Overview

Introduction

The SkillsFuture Earn & Learn Programme (ELP) for the Air Transport sector is a 12-month work-study programme leading to the part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management). It aims to equip participants with comprehensive air transport-related skillsets and knowledge needed to support the growth of the aviation industry.

Upon completing the 2 skills-based Modular Certificates (MC) under the ELP Air Transport programme, participants will be able to understand:

  • the fundamentals of ground handling operations and management including passengers, ramp, baggage handling services, ground handling agreement and in-flight catering; AND depending on the job roles assigned,
  • the operations and management of modern international airports including terminal signage system, terminal ground operations, terminal contingency planning and airport emergency systems, OR
  • the fundamentals of airside operations, airside operational system and functions, managing emergencies and conducting oversight.

Target Participants

Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are fresh ITE graduates from relevant full-time courses of study.

Please see ‘Eligibility Criteria’ for more information. 

Career Opportunities

There are 2 job positions offered under this ELP Air Transport programme:

  • Ground Operations Specialists (GOS) 1
  • Passenger Services Agents (PSA) 1

Upon successful completion of ELP, participants may look forward to wage increment and role expansion in their workplace, subject to their work performance.  

Academic Progression

ELP Air Transport participants have the option to undertake the remaining 3 Modular Certificates (MCs) to obtain the part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management). Please see Course Structure for more information.

1 Job titles may vary across companies

Course Details

Course Commencement 

The ELP Air Transport programme is scheduled to commence in every April and/or October.

Course Duration

ELP participants will undergo a 12-month structured training programme, including facilitated learning, e-learning, professional certification, and on-job-training (OJT).

Application Period

Application for ELP is on-going. Please contact us to find out more.

Course Structure

ELP Air Transport participants are required to complete a total of 2 skills-based Modular Certificates (MCs). Each MC can be completed in 1 semester, i.e. 6 months. A certificate will be issued once the requirements for each MC are met. Participants must complete the course within 12 months.

Ground Operations Specialist (GOS):

ELP Air Transport (GOS) programme 

(12 months)

 

 MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN GROUND OPERATIONS 

The subjects covered in this certificate introduce participants to the fundamentals of ground handling operations and management. Topics covered include passengers, ramp, baggage handling services, ground handling agreement and in-flight catering. An overview of future trends and challenges facing ground handling operations and management is also covered.

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRPORT AIRSIDE OPERATIONS

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the fundamentals of airport airside operations. Topics covered include airside operations, airside operational system and functions, managing emergencies and conducting oversight.

Upon completing the ELP, participants have the option to complete the remaining 3 MCs to obtain the part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management):

3 more MCs to complete to obtain the Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management) 

(18 months)

 MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRPORT OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the principles in the operations and management of modern international airports. Topics covered include an overview of key players in terminal operations, terminal signage system, terminal ground operations, terminal contingency planning and airport emergency system.

 

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AVIATION SECURITY & CRISIS MANAGEMENT

The subjects covered in this certificate provide students with fundamental knowledge in factors affecting the security of aviation operations and the various measures and systems put in place to ensure aviation security. Students will also acquire the basic knowledge in business continuity management and flight planning.

 

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRLINE OPERATIONS

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the fundamentals of airline operations and management. Topics covered include airline organisational structures and business modeling, route planning and development, airline and route profitability, air transport agreements and the regulatory framework of the airline industry, airline alliances, fleet and facilities planning, airline financing, product development and acquisition, and key airline performance indicators.

Passenger Services Agent (PSA): 

ELP Air Transport (PSA) 

(12 months)

  

 

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN GROUND OPERATIONS

The subjects covered in this certificate introduce participants to the fundamentals of ground handling operations and management. Topics covered include passengers, ramp, baggage handling services, ground handling agreement and in-flight catering. An overview of future trends and challenges facing ground handling operations and management is also covered.

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRPORT OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the principles in the operations and management of modern international airports. Topics covered include an overview of key players in terminal operations, terminal signage system, terminal ground operations, terminal contingency planning and airport emergency system.

Upon completing the ELP, participants have the option to complete the remaining 3 MCs to obtain the part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management):

3 more MCs to complete to obtain the Diploma in Engineering (Aviation Management)

(18 months)  

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRPORT AIRSIDE OPERATIONS

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the fundamentals of airport airside operations. Topics covered include airside operations, airside operational system and functions, managing emergencies and conducting oversight.

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AVIATION SECURITY & CRISIS MANAGEMENT

The subjects covered in this certificate provide students with fundamental knowledge in factors affecting the security of aviation operations and the various measures and systems put in place to ensure aviation security. Students will also acquire the basic knowledge in business continuity management and flight planning.

MODULAR CERTIFICATE IN AIRLINE OPERATIONS

The subjects covered in this certificate provide participants with the fundamentals of airline operations and management. Topics covered include airline organisational structures and business modeling, route planning and development, airline and route profitability, air transport agreements and the regulatory framework of the airline industry, airline alliances, fleet and facilities planning, airline financing, product development and acquisition, and key airline performance indicators.

Modes of Assessment

The subjects in this course are either examination or non-examination based, incorporating both formative and summative assessments. The assessment framework will include a range of coursework assignments, as well as mid-term test and end-of-semester examinations.

Course Fees

Course Fee per Modular Certificate (MC)

SME-employed Singapore Citizens aged below 40

$417.06

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

$597.06

Singapore Permanent Residents

$1,579.32

Others & Repeat Students

$3,967.56

(nett fee payable inclusive of GST)

MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per MC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for ELP Air Transport

Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from the ITE or the Operational Ready Date (ORD) for National Servicemen from the following full-time programmes are eligible to apply.

Job Role

Ground Operations Specialist

Passenger Services Agent

Feeder Programmes

NITEC in

  • Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles / Heavy Vehicles)
  • Electronics
  • Electrical Technology
  • Facility Technology
  • Mechanical Technology
  • Mechatronics 

Higher NITEC in

  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Industrial Electronics Engineering

Other relevant Engineering-related programmes

NITEC in
  • Travel & Tourism Services
  • Business Services
  • Retail Services

Higher NITEC in:

  • Leisure & Travel Operations
  • Passenger Services
  • Hospitality Operations
  • Business Studies (Logistics/ Service Management)
Other relevant Business or Hospitality-related programmes

GPA Requirement

  • GPA≥ 2.0 for NITEC graduates
  • No GPA requirement for Higher NITEC graduates

Others

Preferably with Class 3 Driving License

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Eligibility Criteria for ELP Sign-on Incentive

Only for Singapore Citizens who are fresh ITE or Polytechnic graduates hired by Participating Companies and officially commenced ELP within 3 years of graduation or ORD.

Apply Now

Please submit your application through the link below.
https://www.form.gov.sg/#!/forms/tp/5c0f2f4a0690e60017a86a9e

Please submit the following documents during your submission. Kindly name the files according to the guidelines below. 

1. Resume (filename: Resume-YourName.pdf)
2. Colour-scanned, front & back of NRIC (filename: NRIC-YourName.pdf)
3. Highest Qualification Certificate (filename: Certificates-YourName.pdf)
4. Academic Transcripts (filename: Transcripts-YourName.pdf)
5. NS Completion Certificate, if applicable (filename: NS Certificate-YourName.pdf)

Please note that relevant documents will be forwarded to all participating companies for their selection.

Selection of applicants is at the discretion of the participating companies and participating companies will contact their shortlisted applicants for interview. Applicants have the right to reject the interview if they do not wish to be employed by the company who contacted them.

Only applicants who are hired and placed on the ELP by the participating companies will be invited to submit an online application for the ELP Courses.

Employers

Companies who are interested to find out how this ELP can support your organisation’s talent development plan may contact the following personnel for more information:

Vincent Ng Lim Seng | 6780 6290 | limseng@tp.edu.sg

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.


 
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