*Up to 90% CITREP+ funding support available for
Enterprise Architecture Certification Training Programmes

(Valid from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2021)
 
MR Code: CITREP+/FY19/MR/19-08/761 
CITREP+ is a programme under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) – an initiative of SkillsFuture, driven by InfocommMedia Development Authority (IMDA) and in partnership with strategic partners; Workforce Singapore (WSG) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), as well as collaboration with industry partners and hiring employers. TeSA offers various programmes to support professionals to upgrade and acquire new infocommtechnology (ICT) skills and domain knowledge that are in demand, and to stay competitive and meet the challenges of a fast-moving digital landscape.

Roadmap for Maximum Learning Experience

 

Category Type Singapore Citizen Permanent Resident
(with effect from 1 August 2017)
Training Course and Certification Certification Only Training Course and Certification Certification Only
Organisation-Sponsored Non SMEs Up to 70% 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 Up to 70% 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
SMEs Up to 90% of the nett payable course and Certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee
Professionals (40 years old and above)
Self-Sponsored Professionals Up to 70% 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    
 

Up to 70% 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 
 

Professionals (40 years old and above) Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification
fees,
capped at $3,000 per trainee

List of Citrep+ Supported Courses:​​


Enterprise Architecture Skillsets
Certificate of Fundamental Understanding in Aligning IT with Business (Business IT Architecture Fundamental training)
IASA Foundation Certified (Architecture Core training)
Associate Certificate in Business Technology Strategy (Business Technology Strategy training)
Associate Certificate in Infrastructure Architecture (Infrastructure Architecture training)
Associate Certificate in Software Architecture (Software Architecture training)
- Associate Certificate in Business Architecture (Business Architecture training)
Certificate of Fundamental Understanding in Architecting Software Using Object Oriented Analysis & Design (Architecting Software with Object Oriented Analysis and Design training)
Associate Certificate in Information Architecture (Information Architecture training)
Associate Certificate in Solution Architecture (Solution Architecture training)



Enterprise Architecture Framework and Modeling Language
Archimate® 3 Foundation and Practitioner 
- TOGAF® 9 Certified



ITIL4®
ITIL4® Foundation Certification
- ITIL4® Managing Professional Certification
 
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 www.imtalent.sg/citrep for full details.
 
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As announced by Manpower Minister Josephine Teo at Budget 2020, the SEP Support Scheme will provide Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) with a training allowance of S$7.50 per hour, from 1 to 30 April 2020, when they attend courses under the SkillsFuture series, as well as sector-specific training programmes. Updated as at 26 March 2020 - From 1 May 2020, the Government will bring up the hourly training allowance from S$7.50 per hour of training to S$10 per hour of training, as announced by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat in his Resilience Budget speech. Read more

General Information on NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)

Application for NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individual ownership of skills development and lifelong learning.

All Singaporeans aged 25 or above will receive SkillsFuture Credit of $500 from January 2016.

On 1 October 2020, the Government will provide a one-off SkillsFuture Credit Top-up of $500 for all eligible Singaporeans aged 25 or above by 31 December 2020. Singaporeans aged 40 to 60 will also receive an Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) of $500 by 31 December 2020. These new SkillsFuture Credit provisions will expire on 31 December 2025. 

All Singaporeans (Self-sponsored) aged 25 and above can use the SkillsFuture Credit to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website www.skillsfuture.sg/credit for more information.

Financial Training Scheme (FTS)

The Financial Training Scheme ("FTS") provides funding for financial sector-specific training programmes which are recognized under FTS.

Enhanced support for FIs and Individuals

In light of the economic challenges arising from COVID-19, MAS announced support of up to S$90 million, to encourage financial institutions and individuals to make use of the downtime for training and deepening of skills.
These include:
(1) Enhancements of course fee subsidies for FTS courses
AND
(2) Training Allowance Grant for locals who participate in FTS courses


1) Enhanced Funding Support for FTS 

MAS will enhance course fee subsidies for locals attending accredited or recognised courses up to 90%. This existing scheme will also be expanded to include workers in eligible FinTech firms. 

 

Enhanced Funding Support 

Funding Quantum

90% of direct training cost*

 

Available for training programmes commencing between 8 April 2020 and 31 December 2021 (both dates inclusive).

 

Advanced disbursement of course fees subsidies available for training programmes commencing between 8 April 2020 and 31 December 2020 (both dates inclusive).

Grant Cap

S$2,000 per participant per programme

Training Grant Allowance (TAG)

Only available for training programmes commencing between 8 April 2020 and 31 December 2020 (both dates inclusive) and completed no later than 31 March 2021

 

Refer to below for TAG rates.

Eligible Individuals

  • Only company-sponsored individuals
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents, physically based in Singapore
  • Successfully completed FTS recognised  programme.

Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants

  • Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS)
  • FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association
  • Insurance companies registered in Singapore

*Direct training cost would be based on the gross programme fee charged by the external training provider or apportioned basic salaries of internal staff involved in developing and/ or delivering in-house programmes. Qualifying expenses include training costs incurred for both executive and non-executive staff, as well as staff employed on a short-term basis (less than one year, inclusive of contract staff and interns). Apportioned basic salaries of full time in-house trainers involved in developing and/or delivering in-house programmes will also be eligible for support.

(2) Training Allowance Grant

The Training Allowance Grant (TAG) aims to help Financial Institutions, FinTech firms and Insurance companies manage manpower costs and support the skills upgrade of their employees. 

 

Company Sponsored Participants

Grant Amount

S$15/hour of eligible training and assessment hours

Eligible FTS Courses

  • Commencing between 8 April 2020 to 31 December 2020 (both dates inclusive)
  • Completed no later than 31 March 2021

Eligible Participants

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents, physically based in Singapore

TAG will only be disbursed to the sponsoring company upon the participants’ successful completion of the FTS programme. 

 

Submission of Claims

For more details about the enhanced funding support and claims process please refer to the FAQ here

Financial Institutions and FinTech firms may email their queries to [email protected]

Courses available for FTS Funding:


Enterprise Architecture Skillsets
Certificate of Fundamental Understanding in Aligning IT with Business (Business IT Architecture Fundamental training)
IASA Foundation Certified (Architecture Core training)
Associate Certificate in Business Technology Strategy (Business Technology Strategy training)
Associate Certificate in Infrastructure Architecture (Infrastructure Architecture training)
Associate Certificate in Software Architecture (Software Architecture training)
Associate Certificate in Business Architecture (Business Architecture training)
Certificate of Fundamental Understanding in Architecting Software Using Object Oriented Analysis & Design (Architecting Software with Object Oriented Analysis and Design training)
Associate Certificate in Information Architecture (Information Architecture training)
Associate Certificate in Solution Architecture (Solution Architecture training)


Enterprise Architecture Framework and Modeling Language

Archimate® 3 Foundation and Practitioner 
TOGAF® 9 Certified 

-  ITIL4® Foundation Certification
ITIL4® Managing Professional Certification

Check out other Regional Training Schedules or Learning Certifications​​​​​
For enquiries, please contact us at (65) 6386 0331 / 32
Email: [email protected]