Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistance

Health Sciences, Play Therapy, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma

Many a times, patients will feel frustration and isolation, due to their communication disabilities.

As a Speech Therapist Assistant, you will be able to assist people with speech, swallowing, language or communication problems.

Communication disorders may include difficulties in speech, language, voice and reading. Swallowing disorders may result from medical conditions such as stroke, cancer or respiratory diseases.

Be a part of this healing process, help your patients regain their independence and improve the quality of their lives.

Faculty School of Health Sciences
Programme Code PCSTAC
Next Intake 24 September 2024
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  • Develop basic knowledge of key areas of speech development;
  • Be able to identify speech disabilities and swallowing ailments;
  • Identify rehabilitative and therapeutic processes;
  • Develop skills to assist in rehabilitation of children or adults with speech and swallowing ailments and disorders.

The 6-months* Speech Therapy Assistant Professional Certificate (PCSTA) part-time programme is designed to train potential Speech Therapy Assistant to support children or adults with communication and swallowing disorders or ailments.

*3 months in class lectures and a practicum

2 Modules

Understanding Articulation and Phonological Disorders Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
Communication Disorders
Articulation Disorders
Phonological Disorders
Motor Speech Disorders
Emotional and Social Effects
Working with Articulation and Phonological Disorders Assessment and Screening
Treatment of Oral-Structural and Functional Disorders
Treatment of Phonological Disorders
Treatment of Articulation Disorders

For admission to the PCSTA programme, candidates should possess either of the following:

  • Diploma in Learning Disorders Management & Child Psychology offered by College of Allied Educators; OR,
  • At least passes in 3 ‘O’ Level or 5 ‘N’ Level subjects including a pass in English; OR,
  • Diploma in any discipline; OR,
  • Degree in any discipline.

There will be a written examination at the end of the course.

Students must successfully complete and pass all the stipulated course modules to be awarded the Professional Certificate in Speech Therapy Assistance.

Next Intake: 24 September 2024
Schedule: Tuesday/Friday | 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Duration: 6 Months (Part-Time)
Contact Hours: 48
Course Fee Structure: Payment to be made to
Non Refundable Application Fees: Application Fee – S$150.00
Materials Fee – S$50
Pay Application Fee
Course Fee: S$2,372.00
Total Payable before GST: S$2,572.00
GST of 9%: S$231.48
Total Payable after GST: S$2,803.48
Payment Mode:

Cash / NETS / Credit Card / Cheque / Telegraphic Transfer / Bank Transfer / PayNow / In-house Instalment

– Interest-free instalment up to 12 months available for UOB & OCBC Credit Card Holders.
– In-house instalments available on a case-by-case basis.
Refund terms: Refund table as per student contract
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS): Fee Protection Scheme
Other Fees: Miscellaneous Fees

* 3 months in class lectures and a practicum

Disclaimer: All terms, schedules, and prices are subject to change without prior notice and at the discretion of College of Allied Educators.