Admissions

Enrolment Procedures

  1. YMCA School provides pre-course counselling service to student
  2. YMCA School receives, checks, and verifies application forms and required documents submitted by student
  3. Student’s application to be approved/rejected by Management
  4. YMCA School issues Letter of Offer and Letter of Acceptance to student
  5. Student and *parent/guardian sign and return Letter of Acceptance to YMCA School
  6. Student pays Application Fee to YMCA Education Centre
  7. **YMCA School applies for Student’s Pass (“STP”) for international student
  8. **Upon receiving Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval (“IPA”), student and *parent/guardian report to YMCA School
  9. Student and *parent/guardian sign Advisory Note to Students (Form 12) and Standard PEI-Student Contract with YMCA School
  10. Student makes full payment to YMCA Education Centre (Administration Fee, FPS Fee, Medical Insurance Fee, Course Fee, Textbooks and Materials Fee, Science Practical Fee (if applicable), and Uniforms)
  11. YMCA School purchases Fee Protection Scheme (“FPS”) insurance
  12. Student sits for Placement Tests in YMCA School
  13. YMCA School admits student to class

*If student is below 18 years old.
**Only applicable to international students.

Note:

  1. International Students require a Student Pass from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) to study in Singapore.
  2. Dependent Pass holders are required to apply for a Letter of Confirmation (LOC), going through the same Student Pass application procedure.
  3. Local Students are referred to as Singapore Citizen.

Fee Protection Scheme & Medical Insurance

Under the EduTrust Certification Scheme, private education providers must adopt a Fee Protection Scheme with the CPE-appointed service providers and provide medical insurance coverage for hospitalisation and related medical treatment throughout the entire course duration.

YEC has adopted the Insurance Scheme facilitated by CPE-appointed service provider, Lonpac Insurance Bhd.

For more information on CPE Fee Protection Scheme, please click https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/pei.html.

For more information on YMCA Fee Protection Scheme Master Policy, please click here.

YEC has adopted medical insurance with QBE Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd to provide students with coverage and to meet CPE requirements. A SC / PR or a non-student pass student who is protected by his own medical insurance coverage in Singapore can opt out of the coverage but provide a copy of his insurance certificate.

Pricing Policy

YEC has a fixed fee policy. The prices are prominently displayed in the school premises, Standard Student Contract and communications materials.

Payment Scheme

Payment is to be made in full as stated in the Student Contract. There is a registration fee to be paid upon enrolment.

Payment Mode

Payments by Students may be made via CUP, telegraphic transfer, bank draft, internet transfer, cash, credit card or cheque (made payable to “YMCA Education Centre Limited“) . All payments have to be made out in Singapore Dollars.

Pricing Accuracy

The School is committed to the avoidance of over or undercharging. To ensure accuracy of charging, it is the School’s policy to list clearly all course fees including total amount payable and its breakdown.

Receipts

Receipts issued by the School to students to acknowledge payment made contains the following information:

  • YEC’s Name
  • Student name and identity no.
  • Payment intention
  • Date of payment
  • Course identification number.
  • Payment amount
  • Name and signature of staff collecting money and issuing receipt
  • Receipt number
  • Outstanding amount (where applicable)

Refund policy is in accordance with the terms of Private Education Act (refer to https://www.ssg.gov.sg/cpe/pei.html).

Refund Policy & Procedures

Refund Policy

1. Refund for Withdrawal Due to Non-Delivery of Course

YEC will notify the Student within three (3) working days upon knowledge of any of the following:

(i)         It does not commence the Course on the Course Commencement Date;

(ii)         It terminates the Course before the Course Commencement Date;

(iii)         It does not complete the Course by the Course Completion Date;

(iv)         It terminates the Course before the Course Completion Date;

(v)         It has not ensured that the Student meets the course entry or matriculation requirement as set by the organisation stated in Schedule A of the Student Contract within any stipulated timeline set by CPE; or

(vi)         The Student’s Pass application is rejected by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)

The Student should be informed in writing of alternative study arrangements (if any), and also be entitled to a refund of the entire Course Fees and Miscellaneous Fees already paid should the Student decide to withdraw, within seven (7) working days of the above notice.

2. Refund for Withdrawal Due to Other Reasons

If the Student withdraws from the Course for any reason other than those stated in Clause 2.1 of the Student Contract, YEC will, within seven (7) working days of receiving the Student’s written notice of withdrawal, refund to the Student an amount based on the table in Schedule D of the Student Contract.

3. Refund during Cooling-Off Period

YEC will provide the Student with a cooling-off period of seven (7) working days after the date that the Student Contract has been signed by both parties. The Student will be refunded the highest percentage (stated in Schedule D of the Student Contract) of the fees already paid if the Student submits a written notice of withdrawal to YEC within the cooling-off period, regardless of whether the Student has started the Course or not.

% of [the amount of fees paid under Schedules B and C of the Student Contract]

If Student’s written notice of withdrawal is received:

100%

More than 60 days before the Course Commencement Date

75%

Before, but not more than 60 days before the course Commencement Date

25%

On and after, but not more than 7 days after the Course Commencement Date

10%

More than 7 days after the Course Commencement Date, but not more than 14 days after the Course Commencement Date

0%

More than 14 days after the Course Commencement Date

Refund Procedures

Students may obtain the Student Request Form from the Education Counter. The completed form will be forwarded to the Management for review. If the refund request is approved, a cheque will be processed. When the cheque is ready, Students will be informed to collect from the Education Counter. If the refund request is not approved, students will be informed.