OverviewLearn the basic skills and knowledge of patient care to assist nurses with patients’ needs. You will also learn to perform basic healthcare procedures, such as reading patient’s vital signs and care of the airway. Upon completion of this course, you can work in a hospital, community hospital or nursing home, day rehabilitation centre and senior care centre.
Career Prospects & ProgressionSkilled HCAs have good career 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 promising career progression. Healthcare Assistant > Senior Healthcare Assistant
Award of CertificationWSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE (NURSING) By SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Full Qualification Modules
- EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN NURSING
- MOBILITY AND AMBULATION ASSISTANCE IN NURSING
- NUTRITION AND FLUIDS MANAGEMENT IN NURSING
- PATIENT CARE DELIVERY IN NURSING
- RESPIRATORY CARE IN NURSING
- PROFESSIONAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL HEALTHCARE PRACTICE
- PRACTICE INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN HEALTHCARE
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.
- 1 pass in GCE ‘O’ Level (any subject), or 1 pass in GCE ‘N’ Level in a relevant subject (e.g. Maths, Science) or, WPLN Level 4 (Speak, Listen, Read, Numeracy) and Level 3 (Write)
- Certified medically fit for healthcare work by approved clinics
- Completing a successful employability interview by HMI Institute
COURSE FEE & SUBSIDY
|COURSE FEE STRUCTURE & SUBSIDY SkillsFuture Singapore’s (SSG) subsidy applicable to Singaporeans & Singapore PRs only|
|WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE (NURSING) ———- HCE-HCT-NU-01-1 (320Hrs) WSQ Cat-B Funding||Sponsored Trainee External (Non In-House) Course Fee||Self-Paying Trainee|
|SME||SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ———- Singaporeans 40y/o & Above||Non-SME||SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ———- Singaporeans 40y/o & Above||Baseline Funding (Non-SkillsFuture Mid-Career)|
|Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy||$7,040.00|
|Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy including GST||$7,532.80|
|SSG Course Fee Subsidy (Capped at $6,000)||90% of course fee up to $25 per training hour||90% of course fee up to $25 per training hour||80% of course fee up to $17 per training hour (320 Trg. Hrs)||90% of course fee up to $25 per training hour||80% of course fee up to $17 per training hour (320 Trg. Hrs)|
|Non-Subsidised Course Fee Payable by Trainee/ Sponsor including GST||$1,532.80||$1,532.80||$2,092.80||$1,532.80||$2,092.80|
|SkillsFuture Credit (S’poreans 25y/o & Above)||Not Applicable||Applicable|
|Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)||Not Applicable||Applicable Singaporeans -if PSEA available|
|Sponsored/Self-Paying trainees (for this course) who are Singaporeans or Singapore PRs but below age 21y/o are not eligible for SSG Cat-B funding subsidy|
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