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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Join Our Sunrise Industry​

Our training and manpower development programmes offer opportunities and supports our Community Care in developing their workforce to attract more talents to join our sunrise industry.

Choose a career in Community Care. Choose to GROW with us.

​Singapore’s Community Care sector aims to help seniors live well and age gracefully at home and in the community. AIC offers various schemes, and programmes that support our Community Care organisations to develop their workforce and to attract more talents to join vibrant and growing community care sector.

Whether you are a fresh entrant or mid-career switcher who aspires to a career in the Community Care, or an in-service staff and leader in the sector, our schemes and programmes are designed to build your capabilities to help you realise your fullest potential.

Choose to GROW with us

​The Community Care Manpower Development Award (CCMDA) provides in-service staff and fresh entrant with opportuniti​es to grow a career in the Community Care sector by supporting their pursuit of relevant training courses and programmes.

The award caters for entry and advanced skills training across a range of clinical and non-clinical areas via, formal academic courses, ranging from diploma to master as well as attachments to healthcare and Community Care facilities. Its Visiting Expert scheme also funds the invitation of a local or overseas expert to conduct workshops.

Click here​ to find more.

The Community Care Nursing Leadership Programme (CCNLP) aims to groom the next generation of nursing leaders in the Community Care sector.

The CCNLP is open to local Registered Nurses who have at least five years of nursing experience, and are looking to develop and grow their careers in the Community Care sector.

Successful candidates will be placed on either a three or five-year training and development track, which will be jointly decided by a panel made up of members from AIC and Community Care Organisations (CCOs).

Over the course of the programme, candidates can look forward to exciting career development opportunities, including:

  • AIC’s leadership milestone programmes
  • Advanced clinical programmes
  • Overseas attachment and exposure
  • Executive coaching
  • Networking opportunities and peer learning sessions

How to Apply

Self-application or Nomination by Organisation

Local Registered Nurses (Nurse Managers or Senior Staff Nurses) with at least 5 years of nursing experience in either the Community Care sector, Public Healthcare Institutions or Private Hospitals, and are interested to grow their career at a Community Care Organisation, may either self-apply or be nominated by their organisation to be placed on the programme.

All applicants and nominated candidates are required to undergo a selection interview. Click here​ to apply.​

Care to make a difference in the community

At the heart of it all, there’s passion in every one of us to make a difference. Discover the opportunities and potential of a Community Care scholarship and prepare to make your mark where it really matters.
Join us to shape the future of Singapore’s Community Care landscape!

Community Care Scholarship
This is awarded to individuals with strong academic track records and a passion to lead and make a difference in Community Care. It includes full-term, mid-term, degree conversion, and postgraduate options. Click here to apply and learn more.

Community Nursing Scholarship
This is awarded to nurture the next generation of community nursing leaders. It is offered in partnership with the public healthcare institutions and Community Care providers. Click here​ to apply and learn more.

​Open to fresh entrants in support care roles, the Community Care Traineeship Programme (CCTP) combines classroom and on-the-job learning to equip them with the requisite skills to assist community care satff in nursing care or therapy service.

It adopts a Place and Train model designed to equip new local support care staff with the requisite skills to perform their new jobs. The CCTP course comprises the following components: 

- Classroom training at appointed Training Provider: 12 working days 

- Workplace coaching: 9 weeks

As part of the programme, participating Community Care Organisations will recieve training allowance, course fee funding support and On-the-Job Training (OJT) grant for each eligible new local support care staff under CCTP.

Click here​ to find out more.​​

​Community Care Orgnisations can tap on the Community Care Training Grant (CCTG) for you and your staff’s training and upgrading needs. The grant supports training courses, workshops ‘conferences, seminars, forums, etc. related to healthcare, community care and integrated care.

Click here​ to find out more.

IMPACT,INSIGHT and INSPIRE​ is a series of managerial and leadership programmes customised for managers and leaders in the Community Care sector.


Is a middle management programme meant for new managers or current ones who seek an overview of the Community Care sector.

The programme aims to equip participants with a basic grasp of schemes to develop capabilities for Community Care organisations and available services and schemes for their clients. It also provides a platform for peer networking.

​Click here to find out more.

IMPACT Leadership

Is an unique leadership programme customized to the needs of *middle management in the Community Care sector.

The programme is specially designed to advance the skills and confidence in middle management to appreciate, then translate strategies into effective actions in order to support and drive positive change together with your senior management in the evolving Community Care landscape.

*Middle Management with minimum of 8 years working experience, of which 3 years in a managerial role.

Click here to find out more.

INSIGHT Leadership

Is designed for current senior leaders who are holding key positions in the Community Care sector.

Its focuses on leadership issues unique to the sector, and provides participants with a deeper understanding of key health care policies, the Community Care operating environment, and how to drive performance across organisations to work towards an integrated healthcare system.

Special consideration is given to manpower, stakeholder management, and service excellence.

The programme provides an excellent platform for participants to network with their peers across the Community Care sector and invaluable opportunities to engage senior policy makers from Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF). This enriching experience is a must for every leader to reflect on the meaning of leadership in the sector.

Click here to find out more. ​

INSPIRE Leadership

Is a leadership programme intended for experienced C-suite leaders in Community Care. The programme is designed with distinctive features which include dialogues with seasoned NPO Board Chairs and best practice leaders in the private and public sector, peer learning and reflections for collective impact and building governance partnership between CEO and Board.

Through the programme, leaders will also be equipped with the knowledge to develop a viable financial sustainability strategy and engage in executive coaching with integrated self-assessment data on strengths, derailers and drivers.

Click here​ to find out more.​​

​Introduced to attract mid-career PMETs (Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians) to join the growing Community Care sector, the Senior Management Associate Scheme (SMAS) offers a training and induction programme to familiarise them with the sector. The scheme also aims to help Community Care organisations recruit suitable managerial and leadership talents to support their organisational growth and development.

Only eligible Community Care organisations may apply.

Click here​​ to find out more.​