Training Needs and Skills Gap Analysis

Offered by Ngee Ann Poly (National Centre of Excellence for Workplace Learning)

Short Course / 2 days / TGS-2022014450

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

This training programme will help learners understand the different stages of a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) as well as a Skills Gap Analysis. Conducting a TNA helps organisations focus on the right areas to train and prioritise training efforts; a TNA will hone in on what skills are needed for different job roles, evaluate the skills of current employees and highlight the skills gaps that need to be supported with learning and development. This helps align training efforts with key organisational performance objectives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Assess the business performance goals and competency needs of a company
  • Identify steps to conduct TNA and skills gap analysis
  • Assess training needs and skills gap analysis guided by established frameworks
  • Conduct TNA and skills gap analysis using various collection methods
  • Develop a TNA report
  • Provide advice on possible ways to evaluate effectiveness of learning solutions for continuous improvement


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 2 days / 16 hours
Time: 9am to 5pm
Delivery mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice

Lesson Plan

• Introduction to Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
• Understand the TNA process
• Apply data collection methodologies
• Analyse the data for a TNA
• Identify competencies using competency framework
• Conduct Skills Gap Analysis
• Prepare a TNA report

Assessment: Class participation and Training Needs Analysis Report presentation


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass the required assessment.

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge is required.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from to 1 Jan 2020 to 29 Jan 2024

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

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.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
  • Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$1297.10
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $389.13
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $151.13
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $151.13
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $389.13
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $151.13
Others (and Repeat Students) $1297.10