HMTA held a graduation ceremony on 16 November 2018 for 104 graduates from its two WSQ programmes – Diploma in Community and Social Services (Senior Services) and Advance Certificate in Community and Social Services (Senior Services).
Some 92% of the cohorts are above the age of 40 years old and 83% are mid-career switchers. More than 80% of the graduates have utilized the Skills Future Credit to defray the course fees.
The event marked the tenth year of the academy delivering WSQ courses to adults and mature workers who aspire to work in the eldercare sector.
With the number of persons aged 65 and above climbing to more than 900,000 by 2030, the eldercare sector is rich with prospects in long-term career development. HMTA is committed in its efforts in capacity building to support the sector.