SkillsFuture Work-Study Diploma

WSP

What is it?

The Work-Study Diploma (WSDip) 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. Targeting at fresh graduates1 from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), WSDip provides them with a head-start in their careers related to their discipline of study and more opportunities to build on the skills and knowledge they acquired in school through a work-study arrangement.

Participating employers can recruit local fresh graduates, within three years of graduation or the Operationally Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen, 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. Participants in the programme can look forward to a structured career progression pathway within the organisation.

Within three years of graduation or Operationally Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen

Who is it for?

Individuals

The Work-Study Diploma (WSDip) is for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of (i) graduation from the ITE or the (ii) Operationally Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen (NSFs).

Employers

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

How does it work?

Individuals

You will be matched with a job related to your discipline of study and undergo a 12- to 36-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 Diploma-level qualification and potential wage progression or career advancement based on performance.



Employers

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. 

How will I benefit?

Individuals

  • 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 Diploma-level qualification
  • 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




Employers

  • Groom and retain suitable talent with the relevant skills and aptitude to meet the needs of your company.
  • Receive a grant of up to $15,0003 per individual2 placed in the Work-Study Diploma (WSDip) to defray the costs of developing and providing structured on-job-training.

 

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 Terms and Conditions apply

How do I apply?

You can contact the Programme Managers listed below to find out how to apply for the Work-Study Diploma (WSDip) for respective sectors. 

 
S/N 

Sectors

Programme

Job Roles

Programme Manager

 1

Built Environment

WSDip in Mechanical and Electrical Services Design and Supervision

M&E Technical Officer
M&E Coordinator
Resident Technical Officer

Institute of Technical Education

Marcus Lee
65902432
Lee_Tek_Siong@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details  

 2 WSDip in Vertical Transportation
Assistant Engineer 

Institute of Technical Education

Abdul Rahmat Modiffi 
65902433
Abdul_Rahmat_Mordiffi@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 3 Electronics 
WSDip in Microelectronics

Assistant Equipment Engineer

Institute of Technical Education

Yin Yin Yeo
65902434
Yeo_Yin_Yin@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 4 Energy and Chemicals
WSDip in Chemical Process Technology
Assistant Engineer
Assistant Superintendent

Institute of Technical Education

Jing Ying Lieu
65902480
Lieu_Jing_Ying@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

Food Services

Work-Study Diploma (WSQ Diploma in Food Services (Culinary Arts))

 

F&B Supervisor
Restaurant Supervisor
Asst Chef de Partie
Chef de Partie

Jacqueline Cheung
64173319
jacqueline_cheung@aci.edu.sg

Programme Details 

Work-Study Diploma (WSQ Diploma in Food Services (F&B Service))
 6 Healthcare
WSDip in Patient Management & Services
Patient Service Senior Associate

Institute of Technical Education

Puay Joo Yong
65902448
Yong_Puay_Joo@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 7 WSDip in Rehabilitation Care
Senior Therapy Assistant

Institute of Technical Education

Puay Joo Yong
65902448
Yong_Puay_Joo@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 8 Hotel 
WSDip in Hotel & Restaurant Management
Hotel Executive (Supervisor)

Institute of Technical Education

Siew Peng Ho
65902423
Ho_Siew_Peng@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 9 Infocomm Technology
WSDip in Data Centre Infrastructure & Operations
Data Centre Operation Engineer

Institute of Technical Education

Scott Lim
65902574
Scott_K_S_Lim@ite.edu.sg 

Programme Details

10  Lifestyle
WSDip in Lifestyle & Recreation Management
Lifestyle & Recreation Executive

Institute of Technical Education

Janice Lee
65902460
Janice_H_Y_Lee@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 11 Logistics
WSDip in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Team Lead
Team Specialist
Team Supervisor

Institute of Technical Education

Jolene Soh
65902215
Jolene_P_X_Soh@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 12 Marine and Offshore Engineering
WSDip in Offshore and Marine Engineering
Assistant Engineer
Assistant Superintendent

Institute of Technical Education

Abdul Rahmat Modiffi 
65902433
Abdul_Rahmat_Mordiffi@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 13 Maritime
WSDip in Port Automation Technology
Assistant Service Engineer

Institute of Technical Education

Woon Heng Chung
65902437
Chung_Woon_Heng@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details 

14  Precision Engineering
Work-Study Diploma (WSQ Diploma in PE (Master Craftsman Skills))
Machinist

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Mr Yeo Teck Cher
6550 0925
Yeo_teck_cher@nyp.edu.sg

Mr Ng Keng Chong
6550 0845
ng_keng_chong@nyp.edu.sg

Programme Details

15  Security
WSDip in Security System Engineering
System Engineer
Project Engineer

Institute of Technical Education

Xiaowen Chia
65902424
Chia_Xiaowen@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details

 16 Social Service
WSDip in Community Engagement & Development
Community Engagement Executive

Institute of Technical Education

Janice Lee
65902460
Janice_H_Y_Lee@ite.edu.sg

Programme Details