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Announcement
[SSG CIRCULAR/MIPD/2019/2]: REMINDER OF SKILLSFUTURE SINGAPORE (SSG) ADULT EDUCATOR (AE) QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAINERS AND ASSESSORS

20 Dec 2019

Dear Training Partners

As part of efforts to raise the quality of Adult Educators (AEs) in the delivery of Continuing Education and Training (CET), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) announced the extension of the AE Qualifications Requirements to Non-WSQ certifiable courses (national or industry-wide certification training programmes which are accredited or supported by SSG) on 01 November 2018.

2. Training providers with Non-WSQ certifiable courses funded by SSG are required to meet the requirements by 01 January 2021 (see Table 1).
 
Table 1: AE Qualifications Requirements for SSG-Funded WSQ and Non-WSQ Certifiable Courses
  WSQ Courses (Current Requirement) Non-WSQ Certifiable Courses (by 01 January 2021)
Public Training Providers At least 80% of Trainers and/or Assessors with WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) or WSQ Advanced Certificate in Learning and Performance (ACLP) qualification or equivalent.
In-House Training Providers At least 80% of Trainers and/or Assessors with WSQ Workplace Training Programme (WTP) or WSQ Workplace Learning Facilitator (WLF) programmes or equivalent and at least one master trainer with ACTA or ACLP qualification or equivalent.

3. For training providers who are currently offering or who intend to offer SSG-Funded Non-WSQ certifiable courses, and who do not meet SSG’s AE Qualifications Requirements yet, your AEs may attain their ACLP and/or WLF via the Facilitated Learning Pathway (FLP) or enhanced Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Pathway (see Table 2).
 
Table 2: Pathways for Attaining ACLP / WLF
  Facilitated Learning Pathway (comprising training and assessment) Enhanced Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Pathway
Target Audience Aspiring Training and Adult Education (TAE) Professionals who are interested in being Adult Educators Experienced Training and Adult Education (TAE) Professionals with relevant TAE work experiences and qualifications
Latest Registration Date,
to meet SSG’s AE Qualifications Requirement by 01 January 2021
31 March 2020 31 August 2020


4. Online registration for ACLP is available now and will be available for WLF in January 2020 (www.IAL.edu.sg).

5. This is an automatically generated message, please do not reply to this email as your queries will not be answered.

6. If you have further queries, please contact the following personnel:

a. For ACLP and/or WLF programmes: Mr. Ramu Kodiappan (Assistant Director), Ramu_Kodiappan@ial.edu.sg
b. For AE Qualification Requirements: Ms. Magdalene Lin (Senior Manager), Magdalene_Lin@ssg.gov.sg

7. Thank you.



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