Survival Japanese

Course Dates:
To be advised

Registration Period:
To be advised

Duration:
30 hours / 15 days

Time:
-

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
-


Course Introduction

Survival Japanese is ideal for individuals who are looking to learn more about the Japanese language, culture and etiquette in a fun and non-academic way.


Course Objectives

Survival Japanese introduces participants to the Japanese language, culture and etiquette. Emphasis will be given to learning key spoken expressions, basic conversations and cultural practices used in different settings and situations.


Course Outline

Topics:

  • Introduction to Japan
  • Japanese culture and etiquette
  • Greetings and self-introduction
  • Train/bus systems and etiquette
  • Expressions of time
  • Japanese toilet functions
  • Dining etiquette and ordering food
  • Payment and currency
  • Onsen and ryokan etiquette
  • Giving and accepting gifts

Suitable For
Individuals who are visiting Japan for the first time, either for study or work.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Individuals with little or no prior knowledge of the Japanese language and culture.


Award / Certification / Accreditation
If a participant…

  1. Fails the assessment but meets 75% attendance – participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance
  2. Meets 75% attendance and passes the assessment - participant will receive a Certificate of Performance

 

Course Fee

 Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above Singapore PRs/Foreigners
Funding available50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)Nil
Course Fees Payable$222.30 (incl. of GST)$417.30 (incl. of GST)
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
2. For more information on National Silver Academy (NSA), please click here

 


Funding Incentives

1. National Sliver Academy Funding

Participants who are Singaporean, aged 50 years and above in the year of course commencement, can
enjoy a subsidy of 50% off course fee (capped at $500 per course).

           As part of:
NSA logo 2018

Funding Validity Period: Till 30 Jun 2019

2. SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.


Withdrawal and Deferment
Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses - pace@sp.edu.sg
For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 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

E-Learning

  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

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.

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Terms and Conditions

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

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.

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