1.1 All PACE courses will be accepted through Online Registration.
1.2 All applications are subject to confirmation and PACE Academy will endeavour via email to notify applicants 10 working days before the scheduled commencement date of the course. Applicants for e-learning courses will receive email confirmation within 3 working days.
Applicants for CET diploma courses will be notified of their application outcome via email 6 weeks after the closing of the course registration period.
1.3 Closing date for registration of WSQ and short courses is 10 working days prior to scheduled course commencement date or as determined by PACE Academy.
Closing date for registration of CET Diploma courses will be indicated in the respective course detail page on a semestral basis.
1.4 Registration is only confirmed upon full payment of course fees. For self-sponsored registrants, an applicant’s place is only confirmed upon receipt of payment. Places are allocated based on a first-come-first served basis with full payment made. For company-sponsored registrants, registration is confirmed when invoices are paid. Payment is to be made within 14 days from date of invoice. The payment terms are 14 days from the date of invoice or before the commencement of the course, whichever is earlier.
1.5 The registration form is to be completed by the course applicant or an authorised representative only.
1.6 The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration and for communication with the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.
2. Payment of course fees
2.1. Registration is only confirmed upon full payment of course fees before the commencement of the course. For self-sponsored applicants, an applicant’s place is only confirmed upon receipt of payment. For company sponsored applicants, payment must be received before the commencement of the course.
Please note that as places in a course are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, payment of the course fees upon registration does not guarantee the applicant a place in the course.
2.2. Acceptable modes of payment are as follows:
• Cash at Finance department
- Crossed and made payable to “Singapore Polytechnic” – indicate the name, contact number and course title and date on the back of the cheque.
- Indicate “Attn: Payment for <Course Title>” on the envelope with the address and the name of the sender on the back of the envelope.
• NETS at PACE Academy Counter
• ePayment for selected courses (Visa and MasterCard only)
• Telegraphic Transfer (TT)
- Singapore Polytechnic encourages you to remit in Singapore currency in order to avoid not settling the fees in full due to differences in exchange
of the foreign currency.
- There will be a bank processing fee and other agent bank charges imposed when you make a Telegraphic Transfer. To ensure that the full amount
of tax payable is remitted to Singapore Polytechnic, please instruct your bank that "Telegraphic Transfer / other agent bank charges to be borne by
the applicant" instead of the beneficiary. Otherwise, the amount remitted may not be sufficient to cover your course fees in full and Singapore
Polytechnic may then need to recover any outstanding tax.
Any bank charges incurred have to be borne by the remitter.
2.3 Funding ( If applicable )
2.3.1 Singaporeans/Permanent Residents (PR) may enjoy government funding for selected courses.
All applicants, individual and/or company sponsored must attain a minimum attendance of 75% in the course, attempt all assessments and be certified competent in order to be eligible for the funding. Failing which the individual or the employer is liable to forfeit the grant and bear the full course fees.
The WDA Training Grant Number has to be indicated in the online course registration. Upon confirmation of the course, PACE Academy will confirm the enrolment with WDA.
2.3.2 SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
Singaporeans above 25 years old are eligible for this funding for selected courses.
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via SkillsFuture Portal.
Applicants may opt to disburse the SFC claim to PACE Academy. This is applicable when registration is made at least 14 calendar days before course commencement date. Should registration be made thereafter, applicants must disburse the claims to themselves.
SFC claim cannot be used for Withdrawal Penalties. Applicants must bear the outstanding amount. Refer to point 3 for the withdrawal policy.
3. Withdrawal and Deferment from course
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected].
3.1. Participants who wish to withdraw from the course after registration shall submit a Withdrawal Application Form to the PACE Academy, Singapore Polytechnic.
3.2. Participants shall settle all outstanding bills with the Polytechnic prior to withdrawal. The portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the submission date of Withdrawal Application Form as follows:
• On or after date of commencement – No refund
• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund of paid course fee
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund of paid course fee
3.3. For instalment payment mode, participants who wish to withdraw during their course of study are liable for the full course fees.
4. Course Cancellation, Changes & Modifications
4.1 PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.
4.2 PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.
5.1. Applicants who wish to i) appeal against a failed test/examination results ii) request to print letter of certification/transcripts/student cards shall submit an Appeal Form to the PACE Academy, Singapore Polytechnic.
5.2. Applicants shall pay a non-refundable administrative fee of $21.40 (inclusive of GST) by NETS at PACE Academy.
6. Replacement of missed classes
There will be strictly no replacement lessons for classes.
7. Certificates/Letters of Completion/Transcripts
Certificates for short courses will be issued to participants who have achieved at least 75% attendance. All participants will have to sign the attendance list for every lesson they attend.
8. Limited Liability Clause
Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic’s premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our courses.