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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 Title
Start Date - End Date
Basic Dog Grooming
3 Course Dates available:
3 May 2019
1 Jun 2019‚Äč
8 Jun 2019
Basic First Aid for Pets
2 Course Dates available:
9 Mar 2019
18 May 2019
Digital Photography
9 & 10 Apr 2019
Guide on Car Maintenance
17 - 18 Dec 2018
Grow microgreens (edible immature greens) and culinary herbs
27 Apr 2019
Master Your Craft for Profit: Sewing
Register Interest
My Dog and I; The Essentials of a Responsible Dog Owner
Register Interest
Practical Indoor Fishkeeping and Aquascaping Register Interest
Soap Making Workshop
25 May 2019
Therapeutic Massage for Dogs
2 Course Dates available:
9 Mar 2019
11 May 2019
Urban Farming Using Hydroponics
4 May 2019

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 TitleStart Date - End Date
Accounting & Finance
16 Apr - 9 Aug 2019
Principles Of Marketing
15 Apr - 9 Aug 2019

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