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Preparatory Course for ICSA International Qualifying Scheme (IQS) - Part-time

JUL - NOV 2019 INTAKE

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. CSA International Qualifying Scheme (IQS)

ACM Course Information

Timeable & Teachers

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IQS Part 1 - Subjects Modules Teacher(s) Day Start Date End Date
Singapore Taxation STAX Ms. Sushila Chelliah Wed/Mon 17 Jul 2019 30 Oct 2019
Corporate Law CLAW Mr. Pok Cheng Sim & Mr. Chinnatamby Nandakumar Tues/Mon 23 Jul 2019 29 Oct 2019
Financial Accounting FA Mr. Krishna Kumar Thurs/Mon 18 Jul 2019 31 Oct 2019
IQS Part 2 - Subjects Modules Teacher(s) Day Start Date End Date
Corporate Administration CA-IP Teacher 1: Mr. Arthur Wee (Lesson 1-3 & 13-16) Tues/Wed 16 Jul 2019 29 Oct 2019
  CA-RM Teacher 2: Mr. Lee Thiam Soon (Lesson 4-6 Tues/Wed 6 Aug 2019 13 Aug 2019
  CA-HRM Teacher 3: Ms. Shanti Sekhar (Lesson 7-12) Tues/Thurs 20 Aug 2019 17 Sep 2019
Corporate Financial Management CFM Mr. Krishna Kumar Fri/Wed 26 Jul 2019 1 Nov 2019
Corporate Governance CG Mr. Graham Owens Mon/Wed 14 Aug 2019 30 Oct 2019
Corporate Secretaryship CS Ms Chiang Chai Foong FCS, FCIS Thurs/Wed 18 Jul 2019 31 Oct 2019
Please note that lesson date(s) are not fixed on the same day of every week.
  • Each Cohort commences on (i) January to May (ii) July to November every year.
  • 16/17 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 48/51 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.
Full lesson July - Nov 2019

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.


Fee 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).

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First Attempt

Fee w/o GST 7% GST Fee Payable (S$)
One-time Non-Refundable Registration Fee is payable on registration $50.00 - $53.50
Course Fee $750.00 - $802.50
Fee(For 1 Module) w/o GST 7% GST Fee Payable (S$)
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 $802.50
Fee(For 2 Modules) w/o GST 7% GST Fee Payable (S$)
On Registration $600.00 $42.00 $642.00
1st Instalment (GIRO) $450.00 $31.50 $381.50
2nd & Final Instalment (GIRO) $450.00 $31.50 $381.50
  $1500.00 $105.00 $1605.00

Re-Sit Module

Fee w/o GST 7% GST Fee Payable (S$)w/GST
Per Module Fee $400.00 - $428.00
Fee(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
Fee(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”).

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  New Student Existing Student
1. Registration Form X X
2. Form 12 Advisory Note X X
3. Personal Data Protection Act Consent Form X X
4. Student Enrolment Information Form X -
5. Inter-Bank GIRO (IBG) Form X -
6. Passport Size Photograph X -
7. Copy of CSIS Exemption Letter X -
8. Copy of Student’s NRIC / Permit X -
9. Copy of Student’s Certificate & Transcripts X -
10. Student Contract - A sample copy of the student contract will be given to the student for reference. X -
Download the following forms for signature(s) and lesson plan for your information:
Personal/Individual Registration Jul - Nov 19 Company/Individual Registration Jul - Nov 19
**The online registration is only a pre-registration, student's enrollment will be confirmed upon receiving students complete documents and payment.