About Sense

Social Enterprise Network Singapore (SENSE) is the training arm of YAYASAN MENDAKI. YAYASAN MENDAKI, being the parent company of SENSE, is a pioneer Self-Help Group formed in 1982 dedicated to empower the community through excellence in education, in the context of a multi-racial and multi-religious Singapore. YAYASAN MENDAKI works extensively with partners to design programmes to supplement or complement national initiatives.

Over the years, Sense has grown to become a nexus for many activities and services that seeks to serve the community.

SENSE has established itself as a continuing education and training organisation that supports our nation’s campaign for promoting lifelong learning. It has been our primary objective to equip the workforce with relevant skills and knowledge in anticipation of the uncertainties that inherently exist in today’s job market, coupled with the volatile economic landscape.

Over the years, SENSE has grown to become a nexus for many activities and services that seeks to serve the community. Besides offering a comprehensive array of WSQ courses, and other training programmes, SENSE provide additional services such as employment advisory and opportunities in hiring industries through our Job Placement Exercises (JPE).

SENSE also manages the MENDAKI Tuition Scheme (MTS) to provide quality tuition at affordable rates. Along with a pool of committed and qualified tutors, SENSE aims to provide resources and support for these students to achieve academic excellence.

ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE


Dr Ahmad Magad
Group Managing Director
II-Vi Singapore PteLtd
Mr Mustaza Kassim
Country Head
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
(Singapore and Head Singapore
Representative Office)
Mr Alwi Abdul Hafiz
Sustainability Advisor
Golden Veroleum Liberia
Ms Ong Lay Hong
Senior Vice-President
News Segment
MediaCorp News Pte Ltd
Mr Zainudin Nordin
Deputy Principal (Development)
ITE College East
Mr Suhaimi Bin Zainul-Abidin
Director & General Counsel
Quantedge Capital
Mdm Rahayu Buang
Chief Executive Officer
Yayasan MENDAKI
Mr A.Selvadurai Hallman
Managing Director
The Hutchison Group S.E Asia Pte Ltd
Guan Yu Holdings Pte Ltd.
Singapore
  1. How do I register my interest for courses?

    You can register your interest on the courses pages. Click on the modules that interest you and submit the form to request for more information. Our programme executives will be in touch with you.
    You can browse through our courses categorised by frameworks here.

  2. Where can I find the course schedules?

    The course schedules are found in the courses page. Click on the module that interests you and you can find the course schedule on the page.
    You can search for our courses here.

  3. What documents should I bring to sign up for WSQ courses?

    Please bring along your identification card (IC) and SingPass details and Workfare Training Support (WTS) letter (if any) when you come down to sign up for the courses.

  4. What is the minimum age requirement to sign up for the WSQ courses?

    You need to be 21 years and above to sign up for the courses.

  5. When will I know if the I have applied for is confirmed?

    For Self/Individual Registration, you will receive an SMS reminder (based on the mobile phone number indicated during registration) once the course is confirmed.
    For Corporate/Company Registration, your Human Resource personnel or the officer-in-charge who did the registration on your behalf will receive a confirmation letter from us.

  6. How do I retrieve my certification for the WSQ courses?

    Trainees assessed as competent will receive notification via email or SMS from SSG to view and download their e-Certs after their last assessment.
    With the implementation, all Statements of Attainment (SOAs), Full qualifications and transcript will be in electronic form generated at www.skillsconnect.gov.sg
    You download the step by step guides to download your e-SOA at http://www.ssg.gov.sg/content/dam/ssg-wsg/wsq/WSQ-E-Certificates/pdfs/WSQ_eCert_Brochure.pdf

  7. How can I make use of the SkillsFuture credit when I sign up for courses?

    Visit www.myskillsfuture.sg and log in via your SingPass to claim your SkillsFuture credit when you sign up for course.

  8. What are the different types of funding available?

    Please click here to visit SENSE LearnerSpace for the various funding options available.

  9. If I am eligible for the Workforce Training Support (WTS), how do I retrieve my WTS letter?

    You may visit www.workfare.gov.sg and click on “View My Course Fee Subsidy”. After which, log in via your SingPass to view and retrieve your WTS letter.

  10. How do I register for the WPLN Assessment?

    The details for registration can be found here.

  11. When is the earliest WPLN Assessment date?

    You are strongly encouraged to contact our customer care hotline at 6708 6400 to check earliest assessment dates before coming down to register. Alternatively, email ll.learning@msense.sg to check on the available date.

  12. What are the different result levels in WPLN?

    The level ranges from level 1 to level 8.

    WPLN Proficiency Level GCE N/O Level
    8 Secondary with N/O Level pass
    7
    6
    5
    4 Secondary without N/O Level pass
    3
    2
    1

    Note: The above is just an alternative proxy to GCE N/O level qualifications. It does not mean it is equivalent to GCE N/O level qualifications.

  13. How long are the results valid for?

    There is not expiry date for the WPLN results.

  14. How can I register for the job fair?

    We will include a registration link on the Events page. Do lookout for our upcoming job fair.

  15. Do I need to register online or can I just walk-in for the job fair?

    We encourage you to register online to avoid long queue at the job fair.

  16. Can foreigners apply for the vacancies available during the job fair?

    We regret to inform you that the job fair is only for Singaporean/PR.

  17. I am interested in coming to the job fair and this is my first time attending a job fair. How do I attend the interviews?

    You will need to register at the resgistration counter. Please bring along your NRIC for registration. Fill up a registration form and proceed to the respective company’s booth for on-site interview.

  18. I missed the recent job fair, can I still apply for a job? How can SENSE officers help me?

    Yes, you may still apply for the job. Email us your resume to careerunit@msense.sg. Indicate the job you would like to apply. If we find you suitable, we will invite you for a pre-screening at our office or a tele-prescreening if you are unable to make a visit. We will then forward your resume to the company for their consideration.

  1. EXECUTIVE (LIFELONG LEARNING)

  2. The job:

    • Day-to-day training administration and operation for WSQ and non WSQ programmes
    • Drives quality and customer service
    • Timely submission of training grants application and training allowances to SSG
    • Work closely with SSG in training grant submission. Ensure that processes and financial policies are adhered to
    • Ensure prompt delivery of reports and analysis especially for grant disbursement and skills connect
    • Check and ensure the required departmental reports are accurate and submitted in a timely manner
    • Coordination, preparation and submission of training documentation for the annual CIR and GCN audit/reviews
    • Provide support to relevant departments to help promote business growth

    Requirements:

    • Diploma holder or GCE ‘O’ and ‘N’ level with direct relevant experience in training organisation may also be considered
    • Strong administrative skills
    • Minimum 2 years in a CET/training industry
    • Familiar with SkillsConnect
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Word or PowerPoint)
  3. CURRICULUM DEVELOPER (CLASSROOM AND E-LEARNING)

  4. The job:

    • Apply adult learning theories and principles when designing lessons for classroom and e-Learning
    • Review and develop curriculum design incorporating technology and relevant learning pedagogies
    • Brainstorm creative treatments and innovative instructional strategies
    • Conduct needs analysis with subject matter or industry experts in order to design courseware for effective learning
    • Develop, conceptualise and edit e-learning storyboard that will be translated into finished interactive content
    • Supervise the design and development of content including e-learning content, using an assortment of media types such as video, animation, and other instructional technologies
    • Perform courseware testing and evaluate courseware based on approved storyboard
    • Visualise instructional graphics, user interface, interactions and the finished lesson
    • Write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts and video scripts
    • Meld minds with subject matter experts and team members
    • Provide training for team and trainers

    Requirements:

    • Minimum Diploma or Degree in any discipline
    • ACTA and DACE preferred, or post graduate qualification in education or instructional design
    • Project management skills with experience in all phases of the instructional design process
    • Good knowledge in authoring tools, usability and functionality testing methods, as well as course and learner evaluation methodology
    • Experience with Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe Creative Suite, Articulate, etc, is preferred
    • Possess leadership qualities with good communication and speaking skills
  5. SALES EXECUTIVE (Temporary position)

  6. The job:

    • Pursuing sales lead (cold call)
    • Assess customer’s needs and suggest appropriate products and services
    • Respond to customer enquiries
    • Perform administration duties

    Requirements:

    • O-Levels and above welcomed
    • Preferably with 2 years working experience in sales
    • Possess strong negotiation and customer relationship skills
    • Independent and meticulous, with strong follow-up

Interested candidates, please send in your resume to recruit@msense.sg All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Salary will commensurate with relevant experience and qualification. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.