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The WSQ OMNI-LITE programme is a joint initiative by the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), and the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Agency. The objective is to train key personnel from manufacturing and service sectors, to be productivity champions who can help their companies achieve operational excellence.

The programme is based on the highly successful WSQ OMNI programme, which has helped many companies to achieve productivity improvements ranging from 20% to 200%. The programme consists of 10 half-day sessions (6 classroom sessions and 4 on-site mentoring sessions) spread over 1 month to 1.5 months. The classroom sessions combine knowledge sharing of key theories, concepts, frameworks, methodologies, tools and techniques; with interactive in-class discussions and hands-on exercises to reinforce the learning. The on-site mentoring sessions involve experienced SIMTech consultants going on-site to the companies for four half-day, 1-on-1 consultation sessions to assist and guide them on the use of the OmniMethodology™ and the implementation of productivity improvement initiatives through a project work. 

Course Outline

  • Understand the fundamental concept of operations improvement and productivity
  • Understand the important link between business competitive strategy, operations improvement and productivity
  • Understand and apply the approach to measure the performance
  • Understand and apply the techniques and tools Understand and apply the OmniMethodology™

For Whom

This programme is relevant to management, senior staff in supply chain, procurement, logistics, inventory & warehouse management, manufacturing, production, engineering, industrial engineering, operations management and retail services.

Why WSQ OMNI-LITE Programme?

Why WSQ OMNI-LITE Programme?

Designed with the needs of the SMEs in mind, the programme will equip the participants with the necessary knowledge and tools to systematically use OmniMethodology™ so as to accelerate their companies’ journey to achieve a lean state of operation. WSQ OMNI-LITE is one of the strategic manpower development programmes developed in support of the Lean Enterprise Development Scheme (LEDS) by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Upon Completion of This Course

Upon Completion of this Course

Electronic Statement of Attainment (SOA) certificates will be issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to participants who have attended and attained competency in the Singapore Skills Framework training modules. 

Participants must also meet the following criteria to receive their SOAs: 

  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course.

Click here to learn more about the WSQ SOA Certificate.

(Sample) Statement of Attainment:SSG SOA

Pre-Requisites, Full and Nett Course Fees


  • Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline or a diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related working experience.
  • Applicants who do not have the required academic qualifications are still welcome to apply, but shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview for special approval.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Full Course Fee

The full course fee for this module is $6,000 before funding and prevailing GST.

Nett Course Fee

Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders
Employer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above (MCES) ² SME-sponsored local employees (i.e Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders (ETSS) ¹
$6,480 $1,944 $744 $744
All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST.

Please note that fees and funding amount are subject to change.

  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
    The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens with (i) at least one Singapore Citizen child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the Singapore Citizen sponsor is able to support the family.

    All LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ printed on the back of the card.

    • ¹ Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) scheme (ETSS), subject to eligibility criteria shown below.

      SMEs that meet all of the following eligibility criteria:

      • Registered or incorporated in Singapore
      • Employment size of not more than 200 or with annual sales turnover of not more than $100 million

      SME-sponsored Trainees:

      • Must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
      • Courses have to be fully paid for by the employer.
      • Trainee is not a full-time national serviceman. 

      Further Info: This scheme is intended for all organisations, including non-business entities not registered with ACRA e.g. VWOs, societies, etc. Only ministries, statutory boards, and other government agencies are not eligible under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Scheme. Sole proprietorships which meet all of the above criteria are also eligible.

    Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees (for self-sponsored registrations only).

    For more information on the SkillsFuture funding schemes you are eligible for, please visit www.ssg.gov.sg

    How course fees are calculated

     International ParticipantsSingapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ HoldersEmployer-sponsored and self-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and aboveSME-sponsored local employees (i.e. Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders) 
     Not applicable for SkillsFuture FundingSkillsFuture Funding (Baseline) SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) ²SkillsFuture Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) ¹
    Full Course Fee$6,000$6,000 $6,000 $6,000 
    SkillsFuture Funding Not Applicable  ($4,200) ($5,400) ($5,400)
    Nett Course Fee $6,000$1,800 $600 $600
    8% GST
    $480 $144* $144* $144*
    Total Nett Course Fee Payable to Training Provider $6,480$1,944$744$744
    * Based on 30% of Full Course Fee

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC)

    SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC)

    The SkillsFuture Enterprise Credit (SFEC) was first introduced during the Singapore’s Budget 2020 and then recently expanded to a larger group of employers in Budget 2022. It encourages employers to invest in enterprise transformation and capabilities of their employees. Eligible employers will receive a one-off S$10,000 credit to cover up to 90% of out-of-pocket expenses on qualifying costs for supportable initiatives, over and above the support levels of existing schemes.

    Submission of SFEC Claim

    Employers are required to submit their SFEC claims manually via its microsite if they fulfil any of the following scenarios:

    • Employers have sent their foreign employees (excluding foreign employees who hold Long-Term Visit Pass Plus) for training on a SFEC eligible course;

    Employers can only submit the claims for SFEC after their employees have completed the training course(s). Click here to download the SFEC Claim e-guide.

    NOTE: You will require a Corppass account with "EPJS_User" role assigned prior to login to your account to manage your claims.

    If you are unsure whether your company is eligible for SFEC, you may submit an enquiry to Enterprise Singapore (ESG) via here for their response.

    Contact Us

    For technical enquiries, please contact:

    Mr MA Bin,
    Email: bma@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg

    For general enquiries, please contact:

    Knowledge Transfer Office,
    Email: KTO-enquiry@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg



    • Please register for this course through our Course Registration Form.
    • For the first question, please select Qn1: Modular Programmes
    • Applicants will be placed on our waiting list if the course does not have an upcoming scheduled intake.
    • Once the next intake is confirmed to commence, SIMTech will contact the applicants to share the class information.


    Skills Course Reference Number Training Period
    (Click on dates to view schedule)
    Registration Status
    • Operations MaNagement Innovation - Lean Improvement Towards Excellence (OMNI-LITE) (40 hours)
    : Full Day  AM
    : Morning PM
    : Afternoon EVE
    : Evening