What is SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme (WSP)?

The SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme is a work-learn study programme designed to give fresh graduates from polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) a head start in careers related to their discipline of study. It provides them with opportunities, after graduation, to build on the skills and knowledge they acquired in school, and better supports their transition into the workforce.

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  • Course Aims

    This programme provides a pathway for ITE fresh graduates to acquire relevant work experience through workplace training and deepen their academic knowledge through structured facilitated learning at the Polytechnic. It aims to deepen their skills and knowledge for career advancement in the Accounting Industry. 
  • Target Participants

    Fresh ITE graduates who wish to get a headstart in career and gain relevant work experience and skills valued by the Accounting industry. (Please refer to the Admission Requirements)
  • Key Benefits of This Programme

    • Acquire practical skills through structured On-the-Job Training (OJT) under the guidance of a company mentor
    • Obtain industry recognised certificate(s) while being employed in a related role at a company  
    • Undergo facilitated learning and work-based projects 
    • Meaningful career advancement pathways
    • Option to pursue and be awarded the Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting) by completing two additional modular certificates.
    • $5,000 sign-on incentive for Singaporean fresh graduates who successfully complete the programme
  • Course Structure

    The Work-Study Certificate (Leading to Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting)) is an 18-month programme comprising three Modular Certificates and 540 hours of On-the-Job Training (OJT) conducted at participating companies.

    It consists of three components: (i) facilitated learning (ii) On-the-Job Training and (iii) work-based projects. 

    Modular Certificate
    (180 hours each)

    Business Communications & Analytics

    1. Oral Communication in Business 
    2. Effective Business Writing Skills
    3. Word Processing & Presentation
    4. Spreadsheet Applications
    5. Business Statistics
    6. Data Visualisation for Business

    Financial Accounting

    1. Accounting Essentials 
    2. Accounting & Controls for Assets
    3. Accounting for Businesses 
    4. Business Financial Reporting 
    5. Personal Tax 
    6. Corporate Tax and GST

    Auditing & Financial Reporting

    1. Audit Principles & Processes 
    2. Audit Practice 
    3. Framework for Financial Reporting 
    4. Financial Reporting Standards
    5. Internal Controls & Risk Management
    6. Integrated Project – Controls and Risk Management 


    School of Business Management
    Nanyang Polytechnic
    180 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 Singapore 569830


    • 18 months from 6 June, 2024 to 04 January, 2026
    • Lessons are held once a week from 9.00am to 6.00pm via face-to-face lesson on campus
  • Certification

    Upon successful completion of this programme, participants have an option to pursue a part-time diploma by completing two additional modular certificates and be awarded the Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting).

    Articulation pathways are already in place to professional qualifications such as ACCA and ICAEW and the Advanced Diploma in Accountancy which leads to the Singapore CA qualification.

What You'll Study