Psychosocial Health and Nutrition for Seniors

This module aims to educate participants on the psychosocial and nutritional needs in the population of seniors. This module provides the tools to assess and comprehend the emotional, social, financial, and cognitive dimensions of wellness in order to prevent mental conditions.

Participants will gain competence in fundamental nutrition and weight management concepts to apply across various chronic diseases and common conditions associated with this age group. 

Psychosocial Health and Nutrition for Seniors is a module selected from the Specialist Diploma in Healthy Ageing & Community Care for Seniors.  It enables participants to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills without the need to pursue a full specialist diploma. As this is a stackable course, participants may choose to complete the remaining modules within the validity period, of 2 years, to be awarded the full Specialist Diploma qualification.

How often do I need to attend the course?


Lessons will be held at Republic Polytechnic, Woodlands or RP ACE@Paya Lebar, Lifelong Learning Institute

Course commences in October 2020.

Number of Lessons Duration 
Three times/week (weekdays) 7pm to 10pm

Note : Some lessons will be conducted via e-learning.

Full Course Fee
(Others)

Workfare Training Support (WTS) Scheme

Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR

Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR

$967.82

$64.22

$96.78

$109.44

$290.34


Note :
  • Course fees are accurate as of 1 June 2020, and are subjected to annual review.
  • SkillsFuture credit approved.
  • All fess inclusive of GST.

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.


Last updated on 29 May 2020

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.