Work Study Post-Diploma: Startup Talent Factory (Certificate in Entrepreneurship)

Work-Study Programme / 9 - 12 months

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

If you’ve always wanted to experience what it’s like working at a startup while honing your skills, Startup Talent Factory is for you. Why not take a gap year after your final semester to work in a startup?

With planned onboarding, on-the-job project work and skills sprints, you can look forward to various learning tracks to choose from and specialize in a skill to prepare you for your job and get right down to work. At the end of this flexible 9 to 12 months programme, you will be awarded a Certificate in Entrepreneurship.

Programme highlights:

Startup Talent Factory gives you a flexible 9 to 12 months exposure working in a startup.

  • Experience Start-up life (stint in a Start-up)
  • Recommended $2,500 Starting Salary
  • Training to support your career development

Learning Outcomes

Secure Your Future

  • Employed by Startups as an associate to work in various business units
  • Earn a competitive starting salary
  • Enjoy full company sponsorship of course fees
  • Flexible course duration of 9 to 12 months

Strengthen Your Skills

  • Deepen professional knowledge & skills through on-boarding modules and skills sprints
  • Receive workplace guidance and support from a company mentor
  • Attain industry-recognised certification through facilitated learning

Enhance Your Worth

  • Acquire relevant work experience & skills in the Startup ecosystem
  • Cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit to gain a career advantage


Application: 1 Feb 2021 to 31 March 2021

2 intakes per year ( 1 May and 1 Nov)

Lesson Plan

Certificate in Entrepreneurship
This Work-Study Post-Diploma (WSP) is designed to give fresh Polytechnic graduates a career head-start in Entrepreneurship. This flexible 9 to 12 month work-study programme consists of a Certificate in Entrepreneurship, including employment in a Startup company.
Startup Finance & Operations
30 hours
Startup Product Development
30 Hours
30 Hours
Digital Marketing*
90 Hours


1 Certificate in Entrepreneurship
4 Modules

Participants will need to select one elective*:

Skills Sprints (Electives)*:

Business Development
Digital Marketing
User Experience Design

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

(a) Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents
(b) Graduates of a full-time Diploma from any of the following Polytechnics within 3 years of graduation (or ORD for those who serve NS after graduation):
Nanyang Polytechnic
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Republic Polytechnic
Singapore Polytechnic
Temasek Polytechnic

Course Fees

As this is a company sponsored program, the course fees will be borne by the employer

Applicants / Eligibility Fees