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Hi ! :) I'm sure you can help me with this question.

Post by coupe_z14 » Sat, 14 Jul 2012 10:06 pm

Hi kind Singaporeans , my uncle is planning on opening a saloon school in Singapore and here are the questions.

1. Is it true that years back , Singapore government had a policy to subsidize variety of job trainings/courses and hairdressing was included ?

2. Is it true that the subsidy is still valid nowadays ?

3. Do you know any operating/active hairdressing school in Singapore ? Please tell me if you do.

Any comments and advices are greatly appreciated :)

Note : I am a Thai and have tried my best to search on different official websites. So far , I think the policy has never existed but I can't be too sure. I hope you can help me.

Thank you.

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 14 Jul 2012 10:23 pm

I went to Google and searched using the following terms:
'singapore hairdressing training subsidy'
You'll see for yourself that the results of that suggest there might be a subsidy.

Clues are:
http://www.wda.gov.sg/content/wdawebsit ... dFund.html

I went from one to the next and next. To be honest the sites are not clear (to me), and I could have carried on digging. But hopefully that will give you enough to get going on and get an answer to your questions.

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Post by scarbowl » Sun, 15 Jul 2012 3:10 am

Have you noticed this is an expatriate board? Not many Singaporeans here.

Also, I suggest you consult with a small business attorney to get the best advice. Otherwise, as the PP indicated, you can find a lot from the government website.

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