​​​​​​​​Introduction to Mental Healthcare Programme  

​The Introduction to Mental Healthcare is a three-day programme for pre-university students who are interested to find out more about mental healthcare. The programme will give students the exposure of what it is like to work in a tertiary psychiatric hospital, and the challenges and satisfaction that come with it.  As placements are limited, applications are on first come first serve basis. 


  • Second year junior college students ​
  • Year 3 Polytechnic students or equivalent 
  • Completed primary vaccination for COVID-19 and a booster dose 270 days from the last dose in the primary vaccination

Upcoming run 

19​-21​ June 2024

Registration is closed, the next run will be in December 2024.

​How to apply

​Interested applicants are required to submit the following documents (translated into English, if required) to nishanthiy_balasamy@imh.com.sg .

  • Applica​tion Form with write-up stating rea​son for application  
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with full personal particulars 
  • Letter of Verification from school 
  • Vaccination Certificate for COVID-19 vaccination (including booster dose)​

Click here (PDF, 698 KB) to download the application form. A non-refundable administration fee of S$109 (inclusive GST) is payable upon application.​