Acting Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong visited CG Protege on 28 June 2008, to mark the launch of the first professional certification programme for animation and visual effects that is a collaborative effort between the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), Media Development Authority (MDA) and CG Protege.
Accompanied by an entourage of officials from the Manpower Ministry, WDA and MDA, the Minister was given a tour of the school premises and a brief demonstration of the training and production process. In a interview with Channel NewsAsia following the visit, Acting Manpower Minister Gan Kim Yong said: "The skills and the certification that they acquire will be portable. They will then be employed and recognised by employers. "And by producing this pool of qualified and highly trained professionals, it will give us the advantage to attract more investments in the creative industry."