ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Certificate Entry Requirements

Minimum age

Minimum age is 16 years. If you are under 18 your application must be signed by a parent or guardian.

Minimum education qualifications (Singaporeans and PRs)

  • 2 GCE O-Level passes or equivalent, including English; or
  • 3 GCE N-Level passes or equivalent including English
  • Mature candidates (≥ 21 years old with 3 years work experience) will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Minimum language qualification criteria apply.

Minimum education qualifications (International Students)

  • Secondary/High School completion or equivalent local qualifications
  • Mature candidates (≥ 21 years old with 3 years work experience) will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Minimum language qualification criteria apply.

Working experience

One year working experience in a business environment is preferred.

English language requirements

English proficiency may be considered sufficient if applicant possesses the minimum education qualification from a recognised institution where English was the primary medium of instruction. Otherwise, minimum language qualification criteria apply:

     EVIDENCE                              EXAMPLE

530 (paper)

   TOEFL                                197 (computer) or

71 (internet)

         IELTS                                 Overall score of 5.5

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

We have a free online assessment tool can help give you an idea of the language, literacy and numeracy skills needed to study a VET course. You can access the Language, Literacy and Numeracy tool here. You can access the Numeracy tool here.