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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.

​Short Courses
(Note: Those under 50 years old are also welcome to apply for the short courses.)
Course TitleStart Date - End Date
Basic Dog Grooming​6 Jan 2018
​Bloom in Harmony - Flower Arrangement​8 Mar 2018
Digital Photography5 - 6 Feb 2018 (English)
8 - 9 Feb 2018 (Mandarin)
Effective Cross-Cultural Communication In Business & SocietyTBC
Effective Management of MedicationTBC
Film Appreciation: Exploring Socio-Cultural IssuesTBC
Financial Planning For Retirement16 Jun 2018
French Culture, Language & Food TBC
Guide on Car Maintenance​5 - 6 Feb 2018
Internet For Business & Social Networking 28 Dec 2017
Japanese Culture, Language & FoodTBC
​Knowing About DiabetesMar 2018 (TBC)
Korean Culture, Language & FoodTBC
​Life-Saving Skills (CPR and First Aid for Choking)​Mar 2018 (TBC)
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for Success5 - 6 Apr 2018
Photography for Social Media5 - 6 Feb 2018 (Mandarin)
11 - 12 Jun 2018 (English)
​Practical Indoor Fishkeeping and Aquascaping​28 Feb 2018
Practical Use Of Fragrances By IndustryTBC
Social Media Marketing5 - 6 Feb 2018
Social Media Quickstarter (Android OS)​9 Dec 2017
10 Mar 2018 (Next Run)
Social Media Quickstarter (IOS)10 Mar 2018
Sustainable Indoor Gardening​20 Jun 2018
Therapeutic Massage for Dogs​6 Jan 2018

Exam-Free Modules

The exam-free modules 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).

Exam-Free Modules
Note: These Exam-Free modules are only open to Singaporean Seniors aged 50 years and above.)
​Course Title​Start Date - End Date
Language & Literacy​8 Jan 2018 - 10 Feb 2018
Children's Health And Socio-Emotional Well-Being8 Nov 2017 - 8 Jan 2018
Accounting & FinanceApr 2018 - Aug 2018 (TBC)
Principles Of MarketingApr 2018 - Aug 2018 (TBC)
Internetworking EssentialsApr 2018 - Aug 2018 (TBC)

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