Esplanade Academy supports aspiring individuals and industry professionals to learn, develop and practise professional and technical skills for the performing arts. Training programmes and attachments are in areas including technical theatre, venue management, operations and community engagement.
SkillsFuture Singapore provides Singaporeans with training opportunities to develop their fullest potential regardless of life stage or career. A wide range of training courses are available to choose from, which SkillsFuture Credit can be applied towards, along with dedicated training pathways for each life stage.
Gig Economy Courses
To support the arts and culture sector, School of Technology for the Arts, Republic Polytechnic, has a series of Gig Economy courses to help arts and media freelancers to remain competitive in the industry. The series aims to help equip participants with the skills and knowledge to succeed as self-employed persons. Participants will learn to manage finances, evaluate risks, pitch ideas, and level up their personal branding. To fully benefit from the series, participants are encouraged to attend all three courses.
Pedagogy Training Courses for Artists and Instructors
As part of NAC’s efforts to raise the quality of arts instruction in Singapore, we have partnered with various training partners including National Institute of Education (NIE), Social Service Institute (SSI) and Rainbow Centre Training & Consultancy (RCTC) and SEED Institute to develop baseline pedagogy training courses, applicable for working with different student demographics. The range of short courses aims to help equip participants with the skills and knowledge to apply effective and appropriate teaching and learning strategies and to design and plan engaging arts learning activities, materials and lessons.
Essentials of Teaching & Learning Module*
En Route to Inclusivity: Working with Children with Disabilities in and through the Arts
Specialist Certificate in Teaching and Learning of Preschool Arts Education
*NAC is working with NIE to refresh and digitalise the course and more details will be available in 2022.