Short Courses

Disclaimer: NAFA has put in place precautionary measures to safeguard our community against the COVID-19. Registered participants will be informed should there be any changes to the schedule. Selected courses might be conducted online.

Introduction

All short courses are at beginner’s level, unless otherwise stated and are conducted once a week.

Type of Subsidies

Please visit the website for the various subsidies/funding for more details:

To know which Short Course is eligible for what type of subsidies/funding, please click here.

 

For Courses commencing in January 2023

Study Period: 9 January - 26 March 2023
Application Period: 14 November - 11 Dec 2022

Mode of Delivery: Face to Face

You may refer to our step-by-step Application Guide to prepare the information needed during your application.

Course Title Study Period Schedule Sessions Fees Fees (After NSA subsidy) Subsidy available
SFC NSA UTAP
Appliqué and Beading Fashion Accessories 13 Mar - 20 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 2 $240 NA N N N
Art Therapy for Preventing Dementia (Level 2) 25 Feb - 18 Mar 2023 10am - 1pm (Every Sat) 4 $540 $287.66 Y Y N
Art Therapy for Preventing Dementia (Level 2) 9 Jan - 6 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) (CANCELLED) 4 $540 $287.66 Y Y N
Art Therapy for Self-Care (Level 2) 14 Jan - 11 Feb 2023 10am - 1pm (Every Sat) 4 $540 $287.66 Y Y N
Art Therapy for Self-Care (Level 2) 20 Feb - 13 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) (CANCELLED) 4 $540 $287.66 Y Y N
Bag Sewing 12 Jan - 2 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Basic Weaving 9 Jan - 16 Jan 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 2 $240 NA N N N
Ceramics (Level 1) 12 Jan - 2 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) (FULL) 8 $660 $351.59 Y Y Y
Ceramics (Level 1) 13 Jan - 10 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) (FULL) 8 $660 $351.59 Y Y Y
Ceramics (Level 1) 14 Jan - 11 Mar 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Sat) (FULL) 8 $660 $351.59 Y Y Y
Ceramics (Level 1) 29 Jan - 19 Mar 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Sun) (FULL) 8 $660 $351.59 Y Y Y
Ceramics (Level 2) (NEW) 14 Jan - 11 Mar 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Sat) (FULL) 8 $660 $351.59 Y Y N
Charcoal Drawing 13 Jan - 3 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Children’s Art and Craft for Teachers and Parents 10 Jan - 28 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Tue) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y Y
Children’s Book Illustration 12 Jan - 2 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Chinese Ink Painting Special Topic: Nanyang Fruits and Vegetables 10 Jan - 28 Feb 2023 2pm - 5pm (Every Tue) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Chinese Seal Engraving (Level 1) 13 Jan - 3 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) 4 $330 $175.79 Y Y Y
Chinese Seal Engraving (Level 2) 17 Feb - 10 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) (CANCELLED) 4 $330 $175.79 Y Y N
Creating Interactive Digital Collaterals 8 Feb - 1 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Creative Scriptwriting for Short Films 9 Jan - 6 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 8 $720 NA Y N N
Decoupage 28 Jan - 4 Mar 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Sat) 6 $490 NA Y N N
Design Principles for Motion Graphics 28 Jan - 4 Mar 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Sat) 8 $950 NA Y N N
Designing and Sculpting Clay Figurines 13 Jan - 17 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) 6 $580 $308.97 Y Y N
Directing and Working with Screen Actors 10 Jan - 14 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Tue) 6 $540 NA Y N N
Essentials in Infographics 15 Mar - 5 Apr 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Fashion Accessories Making 4 Mar - 25 Mar 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Sat) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Floral Embroidery 12 Jan - 2 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Flower Arrangement 1 Mar - 22 March 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Fundamentals of Creative Sketching 12 Jan - 2 Mar 2023 2pm - 5pm (Every Thu) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Fundamentals of Drawing 10 Jan - 21 Feb 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Tue) 6 $400 $213.08 Y Y N
Fundamentals of Drawing 11 Jan - 15Feb 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Wed) 6 $400 $213.08 Y Y N
Fundamentals of Watercolour Painting 12 Jan - 2 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Garment Construction - Making a Skirt 10 Jan - 31 Jan 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Tue) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Illustration with Linocut Printing 11 Jan - 1 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Info-Comics for Visual Communication 11 Jan - 15 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 6 $720 NA Y N N
Introduction to Comic Strip Creation 13 Jan - 17 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) 6 $720 NA Y N N
Introduction to Contemporary Dance 7 Feb - 14 Mar 2023 7pm - 9pm (Every Tue) 6 $360 $191.78 Y Y N
Introduction to Digital Storytelling 12 Jan - 16 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) 6 $720 NA Y N N
Introduction to Japanese Pastel Nagomi Art 14 Jan - 28 Jan 2023 10am - 1pm (Every Sat) 2 $160 $85.23 N Y N
Leather Crafting 12 Jan - 2 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu) 4 $470 $250.37 Y Y N
Lifestyle Objects with Paper Folding 14 Jan - 25 Feb 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Sat) 6 $490 NA Y N N
Metaverse: Introduction to Augmented Reality Design 28 Jan - 4 Mar 2023 2pm - 5pm (Every Sat) 6 $720 NA Y N N
Mobile Photography 14 Jan - 11 Mar 2023 10am - 1pm (Every Sat) 8 $950 $506.07 Y Y N
Narrative Photography (Level 1) 26 Jan - 18 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Thu & Sat) 8 $950 $506.07 Y Y N
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) for Art and Business 11 Jan - 15 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 6 $720 $336.45 Y Y N
Outdoor Sketching and Painting 15 Jan - 12 Feb 2023 2.30pm - 5.30pm (Every Sun) (FULL) 4 $380 $202.43 Y Y N
Pastel Art with Mixed Medium 9 Jan - 6 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 4 $330 $175.79 Y Y N
Pastel Art with Mixed Medium 14 Jan - 11 Feb 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Sat) 4 $330 $175.79 Y Y N
Pet Portrait with Watercolour 19 Feb - 12 Mar 2023 2.30pm - 5.30pm (Every Sun) (FULL) 4 $380 $202.43 Y Y N
Portrait Drawing (Level 1) 11 Jan - 1 Mar 2023 2pm - 5pm (Every Wed) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Portrait Drawing (Level 2) 11 Jan - 1 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Pyrography 28 Jan - 4 Mar 2023 1.30pm - 4.30pm (Every Sat) 6 $490 NA Y N N
Resin Art Accessories 13 Jan - 3 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Fri) 4 $330 $175.79 Y Y N
Silkscreen Printing with Fabric 8 Feb - 1 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 4 $470 NA Y N N
Techniques in Watercolour (Level 1) 9 Jan - 6 Mar 2023 2pm - 5pm (Every Mon) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 1) 9 Jan - 13 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 1) 11 Jan - 1 Mar 2023 9.30am - 12.30pm (Every Wed) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 1) 11 Jan - 1 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 1) 11 Jan - 1 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Wed) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 2) 9 Jan - 6 Mar 2023 10.30am - 1.30pm (Every Mon) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 2) 10 Jan - 28 Feb 2023 10.30am - 1.30pm (Every Tue) (FULL) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Western Painting (Acrylic/Oil) (Level 2) 10 Jan - 28 Feb 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Tue) 8 $530 $282.34 Y Y N
Website Design Using Wix (Level 1) 9 Jan - 6 Mar 2023 7pm - 10pm (Every Mon) 8 $950 $506.07 Y Y N


For Courses commencing in January 2023

Study Period: 9 January - 26 March 2023
Application Period: 14 November - 11 Dec 2022

Mode of Delivery: Online

You may refer to our step-by-step Application Guide to prepare the information needed during your application.

Course Title Study Period Schedule Sessions Fees Fees (After NSA subsidy) Subsidy available
SFC UTAP NSA
Amazing Travel Photography 10 Jan - 31 Jan 2023 6pm - 9pm (Every Tue) 4 $470 NA Y N N
Art Teaching for Special Needs - Watercolour Painting 6 Feb - 27 Feb 2023 8.30am - 11.30am (Every Mon) 4 $540 $287.66 Y Y Y
Expressive Data Visualization 28 Jan - 18 Feb 2023 3pm - 6pm (Every Sat) 4 $470 NA Y N N
Metaverse Economy for the Art and Creative Industry 12 Jan - 2 Feb 2023 3pm - 6pm (Every Thu) 4 $470 NA Y N N

The Academy reserves the rights to alter the rules & regulations, course contents, class schedules and fees structures without prior notice.

Course Confirmation

Participants will be notified of the course status by email one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course.

Certification

Upon completion, learners with at least 75% attendance will receive a Certificate of Participation (digital certificate).

Note

  • There is one-time application fee of S$48. The material fee is applicable to some courses only.
  • Payment modes accepted are online credit or debit card (VISA or Mastercard). Alternatively, NETS or cheque payment can be made at the Finance Cashier located at 80 Bencoolen Street, NAFA Campus 1, Wing B, Level 1, Singapore 189655. The operating hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9.00am to 5.00pm.
  • All cheques should be crossed and made payable to "Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts".
    Kindly write your name and contact number(s) at the back of your cheque.
  • The participant will need to make known their intention to use SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) upon application.
  • The participant who wish to use SFC claim to pay for their course fee, are not required to make full payment unless SFC is insufficient to offset the course fee.

Refund of Fees

  • If notice of withdrawal is given in writing before the course commencement date, the paid course fee will be refunded.
  • The application fee of S$48 is non-refundable. If the course is cancelled by NAFA, a refund of the application fee and course fee paid will be refunded.
  • No course fee will be refunded upon the commencement of the course.

Cancellation/Postponement

  • NAFA reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without prior notice.
    In the event that the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances, NAFA will process a full refund of the course fees.

Replacement of Classes

  • There is strictly no replacement lesson should the participant absent himself/herself from the course.
  • Lessons which fall on a public holiday will be postponed to the following week.
  • No transfer of course/class or deferment is allowed upon the commencement of the course.
Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.
Applicants must be 17 years old and above.

Mode of Application  
Application Period: 14 November – 11 December 2022
Online: Apply Here!
Walk-in:

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14 November – 11 December 2022 (Strictly by appointment only)

To make an appointment, please call 6512 1388 during operating hours, 9.30am – 5.00pm

Operating day/time:
Monday – Friday (Excluding Public Holidays)
9.30am – 12.30pm; 1.45pm - 5.00pm

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
80 Bencoolen Street
Campus 1, Tower Block, Level 9
Centre for Lifelong Education
Singapore 189655

Important Note:
  • Applicant using their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the full course fee is not required to make payment upon application.

  • Payment via credit/debit card is required for the application and material fees.

Important Note:
NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to reject any application under any circumstance. If we reject your application, we will refund any amount that has been paid in relation to the application that is rejected or voided without interest.

NAFA Centre for Lifelong Education reserves the right to alter the rules and regulations, course contents, class schedule, delivery mode and fee structures without prior notice.

 

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