Our programs are funded up to 70% – 90% of the payable fee by the Government (IMDA – Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore) under CITREP+ scheme. Singaporeans above 25 years old can also utilize SkillsFuture Credit to fund their training.
Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+)
CITREP+ supports local ICT professionals in keeping pace with technology shifts through continuous and proactive training. Through the training, they will acquire technical skills sets that will enable them to remain relevant and productive.
Trainees under the programme will receive funding support as follows:
|Category||Training Course and Certification||Certification Only|
|Professionals||Up to 70% – 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee|
|Students and/or Full-Time National Service (NSF)||Up to 100% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Up to 100% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee|
To be eligible for funding support under CITREP+, a trainee must:
- Be a Singapore citizen and Singapore PR at the point of course / certification examination commencement;
- Meet the admission criteria set by the Course Provider or Certificate Awarding Body;
- Be enrolled by the endorsed course provider or testing centre for the intended course or certification in IMDA’s Infocomm Competency Management System (ICMS) before the commencement of the training course or certification.
For Organisation-Sponsored trainees, the sponsoring organisation must be incorporated or registered in Singapore. Employees of Local Government Agencies are not eligible. Employees of these organisations can, however, qualify for CITREP+ under the self-sponsored category.
SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016. Your credit will not expire and the government will provide periodic top-ups, so you may accumulate your credit.