Executive Certificate of Professional Practice: Special Needs Vocational Assessors [Level A] (ONLINE)

Learners are introduced to the disability history and models of People with Disabilities (PWDs). This course examines two important aspects in understanding PWDs: (1) the disability history through the perspective from the Medieval Era through the times of Renaissance and Colonialization, the two World Wars to the present millennium; and (2) the selected five models of PWDs, i.e., the Religious, Medical, Social, Rights-based, and Media models.

Employability refers to the attributes of a person that make that person able to gain and maintain employment. For people with disabilities, employment means greater economic self-sufficiency, an opportunity to use their skills, and more active participation in community life. There are different forms of employment for people with disabilities, e.g., structured employment, systematic employment, supported employment, etc.Learners will learn about the challenges of seeking employment for people with disabilities and what can or should be done to prepare them for the working world.

There are many kinds of informal and formal inventories and checklists available to assist community service workers, adult educators, trainers and job coaches working with people with disabilities in seeking employment in the mainstream workforce. This module introduces learners to the different categories of such tools, their advantages and disadvantages, limitations, etc. They will learn to use these tools in preparing these adults with disabilities for possible employment.

  • Unit 1: Introduction to People with Disabilities & Disability Categories
  • Unit 2: Employability & Employment of People with Disabilities
  • Unit 3: Basic Vocational Checklists and Inventories


  • Assessment is based on coursework and assignments with no formal examinations
  • Guided learning hours to fulfill: 60 hours

Entry Requirements:


21 years and above

Minimum qualification

Diploma graduate in any discipline

English requirement

1.  Pearson Test of English (PTE) 51; or
2.  IELTS 5.5 (reading and writing must be at 5.5); or
3.  TOEFL 59
5.  Equivalent (such as Pearson Versant English Test). 

Course Fees:

(Non-refundable one-time application fee of SGD 95.00 is payable upon application)

Program fee

SGD 1,600.00

Marking fee

SGD 200.00

Payment mode

Stripe / Credit card / Alipay

Refund Terms

90% – more than 28 days before course commencement

50% – less than 28 days before course commencement

10% – less than 3 days before course commencement

  0% – more than 3 days after the course commencement