SkillsFuture Credits

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SkillsFuture is a national movement to enable all Singaporeans to develop to their fullest potential throughout life. SkillsFuture will enable Singaporeans to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities and help them realise their aspirations and attain mastery of skills.

All Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above are entitled with opening credit of $500 from January 2016 and they will not expire. The government will provide periodic top ups and unused credits may be accumulated.

The SkillsFuture Credit consists of credits that can be used to pay for work-skills related courses, this credit can be used on top of existing course subsidies provided by the government.

It aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning which will help enhance their career aspects.

For more information on SkillsFuture Credits, you can refer to http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit/help for videos and user guide.


The Pink Room International Nail Academy offers the following programs that can be fully funded by the SkillsFuture Credit.

Professional Manicurist Certificate (A.PRM)

Students will be trained to perform the full procedure for natural nail care for the hands & feet services with our carefully designed teaching syllabus.

Apart from the detail step by step practical correction sessions, the course also emphasize heavily on understanding of sanitation, disinfection and diseased nail problems met during their work as a professional manicurist in the actual salon working environment.

Find out more about our Professional Manicurist Certificate (A.PRM).

Diploma in Professional Nail Technology (D.PNTEC)

Students will achieve in depth understanding of the theoretical knowledge and acquire high level skill in manicure service, acrylic extension and gel extension techniques as well as salon managing knowledge.

Besides acquiring professionalism in the core techniques necessary to a nail technician, students will also be equipped with ability to create intricate nail arts to compliment the services. Through added modules other than the main techniques, students will be equipped with the ability to achieve versatility in application of techniques necessary to deal with different situations that could be encountered in the actual salon working environment.

Find out more about our Diploma in Professional Nail Technology (D.PNTEC).

 

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1. What is SkillsFuture Credit?

SkillsFuture Credit aims to encourage individuals to take ownership of their skills development and lifelong learning. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above will receive an opening credit of S$500 from January 2016. Your credit will not expire and the government will provide periodic top-ups, so you may accumulate your credit.

2. Who is it for?

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above are eligible to sign up for SkillsFuture Credit.

3. How do I view my SkillsFuture Credit Account?

You can log in to your account at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit with your SingPass.

4. How do I access the SkillsFuture Credit course directory?

You may find the link to the SkillsFuture Credit Course directory from the SkillsFuture Credit website at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

5. Can I transfer the credit claimed for a course to another course offered by the same training provider?

No, you need to cancel your initial claim and submit a new claim.

6. What can I use my SkillsFuture Credit for?

Following are the PRINA Courses you can offset with SkillsFuture Credit:

i. Professional Manicurist Certificate

ii. Diploma In Professional Nail Technology

However, do note that the following are excluded:

i. Application Fee

ii. Resit Fee

iii. Auxiliary charges like administrative fees (e.g. deferment)

iv. Transfer of programme, examination appeal fee and etc

v. Any penalty charges (e.g late fee payment)

vi. Any other miscellaneous fees

7. How do I use it?

You can apply to use your credit from 30 days before the course start date, and up to 90 days after the course start date. Before logging in to your account, you will need to have your SingPass ID, password, name of training provider; course title and course start date.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above will be able to access their SkillsFuture Credit account and submit a claim via www.skillsfuture.sg/credit once they receive their account activation letter.

8. Do I have to submit supporting documents when I submit a claim? How do I know whether the supporting documents are sufficient?

Submitting supporting documents is optional at ‘Submit a Claim’ page. However, if your claim is selected for audit, you must submit the relevant supporting documents (e.g. registration confirmation or acknowledgement slips, official receipts) within 14 calendar days to complete your claim submission. You may upload up to 10 documents with a maximum file size of 5MB per document. The supported file types are pdf, doc, xls, tif, jpg, png.

If you do not have the documents on hand, you may click on ‘Upload Later’ and login at a later stage to complete your claim submission. Your claim will not be approved until you have submitted the documents.

Please also ensure that you keep the relevant supporting documents for at least 6 months.

9.    If I have submitted a claim for my credit to be paid to my bank account, when will I receive the claimed amount?

Your claim submission will be processed within one working day. The amount will be paid to your bank account within 7 working days after course start date or when your claim is approved, whichever is later. You will receive an SMS or email notification when your claim is paid out.

To prevent any payout delays, please ensure that your bank account and contact details are accurately captured and updated in your SkillsFuture Credit Account. If you do not receive the amount within 30 days from the claim submission date, please contact WDA via “My Feedback” at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

10. Can I cancel and get refund of the credit that I have used to pay for the course?

You can log in to your SkillsFuture Credit account at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit to cancel your claim submission before the course start date; WDA will return the credit to your SkillsFuture Credit account. On the other hand, if you cancel the claim after the course start date, then no refund will be given.