EU Funding Schemes

Get Qualified Scheme – managed by Ministry for Education

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.

More information can be found here.

Investing in Skills Scheme – managed by Jobsplus

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 €5 million available until 30th June 2023, 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.

More information can be found here

Training Pay Scheme – managed by Jobsplus

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.

More information can be found here.