Career Trial Programme

Updated 10 months ago by Junie Zhu

Please note that this grant is for companies that have less than 30% local shareholdings (i.e. Foreign-owned businesses that registered a Singapore entity).

Agency: Workforce Singapore (WSG)

Type: Subsidy

This program aims to offer your company, as an employer, a trial period to assess the job fit of a Singaporean jobseeker, considering factors such as the occupation, industry, and jobseeker’s profile. 

As an employer, you may assess the jobseeker’s fit through a short-term work trial before offering employment to suitable Singapore Citizens. During the trial period, the salary of the jobseeker may be covered by the government.

Salary Support to Employers

30% subsidy of monthly salary for up to 6 months, capped at $5,400 per hire and $2,700 per hire for part-time jobs, for employers who hire unemployed Singapore Citizens who have been actively looking for jobs for 6 months or more

Eligibility Criteria

  • All employers must be legally registered or incorporated in Singapore, with a Unique Entity Number (UEN) registered with ACRA
  • Actively hiring for jobs paying $1,500 (for full-time or $750 for the part-time position) or more
  • Offer employment to suitable jobseekers on permanent terms or on contract terms that are no less than one (1) year after completion of Career Trial


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