Healthcare (Nursing)+ +Nursing Specialisation


Learn 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 & Progression

Skilled 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 Certification

WSQ Higher Certificate In Healthcare (Nursing)


Statement of Attainment (SOA) for these WSQ Technical Skills & Competencies (TSC):

WSQ Technical Skills & Competencies (TSC)WSQ Module Titles
Emergency Response And Crisis ManagementEmergency Response And Crisis Management
Nursing Care For The DeceasedNursing Care For The Deceased
Quality Improvement And Safe PracticesQuality Improvement And Safe Practices With 6s Concept

–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

Specialisation Modules

  • Emergency Response And Crisis Management
  • Nursing Care For The Deceased
  • Quality Improvement And Safe Practices With 6s Concept


3 Months (Full-Time)

Delivery Methods

The course comprises of classroom lessons, skills laboratory training and clinical attachment in a healthcare organization.

Assessment Methods

Oral/written tests, assignments and practical performance.

Graduation Criteria

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


SkillsFuture Singapore’s (SSG) subsidy applicable to Singaporeans & Singapore PRs only
(419Hrs including specialisation modules)


WSQ Cat-B Funding
Sponsored Trainee
External (Non In-House) Course Fee
Self-Paying Trainee
SMESkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Singaporeans 40y/o & Above
Non-SMESkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
Singaporeans 40y/o & Above
Baseline Funding
(Non-SkillsFuture Mid-Career)
Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy$9,218.00
Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy including GST$9,863.26
SSG Course Fee Subsidy70%
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Non-Subsidised Course Fee Payable by Trainee/ Sponsor including GST$3,410.66$3,410.66$5,254.26$3,410.66$5,254.26
SkillsFuture Credit (S’poreans 25y/o & Above)Not ApplicableApplicable
Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA)Not ApplicableApplicable
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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