The original $500 in SkillsFuture Credit that was provided in 2016 will continue to have no expiry if it has not been used, however, the additional SkillsFuture Credit can be used from Oct 1 this year and will expire on Dec 31, 2025, in order to encourage people to take early action.
If you are wondering what courses to take to utilise your skills future credits, you may want to consider these recommended unique courses that you may never knew existed.
This course is designed as an introduction to Virtual Reality 360 filmmaking and photography. Participants will be introduced to the full process of, shooting, stitching, editing, adding metadata, uploading and viewing of VR films and photographs. During the workshop, participants will be introduced to the tools available today and explore the future of VR and the opportunities it offers us.
This course is offered by: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Full Fee: $650.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
This course is designed to equip participants with knowledge of Meridian collateral systems in our body and the use of Acupressure techniques in management of Stress and to battle common colds, coughs, vertigo, hypertension, insomnia and depression. The course on Acupressure Massage allows participants to learn the alternative techniques in addressing common illnesses using Acupressure Massage. This course will let the participants know the etiology and pathogenesis of Common illnesses, understand the different approaches TCM acupressure massage techniques adopted in disease management and allow participants to apply skills in illness prevention.
This course is offered by: TCMANDYOU PTE. LTD.
Full Fee: $200.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
The course objective is to train participants on how to work better with the animals in their care. Animals are capable of thinking and have emotions, thus many people working in animal facilities, (eg Veterinarians, Vet technicians, animal care takers in boarding facilities, pet groomers, shelter workers, pet sitters, dog walkers), will need to understand the animals in order to make their duties easier. Not all the time animals are cooperative, thus by having be able to communicate with the animals the right way, it deepens the relationship between animals and care takers. It will result in happier relationship, completion of duties more effectively and efficiently. This course will also include mind calming techniques which will eliminate the stress these people faced in their daily work life. It helps to promote a calmer, less frustrated environment they are working in.
This course is offered by: PERFECT K9
Full Fee: $490.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
In this course participants will learn how to combine and apply the Chinese and Western drawing techniques on watercolor painting. Students will be equipped with important painting techniques in Chinese arts. Help students to produce lively works using water, brush, ink and color. Students can develop paintings using a combination of Chinese-Western painting techniques and Chinese calligraphy. The making the art pieces vividly interesting. Flowers (includes sunflower, lotus, chrysanthemum, plum blossom, orchid and bamboo) Fish (includes goldfish, koi and angel fish) Animals (includes rooster, sparrow and starling) Scenery.
This course is offered by: Confucius Institute, NTU Pte Ltd
Full Fee: $386.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
Participants will be equipped with the knowledge of composting techniques and the application of fertiliser in accordance to the different crop needs. Participants will also learn different Composting techniques and Fertilizing needs for different crops.
This course is offered by: Institute of Technical Education
Full Fee: $260.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
This fundamental workshop give an overview and basic hand-on experience about gemstone. A Basic General steps to know gemstone of nature, gems of the world, the value of precious gems, cutting & lustre , synthetic gemstones, imitation and simulants, gemological instrumentation used. What are gemstones? Mineral species and group type of crystals Gemstone of the world. Why Gemstones are so valuable? Gemstone style and cutting Phenomena gemstones and lustre gemological instrumentation Synthetic Gemstone Imitation and Simulants Birthstone and Zodiac Stones.
This course is offered by: FAR EAST GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE PTE. LTD.
Full Fee: $230.00 (as at 11 March 2020)
Participants will learn the basic techniques and culinary knowledge to make Asian Pastry. The focus will be on making Hokkaido cheesecake tarts and xiao long bao. Learn what equipment you need, how they will be cooked, the timing and temperature required. Highly suitable for those who are interested in changing careers or upgrading their skills to work in the F&B industry.
This course is offered by: PALATE SENSATIONS PTE. LTD.
Full Fee: $250.00 (as at 11 March 2020)