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Overview

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This module is designed to enable students to explore and develop knowledge on age-related changes in physiological, physical and mental aspects. The module will be presented by various experts in the field. The module will be delivered using blended learning pedagogy and flexible scheduling for adult learners. Learning activities and assessment strategies will reflect workplace demands, upskill module participants and enhance service delivery. Keynote lectures, a symposium, community engagement and tutorials will support students’ on-line learning and personal study.

This module includes Symposium on Growing Old Gracefully and Workshop: Health and Ageing as part of its delivery mode.

Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes:
  • To demonstrate a clear understanding of the factors contributing to the ageing process
  • To discuss and appraise the implications of physiology, lifestyle, environment and culture in health and ageing
  • To appraise and discuss allied health professionals’ roles and impact in the maintenance of health and healthy ageing
  • To understand and evaluate the value and challenges of inter-professional working in health promotion and meeting the needs of an ageing population
  • To critique the competing demands of economic, organizational, political and sociocultural contexts that impact on the delivery and efficacy of health strategies and services to promote health and healthy ageing
  • To design and propose a community based initiative that addresses healthy ageing
  • To identify barriers and facilitators in the implementation of different models of services addressing health and ageing
  • To interpret research and other evidence for translation into health promotion/healthy ageing

Who Should Attend

Any healthcare professionals interested in the health across the lifespan.
 

Prerequisites

Related and relevant health-science-related qualifications and working experience.

Documents and information you would need to complete this application:
Please upload documents under Online Applications - Supporting Documents section.

1. Employment support letter (Includes applicant's area of work)* 
2. Registration of practice, AHPC* 
3. Transcript of highest relevant qualification* 
4. Professional certification 
5. English proficiency test, IELTS 7.0 or equivalent ^
6. Answers to the following questions: 
  • Your reasons for pursuing the module (100 - 150 words)
  • Why did you select SIT over other academic institutions? (100 - 150 words)
  • What do you hope to achieve at the completion of the module? (100 - 150 words)
* Mandatory Documents
^ If applicant's basic professional qualification was not obtained from Singapore, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States of America)
 

Duration

  • Part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 3 years
  • Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 5 years
  • Each module is around 12-14 weeks in duration
  • Candidates are expected to set aside time for self-directed learning for the entire duration of the module
 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the module, and
  • Undertake credit bearing assessment 

A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who:
  • Attend 75% of the module, and
  • Participants who pass the Assessment criteria of the respective module will earn 6 credits, which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications.
  • Candidates who pass 4 modules (totalling 24 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.
  • Candidates who pass 8 modules (totalling 48 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.

Schedule

Mode of Delivery Dates
Tutorials 7, 28 Sep & 26 Oct 2019
Symposium on Growing Old Gracefully  18 Oct 2019
Workshop: Health and Ageing  19 - 20 Oct 2019

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) /
Singapore PR
$4,173.00 $1,251.90 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $4,173.00 $1,251.90 $471.90
Non-Singaporeans $4,173.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible
Note:

•    All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
•    You can opt for either SkillsFuture Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Course Funding

To be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

1.    Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
2.    Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

1.    Be a Singaporean Citizen
2.    Be at least 40 years old
3.    Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

Course Series

Find out more about the Modular Certification Courses - Elder Health and Rehabilitation

Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation
These modules are stackable towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation or can be taken individually as a single module as follows:

Each module carries 6 credits which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation. Candidates who pass any of the 4 modules (inclusive of 3 compulsory modules in bold), totalling 24 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 3 year period will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by SIT.

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation
These modules are stackable towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation or can be taken individually as a single module as follows:

Each module carries 6 credits which are stackable for Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation. Candidates who pass any of the 8 modules (inclusive of 3 compulsory modules in bold), totalling 48 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 5 year period will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by SIT.

Key Info

Venue SIT@NYP, 172 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8, 567739
Time 12:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Date 02 Sep 2019 (Mon) to
05 Jan 2020 (Sun)
Registration is Closed.

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