WSQ Higher Certificate in Infant Care

Provided by Advent Links-SAUC Education Centre


Awarded by Advent Links-SAUC Education Centre

Course introduction


WSQ Higher Certificate in Infant Care (HCIC) aims to train educarers and center providers:

  • To be professional and competent in their roles as educarers and reflective practitioners.
  • To engage in strong partnerships with families and community.
  • To equip with specialized knowledge and skills in good practices for infant care (2- 18 months)
  • To apply the principles and concepts of developmental and culturally appropriate practice.
  • To plan and provide quality activities to enhance holistic and optimal experiences for growth, development and learning in a safe environment.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

  • Module: Overview and Introduction to Early Years Landscape in Singapore
  • Module: Principles of Infant and Toddler Development
  • Module: Environment Design for Infant/Toddler Programmes
  • Module: Infant/Toddler Curriculum
  • Module: Partnerships with Families
  • Module: Health, Safety and Well-being
  • Module: Professional Placement

Entry Requirements

Completion of Secondary 2 or 8 years of formal education

  • Minimum 21 Years of Age
  • Attained average SOA 4 in WPL Series

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

  • 300 Hours Part time (8 Months)
  • 7 Modules
  • Every Monday, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • 6.30pm to 9.30pm (Unless Otherwise Specified)
  • Next Intake: 25 June 2018

Fees & Funding

Course Fee : SG$5,000 (No GST)
Application Fee : SG$50 (non-refundable)
Up to 95% Training Grant