FAQ [BCM-5000] on Singapore Government Funding for ISO22301 BCMS Expert Implementer Course

If you are a Singaporean or Singapore Permaent Resident (PR), there are two funding scheme which BCM Institute is appointed as the Authorized Training Organisation.  In this FAQ, we focus on funding for BCM-5000: ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) Expert Implementer course. Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions or FAQ that might help you to answer your choice of funding and selection of courses to attend made available from both SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

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Frequently Asked Questions on CITREP+ Government Funding?


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CITREP+ Vs WSQ Funded Courses

These are some of the questions often asked by potential participants with regards to two government funding from the Singapore government competency-based training (WSQ funding by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) versus CITREP+  programme under Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).


What is the difference between Certification (CITREP+) and Competency-based (WSQ) Courses?
  • Professional BCM international certification versus competency-based accreditation

Intermediate Level Course Content Comparison [WSQ Vs BCM-300]


Can I see a Comparison Between BCM Intermediate Level Competency and Certification Courses?
  • Competency based training [WSQ-BCM-310, BCM-320 and BCM-330] equivalent to BCM Institute's professional certification level [BCM-300 and BCCS]

Choice of Attending CITREP Vs WSQ Courses

Should I attempt the WSQ BCM course or BCM Institute's Certification courses?

  • The current WSQ competency based training equivalent to BCM Institute's intermediate certification level professional certification level

Bridging of WSQ (Intermediate Level) Course to Advanced Level BCM Course


If I were to take the WSQ competency-based training route, how can I achieve the highest (expert) level certification awarded by BCM Institute?
  • How to bridge using WSQ crisis management courses [BCM-310, BCM-320 and BCM-330] to achieve the Business Continuity Certified Expert (BCCE) certification?

Funding Applicable to In-house Training for Unit BCM Coordinators

Can I have this course conducted in-house for all of my unit-level BCM coordinators?
  • It is recommended that  WSQ competency based training be provided if it is for the unit-level or department-level coordinator. 
  • Do speak to our Singapore training team to conduct it in-house as the content can be contextualised to your organisation and even used it as an annual update to your BCM plan.

Funding for In-house BCM Programme Office

For my BCM program office (Senior BCM Team) , can I have this course conducted in-house for my team managing the corporate or organisation-level programme?
  • It is possible as long as there is at least 6 confirmed participants enrolled for the course.
  • As such course requires us to deploy a senior and experienced BCM professional with no conflict of interest, do speak to the BCM Institute's training team. 

Published to Received BCCP certification on IMDA portal

When reading the IMDA portal, it appears that I am attending a advanced level BCCE certification course and in the portal, it is reflected as BCCP?

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