Career Schemes

Achieve your aspirations with our career schemes and vocations, and discover the excitement of life in RSAF. We offer a highly competitive range of financial and educational benefits, across all our career schemes.

Enhanced Warrant Officers Scheme (EWOS)

As a Warrant Officer, you are the Subject Matter Expert in tactical warfighting competencies. You are part of the leadership echelon, responsible for maintaining our optimum warfighting capability, through training, morale and discipline. Promotion to a Warrant Officer can be as early as your 6th year and is dependent on your level of progress and success through assignments, training and military education. In addition, we groom you for higher leadership roles and provide an environment for you to upgrade to better opportunities and greater job responsibilities. Under the Warrant Officers Scheme, you can also look forward to upgrading your academic qualifications.

Benefits & Rewards

  • Premium Plan

    The Premium Plan is a savings and retirement plan that provides financial stability till the age of 55.

  • CPF Top-up Account

    To ensure that you receive the equivalent CPF benefits as employees in the private sector, a portion of your CPF contributions will be deposited into this account. The amount is invested under the Premium Fund and the amount accumulated with returns will be credited back to your CPF Account upon completion of your service.

  • Career and Retirement Endowment (CARE)

    Your CARE contribution will start as early as the 6th year for 3WO. This will provide you with extra financial comfort and security when you retire.

  • Premium Bonuses

    You can look forward to 10 months and up to 6 months of premium Bonus at the end of your 3rd year and 6th year respectively. Warrant Officers who stay until the 12th year will receive up to 8 months Premium Bonus in cash and another 8 months into their CARE accounts.

  • Sign-on Bonus

    For those who are not starting on or undergoing sponsored studies, you will receive a one-time Sign-on Bonus of $30,000.

  • FLEXible Benefits

    FLEX allows you to plan your benefits according to your needs. Each year, you will be given FLEX credits, where 1 FLEX credit is equivalent to $1, to pay for your insurance, vacations, education, medical needs and more.

    Stage 1 600 credits per year (for the first 6 years of service)
    Stage 2 800 credits per year (from the 7th to 12th year of service)
    Stage 3 1000 credits per year (from the 13th year of service onwards)
  • Early Degree Sponsorship

    Good performers can apply for CLASS Degree Sponsorship to pursue full-time studies at local universities. This can be as early as the end of their 3rd year of service.

  • Post-Retirement Medical Insurance (PRMI)

    Medical Insurance premiums from retirement till age 60 will be paid for by the SAF. You must retire on or after age 50 and have at least 10 years of service.

  • Other Benefits

    The SAF has a comprehensive set of benefits for all our servicemen and servicewomen, including wedding gifts, newborn gifts and wedding anniversary gifts. You will also enjoy special corporate rates for holiday resorts, mobile plans, group insurance, travel insurance and other exciting lifestyle benefits.