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SkillsFuture Study Award for
 
Disability Employment Professionals
SG Enable
Sector Overview

Employment provides persons with disabilities with income, a sense of belonging to the community and self-worth as contributing members of society. Disability Employment Professionals play an instrumental role in supporting persons with disabilities throughout the employment process and sustaining them in their jobs.

The SkillsFuture Study Award encourages experienced Disability Employment Professionals to strengthen their competencies, so they can deliver quality service to persons with disabilities and employers. These professionals can also include supervisors or HR Professionals who have been instrumental in supporting the employment of persons with disabilities at their workplace. With improved service quality in terms of job placement, job coaching, and job support, persons with disabilities can integrate more effectively into the workforce.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Singaporean with at least 2 years of work experience in the field of Disability Employment

  • Committed to deepening skills in the field of work

  • Have track record of contributing to learning and training of self and/or others

  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award

  • Have not completed course of study at the point of application

  • Possess strong career aspirations and demonstrate passion for supporting persons with disabilities

  • Employers’ nominations are highly encouraged

  • Do note that Public Officers are not eligible for the SFSA

 

Please upload the following documents in the online application portal accessible at "Apply Now": 

  • Scanned coloured copy of NRIC (front and back)

  • CV/Résumé, stating clearly work history (i.e. work period, designation, organisation)

  • Letter of reference from current/past employer to reflect work performance and contribution to the organisation

  • Details of additional courses [Click here for the Additional Course(s) Application Form]

  • Course/training acceptance letter(s) or course/training payment receipt(s)
     

We regret that incomplete applications will not be considered.


Supported Courses

Supportable courses include, but are not limited to, local and overseas executive courses, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and Specialist Diploma programmes relating to understanding disabilities, supported employment, career education, career guidance, career counselling and workforce development. Certifications leading to acquiring strengths in profiling, coaching, negotiation, or counselling skills may be considered. Proposed courses should be relevant to the industry of work.

Examples of supported courses:

   Course  

               Institution/Organisation      

Advanced Certificate in Supported Employment SSI, SG Enable
Graduate Certificate of Career Development James Cook University Singapore
Masters of Science in Skills and Workforce Development Institute for Adult Learning Singapore
WSQ Advanced Certificate in Career Development Facilitation (ACCDF)/Global Career Development Facilitator-Singapore (GCDF-SG) Institute for Adult Learning Singapore           
Specialist Diploma in Career Counselling Republic Polytechnic of Singapore

Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Disability Employment Professionals. The total fees for all proposed applications, including the course registration fees, course fees, costs for materials and other compulsory expenses (net of any other subsidies), must amount to S$2,500 and above.


Application Period and Evaluation Process

Applications are on-going starting from 17 Sep 2016. Evaluations of applications are conducted once every 3 months.

 

   Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award   

  Closing Date

1 Jan 2019 to 31 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 
 1 Apr 2019 to 30 Jun 2019 30 Jun 2019 
 1 Jul 2019 to 30 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2019
 1 Oct 2019 to 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2019 
 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 
 1 Apr 2020 to 30 June 2020 30 June 2020 
 18 Jul 2020 to 30 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2020 
 1 Oct 2020 to 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 

Evaluation of applications will take about 6 weeks after the respective closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please click here to view the list of FAQs.


Enquiries

Telephone: 1800 8585 885

Email: sfsa@sgenable.sg

Website: https://www.sgenable.sg/

SFSA