A career in student care can be one of the most meaningful careers you can have. More than providing academic and social support to children, the role of a student care professional is key in ensuring that children develop holistically to their full potential in a safe, structured and nurturing environment.
Be the guiding light to young minds. This course provides you with the fine skills of working with children and their parents.
Learn from highly qualified trainers with rich industry experience and strong background in psychology, social work, education research and business to acquire valuable skills in programme planning and centre management.
Monday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Course Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021
Application Outcome Date: 1 Mar 2021
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
Understand the various developmental stages faced by students. Learn strategies to manage students' behavior (including challenging behaviors), facilitation skills to manage group behavior and classroom management techniques.
*Exemptions are available for those who have passed the assessments for 'WSQ Introductory Student Care Centre' and 'Working with Children: Behaviour and Guidance'
You are required to complete 2 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Diploma (Conversion) qualification.
- A local Polytechnic Diploma or Degree with at least 1-year relevant working experience
- State-recognized University Degree in any discipline where the medium of instruction is English and with at least 1-year relevant working experience.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
- The fees below are per semester.
- The fees below are inclusive of GST.
- The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.
All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.
Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.
Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.
Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.
|Applicants / Eligibility||Fees|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years||$478.86|
|Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above||$329.67|
|Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)||$1276.95|
|Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)||$329.67|
|Others (and Repeat Students)||$3192.36|