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Certificate of Employment Intermediaries

The Certificate of Employment Intermediaries (CEI) aims to equip EA personnel with the necessary knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations. This ensures that EAs understand the law and their obligations, thereby raising their professional knowledge and service to their clients.

  CEI (KAH) CEI (KAH) - without EFMA
Who should attend? Key Appointment Holders working for Comprehensive Licence EAs Key Appointment Holders working for Comprehensive Licence EAs that do not place foreign employees
Course Duration 40 hours 28 hours
Certification Attained Certificate of Attendance CEI (KAH) Certificate of Attendance CEI (KAH) - excluding EFMA
  CEI (Basic) CEI (Basic) - without EFMA
Who should attend? Other EA Personnel working for Comprehensive Licence EAs Other EA Personnel working for Comprehensive Licence EAs that do not place foreign employees
Course Duration 32 hours 20 hours
Acts Covered Key Employment Laws Key Employment Laws
Certification Attained Certificate of Attendance CEI (Basic) Certificate of Attendance CEI (Basic) - excluding EFMA

For more information on the CEI, please read our CEI Frequently Asked Questions.

CEI Test Format

  Section A (MCQ) Section B (MCQ) Section C (Case-study MCQ)
CEI (KAH)

(2hrs)
Employment Agencies Act

(25 questions)
  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
  • Immigration Act
  • Employment Act
  • Workplace Injury Compensation Act
  • Business Organization
  • Contract Law
  • Competition Act

       (50 questions)

  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
  • Immigration Act
  • Employment Act

       (5 questions)

CEI (Basic)

(1h 15mins)
Employment Agencies Act

(10 questions)
  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
  • Immigration Act
  • Employment Act
  • Workplace Injury Compensation Act

      (35 questions)

  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment of Foreign Manpower Act
  • Employment Act

       (5 questions)

CEI without EFMA (KAH)

(1h 45mins)
Employment Agencies Act

(25 questions)
  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment Act
  • Workplace Injury Compensation Act
  • Business Organization
  • Contract Law
  • Competition Act

      (33 questions)

  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment Act

       (5 questions)

CEI without EFMA (Basic)

(1hr)
Employment Agencies Act

(10 questions)
  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment Act
  • Workplace Injury Compensation Act

      (23 questions)

  • Employment Agencies Act
  • Employment Act

       (5 questions)

Exemption from Certificate of Employment Intermediaries

Employment agencies (EA) holding a Comprehensive Licence may apply for all its registered EA Personnel to be exempted from CEI if they meet all of the following criteria:

  • Only place workers in jobs earning monthly salaries of S$4,000 or more;
  • Only charge fees to employers, and no fees is collected from the workers; and
  • Do not have an adverse track record with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Request for exemption can be made through an email to mom_fmmd@mom.gov.sg. This request must be accompanied by the placement records of the EA (including details on the salary of each worker placed) for the last 12 months.

EA(s) which have been granted exemption will be required to comply with the licensing condition of submitting their placement records as and when required by the Commissioner of Employment Agency. Please note that the Commissioner may revoke the exemption given at any time.

CEI Training Providers

The CEI (Basic) and CEI (KAH) courses are conducted by Absolute Kinetics Consultancy Pte Ltd, Grace Management & Consultancy Services Pte Ltd and Singapore Polytechnic. EA personnel may choose any of the course provider, and should register yourself with them directly.

EA(s) who attend CEI Course will qualify for the Skills Development Fund (SDF). For more details of the subsidy, please approach the training providers.


Absolute Kinetics Consultancy Pte Ltd Grace Management & Consultancy Services Pte Ltd Singapore Polytechnic
CEI (Basic)

 

Full Course Fee $331.70 $388 $342.40
Subsidies

$64

Fee payable after subsidy $267.70 $324 $278.40

CEI (KAH)

Full Course Fee $422.65 $486 $428
Subsidies

$80

Fee payable after subsidy $342.65 $406 $348

CEI (Basic) - without EFMA

Full Course Fee $214 $246.95 $321
Subsidies

$40

Fee payable after subsidy $174 $206.95 $281

CEI (KAH) - without EFMA

Full Course Fee $304.95 $341 $406.60
Subsidies

$56

Fee payable after subsidy $248.95 $285 $350.60

Note: The subsidies above only apply to CEI courses. There are no subsidies for CEI Test. The above fees quoted are inclusive of GST.

The following are the contact information of the training providers.

Training Provider Address Contact Information
Absolute Kinetics Consultancy Pte Ltd 23 Hindoo Road
Singapore 209115
Email: enquiry@sg-akc.com
Tel: (65) 6690 5555
Fax: (65) 6763 3885
Grace Management & Consultancy Services Pte Ltd 10 Raeburn Park
Block C #02-00 Singapore 088702

(You can refer to these pdfdirections to get here.)
Email: cei@gmcs.com.sg
Tel: (65) 6392 4333
Fax: (65) 6299 4836
Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy 500 Dover Road Singapore 139651 Email: cec@sp.edu.sg
Tel: (65) 6772 1288
Fax: (65) 6772 1957

CEI Test Administrator

The CEI Test Administrator for the CEI (Basic) and CEI (KAH) is the NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd. EA personnel sitting for the test should register directly with the Test Administrator.

You can choose to take the test without attending the course. However, should you fail the test, you will be required to attend the course before taking the re-test. If you have already attended the CEI course but failed the test, you may take the re-test without having to re-attend the CEI course. There is no limit to the number of re-test attempts you can take.

Test Fees (Including GST) $171.20 - CEI (KAH)
$171.20 - CEI (Basic)
$171.20 - CEI (KAH) - without EFMA
$171.20 - CEI (Basic) - without EFMA
Venue NTUC Trade Union House
73 Bras Basah Road
#02-01
Singapore 189556
Tel (65) 6336 5482
Fax (65) 6339 7288
Email enquiries@ntuclearninghub.com

Please note that if you have attained CEI, your record will be updated in the EA Personnel Search within seven working days.

Last updated on 01 July 2014 10:31:04