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Course Overview

This subject will help students learn the communication skills that are vital for their success at the work place. Students will also be taught appropriate skills to conduct themselves effectively in a working environment.


The subject aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge to:

  • Write appropriate emails, memos and letters for inter-office and intra-office communication.
  • Demonstrate appropriate business communication etiquette and conduct business meetings professional.
  • Prepare and write appropriate meeting documents such as agenda, notice of meeting and minutes of meeting for a simulated business setting.





This subject aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to:

  • prepare and analyse spreadsheets

  • prepare professional business documents

  • prepare students with ability to integrate essential office automation applications to aid in business decision-making

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular unit, please click on the following courses: 


What You'll Learn

  • Intra-office and inter-office communication
  • Writing approaches for different message types and different business situations
  • The language and style of business correspondence
  • Networking and interpersonal skills
  • Meeting skills
  • Meeting documents



Modes of Assessment


  • Projects
  • Individual assignments
  • Laboratory online test





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded the Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the following courses:


Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

18 October 2021

03 May - 05 July 2021

7pm to 10pm
Once a week


Steps to follow in your application:


Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No

Step 2 - Select UBN - Modular - Security & Fire Safety Studies, UBZ - Modular - Security, Workplace Safety & Health and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$166.92
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$1,097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1,097.82

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With effect from 1 Jul 2020, the Workforce Training Scheme (WTS) will be replaced by Work Support Scheme (WSS), for more information, please visit:

Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

    Due to Safe Management Measures, our office is currently closed.

    Please call or email us your enquiry.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • 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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