SkillsFuture Work-Study Certificate

WSP

What is it?

The Work-Study Certificate (WSCert) is part of the suite of SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes offered by Institute of Higher Learning (IHLs) and appointed private providers, as well as the industry. WSCert provide individuals with more opportunities, to develop new skills and knowledge, and build on what they have acquired in school, through a work-study arrangement. 

Participating employers can recruit local graduates and prepare them to take up suitable job roles. The programme is designed in collaboration with industry to ensure relevance to employers in the sector. 

Who is it for?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate
For Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from the ITE and Polytechnics or the Operational Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen.

Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
For Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are fresh graduates or mid-career individuals, and are keen to undergo an 8 to 12 weeks’ institution-based training programme before seeking employment in sectors with jobs in acute demand.   

Employers

The Work-Study Certificate (WSCert) are for companies, societies and non-profit organisations that are registered or incorporated in Singapore.

How does it work?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate
You will be matched with a job related to your discipline of study and undergo a 12- to 18-month structured training programme, depending on the programme, sector and job requirements. The programme includes facilitated learning, on-the-job training and work-based projects, to allow you to deepen your skill sets at the workplace. You will have an assigned mentor at the workplace and enjoy a well-structured career progression pathway, in line with the company’s talent development plan. At the end of the programme, you will receive an industry-recognised certificate and potential wage progression or career advancement based on performance.

Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
You will undergo a recruitment screening process to assess your suitability for the Programme, before you embark on an 8 to 12 weeks of institution-based training at the Polytechnics and ITE. You will acquire behavioural, mind-set and technical skills related to a specific job role so that you are well-equipped and ready to seek employment with a participating company upon completion of training. At the company, assigned mentors will guide you and provide support in your continual skills development. 


Employers

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Suitable candidates will be matched with a job related to their field of study and undergo structured on-the-job training and mentorship in your company. They will also benefit from a well-structured career development pathway and guidance from mentors through your company’s talent development plan.

Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Participating employers are involved in curriculum development from the on-set through activity mapping, to focus on skills identified in peak performers.  They can subsequently recruit these job ready individuals for the specific job role which they are trained in.

 

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How will I benefit?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Receive a competitive starting salary and full-time employment with participating companies
Deepen your skills through structured workplace learning, mentorship, and facilitated learning
Acquire relevant work experience and skills valued by the industry
Attain an industry-recognised certificate1
Get a sign-on incentive of S$5,0002
Potentially enjoy skills-based wage increments and career advancement pathways upon programme completion, depending on factors such as satisfactory job performance and job scope expansion

Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Receive a competitive starting salary and full-time employment with participating companies, along with mentorship 
Acquire relevant behavioural, mind-set and technical skills related to a specific job role through a short training programme before seeking employment with a company in sectors with jobs in acute demand 
Get a training allowance3 upon completion of training 


Employers

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Groom and retain suitable talent with the relevant skills and aptitude to meet the needs of your company.
Receive a grant of up to $15,0004 per individual2 placed in the programme to defray the costs of developing and providing structured on-job-training.

Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Work closely with the Polytechnics and ITE to design a training programme that caters to the specific job role in the company
Recruit job-ready individuals equipped with the relevant skills and aptitude for the job 
Receive a mentorship grant5 of $5,000 per individual placed to provide mentorship for the individual

How do I apply?

You can contact the Programme Managers listed below to find out how to apply for the Work-Study Certificate (WSCert).

 

Sectors

Work-Study Certificate

Job Roles

Programme Manager

Accountancy

Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting))

Modular Certificate in Business Communications & Analytics
Modular Certificate in Financial Accounting
Modular Certificate in Auditing & Financial Reporting

Accounts Executive

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Ms Wendy Wong
6550 1144
Wendy_Wong@nyp.edu.sg

Ms Shalynn Teo
6550 11094
Shalynn_Teo@nyp.edu.sg

Aerospace

WSQ Higher Certificate in Aerospace

Technician

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg

Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SIAEC)
Colin Foo
65069067
WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace)
Technician

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg

Agriculture

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Applied Science (Urban Agricultural Technology)

 Trainee

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg

Air Transport
WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management) – Passenger Services
Passenger Services Agent

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg


WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management) – Ground Operations
Ground Operations Specialist
Biomedical Sciences

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Applied Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Assistant QA Technician

Assistant Production Technician

Clinic Assistant

Pharmacy Assistant

Retail Assistant

Sales Rep

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Eng Yong Yong
66971619
eng_yong_yong@rp.edu.sg

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg 

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Aquaculture
Junior Aquaculture Technician

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg 

Business Administration
WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Business Practice (Admin & Management)
Administrative Executive

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP)

Seh Bin Ong
64606081
EnquiryELP@np.edu.sg 

Digital Marketing
Work-Study Certificate - Bootcamp in Digital Marketing and Branding
 

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Ms Grace Hausjah
6222 7477
courses@sirs.edu.sg

Electronics
WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Electrical and Electronics)
 

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg

Energy and Chemicals

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Laboratory Technology)

Laboratory Technician

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Dr Jeremy Tan
65902783
Jeremy_TAN@sp.edu.sg

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Applied Science (Chemical Technology)

Junior Process Technician

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg

Environmental Management / Environmental Services

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Applied Science (Environmental Services and Management)

Operations Executive

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Eng Yong Yong
66971619
eng_yong_yong@rp.edu.sg

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg

Food Manufacturing

Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in Applied Science (Food Technology))

Modular Certificate in Fundamentals of Food Science & Technology
Modular Certificate in Food Safety & Quality Management
Modular Certificate in Principles of Food Processing

Senior Technician

Senior Technologist

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Ms Lin Liang
6550 1576
lin_liang@nyp.edu.sg 

Ms Tay Mia Eng
6550 1543
tay_mia_eng@nyp.edu.sg

Food Services

WSQ Specialist Diploma in Culinary Management

Assistant Chef

Nanyang Polytechnic – Asian Culinary Institute (NYP-ACI)

Evelyn Quek

64173613

evelyn_quek@aci.edu.sg

Jacqueline Cheung

64173319

jacqueline_cheung@aci.edu.sg

Programme Details

Healthcare

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Health Sciences (Health Management)

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Hotel

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Business Practice (Hospitality Management)

Hotel Service Trainee

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Hotel ELP Enquiries
63698912
elp-hotel@rp.edu.sg

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg 

Human Resource

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Assistant

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Lee Chin Chin
66970889
lee_chin_chin@rp.edu.sg

RP Help HR ELP
63698901
Help-HR_ELP@rp.edu.sg

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg

Infocomm Technology

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Infocomm and Digital Media (ICT Systems, Services & Support)

Associate System Administrator

Technical Support Associate

Temasek Polytechnic (TP)

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
67881212
tsa_ELP@tp.edu.sg 

Specialist Diploma in User Experience for Infocomm Technology
UX/UI Designers and Programmers

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Academy for Continuing Education@RP

65103000

ace-help@rp.edu.sg

Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in  in Infocomm and Digital Media (IT Network and System Administration))

Modular Certificate in System & Network Essentials
Modular Certificate in System & Network Administration
Modular Certificate in System Network Operation & Support
 

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

For Students & Graduates
Mr Michael Ng
6550 1680
michael_wm_ng@nyp.edu.sg

For Companies
Mr Ong Eng Chuan
6550 0602
ong_eng_chuan@nyp.edu.sg

Land Transport

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Vehicular Technology and Operations)

 

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Electrical – Rapid Transit Technology)
Technical Officer

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Dr Thian Boon Meng
68706080
THIAN_Boon_Meng@sp.edu.sg

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical – Rapid Transit Technology)
Technical Officer

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Philip Quah
68704770
philip_quah@sp.edu.sg 

Power

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Control and Automation)

Maintenance Technician

Senior Maintenance Technician

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Wong Weng Yew
68790689
WONG_Weng_Yew@sp.edu.sg

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering)

Maintenance Technician

Senior Maintenance Technician

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Dr Thian Boon Meng
68706080
THIAN_Boon_Meng@sp.edu.sg

Precision Engineering

Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in Engineering (Mechatronics))

Modular Certificate in Electrical & Electronics Principles
Modular Certificate in Automation Technology
Modular Certificate in Product Design

 

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Mr Kang Liat Hong
65500638
Kang_Liat_Hong@nyp.edu.sg

Mr Lim Sock Lip
65500681
Lim_Sock_Lip@nyp.edu.sg

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing)
Assistant Engineer

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Sufyan Zainalabidin
67721390
Sufyan_ZAINALABIDIN@sp.edu.sg

WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Technology)

 

Singapore Polytechnic (SP)

Retail
Work-Study Certificate (WSQ Advanced Certificate in Retail (Operations)) 
Supervisor Trainee

Nanyang Polytechnic – Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (NYP-SIRS)

Ms Grace Hausjah
6222 7477
courses@sirs.edu.sg

Sports and Wellness
WSCerts leading to Part-time Diploma in Sports (Wellness and Services)

Management Trainee

Trainee Coach

Trainee Staff Officer

Republic Polytechnic (RP)

Raymond Cheong
66971307
raymond_cheong@rp.edu.sg

Academy for Continuing Education @ RP
65103000
ace-help@rp.edu.sg 

Tourism
Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in Business Practice (Hospitality & Tourism Management))

Modular Certificate in Business Communications & Analytics 
Modular Certificate in Tourism Management
Modular Certificate in MICE Management

Travel Consultant

Senior Operations Assistant

MICE Officer

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Ms Shirley Tee
6550 1136
Shirley_Tee@nyp.edu.sg

Mr Raymond Chong
6550 1179
Raymond_Chong@nyp.edu.sg

1 The industry-recognised certificates will vary from sector to sector, and from job to job. They include Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Certificates, modular certificates and certificates issued by the IHLs 

2 For fresh graduates who are Singapore Citizens and within three years of graduation or Operationally Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen only 

3 For Singapore Citizens only, capped at $500 per month

4 Terms and Conditions apply

5 For every successfully placed WLB graduate who are Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents only