WSQ Certificate in Healthcare

Behind every disability is the ability to enhance their independence.

This course aims to provide people already working or wishing to enter the Community and Social Services environment with the skills and knowledge required to effectively execute their job duties in Community Development, Disability Services, Senior Services, and Therapy Services.

COURSE INFORMATION

This course is appropriate for any professional who wishes to acquire skills and knowledge from any of the 5 competency modules offered in the course. WSQ certificate, known as Statement of Attainment, will be provided for each module successfully completed.

To complete within 2 months for Full Time or 5 months for Part Time course, graduates are fully certified. They can immediately start work as a therapy aide in various healthcare settings.

CSM Academy, via Charis Manor, has created an authentic learning environment within a nursing home facility using a simulation ward. Thus making Charis Manor a teaching nursing home.

This enhances the student experience whereby they learn in a real-life healthcare environment with similar facilities to those in their clinical setting.

It is also designed to be dementia-friendly. There are regular activities for elderly residents to engage in which help in slowing down the process of dementia.

Part Time

5 months

Full Time

2 months

Intake Schedules

Monthly

Course Commencement

Minimum of 15 registered students to commence.
Students will be informed two weeks before the start of class.

Face to face in a classroom setting, and practicals.

Practical Assessments and/or Summative Assessments

Note:- In case students fail the main examination of a particular module,

they are allowed to sit for ‘One’ supplement assessment with payment of the appropriate fee*. Students are to re-take the module, shall they fail the supplementary assessment. Modules are independent of each other.

* Refer to the Miscellaneous Fees

Students must complete and pass all 5 modules to be awarded the WSQ Certificate in Healthcare and conferred by the CSM Academy International Pte Ltd. Local students must achieve an attendance of 75% and international students must complete the presence of 90% in any month of the course.

Note:  WSQ Statements of Attainment (SOA) for each competency unit will be awarded and accredited in accordance with the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications System (WSQ).

CSM Academy International

Upon completion of this 5-weeks full-time or 5-month part-time course, you can work as therapy aides in various healthcare settings, for example, physiotherapists, occupational therapist clinics in private settings and government hospital; rehab center in nursing homes, and physically disabled homes.

Intervention Implementation in Therapy Support

This unit focuses on providing a safe and hygienic work environment by Health Attendants or Therapy Aides to assist Allied Health Professionals or Therapy Assistants while giving treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Client Assessment in Therapy Support

This unit covers how to give general assistance to Allied Healthcare Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Inventory Control and Equipment Maintenance in Rehabilitation
Care

This unit covers the skills necessary for preparation and maintenance of equipment and materials to assist Allied Health Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Infection Control

This unit covers workplace safety, health policies and procedures. It also equips Health Attendants and Therapy Aides with the skills required of how to prevent infections and work overload, to handle injuries and work in a safe manner.

First-aid

This unit will provide the knowledge and application skills in demonstrating first aid/CPR skills and be able to apply them to the workplace.

Language Requirements:

At least a C6 at PSLE or equivalent

Academic Requirements:

Obtained at least a C6 at Secondary II Levels in any three subjects or equivalent.

Students who do not meet requirements but the working experience will be considered on a case to case basis.

Local Students

International Students

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

$50

$600

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

$550

$625

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 5 Modules

$2,750

$3,125

  • Above amounts are in Singapore Dollars, and are exclusive of GST.
  • Application Fees refer to the price that the student pays the school for the sole purpose of processing the application and admission requirements.
  • Local Student refers to Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.
  • For course fee refunds policy, please refer to the Student Handbook.

Application Fees

Application Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Local Students

$50

International Students​

$600

Course Fees Per Module

The fees required for each module.

Local Students

$550

International Students​

$625

Full Course Fees

The full fees for 5 Modules

Local Students

$2,750

International Students​

$3,125

  • Above prices are in Singapore Dollars, and the amounts are before GST.
  • Local student refers to Singaporeans, Permanent Residents, Employment Pass or Dependant Pass Holders.

Note:
The percentage of course fee funding by SSG is dependent on:

  • For Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above the funding is up to 90%.
  • For Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 21 and above, the funding varies at SSGs discretion.

SkillsFuture Credit Information

  1. Submit SkillsFuture claim 60 days before commencement of the programme, or at the start of the course (w.e.f 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.
  2. Inform the Programme Consultant on the usage of SkillsFuture Credit and advise the appropriate amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees.
  3. Submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the appropriate amount to be paid to CSM Academy International for your registered programme.

For more information, please visit
http://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit.

Insurance Fees

Fee Protection Scheme
  • Under Edutrust Certificate Scheme stipulated by Committee for Private Education (CPE), the student’s fee must be protected.
  • Serves to protect students’ paid fees.
  • Subject to prevailing market rate

Medical Insurance Fee
  • Subject to prevailing market rate
  • Local and International Students are to purchase medical insurance valid throughout their course of studies with CSM Academy International.
  • Local Students (Singaporeans, Permanent Residents & Non-student’s Pass Holders) may opt-out of this scheme if they can provide proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

Payments

  • All Payments of fees are in Singapore Dollars.
  • Amounts presented above are exclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Payment Methods

Cheque
Telegraphic Transfer
NETS
PayNow

To begin your application process, please click the Apply Now! button below, or find the application form found on this page.

Documents
Please prepare screenshots, scans, or digital copies of your personal documents as they may be required to be uploaded to the application form, such as your NRIC, Working Pass, Student Pass, Passport, Diploma, Certificate or Transcript of Records (where they apply), etc. 

Application Fees
Your application fee for this course must be paid prior to submission of the form. Payment details will appear as you go through with the application form. Application Fees are non-refundable.

After Submission
A representative from CSM Academy International will contact you shortly after submission to assist you further into the application process. 

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