SkillsFuture Mentorship

We Enhance Learning and Development Capability to Increase Productivity

The SkillsFuture Mentors programme is a SkillsFuture initiative that aims to enhance SMEs’ capabilities in learning and development. This programme will strengthen SMEs’ value proposition as employers of choice who can offer good career development and growth opportunities to employees.


· Help SMEs strengthen capabilities in Training and Development through the support of an experience mentor

· Ensure the Training and Development Strategy is sustainable

· Further develop SMEs’ branding as employers of choice with attractive career development and growth opportunities


· Programme is 100% funded by Spring Singapore

How it works

SkillsFuture Mentors will be deployed to SMEs on a nine-month mentorship to help implement measures to deepen the skills of the workforce and upgrade their training capability. Mentors will help SMEs implement measures to deepen the skills of their workforce. At the same time, SME supervisors and managers will be able to develop their coaching skills. Both employer and trainee will gain from the mentor’s feedback during the learning process.


Scope of SkillsFuture Mentors Programme

The scope of the programme includes:

  • Diagnose gaps in Training and Development and share it with the business
  • Review and enhance the internal training plan for internship and new hires’ on-the-job training blueprint to allow businesses to achieve effective training outcome
  • Coach and mentor supervisors/managers in delivering and implementation of training and development plans


Length of Mentoring Programme

9 months


Funding Support

SPRING Singapore will provide 100% funding support to the participating SMEs for the engagement of SkillsFuture mentor


Criteria for SME Participation

  • At least 30% local shareholding
  • Group Annual Sales of not more than S$100 million OR company’s Group
  • Employment Size of not more than 200
  • Have basic learning and development systems and processes in place i.e. Defined job scopes and deliverables, training plans for employees/interns, etc
  • Engaged SME must committed to the collaboration with SkillsFuture Mentor, and fulfil all the specified deliverables
  • SME not meeting the deliverable will be paying the full programme cost

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