Daily Archives: November 11, 2014

SFIC Institute opens first Carpentry Training Centre in Yishun

Local Furniture Industry Welcomes Inaugural Batch of Creative Craftsmen The SFIC Institute and the National Trades Union Congress’ e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) together officially announce the opening of a new carpentry campus today. The facility, which was approved by the Polytechnic of Western Australia (PWA) in May 2014, is designed to train and develop a pool of skilled local creative craftsmen for the Singapore furniture industry and is launched with support from the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), Singapore Workforce Development Agency and SPRING Singapore. Located in Yishun, the training centre consists of two fully air-conditioned classrooms and a workshop equipped with an array of woodworking machinery and tools. The Yishun campus is central to the Creative Craftsman Apprenticeship Programme that was introduced in February this year. At the c ...

Uni Career Gateway

The First-ever Uni Career Gateway Brings Hiring Employers, Industry Information And Job Search Skills To Singaporean Undergraduates And Fresh Graduates; Helping Them Make Well-informed Career Decisions For the first time, the National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) has organised a one-day career fair at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability specially for Singaporean undergraduates and fresh graduates. The event targets to attract some 500 participants. It has also received the support from various local tertiary institutions like MDIS, NTU, NUS, PSB, SMU, SUTD and UniSIM. The inaugural event will feature 24 companies (Please refer to Annex A for full listing.) from over 6 industries such as Manufacturing, Hospitality, Marine/Maritime, Banking & Finance, and Information Technology, offering over 80 positions and 400 ...

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