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Overview

Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course

Work-Study

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

Have a passion to work with people and engage different communities to forge stronger bonds? Explore the possibilities with us!

This diploma course equips  with the skills, knowledge and professional attributes to plan, develop and coordinate the provision of community services to the public to serve the community through social engagement and bonding towards building a caring and inclusive society 

 

Prerequisite:

Self-driven and resourceful team player who enjoys interactions with people from all walks of life, and exhibits initiative in facilitating community outreach programmes. Possess excellent organisation and administration skills in managing multiple projects and stakeholders.

Job Role:

A Programme Executive in a community service organisation is one who serves the community and provides customer service, manages volunteers and stakeholders and develops and provides community service programmes. The Programme Executive also plans and conducts outreach to the public to engage, bond and build a caring and inclusive society.

Some of our partners:

Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities | Children-At-Risk Empowerment Association |  Inclus Singapore

Employers that wish to offer training places, please click HERE.

What you'll learn

  • Manage customer service
  • Perform stakeholder management
  • Perform volunteer management
  • Manage community programmes
  • Coordinate fundraising programmes
  • Coordinate provision of social and care services
  • Manage professional practice
  • Analyse consumer behaviour
  • Execute digital marketing campaign

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses + pass company screening & interview;

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • All courses from School of Business & Services
    • Community Care & Social Services
    • Hospitality Operations

    Higher Nitec:

    • All courses from School of Business & Services
    • Hospitality Operations

    OR

  2. In-service employees+ with:
    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement

+In-service employee may be invited for an admission interview

Progression Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma graduates can apply to related full-time or part-time degree programmes in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), subject to the admission requirements of the university.

Career Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma in Community Engagement & Development graduates are employed by government agencies, statutory boards and private organisations in the social service sector.  Some job titles held are Community Engagement Assistant and Community Engagement Executive. Career advancement prospect will improve when graduates acquire experience and upgrade their skills and knowledge.