SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector
Ministry of Health (MOH)

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Sector Overview

The demand for quality healthcare services in Singapore will rise with an ageing population. With the development of new healthcare facilities and services such as general and community hospitals, nursing homes, senior care centres and home care, we are supporting the development of a skilled and future-ready healthcare workforce to provide quality care for Singaporeans.

The SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector provides support for experienced healthcare workers to deepen their skills and knowledge in three healthcare training areas:

i) Aged Care

ii) Healthcare IT and Data Analytics

iii) Healthcare System Design, Organisation and Delivery

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporeans with at least two years of work experience in the Healthcare sector

  • Demonstrate commitment to deepening skills in the Healthcare sector

  • Track record of contributing to learning and training of self and/or others

  • Nomination by current employer or testimonial from a referee

  • Meet the entry requirements for the selected course of study

  • Have not completed the course at the point of application

  • Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award

  • Not a current recipient of government-funded scholarships and sponsorships or serving out their bond

  • Not pending any police investigations or bankruptcy proceedings

Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Healthcare Sector. The total training costs (including the course registration fee, course fee, cost for materials and other compulsory expenses) should be at least $2,500 or above, on top of any government course fee subsidies. There is no bond for the study award.

Please note that the online submission page will not accept other documents aside from the SkillsFuture Study Award application form. Please forward the following supporting documents to mohh.sfsa@mohh.com.sg, after you have submitted your SkillsFuture Study Award application form online.

1) Scanned coloured copy of IC (front and back)
2) Referee’s Testimonial, if applicable [Click here for the Testimonial Form]
3) Details of additional course(s), if applicable [Click here for the Additional Course(s) Application Form]

To facilitate the identification of your application, please indicate your application number (e.g. MOH-201XXXXX-XXXXXXXXX, which will be shown after you submit the SkillsFuture Study Award application form online) and your full name within the email subject line. All supporting documents must be submitted to mohh.sfsa@mohh.com.sg within one week of the closing date of the application period for your application to be considered as complete. We regret to inform you that incomplete and late submission of applications will not be considered.

Supported Courses

The table below shows examples of courses that can be supported under each training area. MOH is open to consider other suitable local training courses.

Training Area Course Institution
Aged Care Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Chronic Disease Management) Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Advanced Diploma in Nursing (Gerontology) Nanyang Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Nursing (Diabetes Management and Education) Nanyang Polytechnic
Specialist Diploma in Palliative Care Nursing Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Graduate Diploma of Gerontology Singapore University of Social Sciences
Graduate Diploma of Geriatric Medicine National University of Singapore
Graduate Diploma of Palliative Medicine National University of Singapore
Master of Gerontology Singapore University of Social Sciences
Healthcare IT and Data Analytics Master of Business Analytics (Healthcare Analytics specialisation) National University of Singapore
Professional Certificate in Health Informatics National University of Singapore
Healthcare System Design, Organisation and Delivery SMU-Singhealth Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management and Leadership (GDHM) Singapore Management University
Master of Public Health National University of Singapore
WSQ Strategic Design Thinking National University of Singapore

Application Period and Evaluation Process

Course Commencement Period Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award
Course has to commence before 31 Mar 2018 1 Apr 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
1 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Evaluation: Applicants will be informed of the outcome about 4 to 6 weeks after the closing date of each application period.

Enquiries

Email: mohh.sfsa@mohh.com.sg

Website: https://www.moh.gov.sg/



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