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.
Firms conducting TNAs will receive a refund of an amount equivalent to 25% of their eligible Grant Refund subject to a ceiling of:
(i) Rs 75,000 if the TNA is conducted by a certified In-house resource persons approved by the HRDC and
(ii) Rs 150,000 if the TNA is conducted by an outside firm/consultant approved by the HRDC.
Registered training centres having their own/rented building, infrastructure and training facilities will be eligible for refund of 50% of the cost on purchase of new multimedia equipment. The refund will be subject to a maximum total limit of Rs 200,000 per training centre. The support will cover, amongst others, purchase of the following equipment:
• LCD projector,
• Computer and licensed software,
• Overhead projector,
and such other equipment as may be approved by the HRDC.
Registered training centres can claim 50% of relevant training expenses up to a ceiling of Rs 200,000 per week for a maximum period of 2 weeks in case they bring in foreign resource persons in scarcity and/or priority areas to conduct training in Mauritius subject to the following:
1. The training centre will be eligible to bring in up to a maximum of 5 resource persons during any financial year ending 31 December.
2. The same resource person cannot come more than twice during the same financial year for the same training centre..
The Pre Operational Training Incentive scheme is a programme under which an advance is offered as incentive to attract investment in emerging sectors which require a relatively high level of initial skills.
Under this scheme the HRDC provides an advance equivalent to 50% of the estimated qualifying training costs during the first year of operation of firms which are in the process of being set up.