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Invest on suitable training programme for your career development and be the best of who you are in your area of expertise. SCS works hand in hand with government agencies to provide affordable training programmes for our ICM community so you can just focus on what's important during your learning journey.

For Individuals

Name of Funding Singapore Citizen Singapore PR Foreigner
SkillsFuture Credit Eligible - -
Critical Infocomm Technology
Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+)
Eligible - -


For Companies

Name of Funding Singapore Citizen Singapore PR Foreigner
Critical Infocomm Technology
Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+)
Eligible - -
Funding Support - SkillsFuture Credit

The SkillsFuture Credit are credits which Singapore Citizens (SCs) can use to pay for out-of-pocket course fees for attending work-skills related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies provided by the Government.

Under the SkillsFuture Credit, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above will receive an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. Through the month of January 2016, eligible Singaporeans will receive their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter. They will then be able to access their account to use their credit for courses that commence on or after 1 January 2016.

Click here for more details about this scheme.

Click here for list of FAQ about this scheme.

Funding Support - CITREP+  (Term: 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017)

Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme (CITREP) was established by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) since 1996 with the objective to accelerate the development of emerging, critical and specialised infocomm skills to meet Singapore's infocomm manpower needs.

Under CITREP+, IDA will partner training providers to develop and offer quality infocomm professional development technology courses in areas aligned to build local core of ICT professionals with Smart Nation capabilities.

Training courses and certifications which impart knowledge and skills in the identified skill areas will be evaluated and endorsed under CITREP+. Self-sponsored trainees and organisations sponsoring their employees in these endorsed courses and certifications can apply for CITREP+ funding support.

Course and Certification Fees Support for CSTP Programme
  • Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification / assessment fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee.

Eligibility Criteria for CITREP+ Funding Support

Trainees must:
  • Be a Singapore Citizen, unless otherwise stipulated by IDA.
  • Be enrolled for CITREP+ by the endorsed course providers for their intended courses or certifications before commencement.
  • Commence the endorsed training courses or certification examinations between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017 (or otherwise stipulated by IDA).
  • Meet the admission criteria set by the Course Provider or Certification Awarding Body (CAB).
For Organisation-Sponsored Trainees
  • The sponsoring organisation must be incorporated or registered in Singapore.
  • Employees of Local Government Agencies are not eligible. However, employees of these organizations can qualify under the self-sponsored category.

For Course and Certification Fees Support, the trainee must complete the course at least 75% attendance of the training course based on the endorsed roadmap and pass all examinations required by the certification within 12 months from the course commencement date.

Contact Information
For more information, please contact CITREP Hotline at:
Tel: 63-CITREP (6324-8737)
Email: ida_citrep@ida.gov.sg
Website: www.ida.gov.sg/CITREP

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