Prescribed Application Form

Communiqué to Employers & MQA-Registered Training Institutions


Reviewed process for refund of training costs for Non-Award courses



The HRDC hereby informs Employers and MQA-Registered Training Institutions (RTIs) that the refund process under the Training Grant System has been revised following amendments brought to the MQA Act.

A new Modus Operandi for the refund of training costs for Non-Award courses which are being conducted by RTIs and Employers, will be operational as from 1st April 2020 as follows:

FOR REGISTERED TRAINING INSTITUTIONS (RTIs)
Non−Award Courses
Courses already approved by the MQA New Courses
The HRDC will continue to refund the training costs for non-award courses based on the existing course approval as follows:
  • Up to 30th June 2021: For courses with validity period ending during period 1st April 2020 to 30th Jun
  • Up to their respective validity:: For courses whose validity will end after 30th June 2021.
(Note: Provided that all approved components in the MQA Approval of Course letter remain unchanged)
As from 1st April 2020, MQA Approval of Course will not be a requirement for refund of training cost
RTIs are required to seek approval of course fees from the HRDC at least 10 working days before the start of the respective courses. Details of courses and trainers must be submitted on the prescribed form available at www.rti.hrdc.mu

FOR EMPLOYERS
Non − Award Courses
Courses conducted by Registered Training Institutions In-House and Overseas Courses
The current process for refund of training costs is applicable. As from 1st April 2020, MQA Approval of Course will not be a requirement for refund of training cost.
Employers are required to submit the G1 application form together with all relevant documents/information on the existing HRDC Online Training Grant System 10 working days before the start of respective courses to seek prior approval of the cost structure from HRDC.
(Note: All other conditions and criteria for eligibility under the Training Grant System remain unchanged)

For additional information kindly consult the Manual of Procedures available on the HRDC website at: www.rti.hrdc.mu
For any further information, please contact the HRDC helpdesk:
Tel: 4644235/4544009   |   Email: rti@hrdc.mu