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Starting Jan 1, Singaporeans aged 25 and above will get S$500 credit to upgrade themselves

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[SINGAPORE] Starting next year, Singaporeans will get S$500 to spend on a range of 10,000 courses to upgrade their skills.

From Jan 1, more than 2 million Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an initial SkillsFuture Credit of S$500. These can be used to fund government-approved courses in 57 areas, including workplace literacy and numeracy, masters in nursing, or elementary Chinese restaurant cooking.

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