SkillsFuture Qualification Award

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What Is it?

Formerly known as the CET Qualification Award (CQA), this award encourages workers to attain WSQ full qualifications, which equip them with comprehensive and robust sets of skills to perform their jobs competently, pursue career progression and explore new job opportunities.

Who Is It For?

The SkillsFuture Qualification Award is for all Singaporean workers.

How Will I Benefit?

The award recognises your effort in attaining WSQ full qualifications, which equip you with skills to perform your job better, pursue career progression and explore new job opportunities.

How does it work?

Singapore Citizens who attain a WSQ full qualification will be eligible for a cash award of $200 or $1,000.

Your eligibility for the award is based on the date of attainment of your WSQ full qualification. Please refer to the table below:

Date of Attainment Eligibility
From 1 March 2011 to 31 December 2015 First-time attainment of one of the following WSQ full qualification ($200 Award):
Certificate
Higher Certificate
Advanced Certificate

First-time attainment of one of the following WSQ full qualification ($1,000 Award):
Diploma
Specialist Diploma
From 1 January 2016 to 31 July 2019 Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($200 Award):
Certificate
Higher Certificate
Advanced Certificate

Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($1,000 Award):
Diploma
Specialist Diploma
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma
 From 1 August 2019

For following WSQ frameworks:

a. Business Management;
b. Employability Skills;
c. Leadership and People Management; and
d. Service Excellence

Every attainment of WSQ full qualification ($200 Award)
For all other WSQ frameworks Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($200 Award):
Certificate
Higher Certificate
Advanced Certificate

Every attainment of the following WSQ full qualification ($1,000 Award):
Diploma
Specialist Diploma
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

How do I apply?

Please click here to view details and apply for the SkillsFuture Qualification Award.