CBCC Competency Assessment will be conducted and proctored by Institute of Blockchain. Candidate(s) will register with IBS only.

Assessment Fee: SGD$60 | USD$45

Re-assessment Fee: SGD $30 | USD$22

Appeal Fee: $20 | USD$15

Re-schedule Fee: SGD $10 | USD$7

Assessment Registration:

  1. Visit https://www.skilleto.sg/trainee/en/coursedetails/ca225b62-17e7-4b17-b452-feda09f3811d

  2. Click Course Run and register for the next Course Run.

  3. Select Sponsorship type (Individual or Company Sponsored).

  4. Upload Supporting Document (if any)

    • For Assessment-Pathway-Only (AOP) - Upload completed Work Portfolio or approved Blockchain-related Certificates/Credentials

    • For Re-Assessment - Upload signed Summary Assessment Record

  5. Select Assessment-Pathway-Only (AOP) fee or Re-assessment Fee

  6. Complete assessment registration and wait for email notification (check spam/junk mail) from Skilleto within 7 days.

  7. *Payment has to be completed after assessment registration, email payment details/screenshot to finance@ibs.edu.sg

  8. Registration will close 7 days before the intake commencement date.


Assessment Frequency

  • Assessment are held 4 times a year, usually after each CBC Course intake in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct.

  • Upon completing the CBC Course, candidates may choose any of the assessment period to attempt whenever they are ready.

    • For e.g. if learner complete the course in Jan, learner may choose to take the assessment in Oct instead of Jan.

  • Candidates has maximum of 2 attempts to pass, after exhausting 2 attempts, candidates will need to repeat the entire CBC course.

Assessment Venue

  • Canvas Learning Management System AND

  • Online Assessment: Google Meet (Primary platform) OR Zoom (backup platform)

Types of Assessments

  • Formative Assessment (Ungraded) - It is the overall assessment for the CBC eLearning phase.

  • Competency Assessment (Graded) - To be taken after completing CBC Course.

To pass the CBC Course. Candidates need to be assessed Competent (Pass) in the CA.

Assessment Purpose

Competency Unit: Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology

To confirm the competency of the candidate to:

Performance Criteria 1.1: Understand blockchain technology / distributed ledger technology

Performance Criteria 1.2: Understand how blockchain / distributed ledger technology works from a technical perspective

Assessment Outcome

  • Competent (C): The candidate has passed the assessment.

  • Not Yet Competent (NYC): The candidate has not passed the assessment.

  • Withdrawn: The candidate has withdrawn from the assessment and will be allowed to take in the next assessment window.

  • No Show: The candidate is absent from the assessment and will be deemed as NYC.

  • Exempted: The candidate is eligible to take the assessment and has yet to take the assessment.


Pre-requisite: Candidates has completed the CBC Course OR entry by Assessment Only Pathway (AOP).

Assessment Procedures:

  1. Online assessment with proctoring by a IBS Assessor.

  2. It is an Open-Book Assessment. Candidates may refer to both online and offline materials.

  3. Prepare and Setup Google Meet (require Google Account) or Zoom (Technical Requirements & User Guide) or before the assessment.

  4. The assessment will require the use of both virtual meeting platform and Canvas Learning Management System.

  5. Candidates are advised to come online 15 minutes before the assessment for attendance taking and briefing of Assessment Instructions.

  6. No extra time will be compensated for late-comers

  7. If any candidate is late for more than 15 minutes, they will be considered Withdrawn and need to retake the assessment at the next available schedule at additional cost.

  8. Any failure to comply with assessment instructions will be deemed as a dishonest act and leading to termination of qualification and results.

Assessment Method

  • Written Assignment

Question & Scoring Structure

  • 20 Open-Ended Questions (10 questions for each performance criteria)

  • Candidates shall attempt a total of 14 out of 20 questions (7 for each PC).

Competent/Passing Criteria for CA: Candidates need to be assessed as Competent in ALL 14 questions

Assessment Outcome Release: Will be available 14 days after the assessment date.

Assessment Enquiry: For all other assessment enquiries, please email the Assessors at ca@ibs.edu.sg


  • In the Summary Assessment Record, the candidate is asked if they agree with the assessment outcome.

  • If the assessment outcome is “Not Yet Competent (NYC)”. The candidate has the right to APPEAL the assessment outcome made by the assessor OR RETAKE the assessment.

  • If the candidate agrees with the NYC assessment outcome, the assessor and the candidate must sign the Summary Assessment Record - “Final Assessment Outcome”

  • Before undertaking either the appeal or retake options. The candidate (with less than 5 NYCs) may schedule an optional online 30 minutes oral questioning session with the Assessor to go through the NYC questions via Calendy or other scheduling methods provided by the Assessor.

  • The assessor shall provide the e-meet link and details to the Candidate once the scheduled date/time is confirmed.

  • If the Assessor is satisfied that the Candidate is able to clarify and/or justify the responses given during the assessment, the assessor may adjust the overall assessment outcome to “Competent” subject to a case-by-case basis.

  • If after oral questioning or the candidate did not opt for oral questioning and the final assessment outcome is still NYC; the candidate may appeal the assessment outcome, they may discuss the matter with the assessor.


  • if the candidate does not agree with the assessment outcome (NYC) and wishes to appeal, the candidate should NOT sign under the Final Assessment Outcome and sign under the “In the case of NYC outcome” instead.

  • The assessor will reflect the candidate’s intention under the Final Assessment Outcome.

  • The Assessor will notify the Academic & Examination Board (AEB) about the Candidate's intention to lodge an appeal. The AEB is the neutral and impartial body of the Institute.

  • The candidate must lodge the appeal in writing to the AEB email’s aeb@ibs.edu.sg within 14 days from assessment outcome notification date citing justifications and/or reasons for the appeal together with the stipulated appeal fee of SGD$20 via accepted payment modes.

  • If the appeal is not submitted or the appeal fee is not paid, the appeal WILL NOT be processed.

  • The Academic & Examination Board (AEB) will collect information from the candidate and/or assessor and give a final decision.

  • The decision of appeal from the AEB will be FINAL and made known to the candidate within 7 days from the date of appeal submitted.

  • A record of the appeal and any subsequent actions and findings will be logged.

  • The maximum number of time(s) for appeal is ONE (1) time per assessment.

  • If an appeal is not successful or exceeds the number of appeals, the candidate has to retake the assessment.

  • The appeal is NOT 100% guaranteed to be successful.


  • If the candidate agrees with the assessment outcome (NYC) and wishes to re-take, the candidate should sign under the “Final Assessment Outcome”.

  • The candidate may choose to retake the assessment for ONE (1) time after paying the re-assessment fee of SGD$30.

  • Candidates will register for the next Assessment in Skilleto.

  • Candidates will upload the signed Summary Assessment Record as a supporting document for re-take.

  • If the candidate chooses to retake and the Summary Assessment Record is not signed, returned or uploaded, the candidate will not be allowed to retake the assessment and there shall be no refund of the re-assessment fee.


  • If the candidate gets ‘NYC’ for the 2nd time after re-taking, they will need to repeat the entire course and there is no waiver of course and assessment fees,

  • For scholarship applicants, the scholarship would be withdrawn.