WSQ Diploma in Warehouse Services


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What is this course about?


The WSQ Diploma in Warehouse Services aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the functions and activities in warehouse and inventory management. It covers costing, technology, process, layout, materials handling systems and manpower aspects of managing a warehouse to support manufacturing or distribution. 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 warehouse specializations covering warehouse operations, costing, layout, Warehouse Management System and dangerous goods management.

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 effective roles as Buyer, Material Planner, Distribution and Freight Forwarders, Warehouse Management Coordinators or Supervisor, Project Planners and Co-ordinators. Participants will learn how to meet the requirements of different roles in order to accomplish and develop effective decision-making and problem-solving skills at strategic, tactical and operational levels to fulfil orders and execute and meet project time-line.


WSQ Warehouse 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:

• Have basic logistics skills in warehouse operations
• 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 subsidised 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 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.

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


Participants must complete the 10 modules within the course date.

S/N Module Title Module Type
01 Manage Supply Chain Operations (MSCO) Core
02 Manage Quality System (MQS) Core
03 Manage Purchasing Activities (MPA) Specialization
04 Manage Teams in the Workplace (MTW) Core

Manage Warehouse Operations (MWO)

06 Plan and Manage Project Management (PMPM) Core
07 Perform Costing on Warehouse Operations (PCWO) Specialization

Plan Warehouse Layout & MHE for Efficiency and Optimisation (PWLMEO)

09 Manage WMS and related Technology (MWMST) Specialization
10 Manage Dangerous Goods and Chemical Logistic Operations (MDGCLO) Specialization


Mode of Assessment

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



Upon completion of all the 10 modules, participants will be awarded the WSQ Diploma in Warehouse 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 SkillsConnect to print e-certs for Statement of Attainment (SOA) for each module.

Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the course with the available schedule online.

A - Online Registration:
[1] Fill up the electronic form
[2] Upon completion please click on the submit button
[3] You will receive an online acknowledgement email that registration is successful
[4] Singapore Polytechnic will then enrol you into class upon payment of the fees.
[5] For clarification, please email us at [email protected]

B - Visit Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy counter at 500 Dover Road, Blk T1A, Level 1, Room T1A12.

Confirmed enrolment is based on a first-come, first-served basis, upon full payment of the course fee. Registration does not guarantee enrolment in the course.

Upon successful registration and course confirmation, participants will receive an email notification. Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy will retain a copy of each document.

Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.

IMPORTANT: Applications will be deemed complete only when all the above supporting documents are submitted via PACE Online Registration only.

Note: PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.

Payment Procedures

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) For NETS payment, please pay at:

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

b) For Cash payment, please pay at:

Singapore Polytechnic Finance Department
Admin Building, Level 2
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm

c) For Cheque payment:

Cheques should be made 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.

d) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards, upon request over PACE Counter during enrolment date.


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
* Unless otherwise stated in the course webpage

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.

* PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.


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.

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Course Preview Dates:
Stay tune for the date

Intake 5
Feb 2017 to Mar 2018

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

Registration Date:

Please note that once the class is full, the online registration will be closed.

Interested applicants, can proceed to Register your Interest (ROI) and you will receive an email once the online application is open.


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 relevant documents required during application.


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

3) Download Declaration Form. Complete and submit it during enrolment.

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

5) All payment must be paid before the programme start date. If not you will not be allowed to enter the class.


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