Term: 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
To build a strong core of local ICT professionals with Smart Nation capabilities, CITREP+ has been expanded to support entry-level professionals since April 2016 to build specialised ICT skills through broad-based training courses and certifications.
|Category||Type||Training Course and Certification||Citizenship Support|
|Organisation-Sponsored||Non SMEs||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Singapore Citizen|
|SMEs||Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Singapore Citizen|
|Self-Sponsored||Professionals||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Singapore Citizen|
|Professionals (40 years old and above, as of 1 Jan of the current year)||Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Singapore Citizen|
|Students and/or Full-Time National Service (NSF)||Up to 100% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,000 per trainee||Singapore Citizen|
1Based on SPRING’s definition of SMEs, SMEs are defined as companies having:
Group tracing includes all corporate shareholder(s) holding more than 50% of total shareholding of the company and any subsequent corporate parents and all subsidiaries of the company
For course and certification fees support, the trainee must complete the course and pass all examinations required by the certification or post-training assessment within 12 months from the course commencement date with the following conditions:
For certification fees support, the trainee must pass all examinations required by the certification and achieve the final certification status within 12 months from the commencement date of the first examination. If the endorsed course does not lead to any certification (non-certifiable programme), the trainee must complete and pass the post-course assessment in accordance to the endorsed roadmap.
All course endorsement and claim applications must be submitted online via the online system known as Infocomm Competency Management System (ICMS).
Applicants must upload and attach the supporting documents via ICMS during the submission of online applications.
Centre for Health Informatics will provide trainees with all the relevant supporting documents required to submit the claim:
The sponsoring organisations and self-sponsored individuals must have a valid ICMS account to submit a CITREP+ claim. To apply for a new organisation or individual account, please click here.
Self-sponsored applicants must have their SingPass ID and password to access ICMS. To find out more and/or apply for SingPass, please click here.
Sponsoring organisations will require either SingPass ID or CorpPass ID to access ICMS. After December 2017, business entities will have to access ICMS using CorpPass ID. To find out more and/or apply for CorpPass, please click here.
To access ICMS, please click here.
To download CITREP+ guides, please click here.
Trainees who wish to claim for CITREP+ funding must submit their online claim applications to IMDA via ICMS upon course or certification completion. Please refer to the Claim Application Guide for detailed application procedures.
For Organisation-Sponsored Trainees, the claim application will be submitted by the sponsoring organisation.
For Self-Sponsored Trainees, the claim application has to be completed by the individual.
All claims for CITREP+ disbursement must be submitted to IMDA within three (3) months from completion date of the last examination or final post-training assessment. Late submissions will not be accepted. Applications with incomplete supporting documents will be rejected for processing.
The SkillsFuture Credit aims to strengthen ownership of skills development and lifelong learning. Credits provided to Singapore Citizens can be used to pay for course fees for attending work skills-related courses, on top of CITREP+ subsidy, for self sponsored trainees.