Daily Archives: April 27, 2017

New Maritime Apprenticeship Scheme to familiarise jobseekers with seafaring career

Inaugural cohorts of Tugmaster Training and CoC Class 4 (Special Limit) Programmes graduates A new Maritime Apprenticeship Scheme in support of the Adapt & Grow initiative to familiarise and match jobseekers with potential employers was launched today by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), e2i (Employment and Employability Institute), Singapore Organisation of Seamen (SOS) and Workforce Singapore (WSG). This was announced at the graduation ceremony for the CoC Class 5 (Special Limit) programmes. The ceremony also saw the first cohorts of MPA’s Port Limit Tugmaster and Certificate of Competency (CoC) Class 4 Master (Special Limit) programmes receive their certification. New initiative for supporting seafaring as a career Developed by the Tripartite Maritime Manpower Taskforce for Seafaring, the Maritime Apprenticeship Scheme aims to strengthen the employa ...

PMETs to Get Greater Career Support to Enter the Manufacturing Industry

Professional Conversion Programmes and Industry Advisors to help more PMETs Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETS) and mid-career switchers keen to enter the Manufacturing industry can look forward to greater career support through new industry initiatives announced by Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say at the Adapt & Grow Manufacturing Day & Technology Showcase held at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability (DNI) today. These initiatives include a SkillsFuture Career Advisor Programme and eight new Professional Conversion Programmes for the Manufacturing industry. SkillsFuture Career Advisor Programme To help PMETs and mid-career switchers better understand the Manufacturing industry, 75 industry veterans and leaders in their respective fields have volunteered to step forward under the SkillsFuture Career Advisor Pr ...

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