republic polytechnic's academy for continuing education (rp ace) offers a comprehensive suite of lifelong learning programmes to provide adult learners with skills upgrading opportunities.

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covid-19 has disrupted the lives and jobs of many people. rp ace works closely with our industry partners and skillsfuture singapore to help singaporeans upskill to stay relevant. here are two schemes:


sgunited skills programme (sgus)

for jobseekers and trainees to improve your employability. up to $1200 monthly training allowance. course duration ranges from six to 12 months.

view rp's sgus programmes

Stay relevant and competitive

enhanced training support package (etsp)

for selected sectors to tide over covid-19 economic impacts. up to 90% absentee payroll and course fee subsidy. 57 courses with different schedules to help your staff stay competitive and relevant.

why rp ace?

Ace course fees
highly affordable courses

up to 90% training subsidy, use your skillsfuture credit, or receive $5,000* cash award via the skillsfuture study award.

Find Us

convenient locations

RP ACE Woodlands Campus and lifelong learning Institute Satellite Campus are near Woodlands, Woodlands North, & Paya Lebar MRT stations.

ACE schedule

manageable pace

timely course schedules and school support. lessons are facilitated by seasoned industry practitioners. 

our courses

skillsfuture series 

skillsfuture series

Upgrade your skills by signing up for our industry recognised SkillsFuture courses. Singaporeans & PR enjoy 70% skillsfuture Funding. eligible for skillsfuture credit.

skillsfuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) 

work-study programmes

fresh poly and ite grads can enjoy a head start in your careers by signing up for our skillsfuture work-study programmes!


work learn programmes

grow your career and stay up to date with the latest knowledge and skills with our work learn programmes. suitable for professionals who are looking to expand their skills at work.


part-time diplomas

gain hands-on skills, knowledge, and a recognised qualification to help you secure a better career. suitable for adult learners with o-level, nitec or relevant qualifications.


specialist diplomas

deepen knowledge and skills in your trained discipline. our specialist diplomas are designed with industry inputs for diploma or degree holders to acquire relevant skillsets and advance their career.


Short courses & Workshops

pick up relevant and interesting skills with our wide variety of short courses and workshops! the course duration usually ranges from one day to more than a week. funding and subsidies available.

*applicants must complete their course of study to be awarded the sfsa.

news & events

01 jan

Full-qualification CET Booklet 2020/ 2021

download rp ace's full-qualification course booklet today!

upskill and reskill to stay relevant in the workplace to...

01 jan


short course calendar (jan - jun 2021)

click to view our calendar for short courses (jan -...

24 nov

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enhanced alumni skills advancement programme (asap)

from 1 june 2020, rp alumni will be able to...

05 nov


attend our complimentary micro-learning courses!

republic polytechnic's academy for continuing education (rp ace) has launched...

12 oct


land transport industry digital plan (idp)

land transport industry digital plan (idp) for chartered bus services...

27 jun

RP ACE Course Preview Webinar

oct 2020 intakes

full qualification courses for october 2020 intake the next run...

27 apr

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rp offers more than 50 courses for etsp

enhanced training support package (etsp) the enhanced training support...