Learn the basic skills to competently assist the doctors and nurses in patient care. Acquire administrative skills and knowledge to process registration and schedule appointments for patients. Upon completion of this course, you can work in a hospital specialist clinic, polyclinic or GP clinic.
Career Prospects & Progression
Skilled PSAs/CAAs 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.
Patient Service Associate > Senior Patient Service Associate
Clinic Admin Assistant > Senior Clinic Admin Assistant
Award of Certification
WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE (OPERATIONS)
By SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Full Qualification Modules
- Billing Procedures
- Frontline Services Management
- Patient Education and Engagement
- Clinical Support for Patient Service Associates
- 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 (OPERATIONS) ———- HCE-HCT-OP-01-1 (238Hrs) 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||$5,236.00|
|Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy including GST||$5,602.52|
|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 (238 Trg. Hrs)||90% of course fee up to $25 per training hour||80% of course fee up to $17 per training hour (238 Trg. Hrs)|
|Non-Subsidised Course Fee Payable by Trainee/ Sponsor including GST||$890.12||$890.12||$1,556.52||$890.12||$1,556.52|
|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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