WSQ Certificate in Healthcare



Awarded by Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications

Course introduction


Course Duration
Full time: 5 weeks (8-hour lessons/day, 4 days/week)
Part time: 5 months (3-hour lessons/day, 3 days/week)

Course Structure
There are a total of 5 modules have to be completed and passed, you will be *awarded with five (5) Statement of Attainment (SOA) with an Overall Certification in Healthcare.

Delivery Mode

  • Face-to-face, in classroom mode, practicals.

Course Commencement

Assessment Methodology
Formative and Summative Assessments

Graduation Requirements and Awards
Students must complete and pass all 5 modules to be awarded the WSQ Certificate in Heathcare will be conferred by the CSM Academy International Pte Ltd.
Local students must achieve an attendance of 75% and international students must achieve an attendance of 90% in any month of the course.

Career Opportunities
You can work as therapy aides in various healthcare settings, for example, physiotherapists, occupational therapist clinics in private setting and government hospital; rehab centre in nursing homes and physically disabled homes.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

Course Module and Synopsis

Intervention Implementation in Therapy Support
This unit focuses on providing a safe and hygienic work environment by Health Attendants or Therapy Aides to assist Allied Health Professionals or Therapy Assistants while giving treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Client Assessment in Therapy Support
This unit covers how to give general assistance to Allied Healthcare Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Inventory Control and Equipment Maintenance in Rehabilitation Care
This unit covers the skills necessary for preparation and maintenance of equipment and materials to assist Allied Health Professionals and Therapy Assistants while providing treatments, interventions and other services to the patients.

Infection Control
This unit covers workplace safety, health policies and procedures. It also equips Health Attendants and Therapy Aides with the skills required of how to prevent infections and work overload, to handle injuries and work in a safe manner.

This unit will provide the knowledge and application skills in demonstrating first aid/CPR skills and be able to apply them to the workplace.

Entry Requirements

Language Requirements:
At least a C6 at PSLE or equivalent

Academic Requirements:
Obtained at least a C6 at Secondary II Levels in any three subjects or equivalent.

Students who do not meet requirements but the working experience will be considered on a case to case basis.

Fees & Funding

Application Fee (Non-Refundable and non-transferable)
For local students: S$50.00 (before GST)*
(*Refer to Singaporean/PRs/Employment Pass Dependant Pass holders)
For international students: S$600 (before GST)

Course Fee
For local students: S$550.00 per module except CPR totalling S$2,610.00 (before GST)
For International Students: S$625.00 per module totalling S$3,125.00 (before GST)

The percentage of course fee funding by SSG is dependent on:
For Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above the funding is up to 90%.
For Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents aged 21 and above, the funding varies at SSGs discretion.
Insurance Fees
Fee Protection Scheme***: Subject to prevailing market rate

Medical Insurance Fee****: Subject to prevailing market rate
*** The Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) serves to protect students’ paid fees.
**** It is compulsory for all local and international students to purchase valid medical insurance throughout their course of studies with the CSM Academy International.
Local students (Singaporeans, PRs & Non-students Pass holders) may opt-out for this scheme if they can provide the proof of adequate medical insurance coverage in Singapore.

– Payment of fees is in Singapore Dollars.
– Payment method only by Cheque/ Nets/ Telegraphic Transfer/ PayNow

Miscellaneous Fees
Please ask for a copy from the Programme Executives or Recruitment Agents.

SkillsFuture Credit information:

  1. You can submit your SkillsFuture claim 60 days before commencement of the programme, or the start of the course (w.e.f 21 April 2017). According to SkillsFuture SG, this window period is sufficient for individuals to make claims to facilitate earlier programme registration.

    Please inform the Programme Consultant on the usage of SkillsFuture Credit and advise the appropriate amount to be offset against the qualifying programme fees.

    You can then submit the claim via the SkillsFuture Credit Portal for the appropriate amount to be paid to CSM Academy International for your registered programme.
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