HRDC refunds 50% of the cost of an economy air fare up to a maximum of Rs30,000 per trainee for an MQA approved course for a maximum period of 2 weeks. The course fees are refunded as per grant formula. All the above cost fall within the grant ceiling of the Employer.
The number of trainees who will benefit from the scheme will be as follows:
(a) Firms with less than 25 employees will be eligible for a maximum of 6 trainees per year,
(b) Firms employing between 25 and 100 employees will be eligible for a maximum of 10 trainees per year, and
(c) Firms with more than 100 employees will be eligible for a maximum of 20 trainees per year.