ITE Student


NITEC | HIGHER NITEC



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910

Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay components



ITE Graduate


NITEC | HIGHER NITEC



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910
Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) $2,650

This appointment is only available to applicants who are applying for a relevant Diploma and is successful in their
application for the SAF-Polytechnic Sponsorship.


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components


Sponsorships


SAF-Polytechnic Sponsorship (MDES)
  • Offering you a full sponsorship to study at a Polytechnic, this scheme provides a monthly allowance ranging from $1,000 to $1,300*

  • Sponsored study in Polytechnic, covering all tuition and compulsory fees*

  • Bonus of $1,200 if all courses in each semester are passed at the first attempt*

*Applicants within the first 12 months of their studies are eligible for 100% sponsorship




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • An existing Polytechnic student, or have secured a place at a Polytechnic

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 4-year bond after studies




Your Career with SAF C4I Beyond Polytechnic Sponsorship

Upon graduation, you will embark on a rewarding career and work towards becoming a Military Intelligence Expert or Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering).

As a Military Intelligence Expert in SAF C4I, you will embark on a path of deep specialisation in the field of Intelligence and/or Engineering. You will be instrumental in advancing the operational and technological capabilities in your chosen domain.

With a rewarding career up to age 60, your journey in SAF C4I will allow you to develop yourself to the fullest potential through mastery of the Intelligence expertise as you progress in your career.

As a Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) in SAF C4I, you will embark on a path of deep specialisation in the field of Engineering. You will be instrumental in advancing the operational and technological capabilities by delivering cutting-edge technologies that will shape the outcome of the information battlespace.

With a rewarding career up to age 60, your journey in SAF C4I will allow you to develop yourself to the fullest potential through mastery of the Engineering field as you progress in your career.




Polytechnic Student


Diploma | Advance Diploma



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910
Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering)* $2,650

*Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) is only available to those who are currently taking a relevant Diploma in Engineering and/or IT.

ME4-1
C4 Expert (C4X) $3,550 - $ 3,700

This appointment is only available to those who are currently taking a relevant Diploma in Cyber Security.


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.




Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components


Sponsorships


SAF-Polytechnic Sponsorship (MDES)
  • Offering you a full sponsorship to study at a Polytechnic, this scheme provides a monthly allowance ranging from $1,000 to $1,300*

  • Sponsored study in Polytechnic, covering all tuition and compulsory fees*

  • Bonus of $1,200 if all courses in each semester are passed at the first attempt*

*Applicants within the first 12 months of their studies are eligible for 100% sponsorship





Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • An existing Polytechnic student, or have secured a place at a Polytechnic

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 4-year bond after studies




Your Career with SAF C4I Beyond Polytechnic

Upon graduation, you will embark on a rewarding career and work towards becoming a Military Intelligence Expert or Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering).

As a Military Intelligence Expert in SAF C4I, you will embark on a path of deep specialisation in the field of Intelligence and/or Engineering. You will be instrumental in advancing the operational and technological capabilities in your chosen domain.
With a rewarding career up to age 60, your journey in SAF C4I will allow you to develop yourself to the fullest potential through mastery of the Intelligence expertise as you progress in your career.

As a Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) in SAF C4I, you will embark on a path of deep specialisation in the field of Engineering. You will be instrumental in advancing the operational and technological capabilities by delivering cutting-edge technologies that will shape the outcome of the information battlespace.
With a rewarding career up to age 60, your journey in SAF C4I will allow you to develop yourself to the fullest potential through mastery of the Engineering field as you progress in your career.




Polytechnic Graduate


Diploma | Advance Diploma



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910
Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering)* $2,650

*Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) is only available to those who are currently taking a relevant Diploma in Engineering and/or IT.

ME4-1
Senior Military Intelligence Expert $4,550 - $5,170

This appointment is only available to applicants who qualify for Officer Cadet School and:

  • have secured a placing in an University and wish to apply for a University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF or
  • applying for a degree and is successful in their application for their University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF


ME4-1
C4 Expert (C4X) $3,550 - $ 3,700

This appointment is only available to those who are currently taking a relevant Diploma in Cyber Security.


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components


Sponsorships


SAF Merit Scholarship (SMS) / SAF Engineering Scholarship (SES)

The SAF Merit Scholarship and the SAF Engineering Scholarship gives you the opportunity to study at top universities around the world. Upon completion of your studies, you will be placed on a dynamic career path, and given opportunities to be a leader in SAF C4I at the highest levels.


  • Sponsorship for up to 4 years of studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable.

  • Monthly salary for the duration of studies

  • Tuition fees and other approved academic charges

  • Maintenance and other allowances, e.g. books, clothing, computer

  • Return economy airfare

  • One-time sponsorship for summer exchange programmes




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Good Polytechnic Diploma (with Merit)

  • Good co-curricular activities records

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 6-year bond after studies





SAF Academic Award (SAA) / SAF Engineering Award (SEA)

The SAF Academic Award and SAF Engineering Award both offer you sponsorship at a local university.


  • Full sponsorship of tuition fees and approved charges

  • Annual allowance of $12,000

  • Tuition fees and approved charges

  • Allowances (books and computer)

  • Hostel fee, if any (based on twin-sharing rate)




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Good Polytechnic Diploma

  • Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 4-year bond after studies




Your Career with SAF C4I Upon Graduation

Upon graduation, you will embark on a rewarding career and work towards becoming a Senior Military Intelligence Expert.

As a Senior Military Intelligence Expert in SAF C4I, you will enjoy numerous opportunities for personal and professional development throughout your career. You will acquire the proficiencies and skill-sets needed to handle a complex and wide-ranging spectrum of operations.

You will be groomed for success, and turned into a world-class expert with decision-making skills and expertise that are highly valued by both your peers and the men you lead.

You can expect to further develop and refine your abilities as you progress along a specially designed career roadmap in SAF C4I. Your experience will bestow you with a comprehensive set of transferable skills that will serve you well beyond your retirement at age 60.





Junior College Student


GCE 'A' Level Certificate



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910

Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components



Junior College Graduate


GCE 'A' Level Certificate



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910

ME4-1
Senior Military Intelligence Expert $4,550 - $5,170

This appointment is only available to applicants who qualify for Officer Cadet School and:

  • have secured a placing in an University and wish to apply for a University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF or
  • applying for a degree and is successful in their application for their University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components


Sponsorships


SAF Merit Scholarship (SMS) / SAF Engineering Scholarship (SES)

The SAF Merit Scholarship and the SAF Engineering Scholarship gives you the opportunity to study at top universities around the world. Upon completion of your studies, you will be placed on a dynamic career path, and given opportunities to be a leader in SAF C4I at the highest levels.


  • Sponsorship for up to 4 years of studies, inclusive of Master’s if applicable.

  • Monthly salary for the duration of studies

  • Tuition fees and other approved academic charges

  • Maintenance and other allowances, e.g. books, clothing, computer

  • Return economy airfare

  • One-time sponsorship for summer exchange programmes




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Good GCE A-Level results

  • Good co-curricular activities records

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 6-year bond after studies





SAF Academic Award (SAA) / SAF Engineering Award (SEA)

The SAF Academic Award and SAF Engineering Award both offer you sponsorship at a local university.


  • Full sponsorship of tuition fees and approved charges

  • Annual allowance of $12,000

  • Tuition fees and approved charges

  • Allowances (books and computer)

  • Hostel fee, if any (based on twin-sharing rate)




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Good GCE A-Level results

  • Qualify for and excel in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career

Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 4-year bond after studies




Your Career with SAF C4I Upon Graduation

Upon graduation, you will embark on a rewarding career and work towards becoming a Senior Military Intelligence Expert.

As a Senior Military Intelligence Expert in SAF C4I, you will enjoy numerous opportunities for personal and professional development throughout your career. You will acquire the proficiencies and skill-sets needed to handle a complex and wide-ranging spectrum of operations.

You will be groomed for success, and turned into a world-class expert with decision-making skills and expertise that are highly valued by both your peers and the men you lead.

You can expect to further develop and refine your abilities as you progress along a specially designed career roadmap in SAF C4I. Your experience will bestow you with a comprehensive set of transferable skills that will serve you well beyond your retirement at age 60.





University Student


Degree & above



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME4-1
Senior Military Intelligence Expert $4,550 - $5,170

This appointment is only available to applicants who qualify for Officer Cadet School and:

  • have secured a placing in an University and wish to apply for a University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF or
  • applying for a degree and is successful in their application for their University Scholarship/Sponsorship with SAF


ME4-1
C4 Expert (C4X) $4,760 - $5,350


This appointment is only available to those who are currently taking a relevant Degree & Above in Cyber Security.


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components


Sponsorships


SAF Merit Scholarship (SMS)

Upon Graduation, you will be placed on a dynamic career path, and given opportunities to be a leader in SAF C4I at the highest levels.


  • Receive a 60% lump sum back-payment of tuition fees, hostel fees, overseas maintenance allowance and other approved charges

  • Receive monthly salary, full sponsorship of subsequent tuition fees, hostel fees, overseas maintenance allowances and other approved charges upon signing on

  • $12,000 Study Bonus for those who take up the SMS / SAS (Local Studies) at the end of their degree studies up to 6 months after graduation




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Period of eligibility from start of undergraduate studies till 6 months after graduation

  • Possess good academic results at current university

  • Possess good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities

  • Qualifies for and excelled in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career





SAF Academic Award (SAA) / SAF Engineering Award (SEA)

The SAF Academic Award and SAF Engineering Award both offer you sponsorship at a local university.


  • Receive a 60% lump sum back payment of tuition fees, hostel fees and other approved charges

  • Receive monthly salary, full sponsorship of subsequent tuition fees, hostel fees and other approved charges upon signing on

  • $12,000 Study Bonus for those who take up the SAA / SEA (Local Studies) at the end of their degree studies up to 6 months after graduation




Eligibility Criteria
  • Singapore citizen or Singapore PR intending to take up citizenship (Contract will only be offered upon confirmation of your citizenship)

  • Physically and medically fit

  • Period of eligibility from start of undergraduate studies till 6 months after graduation

  • Possess good academic results at current university

  • Possess good co-curricular activities record and strong leadership qualities

  • Qualifies for and excelled in Officer Cadet School

  • Possess a strong interest in a military career




Your Career with SAF C4I Upon Graduation

Upon graduation, you will embark on a rewarding career and work towards becoming a Senior Military Intelligence Expert.

As a Senior Military Intelligence Expert in SAF C4I, you will enjoy numerous opportunities for personal and professional development throughout your career. You will acquire the proficiencies and skill-sets needed to handle a complex and wide-ranging spectrum of operations.

You will be groomed for success, and turned into a world-class expert with decision-making skills and expertise that are highly valued by both your peers and the men you lead.

You can expect to further develop and refine your abilities as you progress along a specially designed career roadmap in SAF C4I. Your experience will bestow you with a comprehensive set of transferable skills that will serve you well beyond your retirement at age 60.





University Graduate


Degree & above



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME4-1
Senior Military Intelligence Expert $4,550 - $5,170

This appointment is only available to applicants who have graduated with a Degree & ABOVE.


ME4-1
C4 Expert (C4X) $4,760 - $5,350


This appointment is only available to those who have graduated with a Degree & ABOVE with relevance to Cyber Security.


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components



Mid-Careerist


ITE | Diplomas | Advance Diploma | Degree & above

Technical Expertise prior to Career Change



Available Vocations & Starting Salary


ME1-1
Military Intelligence Expert $2,200 - $2,910
Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering)* $2,650

*Military Intelligence Expert (Engineering) is only available to those who have graduated with a relevant Diploma in Engineering / IT or with technical expertise in Engineering / IT.


ME4-1
Senior Military Intelligence Expert $4,550 - $5,170

This appointment is only available to applicants who have both:

  • a Degree & Above
  • prior technical expertise in Engineering/IT before career change


ME4-1
C4 Expert (C4X) $4,760 - $5,350

This appointment is only available to applicants who have both:

  • a Degree & Above
  • prior technical expertise in Cyber Security before career change


Note: Information correct as of Nov 2019.

Please contact us to find out more about a Mid-Career change into the SAF C4I Community. Our Career Consultants will gladly answer any queries as well as clarify about the starting salary as:

  • The starting rank shown above may not be applicable to the technical expertise you possess as you may qualify for a higher rank upon joining us.
Click HERE to contact our Career Consultants!



Pay Components


Basic Salary Component
  • This includes a Monthly Variable Component and is pegged to your rank and grade.

Market Adjustable Specialisation Component (MASC)
  • The MASC (Level 1, 2, or 3) is pegged to the level of expertise at each rank.

Allowances
  • Skilled-based allowances (where applicable).


Pay Components



Cyber Operator (NSF)


Relevant Expertise in Cyber Defence


Eligibility Criteria


Selection Test
  • Theory test on topics such as network security architecture, cryptography and application security.

  • Practical test involving problem-solving and analytical skills.


Successful applicants will be notified and emplaced on the Cyber NSF Scheme upon enlistment.

Selected individuals will be offered the Cyber Specialist Award.




Cyber Task


Cyber NSF



Cyber Specialist


Cyber Operators who are offered the Cyber Specialist Award


Benefits

Cyber Specialists will receive competitive remuneration and are entitled to Regular benefits, such as leave, bonuses and medical coverage (EWOS SCHEME).



Cyber Specialist Award


Real-World Cyber Operations

Cyber Specialists will engage in real-world cyber operations against rapidly evolving threats. They will perform advanced cyber tasks such as:


  • Incident Response

  • Cyber Forensics

  • Malware Analysis

  • Penetration Testing




Professional & Academic Certification

Cyber Specialists will undergo continuous training to upgrade their skills and obtain industry-related professional certifications. They will also participate in a Work-Learn Programme which allows them to earn academic credits that can count towards a cybersecurity degree.


Basic Condition
  • Fulfil a 6-year bond after studies




Cyber NSF Work Learn Programme

Cyber Specialists can graduate at the same time as their peers who serve 2 years of NS

The Work-Learn Programme is designed to enable Cyber Specialists to continuously upgrade their skills and competencies. While on the job, they will attend cybersecurity modules at a local university, earning academic credits in the process. The work experience and qualifications gained will position them well for a career in the cybersecurity industry.


Cyber NSF


Interested?


Pre-enlistees who are keen to join the scheme need to fill up the application form to indicate your interest. The application submission will not commit you into a specific track within the scheme.

Click HERE to register your interest.