WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transportation Services

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



Applicants are required to take an online quiz to help us assess your suitability for the course. The online quizzes represent the type of work we do during lessons. Please go to https://edpuzzle.com/join/haasfon, classroom code "haasfon" & create an account with your NRIC/passport name. The 3 online quiz will take you between 2-4 hours to complete. If you have any enquiries about the quiz, do drop an e-mail to wsqlog@gmail.com


What is this course 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, Quality Systems, Procurement and Project Management. It also consist 5 Freight specializations covering Air & Sea Freight Operations, Multi-Modal Management, Procurement, 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 www.facebook.com/groups/spscm


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.


Course Outline

This course consists of 10 modules which will be offered on a modular basis.

S/NModulesModule Type
01Manage Quality System (MQS)Industry Core Competency Units
02Manage Supply Chain Operations (MSCO)Sectoral Core Competency Units
03Plan & Manage Project Management (PMPM)Industry Core Competency Units
04Module to be confirmedIndustry Core Competency Units
05Manage Sea Freight Operations & Costing (MSFOC)Specialization Elective Competency Units
06Manage Delivery & Pick-up Operations (MDPO)Specialization Elective Competency Units
07Manage Air Freight Operations & Costing (MAFOC)Specialization Elective Competency Units
08Plan & Manage Procurement Activities (PMPA)Sectoral Core Competency Units
09Manage Multi-mode / Project Transportation (MMPT)Specialization Elective Competency Units
10Manage Trade Instruments Document & Regulations for International Transport (PTIDR)Specialization Elective Competency Units

Mode of Assessment

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


Certification

Upon completion participants will be awarded the WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transportation Services, if they achieved minimum of 75% attendance rate as well as certified competent on all assessments and projects required by all the 10 modules within the course period.

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

Course Fee

Full Course Fee: $8560 (incl. GST)

Please refer to Funding Incentives for more information.


Funding Incentives

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

The total course fee for the 10 modules of WSQ Diploma in Freight and Transportation Services 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 TypeFunded AmountAmount Payable (With GST)

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

Permanent Residents (aged 21 years old and above)

$4000.00

$4560.00($456/module)

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
($136/module)

Enhanced Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme
WTS

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 $2,000, 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 SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). 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
www.ssg-wsg.gov.sg or www.workfare.sg or contact the WTS Hotline at 1800-5368-333.

$7600.00

$960.00($96/module)

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:

  • 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

 

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 UTAP@e2i.com.sg Website: https://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg


Payment Procedures

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

For Individual

a) By E-Payment (VISA/Master credit/debit cards)

Please click on the 'Make e-Payment' button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) By NETS Payment

Please pay at: Singapore Polytechnic

PACE Academy
Blk. T1A, Level 1

Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) By PSEA Payment

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.

d) By 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

For Corporate

a) By 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.

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


Withdrawal Procedures

Withdrawal notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy via email to pace@sp.edu.sg 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.

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

Course Preview Dates: To give you an idea on how the lessons are conducted, we have organized a Course Preview on 25 Jul 2019, Thursday at T1452 from 7pm – 8pm. This will be a chance for you to learn about our learning approach, assessment requirements and clarify any of your queries.

To register, click on Course Preview and complete the online form

Date of Course: Intake 7
Program under review (TBA)
*subject to change

*All participants must complete every module as scheduled.

Registration Period:
TBA

Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

The WSQ Freight course will start later than scheduled, you can leave your particulars through this online form for us to update you when enrolment starts. If you have any enquiries, contact wsqlog@gmail.com

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


Application Procedures

  • Applicants are required to take an online quiz to help us assess your suitability for the course. The online quizzes represent the type of work we do during lessons. Please go to https://edpuzzle.com/join/haasfon, classroom code "haasfon" & create an account with your NRIC/passport name. The 3 online quiz will take you between 2-4 hours to complete. If you have any enquiries about the quiz, do drop an e-mail to wsqlog@gmail.com

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 certificates /result slips / 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: Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Any incomplete online submission will not be accepted..

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


Enquiries

All enquiries, please email to : pace@sp.edu.sg

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

Counter Service:
8.30am - 8.00pm (Mon - Fri)*
8.30am - 12.30pm (Sat)**

The Office is closed on Sun and Public Holiday.

*Counter Service will be closed by 8pm with effective from 01 Jan 2017.

**Counter Service on Saturdays will not be operational with effective from 01 Jan 2017.

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