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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)
 
 
 
     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 SSG 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

     

    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

     

    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

    CPE Terms & Conditions apply to all WSQ programmes.

    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. 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.

    6. 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 SSG has generated the e-SOA.  

     
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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, within 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 Portaland 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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         Courses Available for Funding
     
     
     Self-SponsoredCompany-Sponsored
    WSQ CoursesSSG
    Funding
    SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP FundingSSG
    Funding
    SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding
    WD001: WSQ Display Critical Thinking and Analytical Skills   
    WD002: WSQ Apply for Basic Negotiation Skills and Techniques   
    WD003: WSQ Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act  
    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   
    WD008: WSQ Develop and Establish Financial Budget and Plans   
    WD009: WSQ Evaluate and Interpret Financial Reports   
    WD010: Apply Knowledge of Accounting-Related Concepts   
    CPE Courses SSG
    Funding
     SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding SSG
    Funding
     SkillsFuture
    Credit
    UTAP Funding

    A016: Financial Reporting Standards: An Overview

        

    A032: Accounting for financial instruments under FRS 32, FRS 107 and FRS 109

         
    A035 : Accounting meets Tax: FRS 12 Deferred Tax & Uncertain      
    A037 : Accounting differences between FRS and US GAAP     
    A074 : Charities Accounting Standard (CAS): Accounting for Charities     
    A080: Hedge Accounting: A Practical Approach    
    A082 : Financial Statements: Presentation & Disclosure (For Non-Listed Companies)    
    A083: Preparation of Financial Statements: Essential FRSs    
    A086: SFRS for Small Entities: An Overview      
    A089: Consolidated Financial Statements: Preparation and Presentation in the Singapore Context    
    A122 : FRS for Business Management: Understanding and Applying FRSs in Business Decisions    
    A131: FRS110, FRS111, FRS112 & FRS113: Framework on Consolidated Financial Statements and Fair Value Measurement    
    A134 : A Fundamental and Practical Approach to Selected FRSs    
    A135 : Accounting for Obligations      
    A139 : Interpretations of Financial Reporting Standards (INT FRSs): Tackling Accounting Issues Not Specifically Dealt with by the FRSs      
    A142 : Financial Reporting & Analysis     
    A147: Deferred Tax Accounting Masterclass    
    A169 : Analysis and Review of FRS and IFRS/SFRS(I)    
    A174: Managing Asset Valuation under IFRS/FRS     
    A179 : A Guide to Essential FRSs     
    A189: Deferred Tax Computation using Excel Spreadsheet     
    A196 : Analysis and Review of Public Sector Accounting: SB-FRS    
    A209 : IFRS 15 / FRS 115: Revenue from Contracts with Customers - A Practical Guide     
    A211 : IFRS 9 / FRS 109: Financial Instruments - A Practical Guide     
    A214: Accounting for Basic Consolidation Procedures: Case Studies & Journal Entries     
    A223: An Overview of Selected FRSs     
    A225: Accounting for Charities and Non-Profit Entities using Financial Reporting Standards (FRS)      
    A235: Practical Application of the three New Standards IFRS9, 15, 16 (Contractual Interaction between these Standards)     
    A238: IFRS13/SFRS(I) 13/FRS113: Fair Value Measurement – A Practical Approach     
    A246: FRS 115 (IFRS 15) Revenue from Contracts with Customers and FRS 116 (IFRS 16) Leases     
    A247: IFRS 16/ FRS 116 Leases: A Deeper Dive into the New Rules & Avoid the Pitfalls     
    A248: Accounting for Agricultural Activities - Practical Application of IAS41     
    A249: Financial Reporting: Analysis from A Managerial Perspective     
    A252: FRS 7: Statement of Cash Flows     
    A910: Financial Reporting Standards: 2019 Annual Update     
    ADT025: Understanding the Audit Client and Risk Assessment     
    ADT034: Group Audits    
    ADT044: Audit of Foreign Currency Transactions and Translation     
    ADT068A: What Audit Managers and Partners Should Watch Out For in Risk Assessment     
    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     
    ADT127 : Audit of Statutory Boards and Government-linked companies     
    ADT128: Overview of Essential Singapore Standards on Auditing     
    ADT133 : Audit of Internal Control under SOX and PCAOB requirements     
    ADT140: Effect of FRS on Audit Evidence     
    ADT142: Interpretations of Singapore Standards on Assurance Engagements (SSAEs), Review Engagements (SSREs), Related Services (SSRSs), Audit Guidance Statements (AGSs), Statement of Auditing Practice (SAPs) and Singapore Auditing Practice Notes (SAPNs)      
    ADT165: Audit of Inventories     
    AER: Advanced Excel for Reporting     
    BAR: Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR)     
    BAR+ : Advanced Certificate in Business Analytics and Reporting (BAR)     
    BAR3R : Refresh, Recap and Revise the Essential BAR techniques     
    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     
    BF051: Business Valuation Methods and Application     
    BF066: Mergers and Acquisitions – Master Class    
    BF091: Understanding Business Planning & Budgeting     
    BF093: Effective Management Accounts     
    BF103: Corporate Treasury Management & Strategies in Volatile Market Conditions     
    BF135 : Public Sector Financial Planning & Analysis Methodologies – A Practical Approach     
    BF139 : Due Diligence for SMEs Accounting Professionals     
    BF143 : Financial Analysis Validating Business Performance    
    BF153: Budgeting: Going Beyond a Routine Exercise     
    BF154: Raising Capital for Your Business     
    CSA001: Practical Accounting Essentials     
    DGT002: Steps to Develop an Effective Cyber Security Strategy     
    DGT008 : Cyber Forensics and Cybersecurity for Decision Makers     
    DGT010 : Business Analytics for Strategic and Organizational Performance    
    DGT016: Blockchain, Cryptoassets and ICO for Professionals     
    DGT017: Introduction to Blockchain Technology for Accounting and Finance Professionals     
    DGT033: Personal Data Ethics and Management     
    DGT034: Personal Data Protection Audit & Compliance      
    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     
    E091 : Directors' Duties & the Relationship with Ethics    
    E092 : Ethical Business Conduct: Advanced Cases in Corporate Governance     
    E095: Accounting Ethics: The 36 Red Flags and Detecting Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud     
    E103 : Corrupt Practices in Commercial and Public Sectors: How to identify and manage them     
    E108: Ethical and Legal Issues in Procurements and Contractual Agreements     
    E110 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Tax Avoidance, Evasion and Fraud    
    E111: Ethical Issues for Accountants: Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection    
    E114: Ethical Dilemmas in Business and Finance     
    E117 : Workplace Ethics: Understanding Employees' Professional Obligations & Mitigating Office Politics     
    E119: The 7 Deadly Sins in Accounting Ethics     
    E125 : Ethical Dilemmas in Government Procurement    
    E130: Ethical Stewardship for Controllers and Finance Managers: Steering Ethically Throughout Your Accounting Career    
    E132 : Ethics & Risk Management: Discerning between the fine lines of Professional and Personal Obligations     
    E133: Ethics & Anti-Fraud Management    
    E135 : Business Ethics – Real World Applications – Recommended Solutions     
    E138 : Business Ethics & EP200: Preventing and Detecting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Abuse     
    E140: Ethics: Exercising Judgement in Financial Reporting (The ‘Should’ and ‘Should Not’)    
    E144 : Ethical Behaviour in Business: Fraud Auditing and Forensic Accounting     
    E147 : Professional Conduct and Ethics in an Audit     
    E148 : Ethics Update: Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics for Public Accountants     
    E153 : The Role of an Ethical Accountant in Fraud Prevention     
    E155 : Forensic Investigation and Fraud Detection Techniques     
    E156 : Ethical Issues in Tax Compliance: A Deeper Dive into Tax Avoidance & Evasion Through Case Studies     
    IA001 : Internal Auditing Fundamentals - Risk Assessment    
    IA004 : Internal Audit Fundamentals - Planning & Design     
    IA118 : Enterprise Risk Management for Internal Auditors and Management Executives     
    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    
    IR017 : Judicial Management: An Introductory Overview of the Law and Practical Issues    
    IT008C: Essential 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 (2016) New Features     
    IT036 : An Introduction to Excel Macros for Accounting and Finance Professionals     
    IT036B: Excel Macros 2: Mastering Excel Objects with VBA for Effective Spreadsheet Automation     
    IT036C: Excel Macros 1 & 2: Excel Macros Workshop     
    IT037 : Financial Modelling & Analysis    
    IT069C: Excel Budgeting Techniques    

    IT072 : Introduction to Python for Accounting and Finance Professionals

        

    LS032 : General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance: Overcoming Potential Issues and Challenges

         

    MP028 : EQ Skills for Success @ Work

         

    MP031: Coaching for Performance Improvement

         

    MP034A: Communication techniques to handle difficult people

         

    MP038 : Positive Conflict At Work: Making Conflict Work For You

         
    MP041 : Positive Influence At Work - The Art Of Getting What You Want At The Workplace    
    MP043: Coaching and Mentoring Skills for Managers     
    MP057: Becoming a Creative Accountant: Analytical and Creative Problem Solving     
    MP106 : Warrior or Worrier? Anger and Stress Management Strategies     
    MP114 : Developing and writing effective Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)     
    MP119 : Master class Boardroom Presentation Skills     
    MP121 : The Art of Coaching, Mentoring and Managing staff – for Finance professionals     
    MP132: Build Relationships & Manage Difficult Situations at Work     
    MP133:Professional Business Writing that Gets You Results     
    MP148 : Strategic planning with effective implementation in mind and Practical insights for Financial Directors and Managers (Parts 1 & 2)     
    MP153 : Forensic Review of Financial Statements – A Non-Accounting Perspective     
    MP157 : Presentation Skills - Bring the Numbers Alive!     
    MP159 : Effective Engagement Management for Accounting Firms      
    MP167 : Strategies of Effective Client Interviews for Auditors      
    PAW001: Practical Audit Workshop – Audit Working Paper 1    
    PAW002 : Practical Audit Workshop – Audit Working Paper 2   
    PAW003 : Practical Audit Workshop – Supervisory and Review (PAW – SAR)    
    RM071A : An Integrated and Enterprise Wide Approach to Risk Management     
    TAX001: Goods and Services Tax: Operation, Accounting, Administration and Returns     
    TAX005: Goods and Services Tax Workshop    
    TAX008: Advanced Corporate Tax    
    TAX054: Corporate Tax Planning : Minimizing Tax Costs Through Tax Efficient Structuring    
    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    
    TAX095 : Look Before You Leap: Key Tax Structuring Considerations for Singapore Companies Venturing Overseas     
    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     
    TAX102 : Reducing Your Effective Tax Rate Through Tax Incentives and Negotiation instead of the “PIC”     
    TAX127: Corporate Tax Workshop for Non-Tax Professionals    
    TAX132: Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion: Practical Advice, Best Practice Strategies and Learning from Case Studies    
    TAX160ET: Singapore's Tax Incentive Regime    
    TAX191: Understanding the GST treatment for Recovery of Expenses    
    TAX192: Managing GST Audits     
    TAX193 : International Taxation: Cross-Border Tax Issues and Tax Treaties     
    TAX195 : Managing Transfer Pricing in Asia     
    TAX196 : TP Documentation and Benchmarking Analysis - How to get it right?     
    TAX205 : GST– Zero-rated supplies    
    TAX210 : Managing GST Accounting & Audit Compliance in Singapore    
    TAX214 : Non-business Activities – The GST treatment on non-business receipts and its input tax recovery    
    TAX226 : GST for SMEs    
    TAX233: Digital Economy International Taxation – Don’t Get Disrupted, Get Up to Speed!     
    TAX244: GST: Managing Your Compliance Risks Throughout the GST Journey    
    TAX249: Income Tax Treatment on Foreign-Sourced Income     
    TAX250: GST: Understanding Input Tax Recovery Rules      
    TAX2018: ISCA Budget: Update and Its Tax Implications – Impact on Corporate Firms and Individuals     
    XBRL : BizFinx Filing System     
    Legends:
     Funding up to 90%
     Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
     Eligible for UTAP Funding
     
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