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Tech Immersion and Placement Programme

last updated 21 January 2019

TIPP is an initiative by IMDA to convert non-ICT professionals, especially graduates from Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) background or other disciplines into industry ready ICT professionals and placed into tech roles, after undergoing an immersive training course or a mentorship and coaching programme. The training courses and mentorship programmes are delivered by industry practitioners.


These immersive training courses and mentorship and coaching programmes lead to the creation of an impressive portfolio, allows interaction with leading experts in the respective fields and prepare Singaporeans for roles in the ICT industry such as web developers, agile software developers, mobile app developers, user experience designers, and data analysts. Trainees who have completed the course/programme will be provided with job placement facilitation by the TIPP partner.

Eligibility Criteria

TIPP is open to Singapore Citizens. The programme targets Singaporeans from new communities such as:

  • Non-ICT fresh graduates or professionals who are interested in switching to ICT job roles;

  • Current ICT professionals interested in upskilling in preparation for new tech positions; and

  • Individuals with a passion to join or build a tech start-up.

Trainees are expected to seek job placement within 6 months from completion of courses/programme under TIPP.

Programme Support

Singapore Citizens qualified for the immersive training courses or mentorship programmes supported under the TIPP would be eligible for a subsidised course/programme fee.

TIPP Partners

Training Partners Courses and Programme
General Assembly

Immersive training courses and placement:

  • Web Development Immersive (WDI)
  • User Experience Design Immersive (UXDI)
  • Digital Marketing Immersive (DMI)
  • Data Science Immersive (DSI)
Kaplan Learning Institute

Immersive training course and placement:

  • Metis Data Science Bootcamp

Mentorship and coaching programme with placement :

  • Agile Software Development and Best Engineering Practices
Trent Global College of Technology and Management Pte Ltd

Immersive training course and placement: 

  • Code Institute Full-Stack Coding Bootcamp Programme

Contact us at info@imda.gov.sg