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What are SkillsFuture Credits?

SkillsFuture Credits (SFC) is designed to encourage and cultivate lifelong learning. Singaporeans can use SFC to fund out-of-pocket course fees for skills-related courses. These credits can also be used on top of existing course fee subsidies provided by the government, like the IBF subsidy.

What courses can I enrol for with SkillsFuture Credits?

SkillsFuture Credits allows you to gain access to a wide range of courses that helps you acquire new in-demand skills. Vertical Institute offers tech courses that are eligible for SkillsFuture Credits usage. For more information, please visit the links below:

Data Analytics

Master Excel, SQL and Tableau. Learn how to leverage data to make critical business decisions.

From $950 after funding*
Claimable with SFC and UTAP

Cybersecurity

Learn critical cybersecurity skills and toolsthat will fast-track your career in thisbudding industry

From $627 after funding*
Claimable with SFC and UTAP

UX Design

Learn to design meaningful digital experiences and build your portfolio.

From $627 after funding*
Claimable with SFC and UTAP

Advanced Data Analytics

Learn advanced Excel, SQL, and Tableau from expert data analysts in Singapore.

From $627 after funding* Claimable with SFC and UTAP

Digital Marketing

Gain digital marketing skills in SEO, SEM, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and more.

From $627 after funding* Claimable with SFC and UTAP

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

Learn about Bitcoin, blockchains, cryptocurrencies, NFTs and more.
From $627 after funding* Claimable with SFC and UTAP
Seven Lessons - Vertical Institute
All four courses consist of seven lessons each, with each session lasting three hours.
Flexible Schedules - Vertical Institute
To better fit your schedule, classes are held on evenings and weekends.
Beginner Friendly - Vertical Institute
Beginner-friendly and structured to be completed in a month, the lessons are conducted by industry
Expert Instructors - Vertical Institute
Experts that come from top tech companies such as Google, Gojek, and Apple.
Professional Certification - Vertical Institute
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a professional certification
To join our courses, simply sign at Vertical Institute. Our admissions team will get in touch with you shortly after for step-by-step guidance. For further clarification on course content, schedules or fees, reach out to us at c[email protected], Whatsapp, or call us at 6950 7023.
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credits - Vertical Institute

Who is eligible for SkillsFuture?

SkillsFuture Credits are exclusive and only available for Singaporeans aged 25 and above. New Singapore citizens aged 25 and above are also eligible once they receive their citizenship.

Permanent Residents (PRs) are not eligible.

How much is the SkillsFuture grant?

Opening SkillsFuture Credit of $5ar00

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above in 2016 would have received an opening credit of S$500. Singapore citizens below 25 in 2016 will receive the same credits the year they turn 25. This opening credit does not have an expiry.

One-Off SkillFuture Credit Top-Up

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above as of 31 December 202 would receive a one-off SkillFuture Credit top-up of S$500. This was to further inspire Singaporeans to up skill and broaden their opportunities in the future economy.

Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support)

To support individuals’ access to career transition programs, another one-off SkillsFuture Credit of S$500 was provided to every Singaporean aged 40 to 60 as of December 2020
 

How to Check SkillsFuture Credits Balance

Go to the
MySkillsFuture
Portal & click login

Proceed to login
with your
SingPass

Go to the
SkillsFuture
Credit page

Check your
SkillsFuture
Credit balance

Check out our guide where we provide much more detailed content in helping you to understand how to check and claim SkillsFuture Credits.

How to Claim SkillsFuture Credits

SkillsFuture Credits are disbursed directly to training providers. Training providers that offer SFC-eligible courses will collect nett course fees from applicants, after offsetting the SFC to be used. Applicants who sign up for SkillsFuture-funded courses will be required to provide supporting documents as part of the claims submission process. SFC claims applications may be submitted by logging in through MySkillsFuture.gov.sg.

Once you have chosen a programme you want to enrol in, you have to first register for it with the training provider. Upon successful enrolment into the course, you can then check and submit a claim for SkillsFuture Credits.

1. Login to MySkillsFuture Portal with your SingPass

2. Go to the SkillsFuture Credit page

3. Click on “Proceed to Submit a Claim”

4. Click on “View More” for enrolled courses and select the course you want to claim SkillsFuture Credits for

5. Click on “Submit Claim”

6. Key in your payment details and upload supporting documents

7. Submit

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for SkillsFuture Credits?

SkillsFuture Credits are only available to Singaporeans aged 25 and above. New Singapore citizens aged 25 and above will also be eligible for the SkillsFuture Credits once they have received their citizenship.

Permanent Residents (PRs) are not eligible for SkillsFuture Credits.

How do I claim my SkillsFuture Credits?

1 – Go to https://www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg and log in using your SingPass

2 – Click on the arrow next to your name and select “SkillsFuture Credit”

3 – Click on “Proceed to Submit a Claim”

4 – Key in “Vertical Institute”

5 – Select the course that you signed up for

6 – Enter the start date of the course that you signed up form then scroll down

7a – With 90% funding: Fill in both fields

  • On the left, key in the amount payable by you after the IBF funding support ($425)
  • On the right, key in the amount you want to claim using SkillsFuture Credits
  • If you are claiming the full amount of $425, please input $425 under amount of credit to claim

7b – With 70% funding: Fill in both fields

  • On the left, key in the amount payable by you after the IBF funding support ($925)
  • On the right, key in the amount you want to claim using SkillsFuture Credits
  • If you are claiming the full amount of $295, please input $925 under amount of credit to claim

8 – Upload the invoice sent to you by your Admissions Manager

9 – Click submit. It takes up to 3 hours for the claim to be successful. Please login again to take the approved screenshot of the claim submission. Lastly, submit it to your Admissions Manager.

What are the courses available for SkillsFuture?

SkillsFuture is a national initiative in Singapore that aims to encourage lifelong learning and help individuals develop the skills and knowledge needed to stay relevant and succeed in a rapidly changing economy. There is a wide range of courses available under SkillsFuture, including those offered by Vertical Institute, which include:

  1. Data Analytics: This course covers the fundamentals of data analytics and provides hands-on experience in using tools such as Excel, SQL, and Tableau to analyse data and generate insights.
  2. Digital Marketing: This course covers the basics of digital marketing, including social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO), and content marketing, and provides practical experience in developing and executing digital marketing campaigns.
  3. UX Design: This course covers the principles of user experience (UX) design, including user research, prototyping, and usability testing, and provides hands-on experience in designing and testing UX solutions.
  4. Blockchain: This course covers the basics of blockchain technology and its applications in various industries, including finance, healthcare, and supply chain management.
  5. Cybersecurity: This course covers the fundamentals of cybersecurity, including risk management, threat detection, and incident response, and provides practical experience in securing computer networks and systems.

All of these courses are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit, which is a government scheme that provides Singaporeans aged 25 and above with a credit of up to $500 to help pay for approved skills-related courses. It is important to note that there are specific eligibility criteria and guidelines for SkillsFuture Credit, and individuals should check the SkillsFuture website or consult with the training provider to confirm their eligibility for a course before enrolling.