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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
Basic Car Engine MaintenanceTBC
Digital PhotographyTBC
Effective Cross-Cultural Communication In Business & SocietyTBC
Effective Management of MedicationTBC
Film Appreciation: Exploring Socio-Cultural IssuesTBC
Financial Planning For RetirementTBC
French Culture, Language & Food TBC
Internet For Business & Social Networking 4 Oct 2017
Japanese Culture, Language & FoodTBC
​Knowing About Diabetes​19 Sep 2017
Korean Culture, Language & FoodTBC
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for Success28 - 29 Sep 2017
Practical Use Of Fragrances By Industry2 - 4 Oct 2017
Social Media MarketingTBC
Social Media Quickstarter (Android OS)​9 Dec 2017
Social Media Quickstarter (IOS)TBC

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 & Literacy​16 Oct 2017 - 4 Feb 2018 
Children's Health And Socio-Emotional Well-Being16 Oct 2017 - 4 Feb 2018 
Accounting & Finance16 Oct 2017 - 4 Feb 2018 
Principles Of Marketing16 Oct 2017 - 4 Feb 2018 
Internetworking Essentials16 Oct 2017 - 4 Feb 2018 

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