(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 alongside with 528 hours of work attachment, 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, Singapore Permanent Resident or LTVP+ holder
  • At least 21 years old
  • Self-sponsored learners (either unemployed or in-employment individuals) or Company-sponsored learners
  • Not enrolled in other SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme

 

 

 

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 career opportunities with your work attachment sponsoring company 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 $ 12,606.00 (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
LTVP+
(Individuals must be at least 21 years old)
$ 3,781.80
Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years old$ 1260.60
Singapore Citizen who meet the additional funding support criteria$ 630.30

 

 

 

Schedule

CourseDates
SCFM205 Fundamentals of Facilities Management

15 & 16 Feb 2024, 8:30am-6pm

 

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

SCFM203 Procurement and Contract Management6 & 7 Mar 2024, 8:30am-6pm
SCFM101 Building Services3 & 4 April 2024, 8:30am-6pm
SCFM315 Sustainable Building

22 & 24 Nov 2023, 8:30am-6pm

 

10 & 11 Jun 2024, 8:30am-6pm

 

9 & 10 Dec 2024, 8:30am-6pm

SCFM317 SMART and Emerging Technologies for Facilities4 & 5 Dec 2023, 8:30am-6pm
SCFM133 Resilience for Change22 & 23 Jan 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

Lecturer,

Singapore Polytechnic

Enquiries

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

 

 

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