Special Training Assistance Scheme
(Skim Bantuan Latihan Khas
Special Training Assistance Scheme (SBL-Khas) is a major scheme of the HRDF. Under this scheme, financial assistance in the form of training grants may be considered for all types of training programs tailored to the needs of employers registered with HRDF. Basic principles of this scheme are as follows
Qualification Requirements for Employers
All employers registered with HRDF and have paid the HRD levy for the first month of registration are eligible to apply for training grants, subject to financial assistance and the terms and conditions determined by HRDF from time to time.
Training Grant Claims
Training Grant claims will be paid upon submission of the claim form by the employers after the completion of the training programme. It should be submitted by using the online claim form of which can be obtained from HRDF officers or the website. To avoid any delays in processing claims, employers should ensure that the form is complete and correct. Relevant receipts must also be included. All copies of receipts or supporting documents must be certified by the employer.
The claim form must be signed by an authorized officer from the employer’s side or any officer holding the post as specified in the claim form. Claims must be submitted upon completion of training and all costs have been paid. The claim form must be submitted no later than June 30 the next year.
Payment will not be made if the trainees did not attend the full training programme. A trainee is deemed to have completed the training programme if he/she had followed at least 75% of them and takes all the examinations / tests, if needed.
Cheque or credit statement (E-disbursement) will be posted to employers. The statement for each calculation/payment will be given as well for reference.