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Retail

1. Provide Advice on Furniture Products (Course Code: CRS-Q-0040079-RET)
Furniture comes in all shapes, sizes and materials. How should you provide the necessary advice to your customers based on their needs? This course is an intensive and essential workshop for those who wish to obtain adequate knowledge on furniture styles, characteristics, selection of materials and basic processes for furniture production. Be it a novice in the furniture field or an industry professional who is keen to widen their furniture product knowledge, this must-attend course is sure to offer an insightful and practical experience.

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Upcoming Course Dates 14 – 15 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $450.00
GST (7%) $31.50
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $81.50
Non-SME: $209.50
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00

Creative

1. WSQ Apply Professional Practices in Design Projects (Course Code: CRS-Q-0026806-CI)
As a project manager, it is essential for you to apply professional practices in design projects. In this course, you will learn how to apply appropriate codes of professional conduct, prepare a design brief and contract proposal, interpret intellectual property rights principles and their applications within a design context.

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Upcoming Course Dates 21 – 22 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


2. WSQ Demonstrate Knowledge of Production (Course Code: CRS-Q-0022378-CI)
Production A-Z is essential knowledge for designers and craftsmen alike. This course will cover production terminology, production processes, cost calculation and choice of materials. It facilitates technical communication and the ability to work as a team member during production.

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Upcoming Course Dates 29 June – 1 July
Total Training Hours 24
Training Days 3
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $960.00
GST (7%) $67.20
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $163.20
Non-SME: $727.20
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $180.00
Non-SME: $108.00


3. WSQ Maintain an Awareness of Trends and Developments in Design, Materials, Techniques and Technology (Course Code: CRS-Q-0022232-CI)
As a designer, it is essential to know what is going on within an environment where design processes and activities take place. Be aware of the latest trends and developments by developing an inquiring attitude, the ability to research and make suggestions to improve and make the design environment more efficient and effective.

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Upcoming Course Dates 3 – 5 June 2020
Total Training Hours 24
Training Days 3
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $960.00
GST (7%) $67.20
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $163.20
Non-SME: $667.20
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $180.00
Non-SME: $108.00


4. WSQ Prepare New Design (Course Code: CRS-Q-0022611-CI)
As a designer, you will be receiving all sorts of design requests for new products or sub-assemblies from clients. Establish your clients’ design requirements by identifying the constraints, and producing and modifying design ideas with consideration to production methods, materials, processes and feasibility. Let us show you the steps and let’s prepare a winning design brief together!

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Upcoming Course Dates 17 – 19 & 22 – 24 June 2020
Total Training Hours 48
Training Days 6
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $1,650.00
GST (7%) $115.50
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $280.50
Non-SME: $1,045.50
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $360.00
Non-SME: $216.00


5. WSQ Supervise, Produce and Realise Suitable Design Prototypes to Meet the Needs of Client (Course Code: CRS-Q-0026818-CI)
You have GREAT ideas, but how do you transform those ideas into physical products and show them to your clients? The solution is to make a preliminary version of the product through 2D and 3D prototypes, models, mock-ups, samples or test pieces. Let us bring you through the process of supervising, producing and realising suitable design prototypes that will suit the needs and requirements of your clients for a specific project.

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Upcoming Course Dates 27 – 29 May 2020
Total Training Hours 20
Training Days 2.5
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $1,400.00
GST (7%) $98.00
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $498.00
Non-SME: $1,198.00
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $150.00
Non-SME: $90.00

Manufacturing

1. WSQ Apply 5S Techniques (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025279-MF)
Good housekeeping habits equate to safety, and this is especially important to participants who work in an environment that house heavy machineries and power tools. To apply a structured approach for keeping the job and work area clean, it is essential to apply the 5S procedures. This will include SEIRI (Clearing unnecessary items from work area), SEITON (Organising work area in an orderly manner), SEISO (Cleaning work area), SEIKESTU (Maintaining work area cleanliness) and SHITSUKE (Maintaining self discipline in work area).

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Upcoming Course Dates 26 May 2020
Total Training Hours 9
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $294.12
GST (7%) $20.59
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $89.71
Non-SME: $161.71
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $67.50
Non-SME: $40.50


2. WSQ Apply Quality Systems (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025277-MF)
This course is essential for operational-level participants working in the manufacturing industry, by helping them gain the necessary skills and knowledge to plan and carry out daily work that meets quality system requirements, as well as maintaining and improving work quality.

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Upcoming Course Dates 8 May 2020
Total Training Hours 9
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $294.12
GST (7%) $20.59
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $89.71
Non-SME: $161.71
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $67.50
Non-SME: $40.50


3. WSQ Apply Teamwork in the Workplace (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025395-MF)
As the saying goes, “Two heads are better than one.” By encouraging a team-based working environment, this will lead to increased efficiency and accuracy especially in a manufacturing environment. In this course, participants will learn and be tasked with applying teamwork in the workplace, such knowledge and skills will include participating in team establishment and developing team culture, communicating with team members as well as assisting to improve team performance.

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Upcoming Course Dates 15 May 2020
Total Training Hours 9
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $294.12
GST (7%) $20.59
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $89.71
Non-SME: $161.71
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $67.50
Non-SME: $40.50


4. WSQ Apply Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Policy (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025526-MF)
Maintaining a safe and healthy workplace is not just for participants who work in an environment that house heavy machineries, it applies to all workplaces. In this course, let our trainers share quintessential knowledge and application skills to carry out the planning of daily work that meets WSH requirements. This includes but is not limited to identifying and monitoring of hazards, complying with WSH requirements and implementing risk controls.

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Upcoming Course Dates 29 June 2020
Total Training Hours 9
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $294.12
GST (7%) $20.59
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $77.21
Non-SME: $153.21
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $67.50
Non-SME: $40.50


5. WSQ Perform Basic Productivity Practices (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025525-MF)
The word ‘productivity’ conjures up countless images of hard-working people, processes, products and services being developed, innovation and achievement. By being productive, individually or collectively, it will lead to increased efficiency and ultimately, overall business growth. This course will cover the knowledge and skills for participants to perform basic productivity practices in the workplace, leading to improved efficiency in the workplace.

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Upcoming Course Dates 11 May 2020
Total Training Hours 9
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $294.12
GST (7%) $20.59
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $89.71
Non-SME: $161.71
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $67.50
Non-SME: $40.50

Business Management

1. WSQ Apply Basic Negotiation Skills and Techniques (Course Code: CRS-Q-0024459-BM)
Closing early or breaking a deal is largely dependent on the negotiator’s skills and techniques. A good negotiator is able to negotiate his way up, potentially increasing the sales profits for the project. On the other hand, a bad negotiator may break important deals, setting a negative image and cause potential losses for the company. In this interactive course, participants will perform role plays and determine the most effective ways for them to negotiate with clients, by applying basic negotiation skills and techniques successfully and pleasantly. This key skill can be applied in daily work life with customers, business partners or colleagues.

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Upcoming Course Dates 11 – 12 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $184.80
Non-SME: $534.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


2. WSQ Apply Project Risk Management Techniques (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025525-MF)
Identifying risks and adopting risk control policies and procedures will mitigate potential risks for important projects. This course is a necessity for project executives! In this course, participants will also learn how to perform basic risk assessment as well as reporting findings to develop risk mitigation plans.

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Upcoming Course Dates 18 – 19 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


3. WSQ Identify New Sales and Marketing Opportunities (Course Code: CRS-Q-0024462-BM)
Business development and Sales managers are the front liners of companies acquiring and building new sales opportunities. Therefore, it is essential to teach managers the strategies of identifying, evaluating potential sales leads and closing deals. In addition, participants will also learn how to present their company’s products and services in a professional way to acquire new sales opportunities for the company and set a good brand image in the customers’ eyes.

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Upcoming Course Dates 19 – 20 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


4. WSQ Manage Project Risk (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025593-BM)
If you have learnt how to apply project risk management techniques, it is now time to take your skills further by being able to identify, analyse and control project risks. This course is a necessity for project managers! In this course, participants will also learn recommended follow up actions to relevant stakeholders to mitigate project risks.

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Upcoming Course Dates 26 – 28 May 2020
Total Training Hours 20
Training Days 3
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $1,000.00
GST (7%) $70.00
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $170.00
Non-SME: $770.00
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $150.00
Non-SME: $90.00


5. WSQ Manage Relationship With Customers (Course Code: CRS-Q-0024850-BM)
Customers are important to all businesses. Taking a holistic approach such as managing the company’s interaction with current and potential future customers carefully, analysing data about current customers’ history with the company and strategising on building business relationships, it will lead to customer retention and business sales growth. In this course, also learn how to identify, assess and manage customer expectations by setting exceptional customer service standards.

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Upcoming Course Dates 4 – 5 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


6. WSQ Manage Social Media Platforms (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025911-BM)
The advertising landscape has changed tremendously over the past few years, making it important for businesses to reach out to savvy youthful customers through multiple social media platforms. Other than creating compelling content and promoting them on social media platforms, participants will also learn how to plan effective social media strategies and evaluate the effectiveness of each campaign.

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Upcoming Course Dates 21 – 22 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


7. WSQ Monitor Social Media Platforms (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025317-BM)
The key to making the most out of social media is listening to what your audience has to say about you, your competitors, and the market in general. With the data, you can undertake analysis and get a deeper insight on your customers’ needs; and using all these insights to know your customers better and improve your marketing strategies to strengthen your brand.

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Upcoming Course Dates 6 May 2020
Total Training Hours 8
Training Days 1
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $360.00
GST (7%) $25.20
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $61.20
Non-SME: $265.20
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $60.00
Non-SME: $36.00


8. WSQ Present Information (Course Code: CRS-Q-0022274-MF)
The key to making the most out of social media is listening to what your audience has to say about you, your competitors, and the market in general. With the data, you can undertake analysis and get a deeper insight on your customers’ needs; and using all these insights to know your customers better and improve your marketing strategies to strengthen your brand.

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Upcoming Course Dates 11 – 12 May 2020
Total Training Hours 16
Training Days 2
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $640.00
GST (7%) $44.80
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $108.80
Non-SME: $444.80
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $120.00
Non-SME: $72.00


9. WSQ Participate in Negotiations (Course Code: CRS-Q-0025961-BM)
Preparing for a negotiation increases the chance of reaching the desired outcome for a project. In this interactive course, participants will learn how to prepare, participate, close and evaluate negotiations. By learning how to apply communication and conflict resolution techniques, this will encourage recurring business and create a professional image for you and your company. This course is recommended for senior roles.

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Upcoming Course Dates 13 – 15 May 2020
Total Training Hours 20
Training Days 3
Payment Type Nett Fees
Funding Type Cat B
Course Fees (before GST) $1,000.00
GST (7%) $70.00
Nett Fees Payable (inclusive of GST) SME: $170.00
Non-SME: $770.00
Estimated Absentee Payroll SME: $150.00
Non-SME: $90.00


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