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FINANCIAL SCHEMES

Funding Schemes

CAT and ATTS Specialist Certificate in Taxation are approved courses for funding under the SDF, UTAP-WTS and Absentee Payroll funding schemes. Under this initiative, students are eligible to apply for SDF or UTAP-WTS grant for course fees as well as Absentee Payroll incentives.

For more information,
visit the relevant website

SDF

UTAP-WTS

Deadline for Application

At least 1 day before
Course Commencement date
At least 7 days before
Course Commencement date

 

CAT Courses under SDF & UTAP-WTS Funding Scheme

CAT Level

Papers

Period of Funding *

SDF Application Window

UTAP-WTS Application Window

CAT-Introductory

FA1 & MA1

 6 months

At least 1 day before Course Commencement date 

At least 7 days before Course Commencement date

CAT-Intermediate

FA2 & MA2

 6 months

CAT-Advanced

FAB, FFA, FMA, FTX & FFM

15 months

Dip. in Accounting and Business

FAB, FFA & FMA

15 months

Foundation Cert. in Taxation

FTX

6 months

Foundation Cert. in Financial Management

FFM

6 months

*The period of funding given to the student is for him/her to fulfill the funding requirements of - attend class with a minimum of 75% attendance and also to sit for the examinations for all the papers in that CAT level.

Students are required to register their membership on their own (http://www.accaglobal.com/ via Apply Online) in order to be eligible to sit for examinations. SAA-GE will not be held responsible if student did not register their membership in time to sit for the examinations. 

 

ATTS Course under SDF Funding Scheme 

ATTS

Papers

Period of Funding *

SDF Application Window

Specialist Certificate in Taxation

M1, M2, M3 & M4

 18 months

At least 3 days before Course Commencement date 

*The period of funding given to the student is for him/her to fulfill the funding requirements of - attend class with a minimum of 75% attendance and also to sit for the examinations for all the papers.

Students are required to register their membership in order to be eligible to sit for examinations. Please contact ESR department for information on membership registration for ATTS.

Email: studentadmin@isca.org.sg Tel: +65 6744 9865 Website:  http://www.icpasesr.org.sg/.

SAA-GE will not be held responsible if student did not register their membership in time to sit for the examinations.

 

Skills Development Fund (SDF) - ATTS Specialist Certificate in Taxation Course

Due to the newly revised scheme and criteria for WDA approved funded course, ATTS SDF funded amount had been downgraded with immediate effect after the Feb’13 ATTS intake from the originally 80% funding down to “capped at $300 only”. Other condition and criteria remains.

 

Skills Development Fund (SDF) - CAT Course

Up to 95%
WDA support for company sponsored mature workers**

Applicants who are interested to apply for the SDF funding to apply via https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/web/guest/home and must inform the school via studentservices@saage.edu.sg.

 

Application Procedure

Follow the simple steps below:

  1. Inform your HR to submit the application for you via WDA website https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/web/guest/home at least 1 day before Course Commencement date. (Note: WDA will reply within 3 working days regarding status of application.)
  2. Fill up the enrolment form at SAA-GE and indicate choice of classes and submit to us. (Do not make payment at this point.)
  3. Once we have received the enrolment form, we will then send out the Tax Invoice, Confirmation Letter and Terms & Conditions to your Company
  4. Come down personally to SAA-GE to make payment using Company’s cheque and complete the enrolment formalities.

Please view also Flowchart-SDF.

 

NTUC - Surrogate Employer Programme (UTAP-WTS) – CAT Course only

NTUC Union member who are not company sponsored are eligible for this scheme.
Up to 95% WDA support for mature workers**

Applicants who are interested to apply for the UTAP-WTS funding to apply via https://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg and must inform the school via studentservices@saage.edu.sg.

Application Procedure

Follow the simple steps below:

  1. Submit your application via NTUC website https://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/index.asp at least 7 days before Course Commencement date. (Note: NTUC will reply within 3 weeks regarding status of application.)
  2. Once approved, come down personally to SAA-GE to make payment and complete the enrolment formalities.

Absentee Payroll

Trainees or Companies can claim Absentee Payroll after completion of the course, depending on hours attended in the CAT/ATTS course. Companies can apply for their employees who are Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents.

For more information, please refer to https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/web/guest/AP

**Terms & Conditions apply 

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