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 [REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR IQS JAN - MAY 2019 INTAKE]                                                  

 

Courses

   

´╗┐Preparatory Course for ICSA International Qualifying Scheme (IQS) - Part-time
                               
Course Structure

Professional Programme Part 1
- Financial Accounting
- Singapore Taxation
- Corporate Law
- Strategic and Operations Management
                       
Professional Programme Part 2 (Mandatory Programme)
- Corporate Administration
- Corporate Financial Management
- Corporate Secretaryship
- Corporate Governance


ICSA International Qualifying Scheme (IQS) is awarded by ICSA Singapore.

ACM course is offered on a per module basis. Students are required to sign one contract for each registered module. 

The qualification will be awarded if the student has passed the ICSA examinations for all the modules.

ICSA International Qualifying Scheme (IQS) Course Information and Requirements can be found here: ACM COURSE INFORMATION.

Timetable & Teachers

IQS Part 1 - Subjects Modules Teacher(s) Day Start Date End Date
Singapore Taxation STAX  Ms. Sushila Chelliah Wed/Mon 18 July 2018 31 Oct 2018
Corporate Law CLAW  Mr. Pok Cheng Sim & Mr. Chinnatamby Nandakumar Tues/Mon 23 Jul 2018 30 Oct 2018
´╗┐´╗┐Financial Accounting FA  Mr. Krishna Kumar Thurs/Mon 19 July 2018 1 Nov 2018
           
IQS Part 2 - Subjects Modules Teacher(s) Day Start Date End Date
Corporate Administration CA-IP Teacher 1: Mr. Lee Thiam Soon (Lesson 1-3) Tues/Wed 18 Jul 2018 31 Jul 2018
  CA-RM Teacher 2: Ms. Shanti Sekhar (Lesson 4-9) Tues/Wed 7 Aug 2018 11 Sep 2018
  CA-HRM Teacher 3:  Mr. Arthur Wee (Lesson 10-16) Tues/Thurs 18 Sep 2018 30 Oct 2018
Corporate Financial Management CFM Mr. Leo Kee Chye                    Fri/Wed 20 Jul 2018 2 Nov 2018
Corporate Governance CG Mr. Graham Owens Mon/Wed 13 Aug 2018 31 Oct 2018
Corporate Secretaryship CS Ms Chiang Chai Foong FCS, FCIS Thurs/Wed 19 July 2018 25 Oct 2018

Please note that lesson date(s) are not fixed on the same day of every week.  Please click here for a Preparatory Course FULL lesson plan July - Nov 18.

  • Each Cohort commences on (i) January to May (ii) July to November every year.
  • 16 Lessons per module to be conducted once a week and held in a classroom setting.
  • Tutorial time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm (3 hour - per lesson).
  • Duration per module 48 hours
  • Course duration (in months): 20 Months | Course Duration (in weeks): 5 Months / 16 Weeks
  • Teacher-Student Ratio (Tutorial – Average Size): Part I 1:30 and Part II 1:50  
  • The tutorial lesson plan has excluded the number of public holidays and ensures that no tutorials will be conducted during public holidays.

Admission Criteria

The minimum entry requirement is as follow:

-SAICSA Executive Diploma in Corporation Administration (EDCA);
-Business Diploma (Accountancy/Banking & Finance/Commerce/ Business Management / Law) from Local Polytechnics;
-Members of the Chartered Accountancy Profession Bodies Business Degree; or
-Degree (Bachelor/Master) from accredited universities

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may also apply but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Students are required to submit the completed form together with one photograph and certified true copies of your educational certificates and details results to Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS) f.k.a SAICSA. Upon acceptance as a student, then you can register for the preparatory courses.

For further information on Admission and Examination, please log-in to SAICSA website at www.saicsa.org.sg

  
Examination
The examination will be held every May and November.

Each module is assessed in a 3-hour written paper with 15 minutes reading time prior.

The student will be notified of the results within 10 weeks after the conclusion of the examinations by CSIS.

The grades of an award are defined in Clause 1.3. of Student Contract.

  

Fees and Payments
The prevailing Preparatory Course Fee per module is $802.50** (inclusive of 7% GST). This fee includes tutorials and study materials.

Re-sit Course Fee per module is $428.00** (inclusive of 7% GST). This fee is only applicable to students who did not pass a module.

For newly registered students, they have to pay the One-Time (Non-Refundable) Registration Fee of $53.50 (inclusive of 7% GST).

                       

First Attempt
Fee
w/o GST
Fee Payable (S$) w/GST
One-time Non-Refundable Registration Fee is
payable on registration
$50.00
$53.50
Course Fee
$750.00
$802.50
 
Fees (For 1 Module)
w/o
GST
7%
GST
Total
(w/GST)
On Registration
$300.00
$21.00
$321.00
1st Instalment (GIRO)
$225.00
$15.75
$240.75
2nd & Final Instalment (GIRO)
$225.00
$15.75
$240.75
 
$750.00
$52.50
$802.50
 
Fees (For 2 Modules)
w/o
GST
7%
GST
Total
(w/GST)
On Registration
$600.00
$42.00
$642.00
1st Instalment (GIRO)
$450.00
$31.50
$481.50
2nd & Final Instalment (GIRO)
$450.00
$31.50
$481.50
 
$1500.00
$105.00
$1605.00
 
Re-Sit Module
Fee
w/o
GST
Fee Payable (S$) w/GST
Per Module Fee
$400.00
$428.00
 
Fees (For 1 Module)
w/o
GST
7%
GST
Total
(w/GST)
On Registration
$160.00
$11.20
$171.20
1st Instalment (GIRO)
$120.00
$8.40
$128.40
2nd & Final Instalment (GIRO)
$120.00
$8.40
$128.40
 
$400.00
$28.00
$428.00
 
Fees (For 2 Modules)
w/o
GST
7%
GST
Total
(w/GST)
On Registration
$320.00
$22.40
$342.40
1st Instalment (GIRO)
$240.00
$16.80
$256.80
2nd & Final Instalment (GIRO)
$240.00
$16.80
$256.80
 
$800.00
$56.00
$856.00
 
Miscellaneous Fee
w/o
GST
7%
GST
Total
(w/GST)
Dishonoured Cheque
$50.00
$3.50
$53.50
** Fee is subject to change annually

Payment Method: Fee may be paid by NETS / CHEQUE. Cheque should be made payable to “ACM Pte Ltd". 

Fee payable by instalment plan will be collected via Inter-Bank GIRO (IBG). Please refer to the Fee Structure on the instalment plan.

How to register? 

Total module per intake:

Students are allowed to attempt a maximum of two (2) modules as stipulated by SAICSA.

Registration:

Submission of registration form in any mode does not imply that a student is registered for the preparatory course.
Registration will be confirmed when the following documents are received by (“ACM”).   

 

New Student

Existing Student

  1. Registration Form

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  1. Form 12 Advisory Note

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X

  1. Personal Data Protection Act Consent Form

X

X

  1. Student Enrolment Information Form

X

 

  1. Inter-Bank GIRO (IBG) Form

X

 

  1. Passport Size Photograph

X

 

  1. Copy of CSIS Exemption Letter

X

 

  1. Copy of Student’s NRIC / Permit

X

 

  1. Copy of Student’s Certificate & Transcripts

X

 

  1. Student Contract - A sample copy of the student contract will be given to the student for reference.

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Please click here to start your *pre-registration Jan - May 2019 now and download the 

following forms for signature(s) and lesson plan for your information:

1.  Personal/Individual Registration Jan - May 19 

2.  Company Sponsored Registration Jan - May 19

*The online registration is only a pre-registration, student's enrollment will be confirmed upon receiving students complete documents and payment.

Course Structure
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Examination
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