Administered by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the CITREP+ funding support is eligible for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Valid for courses and examinations commencing from 1 April 2019. terms and conditions apply. Please visit go.gov.sg/imtalent for full details
To find out more on funding support, please click go.gov.sg/tesacitrep for more information. Courses under CITREP+, are now eligible for Skill Future Credit Scheme (SFC) deduction. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of $500. They can utilize this credit to pay for courses and exam fee: https://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
Students/NSF applying for up to 100% funding support must be:
No, you will need to obtain the Singapore citizenship or Permanent Resident status before commencing the course and/or examination before you can qualify for the CITREP funding support.
It is mandatory to upload the required supporting documents as soft copies during claims submission in ICMS. For documents that are not uploaded successfully or missing documents, please email to email@example.com.
All trainees must be enrolled for CITREP+ by the Course Providers prior to commencement for the intended course and/or certification examination before they can qualify for the funding support.
Without valid enrolment record by the Course Providers before course/and or certification examination commencement in the ICMS system, trainees will not be eligible to apply for CITREP+ funding support.
The ICMS system will generate an acknowledgement page informing you that the online application has been successfully submitted to IMDA with a claim application reference number. You may print this acknowledgement page to accompany your submission of supporting documents and for future reference.
Upon complete submission of all the required supporting documents, IMDA will process the application and notify you within 6 weeks on the status of approval/rejection. For successful application, the disbursement will be made via GIRO to the Applicant within 3 weeks from the approval notification.
Each applicant may apply for CITREP+ funding for different training courses or certification examinations. However, each applicant can only apply for CITREP+ funding support once for the same CITREP+ course or certification examination.
If the trainee fails, the certification examination on the first try and retake the examination, can the certification fees for the subsequent examinations be supported for CITREP+ funding too?
No. Trainee can only apply for CITREP+ funding for the certification examination once for the same training course / certification upon passing of the examination.