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About National Silver Acade​my

The National Silver Academy (NSA) is a network of Post-Secondary Education Institutions (ITE's, polytechnics, universities and arts institutions) and Voluntary Welfare Organisations offering a wide range of learning opportunities for Seniors (aged 50 years and above). Seniors can choose to attend any of the following short courses and exam-free modules offered by Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Shor​​t Courses

​​Note: Those under 50 years old are also welcome to apply for the short courses.

Course TitleStart Date - End Date
Financial Planning For Retirement22 Apr 2017
Basic Car Engine Maintenance27 Feb 2017
Social Media Quickstarter (IOS)25 Mar 2017
Internet For Business & Social Networking 27 Mar 2017
Practical Use Of Fragrances By Industry10 - 12 Apr 2017
Effective Cross-Cultural Communication In Business & Society21 - 23 Mar 2017
Japanese Culture, Language & Food15 Mar 2017
French Culture, Language & Food 14 Mar 2017
Film Appreciation: Exploring Socio-Cultural IssuesUpcoming Run: 13 Dec 2016
Subsequent Run: 19 Jun 2017
Korean Culture, Language & Food5 Jun 2017
Effective Management of Medication14 Jun 2017
​Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for Success​30 - 31 Mar 2017
​Social Media Marketing1 - 2 Mar 2017
​Digital Photography​13 - 14 Feb 2017


Exam-Free Modules

​​The exam-free modules offere​​​d under the National Silver Academy (NSA) are essentially audit modules, whereby seniors can sit into a class as observers without needing to complete any formal assessment. These modules form part of a CET Diploma course, and cover in-depth knowledge and skills in the specified domain area (such as Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Accountancy, and Engineering). These modules typically consist of evening sessions spanning two to five months. There are up to five places per class. Classes will be joint with other students who are taking these modules on an assessment mode.

Note: These Exam-Free modules are only open to Singaporean Seniors aged 50 years and above.

Exam-Free ModulesStart Date – End Date
Language & Literacy4 Jan - 13 Feb 2017
Children's Health And Socio-Emotional Well-Being4 Jan - 13 Feb 2017
Accounting & Finance17 Apr - 13 Aug 2017
Principles Of Marketing17 Apr - 13 Aug 2017
Internetworking Essentials17 Apr - 13 Aug 2017

Find out more about the National Silver Academy at​g​.