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GOVERNMENT DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMMES
TIMES BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF SINGAPORE 2020/2021
HUMAN RESOURCES
Programmes Description Reference
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Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+)
The Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) is a programme under IMDA’s TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative to support the ICT workforce in keeping pace with technology shifts, through the continuous and proactive training of technical skills sets, in order to remain relevant and productive.
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.
As an extension to the existing support for classroom-based courses and professional certifications, CITREP+ will now support selected Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that have specific focus on developing ICT skillsets.
Eligibility Criteria
• Eligible Singaporeans and PRs
• Companies to upskills eligible employees
Bene ts
• Enjoy course and/or certification fee support
Claim procedure
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.
IMDA
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Training Industry Professionals in Tourism (TIP-iT)
The Training Industry Professionals in Tourism (TIP-iT) supports tourism companies in employee upgrading and talent and leadership development.
Eligibility Criteria
The TIP-iT is open to all Singapore-registered businesses/companies. Proposed projects should fall under one of the following categories:
• Employee Upgrading - Provides incentives for training and course development in tourism-
related skill sets which enhances the capability and productivity of the workforce. Scope of training supported includes New/Specialised Skills, Multi-skilling, and Enhanced Service Delivery.
• Tourism Talent and Leadership Development - A scholarship scheme which aims to attract young talents into the tourism sector and groom middle management leaders of tourism companies to be leaders of tomorrow
STB
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