Professional and Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy is part of Singapore Polytechnic (SP). Since 1954, our polytechnic has played an important role in preparing Singapore workforce. SP has transformed from being a pacesetter to a trendsetter, constantly working with the industry to prepare the future ready workforce.
PACE Academy offers a variety of Continuing Education and Training (CET) programmes for adults, both online and classroom based. We offer more than 32 CET diplomas and post-diplomas; 9 Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) certificates and diplomas; 50 industry recognized certifiable programmes and several other short courses, workshops, examinations and forums. Our programmes are continually updated to make them relevant to the industry and employers. Some of our programmes are also funded to make them more accessible.
Our well qualified and experienced lecturers work with trainees and students to make their learning journey fulfilling and successful. I am confident students joining us will find their studies with us rigorous and engaging. Our responsive and friendly administrative staff will ensure a smooth and pleasant experience.
On behalf of faculty and staff, I welcome you to PACE. Be sure to Like our Facebook page and be part of our LinkedIn group, to stay in touch with us.
Suresh H Punjabi
ABOUT PACE ACADEMY
To be Singapore’s leading CET Academy transforming adult learners through innovative educational experiences
To offer a variety of relevant courses for adult learners to enhance their employability.
OUR CET PROGRAMMES
PACE Academy offers CET programmes in five broad categories:Part-Time Diploma Programmes
PACE Academy offers part-time diploma courses under the Ministry of Education’s Continuing Education and Training (CET) Qualification Framework. Besides diplomas, there are three types of Post Diploma courses. They are the Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma and Diploma (Conversion) courses.
Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Programmes
PACE Academy supports the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) in providing programmes certified through the WSQ Framework. PACE offers various programmes ranging from individual modules, to full qualifications in the WSQ framework.
Earn and Learn Programmes
The Earn and Learn programme is a work-study programme designed to give fresh polytechnic graduates a head-start in careers related to their discipline of study. It provides them with more opportunities to build on the skills and knowledge they acquired in school, and to better support their transition into the workforce.
Online Programmes on ePACE
PACE Academy keeps moving in the fore front of e-Learning and this portal provides the focal point of our e-Learning efforts for the adult learners. There are several programmes from short courses such as Operationally Ready (ORD) boys and Preparatory courses for University to skill based courses in different fields.
These are programmes leading to professional certifications or licensing. Examples include:
- Certificate of Competency (CoC) Course for Deck and Marine Officers
- Certificate for Employment Agency
- Steam Engineering 1st and 2nd Grade Certification
- Boiler Attendant Class 1 & 2
These are programmes with shorter durations catering to specific needs of individuals or organisations. Some of these programmes are funded by the Skills Development Fund (SDF). Some of these programmes are offered using the e-learning mode through our e-Academy.
These are programmes customized to the needs of organizations. PACE Academy is able to harness the strengths and expertise of the academic schools in our polytechnic and our partners in industry to package specific and targeted training programmes for organizations.
For more details on our programmes, please refer to our courses.
PACE Academy is certified with the ISO 29990 which covers the provision of learning services for Short Courses, WSQ, Modular and On-line courses.
ISO 29990 is a quality management system standard for Learning Services Provider (LSP) of non-formal education and training. The standard focuses on LSP’s key processes and its results, the learner and design of the various options available for delivering learning services that addresses the competency of LSP.