Training Opportunities for Sport Coaches or Instructors

Updated 3 May 2020. This list is non-exhaustive. More courses will be added progressively.

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Sports & Fitness
1 Kids Multi-Sports Coach Certification 24 Ngee Ann Polytechnic

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) principles for a lifetime of sporting and active lifestyles
  • Conduct a full battery of locomotor and object control Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) assessments for children aged 3 to 10 years old
  • Manage group tests and their results, via the world’s first and most comprehensive FMS Assessment Portal and Software App System
  • Design and plan year-long, multi-sport coaching programmes for children aged 3 to 10 years old.

Plan and implement age-appropriate, FMS-based multi-sport lesson plans for children

  • 16-18 Jul 2020
2 Sport & Fitness 24 Republic Polytechnic

The 3D Transformational Coaching aims to transform sport through the transformed coach. Most coaches understand the fundamentals and psychology of coaching, which are the first two dimensions. But to be successful at coaching today’s athletes, coaches need to start coaching athletes from the inside out.

  • 15, 17, 22, 24 Jun 2020
3 Group Exercise Instructor (Music) 32 Republic Polytechnic

The Group Exercise Instructor (Music) Course aims to educate fitness professionals to design and teach safe and effective group fitness programmes for participants of varying fitness levels. The course comprises lectures and practical drills.

  • 15-23 Aug 2020
4 Basic Sports Science (BSS) 28 Republic Polytechnic

As we learn more about the human body, we also learn how that knowledge can be used to enhance physical performance and maintenance.

Conducted mainly in the classroom, participants will be guided with basic theoretical knowledge and practical applications within the Sports Science discipline.

From injury management to psychology, this course provides a good foundation for participants who wish to pursue the Fitness Instructor Course.

  • 26 May-13 Jul 2020 (online learning)
  • 9 Jun-26 Jul 2020
  • 30 Jun-19 Aug 2020
  • 4 Aug-23 Sep 2020
  • 8 Sep-28 Oct 2020
  • 13 Oct-2 Dec 2020
  • 27 Oct-17 Dec 2020
5 SG-Coach Theory Level 1 28 Republic Polytechnic

Find out the techniques to get the best out of your athletes!

Embark on this SG-Coach Programme to equip participants with the knowledge and skills on 'how to coach’, and to reinforce the understanding on 'why you coach'. This is done through the introduction of values and principles in sports (VPS) within the local eco-system.

This course includes theories which are supported by evidence-based research, and practical approaches for coaches to apply their learning on the field. Participants will examine their own coaching philosophies, learn to incorporate the teaching of values through sports coaching and understand the basic theories and skills of sports coaching.

  • 9 May-15 Jul 2020 (online learning)
  • 29 Jun-2 Sep 2020
  • 15 Aug-14 Oct 2020
  • 7 Sep-11 Nov 2020
  • 3 Oct-2 Dec 2020
  • 26 Oct-6 Jan 2021
6 Values & Principles in Sports 7 Republic Polytechnic

An inspiring coach can make all the difference in a sportsperson’s development.

The full-day Values and Principles in Sports (VPS) programme is designed by Sport Singapore and the Ministry of Education (MOE) to help sport coaches recognise the value of sports, and in particular, the role of the coach.

A coach’s influence extends beyond the sport, imparting life skills such as problem-solving, communication, decision-making, leadership, and perseverance.

This course presents opportunities to meet other sports coaches and engage in group discussions on the various VPS topics.

  • 13 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 4 Jun 2020
  • 26 Jun 2020
  • 14 Jul 2020
  • 5 Aug 2020
  • 27 Aug 2020
  • 18 Sep 2020
  • 10 Oct 2020
  • 2 Nov 2020
  • 24 Nov 2020
  • 16 Dec 2020
7 Risk Management in Sport 10.5 Republic Polytechnic

Every sport and recreational event involves risk. The type and level of risk depends on variables such as the activity, location and environment, skill level and number of participants, weather conditions and number of spectators, etc.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the process for managing event risk
  • know the key considerations and principles when development event risk management
  • 21-22 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 17-18 Sep 2020
  • 19-20 Nov 2020
8 Be a Sports Safety Champion 7 Republic Polytechnic

Engaging in regular physical activity can reap numerous health benefits. Physical activity can enhance your emotional and psychological well-being by improving your self-esteem. Your body releases chemicals called endorphins when you exercise.

Endorphins are “feel-good” chemicals that uplift your mood and can even reduce feelings of stress, anxiety and depression. However, it is also important to exercise safely at all times to prevent injuries.

At the end of this course, the participants will share a common belief that every individual should have the opportunity to play sports in a safe environment and be free of injury

  • All accidents are preventable
  • Everyone has a role and responsibility
  • Zero accident is our collective goal
  • 19 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 15 Sep 2020
  • 17 Nov 2020
9 Fitness Instructor Course 40 Republic Polytechnic

Are you a fitness enthusiast? Do you have a strong passion for inspiring others to keep fit and healthy?

Join this course to gain the theoretical and practical knowledge required to become an effective fitness instructor. Learn how to carry out basic fitness assessments and prescribe exercise. Find out the techniques to better handle gym equipment safely and how to conduct orientation programmes for new gym users.

Through this course, you will also be equipped with the understanding of basic physiology and the effects of exercise on muscles. In addition, you will understand the basic principles of exercise which will enable you in planning suitable training programmes for your trainees

  • Oct 2020 (Dates TBC)
10 Basic Exercise Science (BES) 16 Republic Polytechnic

The Basic Exercise Science Course aims to equip participants with basic knowledge and skills in how to exercise. Participants will learn the fundamentals in exercise terminologies, human anatomy, physiology, nutrition, aerobic training, resistance training techniques, flexibility, etc. Participants will be issued a certificate after successful completion of the course and theory examination.

  • 14-15 May 2020
  • 28-29 May 2020
  • 4-5 Jun 2020
  • 18-19 Jun 2020
11 Athlete Life Coaching 28 Republic Polytechnic

This 4-day programme include providing participants with knowledge of the sport development landscape.

They include the roles of the National Sports Associations (NSAs), high performance system, school sports, etc. Participants will also learn about sports-specific terminology such as athlete life coaching plan, training and competition plan, selection criteria, de-selection and major games cycles as well as the roles played by advisers and coaches to athletes.

  • Sep 2020 (Dates TBC)
12 Team Sports Performance Analysis 7 Republic Polytechnic

This course in team sports match analysis introduces the use of various video-based technology tools and how these tools can be harnessed to support their coaching.

Participants will have the opportunity to practice with cutting-edge software used by professional sports clubs worldwide. In addition, participants will learn the fundamental principles of match analysis and how technology tools could be used to provide objective feedback to athletes. Participants will also be guided on a hands-on process to perform live video recording, tagging and sharing key video footages.

  • 28 May 2020 (online learning)
Data Analytics
1 Digital Analytics For Marketing: Use Customer Intelligence To Uncover High-Value Audience 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

The Digital Analytics for Marketing course aims to provide you with various analysis techniques that will help you extract data, connect the dots, using practical tools and techniques that you can apply in any web analytics role.

  • Understand and apply search engine marketing, or SEM, to promote websites by increasing their visibility in search engine result pages (SERPs) through the use of search engine optimization, paid placement and contextual advertising.
  • Understand the nature and the importance of data analysis to measure digital Web marketing campaigns performances.
  • Familiarise yourself with digital marketing tools which will serve to increase the productivity and effectiveness of digital marketing campaigns.
  • 4-5 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 26-27 May 2020 (online learning)
2 Analytics for Enterprises 2 days (16 hours) Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Use data-driven analysis and prediction as part of your decision-making process for better business outcomes.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Cleaning & Preparing Data
  • Introduction to Data Warehouse
  • Star Schema and Multi-Dimensional Analysis
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • 18 & 19 May 2020 (online learning)
3 CoC in Data Analytics Using Microsoft Excel 16 ITE College West

Participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to perform data cleaning, data analysis and data visualization using Microsoft Excel to gain insights for management reporting and decision making.

  • 20-27 Jun 2020
4 CoC in Fundamentals of Data Visualisation using Power BI 7 ITE College West

Participants will be equipped with the fundamental competencies in data visualisation using Power BI to present insights from big data for data analytics.

  • 17 Jun 2020
Digital Marketing
1 Digital Marketing for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
  • Essentials of Digital Marketing
  • Effective Digital Marketing & Sales
  • Social Media Marketing For Your Business
36.5 (4.5 days) Singapore Polytechnic

The short course tailored for entrepreneurs and small business owners focuses on using digital communications to market their services/products through social media platforms. It goes through the opportunities that digital platforms present and how content can be created to maximize the leverage social media platforms present. The course aims to provide learned skill sets during the course itself and allow participants to perform a review of the performance of their posted content, to optimize their strategy further. This course comprises of 3 modules:

  • *4-6,8 May (full day), 14-15 May (2 hrs each)
  • *18-21 May (full day), 4-5 Jun (2 hrs each)
  • *1-4 Jun (full day), 18-19 Jun (2hrs each)
  • 15-19 Jun (full day), 2-3 Jul (2 hrs each)

*conducted via online learning

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2 Tell Your Brand’s Story: Create And Engage Your Audience 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn the techniques to clarify their mission-driven story
  • Identify their positioning to reach their specific target market
  • Craft their emotionally-compelling brand message
  • Discover the strategies to amplify their message to the media
  • 4-5 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 8-9 June 2020
3 Social Media Marketing 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

All about the knowledge to combine social media skills and marketing strategy. Through case studies and engaging activities, participants will learn how to create a social media plan tailored to specific organisational needs and goals using social media platforms to reach their target audience.

  • 11-12 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 23-24 Jul 2020
4 From Conversation to Conversion: Nurturing Customer Relationships on Digital Platforms 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Move away from brand storytelling and into crucial brand conversations by creating an effective, distinctive brand presence online with relevant content that caters to your audience’s search demand.

  • 26-27 May 2020 (online learning)
5 Search Engine Optimisation for Beginners 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

A company’s website is another effective digital marketing channel for lead generation and branding. Through case studies and hands-on practice, participants will learn how to optimize their websites to increase online presence and bring in more business. This can be applied to businesses who are service providers or in the e-commerce field.

  • 7-8 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 28-29 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 18-19 Jun 2020
1 Growing Trade & Business in the Digital Marketplace 1 day Ngee Ann Polytechnic

This course provides the tools, skills and understanding of technological concepts and issues surrounding the emergence of and future directions of electronic business practices, with a strong focus on e-commerce initiatives. Participants develop an understanding of the current business models, strategies and opportunities in electronic publishing, communication, distribution, collaboration, and online payment options.

  • 16 Jun 2020 (online learning)
2 Business Translation for the Chinese Speaking Market 2 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understanding needs and trends of commercial translation;
  • Concrete examples for each domain of knowledge in commercial translation such as commercial correspondences, company names, trademarks, company profiles and commercial contracts.
  • Skills and practice in commercial translation;
  • Apply translation techniques to facilitate actual work
  • 18-19 Jun 2020 (online learning)
  • 25-26 Jun 2020 (online learning)
3 CoC in Applied Design Thinking (Experience Fundamentals) 14 ITE College Central

This experiential learning programme equips learners with practical hands-on skills to be an innovation catalyst in the workplace using Design Thinking as a creative problem solving methodology.

  • 22-23 Jun 2020
4 CoC in Applied Design Thinking (Understand Fundamentals) 7 ITE College Central

This introductory course equips learners with the fundamentals of Design Thinking and the experience of using a Design Thinking tool.

  • 24 Jun 2020
5 CoC in Brand Positioning: Create your Brand Personality to Drive Sales 7 ITE College Central

This 1-day course aims to help SMEs to identify their unique value proposition, create an impactful brand message to attract and retain customers through social media platforms.

  • 11 Jun 2020
6 CoC In Creating Digital Retail Touchpoints (Gamification) 7 ITE College Central

The course aims to equip the participants with the knowledge and basic skills to identify, set up and evaluate emerging digital marketing tools to strengthen or reinvent their traditional retail marketing methods. Participants can apply the skills when planning and implementing digital marketing activities for their organisation/brand.

  • 15 Jun 2020
7 CoC in Flexipreneur for a Gig Economy: Create Your Online Portfolio 7 ITE College Central

This 1-day course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to be a freelancer in gig economy. Participants will learn to create an online personal portfolio as a Flexi-preneur

  • 16 May 2020
8 CoC in Entrepreneurship 101 (Marketing Campaign with Augmented Reality) 7 ITE College East

Participants will be able to develop a marketing campaign using Augmented Reality upon completion of the course.

  • 29 Jun 2020
1 Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for Executives 2 days (16 hours) Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Experience and acquire RPA knowledge, the emerging digitalization technology for company and organisation

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Robotic Process Automation
  • Describe different business models for successful RPA implementation
  • Understand and describe the various stages of automation journey
  • Evaluate the success of automation implementation
  • Develop common automation skills on use cases using RPA software
  • 4 & 5 June 2020 (online learning)
2 Cyber Security Essentials 40 hours Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Learn to communicate and coordinate with managed security services providers and to deploy and maintain best cyber security practices

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform threat analysis and respond with appropriate mitigation techniques
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable policies, laws, and regulations
  • Address cyber security incidents
  • Communicate and coordinate with managed security services providers
  • Deploy and maintain best cyber security practices
  • 23 May-20 Jun 2020 (online learning)
  • 4 Jul-1 Aug 2020 (online learning)
3 Deep Dive into Python 5 days Ngee Ann Polytechnic

To experience how one can use Python to solve real-world problems

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the steps involved in problem solving using computers
  • Analyze problems and design suitable algorithms to solve real-world problems with a programming language
  • Apply the fundamental concepts of programming such as data types, variables, expressions, operators, selection structures and repetition structures, lists, functions, objects and classes and file I/O.
  • 14, 15, 18, 19 & 20 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 16, 17, 20, 21 & 22 Jul 2020
  • 24, 25, 28, 29 && 30 Sep 2020
  • 12, 13, 16, 17 & 18 Nov 2020
4 CoC in Python Programming with Excel Automation 14 ITE College West

With the recent set-up of and various government initiatives, there is growing interest in data processing and visualisation. This course will equip participants with the knowledge to speed up data processing and data visualization using Python and Excel.

  • 14, 15, 18, 19 & 20 May 2020 (online learning)
  • 16, 17, 20, 21 & 22 Jul 2020
  • 24, 25, 28, 29 && 30 Sep 2020
  • 12, 13, 16, 17 & 18 Nov 2020
5 CoC in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for Beginners 7 ITE College West

With the rapid increase in companies adopting digitalization to improve productivity and business operations, RPA is gaining rapid market attraction as it handles repetitive and rule-based tasks without human intervention. The use of RPA enables organisations to automate repetitive functions and focus more on core business tasks to gain long-term profitable growth. This course will equip participants with the knowledge to automate its work processes in order to achieve increase in productivity

  • 15 Jun 2020
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