Knit One, Purl One – Stress Reliever
About National Silver Academy (NSA)
The National Silver Academy (NSA) is a network of post-secondary education institutions (PSEIs) (i.e. ITE, polytechnics, universities and arts institutions) and community-based organisations that offer learning opportunities that are subsidised for seniors. Seniors and PRs aged 50 years and above can look forward to attending short courses and bite-sized courses that are exam free. For courses run by community-based organisations, the final fee payable – for both Singaporean and Permanent Resident seniors – takes into account the support given by the government to community-based organisations to develop and offer the short courses.
About The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE)
The Singapore Association for Continuing Education (SACE) is a registered charity with MOE. It offers over 70 courses under the National Silver Academy, most of which are highly subsidised for Singaporeans & Permanent Residents aged 50 and above. SACE serves the continuing learning needs of adults of all ages.
|Duration||12 hours in 4 Sessions|
|Session||Wednesday, 9:30-12:30 pm, 5/10, 12/10, 19/10, 26/10|
|Objective||The current COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted norms, and knitting is a beneficial activity for mental health. Helps in dealing with depression and anxiety. Repetitive movements of knitting produces calmness and relaxation, thus reducing stress. Knitting is a lifelong skill that participants can use to create beautiful items as gifts for themselves or others. Participants will be able to read patterns and create delightful items after the sessions.|
|Description||‘Knit One, Purl One’ is for beginners to acquire knitting skill using various techniques and styles. Participants will learn knitting techniques to enable them to knit small items such as handphone pouch, coin purse, table mats, coasters, simple baby bootees and beanies.|
|Application||Register online with details on Course Topic, Start Date, Full Name (as in NRIC/FIN), Date of Birth, Gender, NRIC/FIN, Race, Citizenship, Address & Postal Code, Email and Contact Number|
|Fees Payable||$52.80 pp NSA fee for Singaporean/PR age 50+, $264.00 pp for all others
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|Payment||Register and pay online via PayPal, Credit Card, Internet payment to SACE DBS 049-001627-1.
|SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)||Applicable|
|SACE Membership Subsidy (SMS)||Applicable for SACE members|
|Contact Person||Secretariat – Tel: 6266 0648 or Email: email@example.com|