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GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMES 17
HUMAN RESOURCES
PROGRAMMES
DESCRIPTION
ADMIN AGENCY
1. Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITRED+)
CITREP+ supports local professionals in keeping pace with technology shifts through continuous and proactive training. Through continuous up-skilling, fresh professionals and mid-career professionals may acquire or enhance technical skills sets which will enable them to remain relevant and productive in their careers.
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.
IMDA will work with training providers to develop and offer quality infocomm professional development technology courses and professional certifications that impart knowledge and skills in relevant areas.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
To be eligible for funding support under CITREP+, all trainees must be enrolled by the endorsed course provider or testing centre for the intended course or certification in IMDA’s Infocomm Competency Management System (ICMS) before the commencement of the training course or certification.
For Organisation-Sponsored Trainees:
• Be a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident at the point of course / certification examination commencement;
• Meet the admission criteria set by the Course Provider or Certificate Awarding Body;
• The sponsoring organisation must be incorporated or registered in Singapore.
• Sponsoring SMEs organisation who wish to apply for up to 90% funding support for course and certification
– must meet SME1 status
• Sponsoring SMEs organisation will be required to complete (CITREP+ Company Declaration of SME Status for Funding Support Form)
• Organisation-sponsored Professionals aged 40 years old and above applying for up to 90% funding support for course and certification
– Be a Singapore citizen
– Aged 40 years old and above
• Employees of local government agencies will qualify for CITREP+ under the self-sponsored category
For Self-Sponsored Trainees :
• Be a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident at the point of course / certification examination commencement
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