Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme (CITREP+)

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 ICT professionals with Smart Nation capabilities, CITREP+ is now 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 curate and offer quality infocomm professional development courses and certifications that impart knowledge and skills in relevant technology areas.

Red Hat Certifications 

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) - Full Track

Course Title: 1. Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration I (RH124)
                        2. Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Administration II (RH134)

Designed for IT professionals to be trained with the core system administration skills required to perform in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments, candidate will be credentialed Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) upon passing the EX200 exam.

Full Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
S$8,720.50 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: EX200
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
Duration
9 days
RH124 2-6, 30-3 Aug 3-7 1-5, 29-2 Nov 3-7
RH134 9-12 13-16 10-13 8-11 12-15 10-13
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Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) - Fast Track

Course Title: 1. RHCSA Rapid Track Course (RH199)

This intensive course combines Red Hat System Administration I and II at a rapid pace, it is designed for experienced Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators seeking validation of their skills and credential as a Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) upon passing the EX200 exam.

Full Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
S$5,082.50 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: EX200
JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
Duration
4 days
RH199 2-5 27-30 3-6 1-4, 29-1 Nov 3-6
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Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office365

Course Title: Enabling and Managing Office 365 (MS20347)

Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
S$3,755.70
Singapore Citizens
& Permanent Residents
SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$2,457 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 70-346, 70-347
  JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
Duration
5 days
MS20347 23-27 27-31 8-12 19-23 10-14
The courseware for this course is in digital format, you may bring your own device to download and view the courseware during class.
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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016

Course Title: 1. Installation, Storage and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (MS20740)
                        2. Networking with Windows Server 2016 (MS20741)
                        3. Identity with Windows Server 2016 (MS20742)

Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
S$10,448.55 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 70-740, 70-741, 70-742
  JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
Duration
15 days
MS20740 13-17 1-5 10-14
MS20741 27-31 15-19 17-21-
MS20742 9-13 10-14 12-16
The courseware for this course is in digital format, you may bring your own device to download and view the courseware during class.
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MS20742
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Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2014

Course Title: 1. Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (MS20461)
                        2. Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Databases (MS20462)
                        3. Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2014 (MS20463)

Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
S$10,448.55
Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 70-461, 70-462, 70-463
  JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
Duration
15 days
MS20461 2-6 13-17 8-12 12-16
MS20462 27-31 3-7 19-23 3-7
MS20463 9-13 10-14 26-30
The courseware for this course is in digital format, you may bring your own device to download and view the courseware during class.
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VMware Certifications

VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

Job role: System administrators, Systems engineers

Course Title: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (V6.7)

Course Code Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
VMICMV6.7

S$5,235.51 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 2V0-602 & 2V0-622
Duration JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
5 days 2-6 13-17 3-7 1-5 12-16 10-14
16-20 17-21 26-30
The courseware for this course is in digital format, you may bring your own device to download and view the courseware during class.
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VMware Certified Professional 6 - Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV)

Job role: System administrators, Administrator engineers, Network engineers

Course Title: VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2]

Course Code Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
VMNSXICMV6.4

S$5,232.30 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$3,000 S$3,000 S$3,000  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 2VO-620 & 2VO-642
Duration JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
5 days 30 Jul-3 Aug 15-19 3-7
The courseware for this course is in digital format, you may bring your own device to download and view the courseware during class.
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CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA Security+

Job role: IT Security Specialist, Network Security Engineer, Systems Security Administrator

As a benchmark for best practices in IT security, this globally trusted certification covers the essential principles for network security and risk management – making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career.

Course Code Full Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
CT-Security+

S$3,144.73 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$2,057.30 S$2,645.10 S$2,645.10  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: SY0-501
Duration JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
5 days 30 Jul-3 Aug 24-28 26-30
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CompTIA A+

Course Code Full Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
CT-A+

S$3,310.58 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$2,165.80 S$2,784.60 S$2,784.60  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: 220-901 and 220-902
Duration JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
5 days 16-20 24-28 12-16
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CompTIA Cloud+

Job role: Cloud Specialist, Cloud ​Developer, Cloud Engineer

This certification adds value in your resume to jump in the rapidly cloud growing market; it validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies.

Course Code Full Course Fee
(with 7% GST)
 70%
Funding
 90%
Funding
90%
Funding
100%
Funding
CT-Cloud+

S$3,130.82 Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents SME
Sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced
Singapore Citizens ≥ 40 years old
Students
Including NSF
Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding* Claimable Funding*
 S$2,048.20 S$2,633.40 S$2,633.40  S$2,500
Inclusive of Exams: CV0-002
Duration JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Weekday Schedules
9am – 5pm
5 days 27-31 19-23
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Application Procedure

All course endorsement and claim applications must be submitted online via the online system known as Infocomm Competency Management System (ICMS). Applicants must upload and attach the supporting documents via ICMS during the submission of online applications.

The sponsoring organisations and self-sponsored individuals must have a valid ICMS account to submit a CITREP+ claim. To apply for a new organisation or individual account, please click here.

All applicants must have their SingPass ID and password to access ICMS. To find out more and/or apply for SingPass, please click here.

To access ICMS, please click here.

To download CITREP+ guides, please click here.

 

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 Form 2 (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 (refer to funding support table above for more details);
  • Meet the admission criteria set by the Course Provider or Certificate Awarding Body;
  • 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
  • Students/NSF applying for up to 100% funding support for course and/or certification
    • Be a Singapore Citizen
    • Aged 17 to 25 years old
  • Students who wish to attend CITREP+ courses or certifications will be required to produce letter of support and proof of matriculation from the PSEIs of Singapore. Full Time NSF or those that reached their ORD within 6 months will need to produce relevant PSEI graduation certifications and/or proof of National Service enlistment / ORD status.

Claim Conditions

For course and certification fees support, the trainee must complete the course and pass all examinations required by the certification or post-training assessment within 12 months from the course commencement date with the following conditions:

  • Meet the minimum 75% attendance of the training course as per endorsed roadmap; and
  • Achieve the final certification status (applicable to certifiable programmes).

For certification fees support, the trainee must pass all examinations required by the certification and achieve the final certification status within 12 months from the commencement date of the first examination.

 

 

 Category Type Singapore Citizen Permanent Residents(* 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 $2,500 per trainee Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee
Professionals (40 years old and above) Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee
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
Students and/or Full Time National Service (NSF) Up to 100% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee Up to 100% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee Not eligible
1) Professionals category includes displaced workers.2) This has been harmonised with SkillsFuture initiatives.*  CITREP+ funding does not support GST, VAT, registration fees, membership fees, rebates, renewal of certification, incentives, discounts or any training grant offered by any course providers or any other organisation in relation to the endorsed courses/certifications. 

** For more details on CITREP+ funding support for students/NSF, please refer to CITREP+ Claim Application Guide.

Please click here for the list of endorsed courses and certifications.

 

Job role: Field Service Technician, IT Support Officer and IT Support Administrator

Most essential IT certification to step into an IT technical career. It validates understanding of the common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures.