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Funded Programmes

 
 
     SSG Funding - Company-Sponsored Applicants
 
 
(a)  Eligibility Criteria
(b)  Funding for Small-Medium Enterprise (SME)
(c)  Funding for Non Small-Medium Enterprise (Non-SME)
(d)  Absentee Payroll  

Terms & Conditions for WSQ Programmes
  
 
     SSG Funding - Self-sponsored Applicants
 
 
(a) Eligibility Criteria
(b) Funding for Individual
(c) Training Allowances  

Terms & Conditions for WSQ Programmes
 
 
     SkillsFuture Credit
 
 
 
     NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
 
 
 
     ACRA Funding
 
 
 
     Courses Available for Funding
 
 
 
     SSG Funding
 
 
 SSG Training Grant is available to both company-sponsored applicants and self-sponsored applicants.

1. Company-Sponsored Applicants

Employers can apply via the SkillsConnect system to obtain training assistance for course fees and funding for absentee payroll. The grant application should be submitted no earlier than 180 days before course start date and no later than 30 days after course start date.

a. Eligibility Criteria

  • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore and;
  • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
  • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
  • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
  • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training and;
  • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).
  • Sponsoring Company needs to pay ISCA the Nett fees and apply the WDA Training Grant (TG) & Absentee Payroll (AP) at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg. For more information on funding, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg    

b. Funding for Small-Medium Enterprise (SME)

 

 

Type of Courses

Singapore Citizen and PR1
(Baseline Funding)

Singapore Citizen

Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy2

Workfare Training Scheme3

Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG

Non-PME level courses

90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour

95% of course fees

PME level courses

90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour

Non-Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG

Non – PME and PME level course

$2/hour

     

    1: Permanent Resident
    2: For applicants aged 40 years old and above
    3: For applicants aged 35 years old and above, monthly salary not more than SGD$2000 or 13 years old and above for Person with Disabilities)

    c. Funding for Non Small-Medium Enterprise (Non–SME)

     

     

    Type of Courses

    Singapore Citizen and PR1
    (Baseline Funding)

    Singapore Citizen

    Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy2

    Workfare Training Scheme3

    Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG

    Non-PME level courses

    80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour

    90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour

    95% of course fees

    PME level courses

    50% of course fees, capped at $15/hour

    90% of course fees, capped at $50/hour

    Non-Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG

    Non – PME and PME level course

    $2/hour

     

    1: Permanent Resident
    2: For applicants aged 40 years old and above
    3: For applicants aged 35 years old and above, monthly salary not more than SGD$2000 or 13 years old and above for Person with Disabilities)

    d. Absentee Payroll

     

    Organization Type

    Type of Courses

    Singapore Citizen and PR1
    (Baseline Funding)

    Singapore Citizen

    Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy2

    Workfare Training Scheme3

    SME

    Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG
    (Non – PME and PME level course)

    80% of hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hour

    95% of hourly basic salary

    Non-SME

    Non-Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG
    (Non – PME and PME level course)

    80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50/hour

    95% of hourly basic salary

     

    1: Permanent Resident
    2: For applicants aged 40 years old and above
    3: For applicants aged 35 years old and above, monthly salary not more than SGD$2000 or 13 years old and above for Person with Disabilities)

    2. Self-Sponsored Applicants

     

    a. Eligibility Criteria

    • Applicant must either be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
    • Applicant must be at least 21 years old and;
    • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
    • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.

    b. Funding for Individual

     

     

    Type of Courses

    Singapore Citizen and PR1
    (Baseline Funding)

    Singapore Citizen

    Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy2

    Workfare Training Scheme3

    Certifiable Courses Approved by SSG

    Non-PME level courses

    80% of course fees, capped at $17/hour

    90% of course fees, capped at $25/hour

    95% of course fees

     

    1: Permanent Resident
    2: For applicants aged 40 years old and above
    3: For applicants aged 35 years old and above, monthly salary not more than SGD$2000 or 13 years old and above for Person with Disabilities)


    c. Training Allowance

    Training Allowance at $4.50 per hour in addition to course fee subsidies is available for those under the Workfare Training Support scheme. For more information about claiming for Training Allowance, please click here.

    3. Terms & Conditions for WSQ Programmes

    1. COURSE REGISTRATION

      Participant is successfully enrolled for the course once the invoice is generated. The course will commence when the minimum enrolment number is met.

    2. INVOICING

      An invoice will only be generated after the registration is completed. For revision of invoice, there will be an administrative fee of S$40 (subject to prevailing GST).

    3. WDA TRAINING GRANT

      The eligibility criteria for the different categories of grant are listed as follows:

    Company-sponsored Employee

    • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore  
    • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.
    • Applicant must be employed, and is either Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
    • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments.   
    • Applicant must be fully sponsored by the Company for all costs associated with the training.  
    • Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate cheque, corporate GIRO, corporate credit card).
    • Sponsoring Company needs to pay ISCA the Nett fees and apply the WDA Training Grant (TG) & Absentee Payroll (AP) at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg. For more information on funding, please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg                                                                       

    Self-sponsored Applicant

    • Applicant must either be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore and;
    • Applicant must be aged 21 years & above and;
    • Applicant must achieve at least 75% attendance, and pass all examinations /assessments and;
    • Applicant is taking the course for the first time.

    4. ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENHANCED FUNDING

    SME Enhanced Training Support

    • Company must be registered or incorporated in Singapore  with at least 30% local shareholding being held by Singapore Citizens (SCs) or Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) AND hiring not more than 200 employees (at group level) or with an annual sales turnover (at group level) of not more than S$100 million).                  

    SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

    • Applicant must be a Singapore Citizen, aged 40 years & above 

    Workfare Training Suppost (WTS)

    • Applicant must be a Singapore Citizen, aged 35 years & above and monthly income not more than $2000 or;
    • 13 years old and above for Person with Disabilities) and;
    • Applicant is taking the WTS qualifying course for the first time.                  

    5. REQUEST FOR REPLACEMENT, DEFERMENT OR SWITCH

    (There will be STRICTLY no refund for non-attendance)      

    When a participant cannot attend a programme, he/she may request to send a replacement. In the event that a participant is unable to find a participant replacement, he can defer or switch programme.                                                                                                                                                                  
    Replacement of Participant

    • A replacement of participants can only be done for corporate registration. A top-up fee will be levied in the case whereby a member participant is replaced by a non-member (for courses that have different fees for non-ISCA members). No refund will be made if a non-member is replaced by a member.                                                   

    Deferment of Programme

    • In the event where a participant is unable to find a replacement, he/she may request to defer to the next session (subject to availability) or switch to another programme.
    • A fee of S$40 (subject to prevailing GST) will be charged upon approval of switch / deferment. A written request for replacement of participant / deferment / switch should be made at least 3 (three) working days prior to the programme commencement.

    Switch to another programme

    • A top-up fee will be levied in the case where a participant switches to a programme of a higher fee. No refunds will be made if the participant switches to a programme of a lower fee.           

    A fee of S$40 (subject to prevailing GST) will be charged upon approval of switch / deferment. A written request for replacement of participant / deferment / switch should be made at least 3 (three) working days prior to the programme commencement.

    6. MEDICAL / COMPASSIONATE REASONS

    In the event of non-attendance due to medical / compassionate grounds, participants are to inform the Institute in writing within two days after the programme end date with supporting documents or medical certificates.

    7. WSQ COURSE REFUND POLICY

    Before the course is confirmed by ISCA, the participant can withdraw from the WSQ course. However, the refund will be prorated according to the following criteria:

     

    Written Notice received

    % of refund

    More than 60 days from the WSQ course commencement date

    100%

    30 to 60 days from the WSQ course commencement date

    50%

    Within 30 days from the WSQ course commencement date

    0%

     

    Approval will be granted on a case-by-case basis. All refund will be in the form of credit voucher where the participant can use to pay for another course organised by ISCA.                                                                                                                                                          
          
    Once the course and seat(s) are confirmed by the Institute, there will be STRICTLY no refund for non-attendance. All participants are liable for the Full Programme Fees in the event of non-attendance.

    8. WSQ E-STATEMENT OF ATTAINMENT (SOA)

    In addition to the ISCA e-Certificate of Attendance (e-COA), participants who successfully completed the course & passed the assessment(s) will be awarded a WSQ SOA (electronic copy). The e-SOA can be downloaded by the participant at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg after WDA has generated the e-SOA.

    9. TERMS OF SERVICE

    The Institute reserves the right to change the above terms and conditions without notice. The Institute will exercise all possible care to run the confirmed seminars, however, in the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Institute reserves the right to cancel or defer the seminars, and/or change in venue, speaker, seminar dates and fees. The Institute will take all reasonable efforts to notify participants of the changes.

    The Institute seeks to collect and may use and/or disclose your personal data for matters relating to your course enrolment and/or the conduct of the Institute's business in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012. The Institute may from time to time use your personal data to inform you of related news, CPE activities, members' benefits, goods, services, facilities and events. The Institute may also use your personal data for the conduct of statistical research and studies, and analyse the data collected to administer, develop and improve its services. 

    By enrolling in a course and/or participating in any events or activities organized by the Institute (including any purchases of goods and services from the Institute), you consent to the collection and use of your personal data in accordance with the ISCA's Privacy and Data Protection Policy: http://isca.org.sg/privacy-and-data-protection-policy/

    If you wish to unsubscribe and withdraw your consent, you can also do so by clicking on the link(s) provided below:

    Withdrawal of consent for marketing via:

    1. Electronic Direct Mailer (EDM): http://cpe.edm.isca.org.sg/sub_unsubscription/epub_unsubscription.asp   or
    2. Voice calls, text or fax:

    http://www.isca.org.sg/consent
    Alternatively, you can inform us via email at cpe@isca.org.sg           

     
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         SkillsFuture Credit
     
     

    All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016. The SkillsFuture credit will not expire and the government will provide periodic top-ups. You may accumulate your credit and use your credit to pay for or offset skills related course fees by applying for claim(s) starting January 2016. For more details about this scheme and submission on SkillsFuture claim, please visit http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit

    If you wish to disburse your SkillsFuture Credit to ISCA, please login to SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) portal (http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) with your Singpass, 60 days before the course start date to submit the SkillsFuture Credit Claim and obtain the necessary approval. For more information on SFC procedure, please click here

    Failure to submit claim application via SkillsFuture Portal and obtain necessary approval before the course start date will result in an administrative fee of $42.80 levied to revise the invoice based on the amount of SkillsFuture Credit you have indicated to use.

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         NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
     
     
    UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members. NTUC member gets to enjoy UTAP funding 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
    For more information on UTAP Funding, please click here.
     
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         ACRA Funding
     
     
    The following courses are subsidised by ACRA for up to 50% of course fees (excluding GST). Terms and Conditions apply. Please click onto the respective course titles to view the eligibility criteria and course information.
     
     
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         Courses Available for Funding
     
     
     Self-SponsoredCompany-Sponsored
    WSQ CoursesWDA
    Funding
    SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP FundingWDA
    Funding
    SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding
    WD001: WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills   
    WD002: WSQ Apply for Basic Negotiation Skills and Techniques   
    WD003: WSQ An Introduction to the Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act for Non-Legal Personnel  
    WD004: WSQ Assist in the Development of a Business Plan  
    WD005: WSQ Lead Workplace Communication and Engagement   
    WD006: WSQ Solve Problems and Make Decisions at Managerial Level   
    WD007: ICDL Secure Use of IT   
    WD008: WSQ Develop and Establish Financial Budget and Plans   
    CPE Courses WDA
    Funding
     SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding WDA
    Funding
     SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding

    A016: Financial Reporting Standards: An Overview

        
    A080: Hedge Accounting: A Practical Approach    
    A083: Preparation of Financial Statements: Essential FRSs   
    A089: Consolidated Financial Statements: Preparation and Presentation in the Singapore Context    
    A113: SFRS for Small Entities: The Practical SME Accounting Toolkit     
    A131: FRS110, FRS111, FRS112 & FRS113: Framework on Consolidated Financial Statements and Fair Value Measurement    
    A147: Deferred Tax Accounting Masterclass     
    A189: Deferred Tax Computation using Excel Spreadsheet    
    A196: Analysis and Review of Public Sector Accounting: SB-FRS    
    A908: Financial Reporting Standards: Annual Updates     
    ADT034: Group Audits   
    ADT068: Client Risk Assessment: What Audit Managers and Partners Should Watch Out For     
    ADT091: Audit Manual Master Class: Understanding the Appropriate Documentation for SME Audits with an Emphasis on Practice Monitoring     
    ADT121: PMP: Salient Guidance on Recommended Practices and Essential Documentation for Public Accountants   
    ADT128: Overview of Essential Singapore Standards on Auditing    
    AER: Advanced Excel for Reporting    
    BAR: Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR)    
    BF007: Financial Instruments: Understanding the Mechanics and Valuation Techniques    
    BF013: Business Valuation & Analysis: Corporate Restructuring & Funding – Practical Applications for Decision Makers   
    BF016: Derivative Products: Hedging, Speculation - Transaction Recording- Accounting Issues and Disclosure     
    BF036: Financial Risk Management: Implementation & Monitoring (with Practical Applications)    
    BF037: Corporate Finance: Making better Financial Decisions    
    BF066: Mergers and Acquisitions – Master Class   

    BF071A: An Integrated and Enterprise Wide Approach to Risk Management New
        
    BF091: Understanding Business Planning & Budgeting    
    BF092 : Cost-Benefit Analysis Of Business Development Plans    
    BF093: Effective Management Accounts    
    BF095: Activity-Based Costing for Business Management    
    BF103: Corporate Treasury Management & Strategies in Volatile Market Conditions    
    E061: Accounting Ethics: Understanding & Detecting Creative Accounting Practices    
    E068 : The Ethics Challenge: Ways to manage and What to watch out for    
    E082: Ethical Issues in Risk Management and Internal Controls     
    E095: Accounting Ethics: The 36 Red Flags and Detecting Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud     
    E108: Ethical and Legal Issues in Procurements and Contractual Agreements     
    E111: Ethical Issues for Accountants: Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection    
    E113: The Ethical Accountant’s Role in Fraud Prevention    
    E114: Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance    
    E121: Ethics & Management Accounting: A Partnership    
    E130: Ethical Stewardship for Controllers and Finance Managers: Steering Ethically Throughout Your Accounting Career     
    E133: Ethics & Anti-Fraud Management     
    E140: Ethics: Exercising Judgement in Financial Reporting (The ‘Should’ and ‘Should Not’)    
    IA126: Data Analysis in Audit and Investigation: Identifying Red Flags    
    IR014: Restructuring Master Class & Practical Applications (Symptoms - Reasons - Strategies & Value Creation - Process -
    Measuring Results - Accounting Considerations)
        
    IR016 : Insolvency Law Fundamentals and Updates     

    MP028 : EQ Skills for Success @ Work

        
    MP041 : Positive Influence At Work - The Art Of Getting What You Want At The Workplace   
    MP109 : Essential Skills in Technical Report Writing    
    MP114 : Developing and writing effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)    
    IT008C: Advanced Excel Spreadsheet Skills   
    IT021C: Financial Data Management with Pivot Tables    
    IT022C: Data Management & Analysis in Excel Using SQL    
    IT023C: Business Analysis and Planning: Using Excel What-If Analysis    
    IT027C: Interactive Dashboard: Designing Visually Appealing Reports    
    IT030C: Excel Macro Fundamentals   
    IT031C: Creating Professional Pivot Table Driven Reports    
    IT032C: Exploring Microsoft Excel 2013 New Features    
    IT069C: Excel Budgeting Techniques   
    TAX001: Goods and Services Tax: Operation, Accounting, Administration and Returns     
    TAX005: Goods and Services Tax Workshop    
    TAX008: Advanced Corporate Tax   
    TAX011: Managing Transfer Pricing in Asia     
    TAX024: Cross Border Tax Issues and Tax Treaties: An Overview     
    TAX051: GST: Are You Ready to sign-off?    
    TAX057: GST: Managing GST Cash Flow through GST Schemes    
    TAX059A : Advanced GST Workshop – Managing GST Risks in Your Business and Avoiding Pitfalls and Errors    
    TAX084 : Recent Amendments in Income Tax (An Overview)     
    TAX085 : Income Tax Treatment on Withholding Tax & Foreign Sourced Income     
    TAX098 : TP Live! Practical Transfer Pricing for In-house Finance/Tax Professionals – Module 1 & 2    
    TAX099 : Advanced Income Tax Workshop – Managing Income Tax Risks and Avoiding Pitfalls and Errors    
    TAX100: Getting a Good DEAL by Understanding Taxation Aspects of Mergers & Amalgamations and Tax Due Diligence    
    TAX101 : Optimising Tax Efficiency by Implementing Sound Intellectual Property & R&D Strategies in Singapore    
    TAX104: Successfully Complete Your Next M&A Deal by Removing Potential Stamp Duty Barriers    
    TAX106: Tax Risk Management - How to Identify Risk Areas & Mitigate Tax Exposure in Business Restructuring    
    TAX107: Avoiding Common Mistakes and Managing Potential Tax Risks associated with Your Company’s Expatriates    
    TAX110: Capital Allowances and Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme     
    TAX127: Corporate Tax Workshop for Non-Tax Professionals    
    TAX159: Tax Risk Management Workshop Part I - Overview of BEPS    
    TAX2017: ISCA Budget: Update and Its Tax Implications – Impact on Corporate Firms and Individuals     
    Legends:
     Funding up to 90%
     Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
     Funding $2 per training hour
     Eligible for UTAP Funding
     
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