Access to More Complimentary CET Modules for Class of 2020
SIT offers 147 free CET courses stackable towards eight Specialist/Postgraduate Certificates, including three new ones
SIT will introduce 30 new credit-bearing courses from September 2020, leading to three new Postgraduates Certificates in Design Strategy and Innovation, Future Hospitality Experience, and Data Engineering and Smart Factory. With these additions, SIT graduates will have access to 147 Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses to choose from.
SIT has been offering CET courses and Postgraduate Certificates since 2017 through SITLEARN Professional Development, its lifelong learning division. These courses and certifications are developed in line with industry needs and cater to working adults keen to upgrade and gain new skills transferrable to their profession. SITLEARN Professional Development currently offers a Specialist Certificate in Process Safety, and four Postgraduate Certificates in Chemical Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering, Elder Health & Rehabilitation, and Sonography.
This is part of the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Institutes of Higher Learning’s (IHLs) continued support for the Class of 2020 in further deepening their skills amidst the uncertain economic outlook. MOE announced today that the IHLs are offering three- to six-month programmes which lead up to micro-credentials, to support Class of 2020 fresh graduates in broadening their skillsets and accessing more opportunities across sectors.
“We hope that our graduates can make use of the four complimentary CET modules to obtain additional skills and credentials for their professional growth. Lifelong learning is a key pillar of SIT’s philosophy, and we are committed to do the best for our graduates during these uncertain times,” said Professor Ho Yew Kee, Associate Provost (SkillsFuture and Staff Development), SIT.
Registration for these modules is now open. More details on SITLEARN Professional Development’s CET modules, micro-credentials and additional support measures can be found at: https://sitlearn.singaporetech.edu.sg/modular-certification-courses/
SITLEARN Professional Development is the Singapore Institute of Technology’s lifelong learning division established on 1 April 2017. LEARN stands for Lifelong Education for Adaptability, Relevance and Nimbleness. SITLEARN Professional Development caters to working adults who are keen to upgrade their skills, and offers multiple pathways for individuals to gain access to higher education learning. Building on SIT’s reputation as the pioneer of the applied pathway model for Autonomous Universities in Singapore, SITLEARN Professional Development’s courses and programmes emphasise the integration of theory with hands-on application, and are delivered by SIT faculty, thought leaders and supported by industry experts.