I would like to learn conversational English. May I join the GE Programme?
New applicants must apply in person at the following centres during the registration period. In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact the following telephone numbers or emails to arrange an appointment before visiting the respective ITE Customer & Visitor Centre. Please bring along your supporting documents and adhere to the safe distancing measures.
ITE Headquarters & ITE College Central
Tel : 1800 2222 111 / 6590 2211
ITE College EastTel : 6590 2262Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ITE College East
Tel : 6590 2262
ITE College West
Tel : 6590 2628
You can register for one subject in the General Education programme.
You can apply for the General Education programme if your work pass is valid for the duration of the course.
The policy on repeat modules took effect for intakes after April 2007 as part of the government's review on funding for part-time courses offered by ITE and the Polytechnics. The rationale of the policy is to optimise the high subsidies to benefit as many Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents as possible.
Students may approach the Community Development Councils (CDCs) or self-help groups like MENDAKI, SINDA and CDAC for financial assistance.
ITE fees payable by international participants are:
Participants in the General Education (GE) Programme who are Singapore Citizens may apply for the GCE 'N', and 'O' level examinations during the ITE registration exercise . Fees are waived for Singapore Citizens. Permanent Residents and international students are to register on their own as private candidates. Details are available at the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board website (www.seab.gov.sg) or via the MOE Customer Service at 6872 2220.
Participants in the General Education (GE) Programme who are Singapore Citizens and registered under ITE's GE Programme are eligible for a waiver of examination fees.
PRs and international students are required to pay examination fees. Please refer to the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board website (www.seab.gov.sg) for details.
GE course participants who are Singapore Citizens will have a waiver of examination fee for the GCE 'N' and 'O' Examinations. They are to apply for the examinations during the registration exercise.
Permanent Residents and non-Singapore citizens are required to register for the GCE 'N' or 'O' level examinations with the SEAB as private candidates and pay exam fees directly to SEAB.