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(SIP) Settling-In Programme for Foreign Domestic Workers

Course Overview

The Settling-In Programme (SIP) is a 1-day orientation programme for first-time foreign domestic workers (FDWs) to educate them on safety precautions and living in Singapore.

Who Should Attend

Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW)

Course Duration

Training / Lecture Hours: 8 hours (9am to 6pm)

Course Outline

It will cover five modules:

  • Introduction to working in Singapore
  • Conditions of Employment (Rights and Responsibilities)
  • Working Safely at Home
  • Safety in Other Areas
  • Relationship and Stress Management

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Certificate of Completion will be issued by NTUC LearningHub

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Bahasa Indonesian, Myanmar, Tagalog, English and Tamil

Trainer: Trainee Ratio

Bahasa Indonesian: 1: 20

Myanmar: 1: 20

Tagalog: 1: 30

English: 1: 9

Tamil: 1: 9

Additional Note




Interpreting services

Lunch provided


Monday to Saturday

9am to 6pm




Monday to Saturday

9am to 6pm




Monday to Saturday

9am to 6pm




Monday, Wednesday and Friday

9am to 6pm

Tamil, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tegulu, Mizo, Sinhalese, Khmer and Mandarin *




9am to 6pm

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tegulu and Sinhalese *


*For Sinhalese, Mizo, Tegulu, Khmer and Mandarin interpreting services, please email us 3 days before registration. (For interpreter arrangement)

For any enquiry, please email us at

Please bring the following required documents to NTUC LearningHub on the date of the course:

1. FDW's IPA Letter (Including Employee's Copy)

2. FDW's Passport (Original and photocopy)

3. Embarkation Card

4. FDW's Educational Certificate (Documentary proof of a minimum of 8 years of formal education is required)

Please note NTUC LearningHub Reserves the right to reject any FDW who does not meet the minimum requirements/present the above documents. Upon arrival, please proceed straight to class.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How can I reserve SIP slots for my FDW?

You can make the reservation here

2. How many days FDWs are given to take their SIP?

According to the Ministry of Manpower, FDWs are given 3 days after their arrival to complete their SIP. (Mondays to Saturdays, excluding Sundays and Public Holidays) Example, if FDW arrived on this Saturday, the last day to attend SIP will be on next Wednesday.

3. What is the reporting time for SIP?

Please report at Aljunied Training Centre and proceed to SIP classroom between 8.30am to 8.55am.

NTUC LHub reserves the right to reject any FDW to attend the class if FDW is late. It will also be considered as a no show with no refund of SIP fees.


4. What document is needed for registration?

FDW must bring his/her passport, IPA ( full employee copy), embarkation card, education certificate and LHUB Tax Invoice/Receipt.

For non-English documents, English translated copy must be produced together with the Original for verification.


5. I have made payment for my FDW's course, but he/she is not turning up. Can I get my money back?

There will be no refunds for absentees. You may replace with another FDW within 14 days if the current FDW is unable to come for any reason. Example, if your FDW is absent on 2nd Feb SIP class, you must get a new FDW no later than 16th Feb.

Any replacement must be within 14 days. No further changes will be accepted after.


6. Are there any special arrangement for International Classes?

Yes. Interpreting services available for the following languages: Sinhalese, Mizo, Tegulu, Khmer and Mandarin.

Please email us 3 days in advance on your request. 


w/o GST


Course Fee




For more information, please refer to FAQs at Additional Details.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.