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EAE Assessment Criteria (For Working Adults)​

 

How Am I being Assessed?​

We will assess applicants’ work experience to determine the relevance of the competencies and skills gained over the course of their work to their course of interest. Applicants who are found suitable, but whose past academic grades do not meet the minimum entry requirements, will be given an opportunity to demonstrate that they have acquired the pre-requisite competencies for their chosen course, through supplementary assessments. Please refer to the specific job roles that qualify to the acad schools.

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Business & Accountancy​​​

    ​School of Business & AccountancyRelevant Work & ​Complementary Skills
    ​Relevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Accountancy​
    Experience working in book-keeping, financial administration and/or cash flow management.

    ​Possess an eye for detail, organisational skills and adaptability in picking up digital skills to navigate accounting and analytics tools.
    • Bookkeeper ​
    • Accounting Executive
    ​• Finance Executive
    • Financial Compliance Officer
    •​ Payroll Executive​
    Diploma in Banking & FinanceOur curriculum is mapped to the skills & competencies of the Skills Framework for financial services.

    Experience working in Financial Institutions or Fintech Startups.

    Possess good communication, interpersonal and in computational thinking

    Possess technical skills such as financial products and services sales management, customer relationship management, risk management, and regulatory compliance​
    • Risk Analyst Assistant
    • Financial Advisor
    • Banking Sales Executive
    • Compliance Executive
    • Branch Operations Executive
    • Credit Analyst Assistant​
    • Transaction Banking Operation Analyst
    • Underwriting Executive
    • Claims Appraiser
    Diploma in Business Studies​
    Experience working in the area of digital marketing, physical and online retailing, recruitment, customer service in all kinds of establishments.

    Possess good communication and interpersonal skills, digital and social media marketing skills, good writing skills, digital literacy, self-management skills (listening, time management, adaptability).
    • Retail Executive
    • Digital Marketing & Marketing Communications Executive
    • Human Resource Executive
    • Service Operations Executive
    • Customer Service Executive
    Diploma in International Trade & Business​
    Experience in warehouse operations, transport documentation administration and/ or import/ export coordination.

    Possess customer orientation, teamwork, communication skills and problem-solving skills.
    • Warehouse Supervisor
    • Transport Executive
    • Shipping Coordinator
    • Marketing Coordinator
    • Operations Assistant
    • Procurement Assistant
    Diploma in Tourism & Resort Management
    Experience working in hospitality settings, event management roles and travel sector.

    Possess excellent customer service and organisational skills and adaptability in picking up digital skills to navigate analytics and marketing tools.
    • Front Office Executive
    • Guest Relations Executive
    • Event Executive
    • Travel Executive
    • Marketing Executive
    Common Business Programme
    The relevant work experiences and complementary skills of the above courses will apply, as the Common Business Programme is a foundation course leading to the respective diplomas in Year 2.​
    All relevant job roles stated above will apply, as Common Business Programme is a foundation programme leading to the respective Diplomas in Year 2.

Design & Environment

    ​School of Design & EnvironmentRelevant Work & ​Complementary Skills
    Relevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Design
    Experience working in an Architectural Design/ 3D Visualization (Architectural path) OR Design thinking & User experience /interface (Product Innovation path)

    Complementary skills include design skills & knowledge, verbal communication skills and problem-solving skills. ​
    Architectural Specialisation
    • 3D Visualiser
    • Architectural Coordinator
    • ​Architectural Designer

    Product Innovation Specialisation
    • UX/UI Designer
    • Packaging Designer
    • Service Designer
    • Product/Industrial Designer ​​
    Diploma in Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management​
    Experience working in Smart building/facilities management, business continuity & green building systems OR Hotel front office management, Food & beverages management, Housekeeping.

    Complementary skills include Facility information & Technology management, leadership & strategic skills, verbal communication skills and problem-solving skills. ​
    Hospitality Management
    • Catering & Service Executive
    • Front Office Executive
    • Guest Relations Executive

    Business Management
    • Business Development Executive
    • Events Operation Executive
    • Public Relations Executive

    Facilities Management
    • Assistant Engineer
    • Facility Officer/Executive
    • ​Fire safety Manager ​
    Diploma in Real Estate Business​Experience working in asset management and valuation, urban planning and sustainability.

    Complementary skills include Facility information & technology management, knowledge in real estate law, verbal communication skills and problem-solving skills. ​
    Real Estate
    • ​Environment, Health and Safety Specialist
    • Property Executive
    • Valuation Officer
    • ​Real Estate Investment Executive

    ​Business
    • Business Development Executive
    • Management Executive
    • Management Support Officer
    • ​Marketing Executive ​

Engineering

    ​School of Engineering​
    Relevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Aerospace Engineering
    Experience working in various industries like precision, aerospace, marine & offshore and general manufacturing sectors.

    Exposure to human factors, use of basic tools, and analytical skills will be advantageous. ​
    • Planning Executive
    • Technician (Engine/Engine Component Repair & Overhaul)
    • Technician (Component Repair & Overhaul - Avionics)
    • Technician (Component Repair & Overhaul - Mechanical) ​
    • Technician (Mechanical/Avionics) ​
    Diploma in Automation & Mechatronic Systems​
    Experience working in various industries that provides engineering solutions in automated production systems, precision engineering, aerospace and general manufacturing sectors.

    Good exposure to areas such as ​system integration, project co-ordination, machine/equipment installation & commissioning, testing and maintenance. ​
    • Automation Coordinator
    • Robot Coordinator
    • Senior Machinist
    • Automation technician
    • Facility technician
    • Manufacturing/mechanical technician
    • Precision technician
    • Quality control technician​
    Diploma in Biomedical EngineeringExperience working in healthcare equipment, medical technology (MedTech) and biopharmaceuticals manufacturing industry.

    Good exposure to areas such as design and development, operation, maintenance, testing, integration or programming of healthcare/medical related (electronic or computer) equipment, systems or products. ​​
    • Field Service Technician
    • Hospital Technician
    • Sales and Service Technician
    • R&D Assistant
    • Engineering and Maintenance Technician
    • Production Technician
    • R&D Assistant ​
    Diploma in Electrical EngineeringExperience working with energy and power, solar PV and land transport industry.

    Good exposure to areas such as ​installation, operation, maintenance and/or testing of electrical systems;solar PV project management, site installation and/or testing and commissioning; electric vehicle (EV) and charging infrastructure.
    • Electrical operation technician
    • Electrical maintenance technician
    • Electrical installation technician
    • Testing & commissioning technician
    • Solar PV system technician Licensed electrician​
    Diploma in Electronic & Computer EngineeringExperience working in the electronics (including semiconductor manufacturing), computer, robotics and infocom technology.

    Good exposure to areas such as ​​infocom technology and the design & development, of operation, maintenance, testing, integration and software programming/coding electronic-related circuits/ products/ equipment/systems.
    • Electronic Equipment Technician
    • Electronic Facility Technician
    • Electronic Process Technician
    • Electronic Product Technician
    • Embedded Systems Assistant Engineer
    • Infocom Infrastructure Assistant Engineer
    Diploma in Engineering ScienceExperience working in the R&D environment, ICT application development and robotics industry.

    Good exposure to areas such as​ Developing of new engineering products/systems and ICT applications; integrating and tests engineering systems and project implementation in various sectors such electronics, computer, precision engineering and ICT.
    • R&D Assistant
    • ICT Application Developer
    • Product Design & Testing Technician
    • Application Developer
    • System Integrator
    • Project Management Assistant
    • Engineering System Maintenance Technician
    • Process Technician
    • ​Product Technician ​
    Diploma in Marine & Offshore TechnologyExperience working in various industries like marine & offshore, precision, aerospace, and general manufacturing sectors. Good exposure to areas such as​ Marine & Offshore Engineering, Production, QA/QC, Safety management, project co-ordination, machine/equipment installation & commissioning, testing and maintenance.
    • Marine & Offshore Assistant ​Design Engineer
    • Marine & Offshore​​ Assistant Production Engineer
    • Marine & Offshore ​Assistant Project​ Engineer
    • Marine & Offshore ​Assistant QA/QC Engineer
    • Marine & Offshore Assistant Safety Engineer ​
    Diploma in Mechanical EngineeringExperience working in various industries like precision, aerospace, marine & offshore and general manufacturing sectors.

    Good exposure to areas such as ​project co-ordination, machine/equipment installation & commissioning, testing and maintenance.
    • Automation technician
    • Automotive mechanic
    • Facility technician
    • Manufacturing/mechanical technician
    • Precision technician
    • Quality control technician​ ​
    Common Engineering ProgrammeThe relevant work experiences and complementary skills of the above courses will apply, as the Common Engineering Programme is a foundation course leading to the respective engineering diplomas in Year 2.
    All relevant job roles stated above will apply, as the Common Engineering Programme is a foundation programme leading to the respective engineering diplomas in Year 2.​​

Film & Media Studies

    ​School of Film & Media StudiesRelevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Film, Sound & Video
    Experience working in any of these areas: content creation and management, production technical services and post-production.

    Show knowledge of storytelling and understanding of the film and media industry. Able to express thoughts and ideas clearly, work in teams and demonstrate creativity. ​
    ​• Junior Scriptwriter
    • Assistant Producer
    • Camera Assistant
    • Camera Operator
    • Junior Grip
    • Sound Recordist
    • Sound Editor
    • Post-Production Assistant
    • Video Editor​
    Diploma in Mass Communication​​
    Experience working in any of these areas: digital content creation, journalism, integrated communications, advertising, public relations, radio, TV and social media.

    Show knowledge of current affairs and understanding of the media industry. Able to express thoughts and ideas clearly, work in teams and demonstrate creativity. ​
    • Advertising Executive
    • Content Producer
    • Communications Executive
    • Journalist
    • Presenter
    • Public Relations Specialist
    • Research Executive
    • Social Media Content Specialist
    • UI/UX Designer or Writer​
    ​Diploma in Media Post Production​Experience working in any of these areas: production and post production, visual graphics, sound/video editor, events crew (staging/camera/sound/lighting) and immersive digital content (eg: ARVR).

    Show knowledge of the media industry and understanding of the media production profession. Ability to articulate with clarity and good organisation of thoughts. ​​
    • Production Assistant
    • Motion Graphics Artist
    • Vision Mixer/Switcher
    • Technical Support Operator
    • Assistant Cameraman
    • Grip/Lighting Technician
    • Sound Engineer
    • Stage Technician (Staging, Lighting, Sound)
    • Video Editor​
    ​​​​Common Media Programme  ​  ​NEW​!
    Experience working in any of these areas: integrated communications, social media, advertising, TV production, filmmaking, motion graphics, technical theatre, audio production and immersive content (eg, AR/VR).

    Show knowledge of the media industry, current affairs and media production. Able to express thoughts and ideas clearly, work in teams and demonstrate creativity.
    • Junior Scriptwriter
    • Production Assistant
    • Grip
    • Post-Production Assistant
    • Advertising Executive
    • Content Producer
    • ​Communications Executive
    • UI/UX Designer or Writer
    • Stage Technician (Staging, Lighting, Sound) ​

Health Sciences

    ​School of Health SciencesRelevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Nursing ​
    Experience working in healthcare settings in relevant job roles (see next column).​​
    • Enrolled nurse with SNB requirement of at least GPA 3.0; ​or GPA <3.0 with a Certificate in Bridging Studies for Enrolled Nurse (CBSEN), and 3 years clinical experience

    • Paramedic
    • Medic (SAF)
    Diploma in Optometry
    Experience working in an optical retail practice, eye clinic or hospital.​
    • Optical Practice Supervisor/Manager
    • Optician (all license types)
    • Optical Sales Assistant
    • Ophthalmic Technician ​

Humanities & Social Sciences

    ​School of Humanities & Social Sciences​
    Relevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in ​Arts Business Management
    Demonstrating a good understanding of business fundamentals.

    Possess good project management skills, and skills derived from relevant working experience in job roles in the creative arts, arts outreach, community arts, heritage, and/or administrative roles.

    Familiarity with different art forms and the local/overseas arts scene ​
    • Community arts and/or heritage
    • Marketing, financial or administrative roles
    • Education and/or outreach roles in an arts, community or heritage organisation.
    • Involvement in production, programming or project management.
    • Marketing, financial and administrative related roles in an arts, community or heritage organisation
    • Roles related to community mapping
    Diploma in ​Chinese Media & Communication
    Through their job roles, candidates should be able to demonstrate proficiency in both Chinese and English language.

    Possess a good understanding of the cultural role of the Chinese language sector, as well as an appreciation of Chinese culture.

    Familiarity with different Chinese language content (new and traditional media), as well as knowledge of the Chinese media industry and Chinese language content in digital media and entrepreneurship. ​
    • Involvement in production of Chinese language content
    • Involvement in media production
    • Marketing and communication related roles in the media industry or media related organisation
    • Business communication and translation
    • Involvement in project management; production and design
    Diploma in Chinese Studies​Demonstrating proficiency in the Chinese language, a good understanding of the cultural role of the Chinese language sector, as well as an appreciation of Chinese culture and familiarity with Chinese texts, history, culture.

    For Business Track, candidate should demonstrate:

    Good understanding of business fundamentals, project management and management skills from roles involving, for instance, business communication, translation, and public relations.

    Awareness of business, heritage and tourism related issues.

    For Education Track:
    Positive attributes desirable of an educator, such as a keenness to learn, ability to reflect on one’s practice, work well in teams, with good values and social skills.

    Passion to nurture, inspire, educate and care for young people. ​​​
    For Business Track:
    • Relevant working experience derived from roles in business communication, administrative roles, translation, culture and heritage, and marketing and publicity.

    For Education Track:​​
    • Relevant working experience and/or involvement in children and/or youth related activities, education related activities, part-time work in education settings such as pre-schools; involvement in educational technology, and Chinese cultural activities. ​
    Diploma in Community DevelopmentThrough their job roles, candidates should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of skills and methods involved in mapping social and community issues, business and/or project management fundamentals.

    Possess awareness of various methods to curate solutions to address the needs of disadvantaged communities, and issues related to disadvantaged communities.
    • Communication, marketing, event management
    • Non-profit sector
    • Community organisations
    • Social enterprises
    • Roles associated with corporate social responsibility
    • Working with disadvantaged communities
    • Roles involving communication, event management in non-profit and for-profit organisations especially those associated with corporate social responsibility. ​
    Diploma in Early Childhood DevelopmentApplicants for this course should love interacting with children and want to play a part in shaping their growth. A main part of the mission is to care, educate young minds in addition to having a big heart for children.

    Applicants should have two years of experience working in a children related industry.​
    • Preschool Teacher
    • Enrichment Teacher
    • Educarer
    • Educator
    • Early Intervention Educator
    • Learning Support Educator​
    Diploma in Tamil Studies with Early EducationApplicants for this course have a love for the Tamil language, and would like to make in difference in the lives of children. The mission is to care, educate young minds in addition to having a big heart for children.

    Applicants should have two years of experience working in a children related industry and proficient in communicating in English and Tamil language.​
    • Preschool Teacher
    • Enrichment Teacher
    • Educarer
    • Educator
    • Early Intervention Educator
    • Learning Support Educator​

InfoC​omm Technology

    ​School of InfoC​omm TechnologyRelevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics ​
    Experience working in the field of Information Technology. Must have evidence indicating one’s consistent passion and interest in the field of cybersecurity.

    Complementary skills such as installing, troubleshooting, testing, or helping roll out security features, hardware, and software, or maintaining networks and computer systems, would be preferred.​​
    • IT technician
    • Help desk technician / analyst
    • Desktop support technician
    • IT specialist / associate
    • Network Engineer
    • System Support Technician
    • Junior Systems Administrator​
    Diploma in Data Science
    Relevant work skills include quantitative data analysis (applying statistics to identify patterns in numerical data), qualitative data analysis (studying individual opinions and behaviours for insight), statistical programming skills/visualisation applications such as Python or R, SPSS, SAS, Tableau and Power BI and financial/business acumen (understanding business performance indicators for success).​
    • Statistician
    • Financial/Business Analyst
    • Sales/Marketing Analyst
    • Quantitative Analyst
    • Logistics Analyst
    • Actuary
    • Econometrics
    • Database administrator
    • ​Information security analyst​​
    Diploma in Immersive MediaExperience working in an IT, Creative Media, Games related company or industry performing job tasks such as designing website, games collaterals. Applicants can be involved in the UI/UX, systems analysis or any part of the software development cycle.
    • Systems Analyst
    • Application Developer / Programmer
    • UI/UX Designer
    • Graphics Designer
    • Web Designer/ Developer
    • Games Designer/ Developer
    • Technical Artist
    • Product Owner/Product Manager
    • Level Designer/3D Artist ​
    Diploma in Information TechnologyExperience working in an IT company or related department performing job tasks such as systems analysis and design, software development and testing or IT support and administration.
    • Systems Analyst
    • Application Developer / Programmer
    • UI/UX Designer
    • Systems Administrator / Engineer
    • Database Support Engineer / Administrator
    • Data Center Operations Support Engineer
    • IT Executive / Manager​
    Common ICT ProgrammeThe relevant work experiences and complementary skills of the above courses will apply, as the Common ICT Programme is a foundation course leading to the respective ICT diplomas at the end of the first semester.
    All relevant job roles stated above will apply, as the Common ICT is a foundation programme leading to the respective ICT diplomas at the end of the first semester.​

Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

    Life Sciences & Chemical TechnologyRelevant Work & ​Complementary SkillsRelevant Job Roles​
    Diploma in Biomedical Science​
    Experience working in the biomedical field (e.g. research assistant, clincial trials assistant, manufacturing biotechnologist, microbiologist) and having relevant experience in biomanufacturing and QC/QA. ​​
    • Assistant Biotechnologist
    • Medical Laboratory Technologist
    • ​Assistant Food Technologist
    • Laboratory Analyst
    • Quality Assurance Assistant
    • Quality Control Technician
    • Research Assistant/Laboratory Technician
    • Assistant Clinical Trial Associate
    • Sales Executive/Sales & Marketing Representative (Biomedical) ​​
    Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science
    Experience working in clinical pharmacy (e.g. hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy, retail pharmacy) as pharmacy assistants or equivalent. Other relevant experience includes those working in pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical industry related areas such as drug formulation, chemical testing, clinical trials and QC/QA laboratories.​
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Clinical Trial Associate / Coordinator
    • Healthcare Product Executive
    • Laboratory Technologist
    • Pharmacy Sales Executive
    • Quality Control Analyst
    • Quality Assurance Analyst
    • Regulatory Executive
    • Research Technologist ​
    Diploma in Environment & Water TechnologyExperience working in fields relating to civil engineering, environment, water, sustainability. e.g. environmental laboratory, solid & hazardous waste management, water and wastewater treatment, workplace safety & health.
    • Laboratory technician/ assistant
    • Assistant engineer
    • Assistant process engineer
    • Environmental Health officer
    • Technical support officer
    • Research assistant
    • Pollution control officer ​
    Diploma in Landscape Design & Horticulture​Experience working in the landscape and/or design sectors such as managing parks/gardens, plant maintenance and management roles in a landscape company, plant nursery, plant breeding laboratory and/or research, urban farm and/or architectural/design company.
    • Arboriculture Technician/ Supervisor
    • Assistant Horticulturist • Designer
    • Assistant Officer (Horticulture/Nursery/Parks)
    • Landscape Designer
    • Landscape Technician/ Supervisor
    • Laboratory Technician
    • Nursery Assistant/ Supervisor
    • Urban Farmer ​​
    Diploma in ​Chemical & Biomolecular EngineeringExperience working in the petrochemical, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, health, safety & environment or environmental sector. Relevant experience in QA/QC laboratory.
    • Assistant Production Engineer / Production Technician
    • Assistant Process Engineer / Process Technician
    • Health, Safety and Environment Officer
    • Assistant Engineer
    • Assistant Maintenance Engineer / Maintenance Technician
    • Quality Assurance Officer
    • Quality Control Officer
    ​• Laboratory technician / Assistant ​
    ​​​Common Science Programme   NEW!​​​Experience working in the biomedical, pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical related area or pharmacy (e.g. pharmacy assistant, research assistant, clinical trials assistant, manufacturing biotechnologist, microbiologist, biomanufacturing and QC/QA).
    • Assistant Biotechnologist
    • Laboratory Technologist
    • Assistant Food Technologist
    • Laboratory Analyst
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Clinical Trial Associate / Coordinator
    • Quality Assurance Assistant
    • Quality Control Technician
    • Research Technologist ​Healthcare Product Executive
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