Singapore Certified Energy Manager (SCEM) Training Grant

Get a grant for formal training and certification for your staff in professional energy management.

  • Candidates, who sign up for the full 144 hour SCEM Programme, which consists of 4 core and 2 elective modules, at Professional Level are eligible for the Training Grant.
  • In addition, the applicant of the grant must:
    • be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident;
    • attain at least 80% attendance;
    • meet the minimum set of entry requirements for the course(s) within the Programme;
    • pass the examination by modular basis and attain full certification within 3 years; and
    • not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed.
  • To encourage businesses to develop employees’ technical skills and competence in energy services and management.
  • Upon completion of this internationally-recognised programme, the qualified trainee should be able to perform technical and managerial functions in the following areas:
    • energy audits, management and measurements
    • energy retrofitting services
    • financial advisor for energy efficiency measures and contracting
    • consultation and procurement services
    • facility and energy management
    • energy engineering works
  • The Training Grant funds up to 70% of the SCEM training cost (inclusive of one exam fee per module) at the Professional Level.
  • The full SCEM programme fee is S$5,885 (including GST), excluding exam fee. The exam fee is $85.60 per paper (including GST). Trainees need to pay the programme fee and exam fee upfront, and will be entitled to the Training Grant upon the passing of each exam (on a modular basis).
  • Employers can also claim ‘Absentee Payroll Subsidy’ for company-sponsored trainees under the Skills Retraining Programme (SRP) for attending 144 hours of training.

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