- Training allowance of $7.50 - $15.00 per hour
- $500 for 3 months retention; $1,000 for 6 months retention (Additional criteria applies)
What is Career Trial about?
Career Trial is part of the suite of career services offered by Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Employment and Employability Institute (NTUC’s e2i).
Career Trial aims to encourage jobseekers and host companies who are unsure about the job fit to go through a short-term trial before considering formal employment. It is targeted at full-time jobs paying at least $1,500/month and part-time jobs paying at least $750/month.
For more information, download the Career Trial factsheet and FAQ and reference guide for application and claim submission.
How do I qualify for Career Trial?
You need to be a:
- Singaporean1 who has been actively seeking employment on a permanent basis prior to commencing Career Trial;
- Unemployed2 before commencing and during the period of Career Trial; and
- At least 16 years old, have completed full-time studies and National Service (if applicable)
1Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident.
2 Not under any form of employment (also includes self-employment, part-time, ad-hoc, casual/temporary work) and have not received any CPF contribution.
Your host company will submit the TA claim on your behalf via the Career Trial portal. The deadline for CT host companies to submit TA claims is 6 months from the jobseeker application approval date. You will receive an email notification to endorse the details of the TA claim provided by your host company. The TA claim will be processed after you have endorsed the details of the TA claim.
Download the FAQ for Jobseeker and refer to Category C for more information.
For ARI, if you were long-term unemployed^ or are a person with disabillity, and employed for at least 6 consecutive months after completion of Career Trial, you can submit an ARI claim through the Career Trial portal.
Download the FAQ for Jobseeker and refer to Category D for more information. Click here to submit a RI/ARI claim.
^ Unemployed Singapore Citizens who were actively seeking employment for at least 6 months