(SCTP) Certificate in Facilities Management (Part-time programme)

A 6-month programme empowering you to take on a new job role with current or a new employer in the Built Environment sector.

What is it?

SUSS’s SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) Certificate in Facilities Management, a 6-month certificate programme, supporting individuals in acquiring industry-relevant skills to improve employability in the Built Environment sector. This train-and-place programme is available on a part-time format with employment facilitation services incorporated. The programme will span six months with curriculum built around competencies that the learners can put into practice during the programme. The curriculum will consist of six 2-day courses equipping you with skills, tools and techniques relevant in launching a successful career as a Building Officer / Facilities Officer / Property Officer / Building Executive / Facilities Executive / Property Executive. The certificate is stackable towards BSc Facilities Management (part-time degree programme).


Who is it for?

Individuals must meet all the requirements below in order to be eligible to apply for the programme:

  • Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident
  • At least 21 years old
  • Self-sponsored learners (either unemployed or in-employment individuals)



    How will I benefit?

    You will:

    • Learn to apply theory in real work environment, enhancing your employability in the Built Environment sector.
    • Receive fundamental training in building services, procurement and contract management, sustainable building as well as SMART and emerging technologies for facilities.
    • Stand a good chance to be offered facility management career opportunities upon programme completion.



     How do I apply?

    There are twelve admission intakes a year - January to December - for this programme. You can apply for admission all year round. Applications received by the Last Monday of each month will be considered for admission to the next intake (First Monday of each month):

    1. REGISTER: Complete the SCTP Application Form online.
    2. INTERVIEW: We will invite you for a short interview to discover and understand your unique needs.
    3. PAYMENT: Once you are shortlisted, you can make payment. We will help you secure funding to offset the programme's full fees.
    4. LEARNING: Commence of the facilitated learning, career advisory and/or employment facilitation*.
    5. SCTP GROWTH NETWORK: After completing the programme, you become part of the exclusive SCTP Growth Network.

    * SUSS will aid career advisory and connect SCTP participants to government agencies and its relevant employers in their search for relevant jobs. However, SUSS cannot guarantee job placements at the end of the programme even though SUSS will make an effort to support participants in their job search.



    Fee Structure

    The Programme Full Fee  is $ 11,606.00 (before GST). The SCTP courses are kept affordable through these SkillsFuture course fee funding:

    • Baseline subsidy of up to 70% of course fees
    • Enhanced funding subsidy of up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above under SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy
    • Additional course fee funding support of up to 95% of course fees for jobseekers with greater needs. Individuals must be Singapore Citizens and meet one of following eligibility criteria:
      • Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more); or
      • Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients; or
      • Persons with Disabilities

    Additionally, individuals can use their SkillsFuture Credit (opening and top-up) and Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid-Career Support) to offset the out-of-pocket course fees for SCTP.

    Participant ProfileNett Fee (before GST)
    Singapore Citizen < 40 years old
    Permanent Resident
    (Individuals must be at least 21 years old)
    $ 3,481.80
    Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old$ 1160.60
    Singapore Citizen who meet the additional funding support criteria$ 580.30





    SCFM205 Fundamentals of Facilities Management


    2 & 3 September 2024, 8:30am-6pm

    SCFM203 Procurement and Contract Management24 & 25 Sep 2024, 8:30am-6pm
    SCFM101 Building Services

    10 & 11 October 2024, 8:30am-6pm

    SCFM315 Sustainable Buildings

    10 & 11 Jun 2024, 8:30am-6pm


    9 & 10 Dec 2024, 8:30am-6pm

    SCFM317 SMART and Emerging Technologies for Facilities

    9 & 10 May 2024, 8:30am-6pm


    7 & 8 November 2024, 8:30am-6pm

    SCFM133 Resilience for Change18 & 19 July 2024, 9am-6pm

    *Singapore University of Social Sciences reserves the right to amend and/or revise the above schedule without prior notice.



    Programme Instructors and Mentors

    Associate Professor Luke Peh Lu Chang

    Associate Professor Luke Peh Lu Chang

    Vice Dean, School of Science and Technology
    Singapore University of Social Sciences
    Dr Yeo Chee Shin

    Dr Yeo Chee Shin

    Associate Faculty
    Singapore University of Social Sciences
    Mr Sylvester Lau

    Mr Sylvester Lau

    Head, Talent Acquisition,
    AIA Singapore
    Mr Alphonsus Ee

    Mr Alphonsus Ee

    Associate Faculty,
    Singapore University of Social Sciences
    Mr Richard Chang

    Mr Richard Chang


    Singapore Polytechnic

    Ms Sandy Ng

    Ms Sandy Ng

    Senior Manager,
    Product Proposition, AIA Singapore


    If you have further questions regarding the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme, you may refer to SkillsFuture Singapore's FAQor contact us at +65 6248 0263 / sctp@suss.edu.sg.



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