SkillsFuture Study Award for the Real Estate Agency Industry

The SkillsFuture Study Award for the real estate agency industry aims to encourage and support real estate salespersons to acquire complementary skillsets and competencies that are useful for them to be equipped with, so as to remain competitive and relevant in this ever-changing industry.

The award is an extension of the Council for Estate Agencies’ (CEA) efforts to enhance the competencies of industry practitioners. It is also aligned with one of the thrusts of the Real Estate Industry Transformation Map (ITM), which is to strengthen professionalism.

To support lifelong learning and skills deepening, the recipient of the Study Award will receive a monetary award of S$5,000 to defray out-of-pocket expenses associated with the course that he will be taking.

Supported courses

The course should commence between 1 January 2017 and 31 December 2018 and the selected course fee must be more than S$5,000. Applicants may submit other courses and CEA will consider each course individually.

 Course  Institution

Master of Science (Real Estate)

 

National University of Singapore


 
Master of Business Administration – Master of Science (Real Estate) Double Degree Programme (MBA-MRE-DDP)
Master of Science in Business Analytics
Master of IT Business (Financial Technology and Analytics)  

Singapore Management University

 
Master of IT in Business (Analytics)
Master of Finance programme  

Singapore University of Social Sciences

Graduate Diploma in Financial Technology programme

Who is eligible?

  • Singaporeans with three to five years of work experience in the real estate agency industry
  • Committed to broadening or deepening skills relevant to the industry
  • Currently enrolled in or granted admission into any of the supported courses
  • Must not have completed course of study at the point of application
  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award, or a recipient of a full sponsorship provided by a company, government agency, or any other entity for the selected course

How to apply?

To apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award, visit the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) webpage to download and submit your application form.

The application period for the SkillsFuture Study Award for the real estate agency industry closes on 30 November 2018. The evaluation process will take six to eight weeks after the closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified via email.

To find out more about the SkillsFuture Study Award for the real estate agency industry, visit the SSG webpage .

If you have other enquiries on Study Award, email us at feedback@cea.gov.sg 

Frequently-asked questions

1) Will the SkillsFuture Study Award recipient be expected to serve a bond?

The award recipient will not need to serve a bond but he must complete his course of study within the maximum candidature period.

2) Do I need to be nominated by my employer for the SkillsFuture Study Award?

You do not need to be nominated by your employer for the SkillsFuture Study Award. Your application for the Study Award will be assessed based on the eligibility criteria.

3) What are the evaluation criteria for the SkillsFuture Study Award?

Applicants will be assessed based on the eligibility criteria set out above and the courses should be relevant to the needs of the real estate agency industry or job functions.

4) Is there a minimum course fee and duration to be eligible for the SkillsFuture Study Award?

The fee for the selected course must be more than S$5,000. Applicants can take reference from the list of supported courses provided above. However, the list is non-exhaustive and applicants may submit other courses for CEA’s consideration.

5) Can I receive the SkillsFuture Study Award more than once?

Each individual can only receive the Study Award once. This provides opportunities for more Singaporeans to benefit from the initiative.