New Psychology and Criminology Courses with NCSS funding

New Psychology and Criminology Courses with NCSS funding

By: ASAS School

February 7, 2020

Arium School of Arts & Sciences would like to update you on new Professional Certificate Psychology and Criminology courses approved for funding from National Council of Social Service (NCSS).

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Eligibility Requirements

  1. If you are an Singaporean Citizen or Permanent Resident, and an eligible staff/volunteer from NCSS member Agencies and MSF-funded Agencies, you can receive up to $150 in additional subsidies per course.
  2. Applicants must achieve a minimum 75% attendance. The total absenteeism period with valid reasons (such as medical leave) should not exceed 25% of the course duration.
  3. Applicants must pass all the required assessments in order to be eligible for VCF funding.

Eligible courses for funding

Our Professional Certificate courses are $500.
The below courses have been pre-approved at 30% VCF funding from 24 Jan 2020 to 20 Jan 2021.

VCF Ref No. Course Title Course Dates Course Fees
PAS00002056 Professional Certificate in
Parenting: Parent-Child Relationship
6 Apr – 15 Jun 2020 $500 ($350 after NCSS funding)
 PAS00002112  Professional Certificate in
Developmental Psychology
 8 Apr – 10 Jun 2020
 PAS00002111  Professional Certificate in
Child Development
 8 Apr – 22 Jul 2020
 PAS00002053  Professional Certificate in
 24 Apr – 26 Jun 2020
 PAS00002051  Professional Certificate in
Stress Management
 5 May – 16 Jun 2020
 PAS00002020  Professional Certificate in
Helping Relationships
 28 May – 23 Jul 2020
 PAS00002109  Professional Certificate in
Behavior Modification
 29 Jul – 11 Nov 2020
 PAS00002061  Professional Certificate in
Marriage & Family
 6 Aug – 8 Oct 2020
PAS00002114 Professional Certificate in
Abnormal Psychology
31 Aug – 2 Nov 2020
PAS00002113 Professional Certificate in
Abnormal Child Psychology
31 Aug – 14 Dec 2020
PAS00002054 Professional Certificate in
Criminal Justice
11 Sep – 13 Nov 2020
PAS00002049 Professional Certificate in
Ethics in Counseling
29 Sep – 31 Oct 2020
PAS00002031 Professional Certificate in
Group Counseling Process & Practice
15 Oct – 26 Nov 2020
PAS00002050 Professional Certificate in Research Methods 18 Nov 2020 – 6 Jan 2021


  1. Eligible students should register their course participation directly with ASAS.
  2. There is a one-time registration fee of $30 (non-refundable).
    Course materials are not included: course notes $20 to $30;
    Textbooks are not compulsory, $80 to $150.
  3. Applicants submit a Training Grant application via the NCSS e-Services at least 1 month before the course commencement (subject to approval).
  4. Once approved, applicants must forward the NCSS approval email to ASAS as proof of funding eligibility.

Withdrawal from course

Please note that students who are unable to attend the course must email NCSS directly to withdraw their applications at least 2 weeks before the course starts.

Enquire now

Click here to enquire more about NCSS funding or contact us at 6338 0727.