WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transportation Services


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What this course is about


The WSQ Diploma in Freight & Transportation Services aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the functions and activities of sea, air freight and land transportation. It covers technology, process, vessel and equipment types and documentation aspects of managing international transport and distribution of goods. The course takes on an interactive hands-on approach to learning with emphasis on analysis using Excel and presentation skills.

This WSQ diploma consists of 5 core modules covering teamwork, supply chain operations, purchasing, quality systems and project management. It also has 5 freight specializations covering Air & Sea Freight operations, multi-modal management, route planning and customs compliance.
If you want to get a glimpse of the interesting online discussion we have on the real-life applications of Supply Chain, check out our class FB page at

Suitable for

This course aims to train participants for logistics industry. The curriculum is designed with a good blending of theory and industry practice for roles such as Buyer, Material Planner, Distribution and Freight Forwarders, Warehouse Management Coordinators or Supervisor, Project Planners and Coordinators.
WSQ Freight & Transportation Services graduates can apply for Ngee Ann Poly Diploma in Business Practice (International Supply Chain).

*No deferment of modules is allowed. All participants are to complete the programme within the registered time period.


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants are assumed to have the following:

• Basic logistics skills
• Basic computers skills
• Basic Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point skills

Matured adults without formal education but who are presently working in the logistics industry can be considered for this course.
Applicants may be followed up with phone interview to assess their suitability for the course


Funding Incentives


Instalment plan is available for Individual applicant. This allows you to pay per module.


Corporate applicant is make full subsidized course fee within 14 days from the invoice date.

The total course fee for the 10 modules of WSQ Diploma in Warehouse Services (10 modules) is $8000.00 (excluding GST).


Sample of Subsidy Calculation

One module fee before subsidy is $800.00 + $56.00 (7% GST) = $856.00

After 50% Baseline Funding, one module fee $400.00 + $56.00 (7% GST) = $456.00

Below  are various subsidies available for self-sponsored participants (subject to conditions) :



SkillsFuture Subsidies

Funding Type Funded amount Amount Payable (with GST)

Baseline Funding (Company-sponsored/Individual)
Singapore Citizen (aged 21-39 years old)

Permanent Residents (aged 21 years old and above)



Skills Future Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy

With effect from 1st October 2015, Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy higher subsidies of up to 90% of course fees under the SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy scheme.

$7200.00 $1360.00
Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
With effect from 1 July 2013, if you are a Singapore citizen aged 35 years or over, have a monthly income of not more than $1,900, you can enjoy 95% subsidy of your course fee for a wider range of courses covering all Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ ) courses, Academic Continuing Education and Training (CET) courses approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE), as well as Certifiable Skills Training courses accredited or supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). You may also be eligible for a training allowance* if you sign up for any WTS qualifying courses on your own without the support of your employer and successfully complete it. In addition, you may receive cash awards* for completing training.

For more information, please visit or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs

Singaporean Only. For more information please refer to Programmes & Initiatives

$7200.00 $1360.00

Participants have to meet minimum 75% attendance and attain competency in the module. If the 75% attendance and/or competency criteria are not met, participants will have to pay the subsidy amount to Singapore Polytechnic.


Additional subsidies:

  • PSEA - If you have funds in your PSEA account (for Singaporeans born after 1987 and below 30 years old), you can use it to cover the balance after the 50% subsidy.


Funding Type Funded amount Amount Payable (with GST)

Singapore Citizens (21 years to 39 years old only)

Singapore PR (21 years old and above)

$400.00 $456.00
Singapore Citizens 40 years old and above $720.00 $136.00
Workfare Training Support (WTS) letter holders / Singapore Citizens 35 years old and above + earning <$1,900 $760.00 $96.00
Singapore Citizens from Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) $720.00 $136.00

Participants have to meet minimum 75% attendance and attain competency in the module. If the 75% attendance and/or competency criteria are not met, participants will have to pay the subsidy amount to Singapore Polytechnic.


Additional subsidies:

  • PSEA - If you have funds in your PSEA account (for Singaporeans born after 1987 and below 30 years old), you can use it to cover the balance after the 50% subsidy.
  • Workfare Training Support – WTS letter holders (Singaporeans > 35 years old earning <$1900) can enjoy 95% subsidy. In addition, you can also get Training Allowance of $4.50 per hour of lesson by applying through Self-Help Groups or Community Development Council (CDC).
  • CQA (CET Qualification Award) - Participants (Singapore Citizens only) achieving their first WSQ Diploma can apply for the CQA (CET Qualification Award) of $1000 upon completion of the Diploma.

Please click here to find out more about SkillsConnect.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) 

NTUC union members enjoy 50% (unfunded) course fee support for up to $250 each year when you enrol for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Conditions apply.

For more information, please call NTUC Membership hotline at 6213 8008 or email [email protected] Website:


Course Outline

Full course date: To be updated

Participants are required to complete the 10 modules within the course date.

This course consists of 10 modules which will be offered on a modular basis. Please refer to the table for course dates (subject to changes):

*Schedule updated on 05 Oct 2016

S/N Modules Module Type
01 Manage Quality System (MQS) Core
02 Manage Supply Chain Operations (MSCO) Core
03 Plan & Manage Procurement Activities (PMPA) Specialization
04 Manage Sea Freight Operations & Costing (MSFOC) Specialization
05 Plan & Manage Project Management (PMPM) Core
06 Manage Delivery & Pick-up Operations (MDPO) Specialization
07 Manage Air Freight Operations & Costing (MAFOC) Specialization
08 Manage Teams in the Workplace (MTW) Core
09 Manage Multi-mode / Project Transportation (MMPT) Specialization
10 Manage Trade Instruments Document & Regulations for International Transport (PTIDR) Specialization



Mode of Assessment

Participants are required to undertake continuous assessments, assignments and written test for each module.




Upon completion of all the 10 modules, participants will be awarded the WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transport Services if they achieved at least 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent through all assessments and projects required by the course.

Participants may login to Skills Connect to print e-certs for Statement of Attainment (SOA) for each module.

Documents Required for Registration

Please submit the documents below during the online registration:

1. Photocopy (back and front) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs, or “Employment”/ “S” Pass for foreign applicant

2. Scanned Copies of your academic certificate/result slip/ transcript (eg: GCE ‘N’,‘O’ Level Certificate, NITEC, Diploma, Degree, WPLN SOA)

3.CV or brief description of employment history

4. For company sponsored applicants - Letter of employment endorsed by HR stating job designation, duration of employment and job description

5. Declaration Form

6. Latest Payslip

IMPORTANT: Applications will be deemed complete only when all the above supporting documents are submitted online.

PACE will not be able to inform applicants of the incomplete document submissions nor disclose the reason of selection/non-selection of applicants.

For further enquiries, please email us at

[email protected]
PACE 500 Dover Road
Block T1A, Level 1, Room T1A12
Singapore 139651
Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.

Application Procedures

1) All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

For NETS payment:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm
Sat: 8:30am to 12:00pm

For Cheque payment:
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

               Singapore Polytechnic
               PACE Academy
               500 Dover Road
               Blk T1A, Level 1
               Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to [email protected]. For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

• 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
• Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
• On or after date of commencement - No refund
The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.


General Administration PACE
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm (Mon - Thur)
8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

Counter Service:
8.30am - 8.30pm (Mon - Fri)
8.30am - 12.30pm (Sat)
The Office is closed on Sun and Public Holiday.




Course Preview Dates:
Stay tune for the date

Intake 4
Mar 2017 - Apr 2018

(This course will be offered in Modular Basis. Please refer to the Course Outline for the exact dates)

Registration Date:




Duration: 1 year (about 1 month per module)
Days: 2 or 3 times weeknight
Time: 6pm to 10pm


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic



Nett Module Fee:
$856.00 (incl. GST)

Financial Installment is available for this course.

Please refer to Funding Incentives for more information.




Please read the application procedure before proceeding to fill in the online application form.


1) Application through online only. Please submit all required documents online.


2) Download Declaration Form. Complete and submit it during online application.

3) All applications will be registered in waitlist for review of course eligibility.

4) Successful applicants will be notified via email to come for enrolment and make payment (NETS or Cheque).


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