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Vocational Education

Prepare students for entry-level jobs in the Technical, Services and Creative industries. We offer programmes such as Vocational Training Programme, Pre-employment Skills Training Programme, Industry Experiential Programme (8-week).


VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

NORTHLIGHT ACADEMY
NORTHLIGHT ACADEMY
NorthLight Academy (NLA) provides an alternative pathway for our graduates who prefer to learn through on-the-job training after their 4 years of education.

NLA works closely with committed industry partners in this 2-year 'Work Study' programme, to create learning opportunities for students to assimilate better into real-work environments and develop career resilience through
• Development of workplace skills through industry-based training, job coaching & mentoring
• Development of essential workplace literacy and numeracy skills

Benefits for students: Earn as you learn, Learn in real-work environment, Explore pathways for full-time employment and progression
FACILITY SERVICES
FACILITY SERVICES
ITE SKILLS CERTIFICATE (ISC) IN FACILITY SERVICES
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge in performing first-line maintenance, repairing and servicing of air-conditioning system, plumbing and sanitary systems, and electrical systems in accordance with manufacturers’ guidelines, statutory requirements and respective codes of practices.

Core Modules
There are 5 core modules in the Facility Services Course. The 5 core modules are:
• Plumbing System Maintenance
• Electrical System Maintenance
• Refrigeration System Maintenance
• Air-Conditioning System Maintenance
• Industry Experiential Programme (IEP)

  
HOSPITALITY SERVICES
HOSPITALITY SERVICES
ITE SKILLS CERTIFICATE (ISC) IN HOSPITALITY SERVICES
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to prepare basic western cuisine, provide food & beverage service, perform housekeeping and attend to customer needs, requests and enquiries.

Core Modules
There are 5 core modules in the ITE Skills Certificate (ISC) in Hospitality Services Course. The 5 core modules are:
• Food Preparation
• Food & Beverage Service
• Housekeeping Service
• Customer Service
• Industry Experiential Programme (IEP)
RETAIL SERVICES
RETAIL SERVICES
ITE SKILLS CERTIFICATE (ISC) IN RETAIL SERVICES
This course provides students with the skills and technical knowledge to prepare merchandise for display on the shop floor, conduct stock-take, sell merchandise, provide customer service and handle point-of-sale operations.

Core Modules
There are 5 core modules in the ISC in Retail Services course. The 5 core modules are:
• Customer Service
• Merchandise Display
• Basic Retail Operations
• Point-of-Sale Operations
• Industry Experiential Programme (IEP)
Community Care Support
Community Care Support
ITE SKILLS CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNITY CARE SUPPORT

This course provides students with knowledge, skills and attitudes on basic healthcare, workplace safety, environmental hygiene and cleanliness, community care activities and services, to support community care professionals in carrying out routine services and assist clients with personal care and mobility needs, within community care and social service settings.
INDUSTRY EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMME
INDUSTRY EXPERIENTIAL PROGRAMME
The 9-week Industry Experiential Programme (IEP) module is compulsory for all final year students prior to their graduation. IEP provides students with the opportunities to improve their social, communication and technical skills needed for real work life upon their graduation. Their IEP is graded by industry supervisors based on their performance.