Introduction to Student and Youth Care

Workforce Skills Qualification / 1 month

Note: This course is conducted via Synchronous e-Learning. Course reference TGS-2020504007 (formerly known as Introductory Student Care Centre Course)
Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

The years between 7 to 14 are pivotal for children as they go through dramatic developmental and social changes. Their experiences in school and other activities play a vital role in establishing their identities and character. As such, your guidance as a professional in student care is of crucial importance in optimizing this important time in their lives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create challenging and developmentally appropriate environments to support the development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Support the physical development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Support the social and emotional development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Support the language development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Support the creative development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Support the cognitive development of students and youths aged 7 – 14 years
  • Identify responsibilities under Workplace Safety and Health Act (ESS Workplace Skills Series: Workplace Safety and Health, Element 8.1.1)
  • Assist with infection control and infection prevention
  • Respond to signs of illness and accidents
  • Respond to incidents and emergencies and crisis

Course 
Schedule

Date:  26 & 29 Oct, 2, 5, 9, 12, 16 & 19 Nov, 3,& 7 Dec 2021
Oral Assessment: 11 Jan 2022
Application Period: 30 Aug to 20 Sep 2021
Day: Tues and Fri
Time: 8.30am to 12.30pm
Date: 6, 13, 20 & 27 Nov, 4 Dec 2021
Oral Assessment: 11 Jan 2022
Application Period: 30 Aug to 20 Sep 2021
Day: Every Saturday (Full day)
Time: 8.30am to 5.30pm

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 2 modules:

Module SSC-ICM-2023-1.1 : Emergency Response and Crisis Management

A course specially designed for beginning professionals working with children aged 7-14 years old in student care centres and other services. Participants are exposed to two key areas in student and youth work, namely (1) how to respond to an emergency and manage a crisis, and (2) how to support services relating to the physical, social-emotional and
language development of children aged 7-14 years.

In the first module “Emergency Response and Crisis Management”, participants will gain awareness of, and how to respond to illness, accidents and emergencies at student and youth services centres such as student care centres. They will also learn how to adopt basic hygiene practices that will provide a safe and conducive learning environment for the children.

 

 Module SSC-CAR-2005-1.1: Support Service to Children and Youths

In the second module “Support Service to Children and Youths”, participants will be introduced to the different developmental milestones (physical, social-emotional and cognitive) for children aged 7-14 years old; learn how to identify the children’s strengths and weakness in these development areas, and; from there, adopt strategies to curate ageappropriate activities to support the children’s overall holistic growth. Participants will also be introduced to basic behavior and guidance principles to motivate positive behavior from
the children.

Certification

Students who attained at least 75% attendance and successfully completed the required assessments will be awarded two (2) Statements of Attainment from SSG.


Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
  • 1 pass in GCE ‘O’ level (any subject) OR
  • 1 pass in GCE ‘N’ level (any subject) OR
  • WPLN Level 4 (Speak, Listen, Read, Numeracy) and Level 3 (Write)

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
Admitted self-sponsored students may use PSEA and/or SkillsFuture Credit to pay their course fee
NOTE:
a.* – SME-sponsored Employees who are Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents
b.Terms & Conditions for nett fee:
1. Students must achieve at least 75% attendance and
2. Pass all required assessments for the course
Students who fail to meet the above terms & conditions will be required to pay full course fee (i.e. refund the course fee grant received)
Companies that sponsor their staff for training must submit the required Training Grant Application within 30 days of course start to ensure that Ngee Ann Polytechnic will receive the course fee grant. Companies that fail to do so will be required to pay the full course fee.
Info on fees for repeated students**
1. CU 1: Emergency Response and Crisis Management
(SSC-ICM-2023-1.1) – 3 Class sessions: $266.43

2. CU 2: Support Service to Children and Youths
(SSC-CAR-2005-1.1) – 7 Class sessions: $621.67

**Please note that students are not eligible for any course fee subsidy.

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.
Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years$224.10
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$141.10
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$224.10
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$141.10
Full course Fee$888.10