SBL Scheme

For programmes / courses under the SBL Scheme, prior approvals must be obtained from PSMB’s Secretariat. Under this scheme, employers are allowed to identify their own training needs and to implement their training programmes to retrain and upgrade their employees’ skills in line with their operational and business requirements. Training programmes can be conducted either on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both to suit the requirements of the organisations. Training programmes can be conducted by  internal trainers, external trainers or overseas trainers should expertise in a specific area is not available locally. To qualify for training grants, training programmes must be structured and have the following:-

  • Specific training objectives.

  • Specific training activities or lesson plans.

  • Guided instructions by qualified instructors / trainers.

  • Assessment to determine the level of attainment of the training objectives.



Fill up form PSMB/PGL/1/09 or thru Employer Information System (EIS).  

Attach the following supporting documents: 

 i) Quotation on course fee;
ii) Trainer’s biodata;
iii) Course contents; and
iv) Other related documents, where applicable.

  • Submit the duly completed form to PSMB before the commencement of training. (Application form must reach PSMB at least one (1) day before training commences).

  • Approval, query or rejection will be given by PSMB within ten (10) working days from the date of receipt of the application.



Fill up form PSMB/T/1/09

Attach the following supporting documents:

 i) Receipts;
ii) Payment vouchers; and
iii) Other related documents, where applicable.

  • Submit the duly completed claim form to PSMB upon the completion of training for reimbursement.


Note : Copies of the documents must be certified according to PSMB’s format.


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