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SGUnited Skills (SGUS) Programme

Upskill and Reskill to boost your employability today

Gain Work-Ready Skills

SGUS at SUSS is a 6-month full-time training programme. It comprises modular and bite-sized courses that are designed in partnership with the industry to help trainees acquire industry-relevant skills that can boost their employability. Trainees will also have the chance to apply the skills learnt during the programme, through opportunities like work attachments, service learning or project work.

Who is This for?

The SGUS Programme is open to all Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents PMEs (Professional, Manager, Executive) who are 21 years and above. In addition, applicants must have:

  • Been recently displaced from employment
  • Minimum Diploma or 'A' Level qualification
  • Varied experience across different sectors

Benefits for Trainees

Applicants receive a Training Allowance of up to $1200 per month, subject to SkillsFuture Singapore's requirement of fulfilling at least 75% monthly attendance (including courses, service learning/project work/work attachment). In addition, the programme offers:

  • Heavily-subsidised courses that can also be offset by SkillsFuture Credit
  • Assignment to a partnered company or institution for service learning or project work
  • Flexibility to leave the programme once a job is secured

Benefits for Employers

The SGUS programme enables employers to support the national initiative in providing industry-relevant skills and knowledge to displaced Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents. Employers also enjoy:

  • No obligation to hire trainee after the programme ends
  • Enhanced Hiring Incentive (May 2020 Fortitude Budget)
  • 40% salary support for 6 months (capped at $12,000) if they hire local workers aged 40 and above
  • 20% salary support for 6 months (capped at $6,000) if they hire local workers aged below 40


SUSS hosts several programmes under the SGUS which focuses on key emerging industries. Courses are delivered through a mix of mediums, which include blended learning with online component, as well as traditional face-to-face sessions.

NameNext Start Date*Topics / Service LearningResources
SGUS Programme in Healthcare Management Mar 2021 - Sep 2021
  • Resilience for Change
  •  Enhancing Patients Experience and Health Outcomes
  •  Big Data and Healthcare Supply Chain Management
  •  Management of Healthcare Organisations
  •  The Effective Healthcare Manager
  •  Human-Centred Design: Re-Imagined
  •  Service Learning at Partnered Company

* SUSS reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice.

Partnered Company

HMI Institute of Health Sciences

Institute of Health Sciences ("HMI Institute"), owned by Health Management International Pte Ltd, is a dedicated private provider of healthcare training in Singapore and one of two SkillsFuture Singapore appointed Continuing Education and Training Centres for the healthcare support sector since 2009. More Information >


An advanced one-stop specialist centre with a comprehensive range of clinics and services. As part of the HMI Group, StarMed was set up by established doctors looking for a better way to deliver healthcare in Singapore. More Information >

HMI Group

HMI Group is a growing regional private healthcare provider with a presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Recently delisted from the Singapore Stock Exchange, HMI can further strengthen its business expansion and its vision of being a leading healthcare group in Asia. More Information >


AsiaMedic is a premier healthcare provider in Singapore, with a focus on the management of clinical services in the fields of disease prevention, early illness detection, medical imaging and medical aesthetics. More Information >


Allium Healthcare (Singapore) Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of investment holding company G.K. Goh Holdings Limited and an operator in the aged care sector. More Information >

Kin Teck Tong

Established in 1967, Kin Teck Tong is one of Singapore's home grown TCM brand. Since 2005, Kin Teck Tong has leveraged their services from Chinese Medicine production to a modern TCM clinic. More Information >


Assessment varies for each modules. Please download the Course Synopsis for details.


Upon completion of each course, a Certificate of Participation will be issued to the trainee. A Certificate of programme will also be issued at the end of the programme. Certificate is not credit-bearing and will not be stackable towards a Diploma or Degree.

Programme Fee

ProgrammeFull Programme Fee (before GST)Nett Fee Payable* after SSG FundingDuration
SGUS Programme in Healthcare Management$9706S$500
(including GST)
Full-time 6 months (estimated to be at least 4 days or more a week, which may include weekends throughout the programme, depending on the modules schedule and company you are assigned to)

Trainees are required to meet the minimum monthly 75% attendance per month, including courses, service learning / project work / work attachment at a company to be eligible for the monthly Training Allowance**.

Trainee will need to pay full programme fee of S$9706 to SUSS if this monthly minimum requirement is not fulfilled.

*Nett payable can be offset using SkillsFuture Credit. Terms & conditions apply.
**Subject to terms and conditions of funding agency.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following documents to by 9 February 2021:

  • Application form
  • Coloured copy (back and front) of NRIC for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Latest resume
  • Copy of Highest Qualification

Please note that admission to the Programme is subject to interview and selection by SUSS and Partnered Company.

SkillsFuture Credit

For submission of claims for SkillsFuture Credit, please refer to Instruction can be found on our website.

Frequently-Asked Questions About SGUnited Skills Programme

Please click here to find answers to your questions about SGUnited Skills Programme.


For enquiries on the programme, please reach out to the Centre for Continuing and Professional Education at +65 6248 0263 /

Terms and Conditions

  1. Trainees are expected to complete the 6 months Programme. Early withdrawal is permitted without penalty if the following are met:
    • Securing of employment (supported with relevant documents), and
    • 2 weeks' notice period is served
  2. Job roles will be assigned to successful applicants after an interview and consideration of past experiences
  3. Trainees are not entitled to company benefits during the Service Learning period
  4. Service Learning period and date varies from trainee to trainee, depending on the Partnered Company assigned to
  5. Recipients of the COVID-19 Support Grant (CSG) and the Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme (SIRS) will receive top-ups to their CSG/SIRS payouts for participating in the training. CSG recipients will receive a top-up of $400 and SIRS recipients will receive a top-up of $200. They will receive the SGUnited Skills training allowance of $1,200 after those payouts are completed.  It is the trainees’ responsibility to check with the respective agency in charge on their own status regarding this.
  6. SkillsFuture Credits (SFC):
    • Trainees may apply to use their SkillsFuture Credits (SFC) to offset programme cost.
    • Trainees are required to follow the application steps provided by SUSS, and to do so by the stipulated deadline.
    • Otherwise, trainees would have to make payment of programme fees by cash, within the stipulated deadline, or face withdrawal from the programme.
  7. Please note that the decision of the funding agency (SkillsFuture Singapore) in consultation with SUSS is final for any disputes regarding the programme

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