Learn the basic skills and knowledge of assisting in patient care activities, general housekeeping, transporting and dispatching of documents and specimens. Upon completion of this course, you can work in a hospital, nursing home or day rehabilitation centre.
Career Prospects & Progression
Trained HAs have good job prospects and are high in demand. Graduates can expect a stable and secure entry career in healthcare. With a friendly attitude and good work ethics, graduates can look forward to a promising career progression.
In addition, graduates who are interested to further upgrade can take up WSQ Higher Certificate courses for higher level positions such as Healthcare Assistant.
Award of Certification
WSQ Certificate in Healthcare Support (Nursing Care) By SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Full Qualification Modules
Demonstrate understanding of the healthcare environment
Apply legal and regulatory procedures in a healthcare setting
Lifting, transferring and positioning of patients
Handle and dispose waste
Comply with workplace safety and health policies and procedures
Perform transporting of patients and dispatch activities
Assist patients with elimination related activities
Assist patients with basic hygiene activities
Assist patients with oral feeding
Perform general cleaning activities
2 Months (Full-Time)
The course comprises of classroom lessons, skills laboratory training and clinical attachment in a healthcare organization.
Oral/written tests, assignments and practical performance
The criteria for graduation are based on students’ attendance and assessment results. Students must meet the 75% attendance criteria, as well as complete and pass all assessments of the course before they are able to graduate and receive their Certificate. All full qualification courses comprise theory, practical and clinical attachment assessments
Able to listen, speak, read and write in English
Recommended proficiency level of ESS Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level-3 or equivalent
Certified medically fit for healthcare work by approved clinics
Completing a successful employability interview by HMI Institute
90% Fee Subsidy
95%* Fee Subsidy (WTS Only)
80% – 95%* course fee subsidy for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents that are offered admission into WSQ courses with HMI Institute of Health Sciences
Course Fee before SSG fee subsidy
SSG course fee subsidy
Course Fee after SSG fee subsidy
Course Fee payable Course Fee after SSG fee subsidy inclusive of GST
$344.85 (GST for 10% of Course Fee)
* WTS – Workfare Training Support Scheme
Other Fees (including 7% GST)
Application Fee S$53.50
Uniform Purchase (2 sets) S$70.40
2-Month Medical Insurance Premium S$10.70
Pre-Admission Health ScreeningS$57.78
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