What is SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme (WSP)?

The SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme (WSP) 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 aims to deepen the HR related knowledge and strategic HR competencies of participants and equip them with the skills for career development in the field of Human Resource Management.
  • Target Participants

    • Fresh graduates who wish to get a head start and relevant work experience and skills valued by the industry
    • Attaining industry-recognised qualifications / certificate(s)
    • Looking for skills-based wage increments and meaningful career advancement upon programme completion and satisfactory job performance
  • Key Benefits of This Programme

    As a fresh polytechnic graduate, you can get a head start in your career by:

    • Acquiring practical HR skills through structured On-the-Job Training under the guidance of a company instructor / mentor
    • Obtained an industry recognised Specialist Diploma qualification while employed in a HR related role at a company 
    • Undergo facilitated learning and work-based projects in key areas such as Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, HR Analytics and Change Management
    • $5,000 sign on incentive for Singaporean fresh graduates who successfully complete the programme
  • Course Schedule

    The Work-Study Post-Diploma is a 12-month programme consisting of a Specialist Diploma in Human Capital Management (comprising two 150-hour Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC)) and on-the-job training (OJT) conducted at participating companies.

    Lessons for the Specialist Diploma will be held 3 days per week during the second week of each calendar month, over a 12-month period and will be delivered through classroom training, e-learning and workplace-based projects.


    Program Structure

    Specialist Diploma in Human Capital Management

    Post-Diploma Certificate in Talent Acquisition and Management

    Post-Diploma Certificate in HR Business Partnering


    Talent Acquisition


    Organisation Development & Change Management


    Talent Management


    Facilitation & Influencing Skills for HR


    HR Analytics


    Strategic Perspectives in HR


    Human Capital Management Project I


    Human Capital Management Project II



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


    • Programme to begin on 16 October 2023 to 20 October 2024
    • 30 hours each academic module
    • 3 days per week, conducted during the second week of each calendar month via face-to-face lesson on campus.
    • 9.00am to 6.00pm

What You'll Study


Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Human Capital Management upon obtaining the two Post-Diploma Certificates, Post-Diploma Certificate in Talent Acquisition and Management and Post-Diploma Certificate in HR Business Partnering.