Relief staff program (RSP)/ Fundamental Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (FECCE)/ WSQ Higher Certificate in Infant Care (WSQ HCIC)/ Certificate in Infant and Toddler Care and Development (CITC)/ Certified Early Year 1 (EY1).
1 year of relevant working experience from attainment of certification.
Strong Recommendation Letter from current centre (with at least 6 months of employment)
Pass interview and written test
Students enrolling into this programme under “Alternate Entry” route must complete and pass the first 2 pre-requisite modules before proceeding on to complete the remainder of the programme.
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may utilise their SkillsFuture Credit to defray course nett fees. For more information, please visit www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg/credit.
Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Preschool Educators (Optional)
The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Preschool Educators is jointly offered by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG). It is designed to equip mid-career switchers who aspire to become Preschool Educators with the necessary qualifications and skills. The CCP operates in a full-time work and study mode under which the participating preschool operators will employ eligible trainees before commencement of the full-time course. Successfully employed trainees under the CCP will receive monthly salary and course sponsorship from employer. Additionally, they will also be required to commit to a bond agreement with their employer.
Eligibility criteria for CCP applicants who:
Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR) aged 21 years and above
Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, at least two years prior at the point of application;
Have fulfilled the minimum course entry requirements;
New hires must not have attended the same early childhood programme and received funding previously;
New hires should be hired for not more than six months;
New hires must not be in the same job role prior to joining the CCP;
New hires must not be a shareholder of the CCP company, or its related companies;
New hires must not be related to the owner(s) of the CCP company; and
New hires must not be immediate ex-staff of CCP company or its related companies.
New hires must not be under SSG suspended / withholding listing for funding.