Vocational and Soft Skills Programme

The Vocational and Soft Skills Programme (VaSSP), was spearheaded by YMCA Project Bridge in July 2011 and aims to equip out-of-school youths and youths-at-risk between 15 to 21 years-old, with specific vocational skills so that youths can put to use in a job immediately.

Vocational Training:


Under the guidance of experienced bakers from a renowned baking institute, youths will learn how to create and bake their own pastries.  Youths can also gain invaluable work experience in the food industry. Opportunities for further training and attachments can be facilitated.



This barista course is aimed at youths who are coffee enthusiasts and have keen interest to work in the growing coffee industry. The course will equip students with knowledge in operating the espresso machine, familiarise with the coffee-making process, as well as creating works of Coffee Art.



The basic culinary class exposes youths to different cooking techniques and a variety of local and western recipes. Youth will gain hands-on experience of operating in a commercial kitchen and dining environment which will increase their job opportunities in the Food and Beverage industry.


Event Management (Esports industry)

The course aims to train youths in skills that are necessary for them to pursue a career in the esports industry. The youths will pick up behind-the-scenes technical knowledge required for event planning, resource management, production and marketing & publicity of an esports event.



Build a good foundation in the art of hairdressing and trend styling. Conducted by an established hairdressing school, this course will serve as a stepping stone for youths who wish to pursue further training in the profession as they learn to build a foundation in the art of hairdressing and trend styling.


   Web Design

This course aims to equip youths with basic knowledge in graphic design and software. Youth will learn how to evaluate websites, create and maintain quality web pages, and learn web design standards in the industry. They will also learn techniques for digital image enhancement. 




Learn More:


Our Office:

Block 212 Bukit Batok Street 21 #01-225 Singapore 650212

Should you be interested to find out more, please email projectbridge@ymca.org.sg.