WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

Total No. of Courses: 8 Total Training Hours: 181.5 For enquiries or to apply, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ DEMONSTRATE KNOWLEDGE OF PRODUCTION WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE) Introduction This course covers demonstrating the knowledge of production. The skills include demonstrating knowledge of production terminology, production processes, cost and materials. It facilitates technical communication and the ability to work as a team member. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant production terminology and vocabulary. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant production processes.

3. Demonstrate basic knowledge on the costs of production. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of various materials used in production. Assessment Activities The assessment will be a report that outlines the relevant production process and outcome using the appropriate production terminology and vocabulary for a design project. The assignment is to be submitted two weeks after completing the class. A 30-minute interview session will be arranged. It will comprise of a 15- minute presentation by the participant followed by oral questions and feedback from the assessor.

Total Training Hours: 24 hours (3 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Demonstrate Knowledge of Product unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $308.16 nett Full Course Fee: $1,027.20 nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $192 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ PRESENT INFORMATION WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE) Introduction This course aims to equip the participant with the skills and knowledge for identifying the presentation objectives and formats; gathering and analysing the necessary information; developing presentation and presentation collaterals; presenting information in appropriate formats, as well as evaluating presentations. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Identify presentation objectives and presentation formats in accordance to organizational procedures 2. Gather and analyse the necessary information to support presentation objectives 3. Develop presentations and presentation collaterals, if necessary, to support presentation structure 4. Present information in appropriate presentation formats to achieve presentation objectives 5. Evaluate presentations to determine areas for improvement Assessment Activities The participant is required to submit an assignment two weeks after completing the course. A 30-minute interview session will then be arranged and it comprises of a 15-minute presentation by the participant, followed by questions and feedback from the assessor. Total Training Hours: 16 hours (2 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Present Information unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $205.44 nett Full Course Fee: $684.80 nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $128 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ MAINTAIN AN AWARENESS OF TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN DESIGN, MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES AND TECHNOLOGY WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE) Introduction This course aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge to maintain an awareness of what is going on within an environment where design processes and activities take place. The skills include developing an inquiring attitude, the ability to research and make suggestions from research to improve and make the design environment more efficient and effective.

Course Objectives/Outline 1. Identify and explore by research trends and developments in design, materials and design technologies based on the needs of the project 2. Identify and explore by research the availability of materials and the developments in design technologies to inform the design process and exploration of innovative design concepts 3. Apply researched information on trends and developments from a theoretical and historical perspective to relate trends to new developments 4. Use researched information to explore, develop and communicate design ideas based on the needs of the project Assessment Activities The participant is required to submit an assignment two weeks after completing the course. A 30-minute interview session will then be arranged and it comprises of a 15-minute presentation by the participant, followed by questions and feedback from the assessor. Total Training Hours: 24 hours (3 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Maintain an Awareness of Trends and Developments in Design, Materials, Techniques and Technology unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $308.16 nett Full Course Fee: $1,027.20 nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $192 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ IMPLEMENT DESIGN THINKING Introduction This course covers the principles of design thinking to achieve innovation. The skills include using design thinking principles and applying appropriate techniques of each stage of the design thinking process, to develop innovation that meets user needs, wants and desires. A design thinking toolkit, CueditTM, will be used to trigger, stimulate and catalyze the iterative design thinking process. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Carry out the Understand stage of the design thinking process to gather insights 2. Carry out the Explore stage of the design thinking process to propagate potential solutions 3. Carry out the Test stage of the design thinking process to refine and improve on potential solutions Assessment Activities Throughout the course the participant will be going through each stage of the design thinking process to demonstrate the appropriate use of the design thinking methods and techniques during the development process, and the adoption of the core attitudes of design thinking during the development process, to prepare and submit towards the end of the course an innovation derived from a problem statement gained from insights which has empowering and inspirational elements that fulfils user needs, wants and desires, in the form of a written assignment.

Total Training Hours: 24 hours (3 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Implement Design Thinking unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $449.40nett Full Course Fee: $1498.00nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $280 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ PREPARE NEW DESIGN WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE) Introduction This course covers the designing of new products or sub-assemblies. The skills include establishing design requirements; identifying constraints; and, producing and modifying design ideas with consideration to production methods, materials, processes and feasibility. Course Objectives/Outline • Identifying the design issues and problems. • Establishing the design brief for specification of the design requirements based on the client’s needs.

• Developing the design in consideration of the factors that may influence the design solution(s). • Identifying any constraints. • Producing design concept sketches in the appropriate media. • Investigating and evaluating the design production processes, methods, testing requirements and material requirements. • Preparing production information. • Evaluating the quality of the design solution in meeting the requirements. • Making changes to design in response to test and evaluation outcomes of the design prototype.

• Preparing a full documentation of project information and ensuring compliance. Assessment Activities The assessment will comprise two written assignments which will be completed by the candidate after the training and a presentation followed by oral questions and feedback. Total Training Hours: 48 hours (6 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Prepare New Design unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee Not available as an individual unit. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

APPLY PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES IN DESIGN PROJECTS Introduction This course covers the key elements of professional practices to be applied in design projects. The skills include applying appropriate codes of professional conduct; preparing a design brief and contract proposal; and interpreting intellectual property rights principles and their applications within a design context. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Demonstrate professional conduct within the design industry in accordance with the codes of professional conduct established by the industry’s design association 2. Prepare a design brief to articulate the objectives and specifications of the design project 3. Prepare a contract proposal in accordance with the organisational contract, fees and services guidelines 4. Interpret Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) principles and their applications within a design context Assessment Activities Throughout the course, the participant will perform case studies, role plays and do written assignments.

Total Training Hours: 16 hours (2 days) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Apply Professional Practices in Design Projects unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $205.44 nett Full Course Fee: $684.80 nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $128 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN (FURNITURE)

WSQ SUPERVISE, PRODUCE AND REALISE SUITABLE DESIGN PROTOTYPES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF CLIENT Introduction This course covers supervising, realising or producing of 2D and 3D prototypes, models, mock-ups, samples or test pieces. The skills include establishing criteria for prototype production and testing, and evaluating the prototype. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Establish requirements for prototype production and testing 2. Supervise production of prototypes to ensure conformance to design specifications 3. Coordinate testing of prototypes in accordance to production procedures 4. Establish criteria for evaluation of prototypes 5. Evaluate prototype against evaluation criteria Assessment Activities Throughout the course, the participant will perform case studies, role plays, do written assignments, supervise and produce 2D and 3D prototypes. Total Training Hours: 20 hours (2 .5days) Competency Level Level 4 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Supervise, Produce And Realise Suitable Design Prototypes To Meet the Needs of Client unit provides a pathway to the WSQ Advanced Certificate in Industrial Design (Furniture) Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $449.40nett Full Course Fee: $1498.00nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $280 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council

WSQ APPLY BASIC NEGOTIATION SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Introduction This course covers identifying negotiation outcomes and roles and responsibilities, preparing the necessary information for a negotiation, using basic negotiation processes and techniques, as well as documenting negotiations. Course Objectives/Outline 1. Identify negotiation outcomes in commercial situations to establish organisation’s desired position in the negotiation 2. Identify roles and responsibilities needed to support negotiation objectives 3. Prepare relevant background information to understand other parties’ position 4. Use negotiation processes and techniques to assist in achieving desired negotiation outcomes 5. Record negotiations for evaluation and documentation purposes Assessment Activities Throughout the course, the participant will perform case studies, role plays, and do written assignments.

Total Training Hours: 9.5 hours (1 day) Competency Level Level 3 (Advanced Certificate) Training Pathway The WSQ Apply Basic Negotiation Skills and Techniques unit leads to a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for each competent participant. Course Fee WDA-Funded Course Fee*: $205.44 nett Full Course Fee: $684.80 nett *For Singaporeans/PRs only. In addition, employers may apply for SME claimable training grant top-up of $128 (equivalent to 20% of full course fee before GST) and absentee payroll funding under the Skills Redevelopment Programme (SRP) up to 80% hourly basic salary capped at $7.50/hr. Other terms and conditions may apply. SFIC Institute and WDA reserve the right to amend any of these terms and conditions at any point in time without prior notice. For enquiries, please contact SFIC Institute at 6496 9451 or email to enquiry@sficinstitute.com To apply, please download application form from www.sficinstitute.com (click “Courses”) and send to enquiry@sficinstitute.com SFIC Institute is a subsidiary of the Singapore Furniture Industries Council