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COURSES

Below is an overview of the different types of diplomas, short courses and workforce skills qualifications.

Course Types About Duration Certificate Entry Requirement
DiplomaEquips you with knowledge and skills to take on a variety of related jobs within a core industry or business domain.2.5 years on a part-time basis.5 modular certificates​ ​​3 ‘O’ Levels & 3 years of relevant working experience

or

NITEC GPA >= 3.5 & 2 years of relevant working experience

or

Higher NITEC & 1 year of relevant working experience
Diploma (Conversion) Prepares you for a career switch to a different industry.Up to a year on a part-time basis.2 post-diploma certificatesDiploma or degree holders
Specialist DiplomaAllows you to acquire specialized skills within your trained discipline.Up to a year on a part-time basis.2 post-diploma certificatesDiploma or degree holders
Advanced DiplomaAllows you to acquire specialized skills within your trained discipline with a broader scope of training and curriculum.Up to 2 years on a part-time basis.3 to 4 post-diploma certificatesDiploma or degree holders
Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ)Trains, develops and assesses you for the key competencies that companies look for in potential employees.Up to a year on a part-time basis.Varies from secondary education to degree qualification depending on programme
Short CoursesAllows you to acquire specialized skills in a particular field, interest or subject, usually for personal or professional development.Up to 6 months on a part-time basis.Not applicable
National Silver AcademyShort courses designed for seniors aged 50 years and above to acquire basic knowledge and skills in a particular field, interest or subject.8 to 12 hoursNot applicable