How to Apply?
1. Please ensure you have met the minimum entry requirements and you possess the relevant qualifications and work experience for the course.
3. If your application is successful, you will receive an email with instructions on how to accept the offer.
A. Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)
Part-time diploma, post-diploma and certificate students may apply to withdraw their PSEA balances for course fee payment.
Singaporean students or students with Singaporean siblings who have PSEA funds. To check your PSEA balance, please call the PSEA Scheme Hotline at +65 6260 0777.
How to Apply?
Fill in the hardcopy application form. Download the form here.
Submit the completed form and relevant supporting documents to NIEC.
Ensure that the information provided is complete and accurate. MOE will not be able to process your application if the information is incorrect or incomplete.
B. SkillsFuture Credit
SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning.
- Applicable for all Continuing Education and Training (CET) and CPD courses.
- Trainees may utilise the credits for this course and apply via www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit. This has to be performed 60 days before the course start date.
C. MOE Bursary
Singaporeans who are pursuing the following courses can apply for the MOE Bursary Scheme:
Successful applicants will receive bursaries to defray part of their tuition fees.
Singaporeans who meet the household income criteria are eligible to apply.
Income Criteria Annual Bursary Quantum
(For certificate level)
Annual Bursary Quantum
(For diploma level)
Total Gross Monthly Household Income (GHI) <= $4,000 or
Per Capita Income (PCI) <= $1,000
$140 $800 GHI between $4,001 and $6,900 or PCI between $1,001 and $1,725 $660 GHI between $6,901 and $9,000 or PCI between $1,726 and $2,250 $300
Applications submitted on or after 1 April 2020 will qualify for the scheme above.
*How to calculate Gross Monthly Household Per Capita Income (PCI)
PCI = Total Gross Monthly Household Income (GHI) divided by Number of Immediate and Non-immediate Family Members in the Household
How to Apply
For more information on how to apply and the supporting documents required, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
D. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP is a scheme under the NTUC Education and Training Fund to help NTUC members defray their cost of training.
NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when signing up for NIEC courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of *unfunded course fees.
*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidies. Please refer to NTUC's website for terms and conditions.
NTUC members must meet the following criteria:
Union member must commence the course within UTAP approved period.
Union member must achieve minimum attendance for the course based on existing Government regulations and sit for all prescribed examination(s) if any.
Union member must submit claims via UTAP system within 6 months after course completion.
Union member must not claim full funding through company sponsorship or other types of funding.
Union member must have paid-up union membership before course commencement, throughout the entire course duration and at the point of claim.Applicable for courses as listed on NTUC's website by searching “National Institute of Early Childhood Development” under “Training Provider”.
How to Apply?
- Login to your U Portal account to submit the UTAP application. NTUC Members should apply for their UTAP claim within 6 months after course ends.
For more information, please refer to NTUC’s website here.
Incentives for Employers
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) provides absentee payroll funding to encourage employers to upskill their employees. Please visit the SSG website to check out the list of courses approved for funding support by SSG.
Other funding support may be offered. Please contact us for more information on funding.
Please refer to individual course pages for course fee information.
S$64.20 (inclusive of GST)
Note: The registration fee is non-refundable.
Administration Fee for Module Exemption Requests
Module exemptions may be applicable for the following courses:
- Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Intervention (Special Needs) (SDESN)
- Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS)
Applicants are strongly encouraged to take up the full qualification for these courses. Those who wish to apply for module exemptions may do so at the point of course application. Please note that there will be a one-time administration fee of $128.40 (inclusive of GST) per student. The fee is non-refundable and will apply regardless of the module exemption outcome.
Payment of Fees
You will be informed of the fees payable and payment deadline in our letter of offer. If fees are not paid by the due date, the admission offer will lapse and appeals are subject to available vacancies. You may pay your fees via eNETS, cheque, invoice (for company-sponsored applicants) or SkillFuture Credit.
By SkillsFuture Credit
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit claims will be advised upon admission into the course.
For more information, visit the SkillsFuture Credit webpage.
By Online Payment
You may make an online payment via eNETS. Refer to the e-offer letter for instructions on enrolment and payment. Please allow up to 3 working days for processing. You may be requested to submit an online payment receipt to the Course Administration Officer.
For company-sponsored courses, please contact us to request for an invoice to be emailed to your company. Course fee payment can be made with a company cheque or via internet banking.
We are unable to issue any invoice if payment is made prior to invoicing your company. We do not accept cash payment.