Successful candidates will be able to:
- Master the theoretical and technical foundations of blockchain technology
- Understand the concept of decentralisation, its impact and its relationship with blockchain technology
- Understand the underlying technical principles of blockchain development and implementation
- Understand the blockchain technology mechanisms behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies
- Understand how cryptography is used to secure data with practical examples
- Understand theoretical foundations of smart contracts and how Ethereum blockchain is used to develop decentralised applications using Solidity and relevant development frameworks
- Investigate alternative blockchain solutions including Hyperledger, Corda, and many more
- Discover use cases of blockchain powered applications in various industries
- Explore blockchain implementation and commercialisation strategies
- Learn best practices for blockchain integration in current business architectures
- Identify possible blockchain implementation implications on legal aspects
- Predict adoption risks and failures from application strategies and learn how to avoid with effective change management and project management approaches.
- Identify new research topics and future scope of blockchain technology
Who Should Attend:
- Business Tech Executives –
For decision makers (unit leaders, growth executives and technology innovators) interested in leading blockchain based projects
- Government Tech Officials –
For policy makers (government officials, regulators and compliance officers) assigned with blockchain related cases
- Full Stack Developers –
For technology makers (developers, programmers, coders) equipped with the basic understanding of programming languages and technical knowledge to deep dive into blockchain development, strategy and implementation
Technical Skills Competency (TSC) & Proficiency Level:
- Applications Development – Level 3
- Emerging Technology Synthesis – Level 3
Mode of training: Online/Onsite /Customised
Duration: 5 days | 40 hours
- Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain Technology
- Module 2: Crypto Assets
- Module 3: Blockchain Mining
- Module 4: Bitcoin
- Module 5: Hyperledger
- Module 6: Ethereum Project
- Module 7: Decentralized Applications (DApps)
- Module 8: Impact on Industry
- Module 9: Industry Use Cases and Business Models
- Module 10: Blockchain Project Implementation
Minimum at Age: 16 years old
Language proficiency: Basic proficiency in reading, writing and understanding English.
Academic Level: Applicants are recommended to have some technical experience, skills and/or qualifications as follows:
- Object-Oriented Programming
$3,210 (inclusive of GST)
CITREP Course Code: CITREP+/FY19/CE/202004/006256
The total fee covers lectures/tutorials/workshops and assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Diploma/Advanced Diploma (if earned) and transcript.
CITREP+ supports local ICT professionals in keeping pace with technology shifts through continuous and proactive training. Through the training, they will acquire technical skills sets that will enable them to remain relevant and productive.
Trainees under the programme will receive funding support as follows:
Table 1a: CITREP+ Funding Guidelines
(With effect from 1 August 2017)
|Training Course and Certification only||Certification only||Training Course and Certification only||Certification only|
|Organisation- sponsored||Non SMEs||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||
|Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||
|Up to 70% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee
|Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee
|Professionals (40 years old and above)||Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee|
|Self-Sponsored||Professionals1||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee||Up to 70% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee|
|Professionals (40 years old and above)2||Up to 90% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $3,000 per trainee|
|Students and/or Full-Time National Servicemen (NSF)||Up to 100% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $2,500 per trainee||Up to 100% of the nett payable certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee||
1Professionals category includes displaced workers.
2This has been harmonised with SkillsFuture initiatives.
Note: CITREP+ funding does not support GST, VAT, registration fees, membership fees, rebates, renewal of certification, incentives, discounts or any training grant offered by any course providers or any other organisation in relation to the endorsed courses/certifications.
Please note that the course fees for intakes commencing February 2019 (and after) is currently under review and will be advised in due course for applicants in the February 2019 intake onwards.
Table 1b: CITREP+ Funding Guidelines (MOOC)
|Organisation-sponsored||Non-SMEs||Up to 70% of the net payable course and certification fees,capped at $500 per trainee|
|SMEs||Up to 90% of the nett payable course and capped at $500 per trainee||Up to 90% of the nett
payable course and
capped at $00 per
(40 years old
|Up to 70% of the nett
payable course and
capped at $500 per
|Self-Sponsored||Professionals||Up to 70% of the nett payable course and certification fees,
capped at $500 per trainee
(40 years old
|Up to 90% of the nett payable
course and certification fees,
capped at $500 per trainee
|Up to 70% of the nett
payable course and
capped at $500 per
|Students and/or FullTime National
|Up to 100% of the nett payable course and certification fees, capped at $500 per trainee||Not eligible|
For eligibility or claim procedures, please visit go.gov.sg/tesacitrep for more information.
Alternatively, you may contact CITREP+ Hotline at:
Tel: 63-CITREP (6324-8737)
Email: [email protected]
Skillsfuture Course Code: TGS-2020507727
Details on eligibility and the claim procedures of SkillsFuture Credit can be found on www.skillsfuture.sg credit
Details on eligibility and the claim procedures of Skills Development Fund can be found on www.skillsconnect.gov.sg via search for “Skills Development Fund”.
It is the sole responsibility of the student to apply for the SkillsFuture Credit approval. The student has 60 days before the start of the course up till the day of its commencement to do so. More details can be found on www.skillsfuture.sg credit.
For the use of SkillsFuture Credit, it is the sole responsibility of the student to update SkillsFuture Singapore should the student have the intention to withdraw, transfer or defer the study of selected course before start of the course. Once the course has commenced, the student will not be allowed to cancel application for SkillsFuture Credit.
The student needs to comply with Kaplan’s policies “(eg. refund and withdrawal policy)” upon course commencement. Any refund of the SkillsFuture Credit portion will be credited back to the student’s SkillsFuture Credit account with SkillsFuture Singapore, as required by SkillsFuture Singapore.
In compliance with SkillsFuture Singapore’s (SSG) guidelines, students who utilise SkillsFuture Credit OR enrol in SSG-funded or CITREP+ funded courses are not eligible for indirect rewards such as referral awards, lucky draws, gifts and vouchers.
In compliance with SkillsFuture Singapore’s guidelines, students who utilise SkillsFuture Credit OR enrol in SSG-funded or CITREP+ funded courses will need to turn on video camera throughout the full training session for the purpose of recording, when the training session is conducted via online learning mode. Students are required to purchase a webcam, if they are using a desktop with no camera function, prior to course commencement.
The amount that you wish to utilise will be used to offset the qualifying course fees once the amount is approved by SkillsFuture Singapore. The qualifying course fees, as indicated in your Student Contract, is prior to any deduction of SkillsFuture Credit. SkillsFuture Credit deduction will be shown in your receipt following the approval of SkillsFuture Credit by SkillsFuture Singapore.
Breakdown of Course Fee Payable (demonstrated using $500 SkillsFuture Credits):
|Funding Category||Singapore Citizen/ Permanent Resident||Singapore Citizen 40 years old and above|
|CITREP+ Funding percentage||70%||90%|
|Course Fee with GST||S$3,210||S$3,210|
|Course Fee Payable with GST||S$2,710||S$2,710|
|CITREP+ Funding Amount||-S$1,772.90||-S$2,279.44|
|Nett Investment after successful CITREP+ Claim||S$937.10||S$430.56|
With effect from 19 May 2017, SkillsFuture Credit used for a course at Kaplan (subject to SkillsFuture Singapore’s approved list of courses) will be paid directly to Kaplan Higher Education Academy.
If you wish to use your SkillsFuture Credit, you can make your claim up to 60 days before the start of the course till the day of its commencement (with effect from 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture Singapore, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier course registration.
When making a claim, you should inform your Course Consultant on the intention to use your SkillsFuture Credit and to request for the relevant amount to be offset against the qualifying course fees. After which, you can then submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the relevant amount to be paid to Kaplan Higher Education Academy for your registered course. The actual claimable amount is subject to SkillsFuture Singapore’s approval.
For more information, please visit www.skillsfuture.sg
The actual claimable amount is subject to approval by SkillsFuture Singapore.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who is eligible?
To be eligible for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) you must be a self-employed person at the point of application and your main source of income is and has been from self- employment. You will be required to produce as proof, your Consolidated Statement of Income/Notice of Assessment for Year of Assessment 2020 submitted to IRAS in the capacity of a self-employed person.
Funding validity period will be until 31 Mar 2021.
2. How do I sign up for NTUC Training Fund (SEPs)?
Before applying/registering for courses, please ensure you have either one of the supporting documents:
- Letter of Eligibility from NTUC’s e2i
- SIRS (Self-Employed Person Income Relief Scheme) Auto-Eligibility Letter from CPF Board
- SIRS successful application Letter/Email from NTUC
If you do not have any of the above, please proceed to apply for the Letter of Eligibility at: www.e2i.com.sg/SEP2020–form. Key in your personal details followed by submission of supporting documents for Letter of Eligibility to SEP2020@e2i.com.sg. Successful applicants will be issued a copy of the Letter of Eligibility from NTUC’s e2i within 5 working days from submission.
3. How do I apply for courses?
Once you are issued a copy of Letter of Eligibility, you may register directly with the respective Training Provider and Institute of Higher Learning. You will be required to present/submit your Letter of Eligibility for registration of courses.
4. How much Training Allowance am I eligible for?
SEP who is a member of public
|SEP who is an existing NTUC union member (joined on or before 1 March 2020)||
SEP who signs up as an NTUC union member (after 1 March 2020)
(from 1 April – 30 April
(from 1 May – 31 Dec
5. How do I apply for Training Allowance?
The supporting documents include:
- A copy of your NRIC (front and back)
- Copy of the Tax Invoice/Payment Receipt of the completed course
- Copy of the endorsed Training Certification Slip
- Copy of the signed PDPA Acknowledgement Form
- Copy of your Letter of Eligibility from e2i, or your SIRS Letter/Email from NTUC/CPF
Claims and supporting documents must be submitted within 30 working days upon course completion.
6. When and how will my Training Allowance be paid?
Upon verification of submitted documents required for Training Allowance claim, NTUC’s e2i will disburse the training allowance directly to your bank account within 30 working days after submission.
Source: NTUC Training Fund
- Exam Format: Multiple Choice
- Exam Duration: 3 Hours
- Number of Questions: 100
Upon the successful completion of Certified Blockchain Professional course, you will receive the Certificate – Certified Blockchain Professional from IIB
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