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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.

For more details on course outline, course objectiveand trainer, please click here.

Course Information At A Glance
Course date
Class time
Application Period
​3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24 & 31 Oct
4 & 7 Nov 2019
​8:30am to 12:30pm - Weekday classes
​1 Jul to   12 Sep 2019
5, 12, 19 & 26 Oct
2 Nov 2019
Final Interview: 25 Nov 2019
8:30am to 5:30pm - Saturday classes
1 Jul to 12 Sep 2019​

18 & 25 Oct, 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 Nov, 6 & 13 Dec, 3 Jan 2020
Final Interview:17 Jan 2020
8.30am to 12.30pm- Fridays
23 Aug to 15 Sep 2019
4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25 & 28 Nov
2 & 5 Dec 2019
Final Interview – 7 Jan 2020
8.30am to 12.30pm - Weekday Classes
1 Jul to 1 Oct 2019
9, 16, 23 & 30 Nov and 7 Dec 2019
Final Interview – 6 Jan 2020
8:30am to 5:30pm - Saturday Classes
1 Jul to 1 Oct 2019
Please note application period will close once the course is fully subscribed.
Venue Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Assessment/ Award For more info, please click here.
Course Fees

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(Info includes repeated student fees)

Please register your name and contact email address to receive an email alert when online application opens for intakes in Sep - Oct 2019 here.

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