Healthcare (Therapy Support)
Learn the basic skills and knowledge in Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy services to assist the therapists with the delivery of treatments for patients. Upon completion of this course, you can work in a hospital, nursing home, day rehabilitation centre and senior care centre.
Career Prospects & Progression
Skilled TAs 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.
Therapy Assistant > Senior Therapy Assistant
Award of Certification
WSQ HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HEALTHCARE (THERAPY SUPPORT)
By SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)
Full Qualification Modules
- EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT
- CLIENT EDUCATION IN THERAPY SUPPORT
- CLIENT ASSESSMENT IN THERAPY SUPPORT
- INTERVENTION IMPLEMENTATION IN THERAPY SUPPORT
- GROUP THERAPY PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION
- PROFESSIONAL, LEGAL AND ETHICAL HEALTHCARE PRACTICE
2.5 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 (THERAPY SUPPORT) ———- 329Hrs 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||$7,238.00|
|Full Course Fee Before SSG Subsidy including GST||$7,744.66|
|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 (329 Trg. Hrs)||90% of course fee up to $25 per training hour||80% of course fee up to $17 per training hour (329 Trg. Hrs)|
|Non-Subsidised Course Fee Payable by Trainee/ Sponsor including GST||$1,744.66||$1,744.66||$2,151.66||$1,744.66||$2,151.66|
|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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