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Non-Academic Pre-requisites

Pre-requisitesHow to Fulfil?
a) Academic Pre-requisite courses relevant to the job scope of WA they are contracting with the Host OrganizationThe list of the respective Academic Pre-requisites can be found here.
b) Achieved at least 80% score for WA Online Quiz
Quiz will be available on Canvas every semester with a Specified Opening Period. Please refer to the projected timeline uploaded on your Work Attachment Course folder on Canvas.
c) Completed and passed Risk Assessment Management System (RAMS) course

You may login to your CD Portal to check whether you have completed it under My Account > Academic (Look for Completed WA Prerequisites)

If you have not, please e-mail Office of Student Life to receive the link to complete it.

d) Achieved 80% score for the following compulsory non-academic courses:
  1. Digital & Data Literacy*
  2. Sustainable Development in the Workplace*
  3. Engaging responsibly with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning*
  4. Entrepreneurial Mindset

*You may check the fulfillment status via CD Portal(My Account > Personal > Academic) one month after the closed deadline.  

(i), (ii) and (iii) will be available online via Canvas every semester with a Specified Opening Period. Please refer to the projected timeline uploaded on your Work Attachment Course folder on Canvas.

(iv) Students are required to attend at least one talk or workshop from the Entrepreneurial Mindset Series and complete a reflection questionnaire at the end of the session. Please look out for more details sent out via email or email SUSS Entrepreneurship for the upcoming schedule or queries pertaining to the completion of this pre-requisite.

e) Cover Letter and Resume approved by CareerDev Mentor via the CD PortalStudents are highly encouraged to attend CDO152 to learn how to write good cover letter and resume. Please refer to the Upcoming Events Calendar for the available runs.
f) For self-sourced WA, job description has been approved by your Mentor and CareerDev.Students who wish to do a self-sourced WA (which will be given extra credit) need to ensure that the JD has been approved by CareerDev for it to be considered as their official WA.




1) I have submitted some of my essay assignments (eg. WA002) last semester (or earlier), do I need to submit again?

You do not need to re-submit if you have passed. If you are unsure of which pre-requisite you have not completed, please check the CD Portal (under My Account > Academic).

2) I have submitted some of my assignments last semester but it has not been marked yet.

Marking priority will be given to those who are due for WA. ie. Cohort 2019 will be given priority instead of Cohort 2020 as Cohort 2019 students will be heading out for WA first.

CDO seek your understanding as we may take some time to look through all your assignments seriously.

With the newly converted Quiz Assessment format, we aim to resolve this issue soon. But please bear with us on the transition phase.

3) I have passed my WA Quiz, WA001, WA002 and WA003, but CD Portal is still showing as "No".

Results for this opening period will only be mass updated on CD Portal by 19 Apr 2021 (one month after the closed deadline).

4) When is the next Quiz Opening Period?

Please refer to the projected timeline uploaded on your Work Attachment Course folder on Canvas.

5) Can I attempt the quizzes next semester?

You may, so long as you are sure that you can pass before your WA commencement date.

6) I wish to head out for my WA earlier (before Y3). But my assignments submitted last semester (or much earlier) have not been marked yet.Please write-in to CDO if you wish to head out for your WA early so that we can look into your assignments.
7) Do I have to complete all the pre-requisites in one semester?No, it's not necessary to do everything in one semester. In fact, we advise you to plan your time and space out your quiz attempts. Hence, do refer to the projected timeline on Canvas and plan ahead.

8) I saw that you have converted the Essay Assignments to Quiz Format. But I have previously submitted my assignments, do I still need to attempt the Quizzes?

No, you do not need to attempt the Quizzes if you have passed your Essays. Do give us some time to look through all your submitted essays and we will update the results on CD Portal soon.
9) I have attempted WA001/WA002/WA003 quiz three (3) times and still did not get full score, can I still go for my WA?

You are only eligible for WA after you have fulfilled all the pre-requisites.

If you have failed all three times this time round, please attempt the quiz next semester when we re-open again. Please refer to the projected timeline on Canvas to see when you can re-attempt.




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