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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 prepares you for a professional career in the Social Service sector. You will work collaboratively with various community groups to implement outreach programmes aimed at improving the well-being of your clients.

Enrol in this course to gain skills and knowledge to serve the community and facilitate social engagement, to bond and build 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:

The Community Engagement Executive serves the community by building a caring and inclusive society. He/she supports the team on logistical coordination, administration and operational support required for events and engagement sessions through schools, public and cyber outreach for different community groups e.g. stakeholders, volunteer, ageing and special populations, youth.

Some of our partners:

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

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

What you'll learn

  • Handle work place communication
  • Design and deliver quality service
  • Design fundraising programme and present fundraising pitch
  • Develop, implement and evaluate community engagement programme
  • Develop leadership traits and lead a team to handle community project
  • Use productivity tools for business documents, data analysis and digital media marketing

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses:

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • All courses from School of Business & Services

    Higher Nitec:

    • All courses from School of Business & Services

    OR

    In-service employees with:

    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement
  2. Pass company screening and 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.