The Employees Retraining Board (ERB) launches the Love Upgrading Special Scheme 3 (Scheme) in January 2021 to support the unemployed or underemployed to upgrade their skills for self-enhancement and employment.
|Application Arrangement||Each eligible trainee may apply up to 4 training courses with no more than 2 full-time vocational skills courses5|
|Application Period||1 January to 30 June 2021|
|Training Period||On or before 30 September 2021|
|Special Allowance||Eligible trainees who have completed a course under the Scheme with attendance rate of 60% will be disbursed special allowance. The special allowance for full-time courses is $223 per day (on basis of 2 sessions a day, 4 hours per session) and that for part-time courses is $111.5 per day (on basis of 1 session a day, 4 hours per session). The maximum amount of allowance payable monthly to a trainee is $5,800.|
|Placement Follow-up Service||Eligible trainees who have completed the full-time vocational skills courses will be provided with 3 to 6 months' placement follow-up service, including employment counseling, job referral, etc.|