Lifelong Learning Courses

Frequently Asked Questions


NUSS Active-Ageing & Lifelong Learning Courses FAQs




a. Can I register for more than one course at a time?
Yes. A person may register for more than one course at a time.


b. Is there a limit to how many courses I can register for?
There is no limit to the total number of courses one can register for under the NSA. However, a senior is eligible to receive subsidies for no more than three short courses per calendar year. This helps to ensure a more even distribution of opportunities for seniors to receive subsidies to participate in courses under the NSA.

d. Are the courses meant only for seniors?
The courses are mainly targeted at seniors. However persons below the age of 50 are welcomed to register too, but they would not be eligible for the NSA subsidy.


e. When does registration open and close?
Registration usually opens 2 months before and closes 7 to 10 days prior to the commencement of the course.


f. When will I be notified if I have secured a place?
We will send you a confirmation email.


g. Are places allocated on a first-come-first-serve basis?
Yes. Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.


h. Are there minimum entry requirements for your courses?
Normally there are no minimum requirements but for some courses a basic knowledge of the subject matter would be helpful. Please refer to our respective course details.


i. Will there be a wait list?
Yes. If the number registered has reached the maximum capacity, you will be placed on the wait list.


j. How and where do prospective students register?
They may browse the courses at NSA and NUSS website. Registration will be made via NUSS website.


k. When and how they sight NRIC as proof of eligibility?
Participants will be requested to present their NRIC before the commencement of each course.




a. How do I make payment?
For NUSS Members, the course fee will be debited to the member’s account. For non-members, payment may be made via cheques payable to “NUSS”.


b. Will there be refunds if I withdraw from the course after payment?
A refund will be made to any participant who withdraws at least 5 days before the course commencement date.


c. What if the learning provider cancels the course after I have registered?
NUSS will notify the participants on the cancellation of the course and make the necessary refunds.


d. Are there other fees payable on top of the course fee?
Apart from the course fee, sometimes participants may have to pay for the course materials. To find out more details, please refer to the respective course details.