When you have found the SkillsFuture Credit-eligible course that you want to enrol in, the very first step is you will have to check your SkillsFuture credit balance. If you have not done so, head over to our guide on how to check your SkillsFuture credit balance to check your balance.
Next, ensure that you have sufficient credit balance before informing the training provider that you want to use your SkillsFuture credit to register for the course. After you have successfully enrolled in the course with the training provider, the training provider will provide you with the invoice, course schedule and any supporting documents that you will need when submitting your claim.
Are you all set for the above? Let’s proceed to make a SkillsFuture claim for your upcoming course!
Making SkillsFuture Credit Claim
For all courses except Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) by overseas training providers (e.g. Udemy), you have to submit your claim from 60 days before the course start date.
For MOOC by overseas training providers (e.g. Udemy), you have to submit your claim within 60 days before and 90 days after the course start date.
Remember to submit your SkillsFuture Credit claims within the stipulated time frame so that it is valid.
(1) Head over to the SkillsFuture page
Open up the MySkillsFuture Portal and click “Login” located on the top right of the page.
(2) Login with your SingPass
On the login page, you have to login with your valid Singpass; click the red button “Singpass”.
Either open your Singpass app on your mobile phone and scan the QR code shown on the webpage or you can click on “Use password login instead” then“Password login” to manually enter your Singpass login details.
(3) Click on “Claim SkillsFuture Credits”
Upon successful login, hover over “Digital Services” located on the top menu bar. You will see a dropdown menu, and under Individuals, click “Claim SkillsFuture Credits”.
(4) Proceed to submit a claim
Next, click on the blue button “Proceed to Submit a Claim”.
(5) Search for your SkillsFuture Credit-eligible Course
You can search by 3 methods:
- Course name
- Course reference number
- Training provider
After entering either of the 3 methods above, click the button “Search” and the search results will appear right below.
(6) Select your course intake
Click on the blue arrow to select the course and the upcoming available course schedule for the selected course will appear.
If you don’t see any schedule at all or the schedule that your training provider has given to you, don’t panic! Click on the “Course Start Date” tab and manually input the start date of your course as provided by your local training provider or indicate the purchase date of the overseas course as the course start date.
(7) Input the amount of SkillsFuture credit you would like to claim
- Fee Payable By You (including GST): This is the amount indicated on the course invoice given to you by the training provider
- Amount of Credit To Claim: The amount of SkillsFuture Credits you would like to deduct from your balance
Next, click on “Tap to upload documents” to attach your course invoice and any other supporting documents provided by the training provider.
(8) Almost there!
Check the Terms and Conditions checkbox and click “Submit”.
A pop-up for your declaration will appear. Simply read through and click “Agree and Submit”.
(9) Review your submitted claim
Don’t worry if it shows “Pending” on the claims, the SkillsFuture system takes awhile before it reflects an “Approved”.
Remember to update the training provider on your submitted claim for the course and pay any outstanding amount to the training provider; contact the training provider for the procedures.