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What You Will Learn

This course is to train learners to assist in the provision of a safe, challenging, positive and developmentally appropriate physical environment for the learning and development of 7 to 14 years old students. The focus is on the holistic development of this age group of students and learners are taught to assist in the identification of strengths and areas of development requiring attention. Learners will create a supportive human environment and assist in the implementation of programmes that promote students’ physical, social-emotional and language development. Awareness of and responding to illness, accidents and emergencies will also be included.

Participants must have access to a student service centre for children aged 7-14 years old to complete the course’s assignments.

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Course Information At A Glance
Course date
Class time
Application Period
7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 Jul, 4, 6 Aug 2020
Final Assessment Interview: 20 Aug 2020
Tues & Thurs: 8.30am to 12.30pm
4 May to 15 Jun 2020

8, 15, 22, 29 Aug, 5 Sept 2020
Final Assessment Interview: 17 Sept 2020
Sat: 8.30am to 5.30pm
4 May to   30 Jun 2020​

Please note application period will close once the course is fully subscribed.
Please note that lessons may be held online. Participants will be informed before the start of the first lesson.
Venue Ngee Ann Polytechnic
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Course Fees

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(Info includes repeated student fees)

Ngee An
n Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for new staff in the Student Care Centre and PMETs who have recently joined the Student Care Centre with Secondary school education or equivalent with medium of instruction in English.

Applicants must be currently working in a Student Care Centre (SCC) or KCare centre as the course assessments require access to the workplace.

Important Note:
- Participants must be proficient in English (“O” level English Language: C6 or better)
- All lessons, written and oral assessments will be conducted only in English
- Participants who are weak in spoken and/or written English may have difficulties completing and/or attaining competency for this course