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DIPLOMA FEE SUBSIDIES

For Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only

Since 2008, 3dsense Media School has been appointed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency as a Continuing Education and Training Centre to develop talent for the digital media industry. A range of subsidies are therefore available for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

 

 $19,600 SkillsFuture Subsidy

[For Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents]
You must be above the age of 16 when you commence the program. Male applicants must have completed National Service. The total subsidy is $20,972 and you will only pay the nett fee after subtracting this subsidy.

 

PSEA (POST SECONDARY EDU ACCOUNT)

[For Singapore Citizens Only]
You may also use the funds in your PSEA (previously Edusave) to pay the course fees. You may also utilize your sibling's PSEA funds. To find out the balance in your PSEA, please call the Singapore Ministry of Education's PSEA hotline at (65) 6260 0777.

SQA QUALIFICATION AWARD

[For Singapore Citizens Only]
You will receive a cash award of $1,000 upon successful completion of the diploma. Submit your claim application at the SkillsConnect portal (after you have graduated and received your certificate).

MID-CAREER ENHANCED SUBSIDY

[For Singapore Citizens Only]
If you are above the age of 40, you will receive a further subsidy of $5,400 (on top of the $19,600) .

WORKFARE TRAINING SUPPORT (WTS)

[For Singapore Citizens Only]
If you are above the age of 35 with monthly income below $2,000, you may register for Workforce Singapore's Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme to receive additional subsidy of $7,000-$7,950.

SME Enhanced Training Support

[For Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents]
Small-and-Medium Enterprises (staff size below 200) incoporated in Singapore may receive an additional $5,600 subsidy, when they sponsor their full-time staff for our programs.

 

ABOUT WORKSFORCE SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS (WSQ)

The Creative Industries Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) is a national credentialing system that trains and recognises individuals for the key competencies that companies in the creative sector look for in potential employees. It is a set of vocational competency standards developed by  SkillsFuture Singapore(SSG) in collaboration with industry players and training institutions to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to enter specific industries; as such a WSQ qualification Diploma is recognised in Singapore. 

Since 2008, 3dsense Media School has been appointed by SSG as a Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centre to deliver high quality training and education. CET Centres are training providers that offer a comprehensive array of WSQ courses as well as employment advisory and job placement services. They undergo a rigorous accreditation and Continuous Improvement Review process to ensure that the best standards and quality of training are delivered.


Examples

Here are some examples how Singaporeans and Permanent Residents can benefit from the above subsidies.

  • SINGAPORE CITIZEN BELOW 40YRS

    In this example, a Singaporean Citizen who is aged between 16 to 39 y/o is taking the WSQ Diploma in Animation course. He has $2,000 in his PSEA account (for example).

    The full course fee for WSQ Diploma in Animation is S$31,559.65.

    1) He will receive a $20,972 subsidy ($19,600 SkillsFuture Subsidy plus GST), and is only required to pay $10,587.65 ($31,559.65 - $20,972).

    2) He can choose to pay $2,000 through his PSEA account, so the nett remaining amount payable is S$8,587.65 ($10,587.65 - $2,000).

    4) When he successfully graduates from the course, he can claim a $1,000 cash award from the SkillsFuture Qualification Award (SQA).

  • SINGAPORE CITIZEN ABOVE 40YRS

    In this example, a Singaporean Citizen who is above 40y/o is taking the WSQ Diploma in Animation course.

    The full course fee for WSQ Diploma in Animation is S$31,559.65.

    1) He will receive a $20,972 subsidy ($19,600 SkillsFuture Subsidy plus GST), and is only required to pay $10,587.65 ($31,559.65 - $20,972).

    2) He will receive an additional $5,400 subsidy (Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy), so the nett remaining amount payable is $5,187.65 ($10,587.65 - $5,400).

    3) When he successfully graduates from the course, he can claim a $1,000 cash award from the SkillsFuture Qualification Award (SQA).

  • SINGAPORE PERMANENT RESIDENT

    In this example, a Singaporean Permanent Resident who is above 16y/o is taking the WSQ Diploma in Animation course.

    The full course fee for WSQ Diploma in Animation is S$31,559.65.

    1) He will receive a $20,972 subsidy ($19,600 SkillsFuture Subsidy plus GST), so the nett remaining amount payable is $10,587.65 ($31,559.65 - $20,972).