or modify the workplace to be more conducive for PwDs

 

[Note: Employment Support for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) is currently a supportable programme under SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC). Your company may be eligible to  qualify for additional subsidies if the qualifying criteria is met. For more details on SFEC, please refer to the website here.]

 

  • Up to one year of complimentary recruitment and job support services provided by SG Enable and its Job Placement and Job Support partners to support the recruitment and retention of employees with disabilities


Who can register?

Employers

 

  • Must be a Singapore-registered organisation interested in hiring or has hired, and/or training and integrating eligible PwDs.