EU Funding Schemes

Get Qualified Scheme

GET QUALIFIED is an initiative that supports the personal development of individuals for the achievement of qualifications and certifications required by industry. The incentive is applicable to individuals following a course of studies leading to a certification, diploma, degree or post-graduate degree courses. Upon successful completion the student will benefit from a tax credit enabling them to recover part of the costs incurred. 

Students following courses approved by the Ministry for Education and Employment are granted tax credits on the following costs:

  • fees paid by the individual to the university, institution or other entity recognized by the Ministry for Education and Employment  for the training and educational services leading to the approved qualification.

  • fees for sitting for examinations required to achieve the approved qualification.

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Investing in Skills Scheme

The Scheme was launched to promote the training of persons actively participating in the Maltese Labour Market, with the aim to increase productivity and enhance adaptability. 

With a budget of €8 million available until 30th June 2020, this scheme falls under Malta’s Operational Programme II of the European Social Fund - ‘Investing in human capital to create more opportunities and promote the well-being of society’ for the 2014-2020 programming period.

Eligible applicants cover all Employers having an economic activity irrespective of their legal form. These include partnerships, companies, family businesses, associations, individual self-employed or other body of persons, NGOs and Social Partners.

NGOs and Social Partners not having an economic activity are also eligible to benefit from the scheme.

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Training Pay Scheme

The Training Pays Scheme, forms part of the ESF.01.001 – Training for Employment Project and it aims to assist individuals to develop and/or improve their skills by participating in further off-the-job education and training. 

The scheme offers assistance in the form of a training grant to aid participants with costs relating to training. This grant will be awarded to the individual (trainee) after successful completion of their training. 

The Scheme is open to applicants of working age population 16 to 64 years as per applicable law.  In the case of persons aged between 16 and 24, they must not be participating under the Youth Guarantee NEET Activation Scheme II.

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