Using your SkillsFuture credits in 2023 is a straightforward process that allows you to invest in your skills and career development. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use your SkillsFuture credits:
1. Check Your Eligibility
- To utilize your SkillsFuture credits in 2023, you should be a Singaporean citizen aged 25 and above.
- Ensure you have received your SkillsFuture credits notification letter. You will typically receive these letters every year.
2. Explore Eligible Courses
- Visit the SkillsFuture Credit portal (www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit) to explore the list of eligible courses.
- You can search for courses based on your interests, industry, or skill level. There is a wide range of courses available, including digital marketing, IT, finance, and more.
3. Choose Your Course
- Select a course that aligns with your career goals and interests. Ensure it is an eligible course that accepts SkillsFuture credits as payment.
4. Enroll in the Course
- Contact the course provider, such as Aesperon Academy, to enroll in the selected course. Be sure to check for available course dates and prerequisites.
5. Verify the Course Fee
- Check the course fee and confirm if your SkillsFuture credits will cover the full cost. SkillsFuture credits typically cover part of the course fee, and you may need to pay the remaining amount.
6. Submit a Claim
- Log in to your SkillsFuture Credit account on the SkillsFuture Credit portal.
- Submit a claim for the course you’ve enrolled in. You will need the course reference number, course start and end date, and the course fee.
7. Attend the Course
- Attend your chosen course and actively participate to gain the most from your learning experience.
8. Payment and Reimbursement
- SkillsFuture credits are typically paid directly to the training provider. However, if you paid for the course first, you can apply for reimbursement on the SkillsFuture Credit portal.
9. Track Your Credits
- Keep track of your remaining SkillsFuture credits to plan for future courses. You can check your balance on the SkillsFuture Credit portal.
10. Continuous Learning
- SkillsFuture credits are an annual benefit. Make the most of them by continuously upgrading your skills and knowledge to advance in your career.
Remember, SkillsFuture credits are a valuable resource to invest in your personal and professional development. By taking advantage of these credits, you can stay competitive in the ever-evolving job market and enhance your career prospects in 2023 and beyond.