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NTA, HDT Taxi Singapore and e2i Commit To Train and Help Taxi Drivers With Career Progression

26 January 2019, Friday - The National Taxi Association (NTA), HDT Singapore Taxi (HDT) and NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help full-time taxi drivers who are employees of HDT, keep up with digital transformation and additionally, help them with career progression. The key terms under the MOU include:   All HDT full-time taxi drivers who are employees of HDT, to become members of NTA Membership fees will be borne by HDT NTA will be able to take care of the interests of these taxi drivers   800 full-time HDT taxi drivers in the next five years will go through SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (SFDW) training NTA and HDT will co-pay the required training fees, and will work with NTUC LearningHub as the key training provider for the relevant SFDW courses This collaboration ap ...

Labour Movement and e2i Unveils Skills Strategy to Steer Marine Workers Towards Industry 4.0

Announced at the inaugural Marine Week, NTUC’s Marine Engineering Cluster and e2i partner Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI), SkillsFuture Singapore, and Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) to equip workforce with critical skills and competencies for Marine 4.0. 03 December 2018, Monday - To equip the Singaporean core with critical skills and competencies in the Marine & Offshore (M&O) industry, NTUC’s Marine Engineering Cluster and e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) unveil key training initiatives to make the Industry Transformation Map (ITM) real for marine workers. As the industry shifts with the introduction of disruptive technologies, such as additive manufacturing, process automation, artificial intelligence and move into new growth areas such as liquefied natural gas (LNG) and offshore wind sectors, there is ...

New Skills Framework for Wholesale Trade Sector Maps Out Career Pathways, Emerging Jobs and Competencies Needed

42 job roles, 76 requisite skills identified to help employers and employees keep pace with emerging areas like e-commerce, sustainable trading1 and data analytics. 14 November 2018, Wednesday - The new Skills Framework for Wholesale Trade, launched by Dr Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry today, offers employers and employees in this sector with a comprehensive guide to plan their career paths, identify suitable training programmes and develop new skills required for the jobs. It is jointly developed by Enterprise Singapore, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG), in consultation with employers, industry associations, training providers and unions. The framework is one of the strategies under the Wholesale Trade Industry Transformation Map that was rolled out by Enterprise Singapore in 2017 to help more trading companies adopt digital ...

e2i Celebrates 10 Years of Creating Solutions for Employment and Employability

Celebrating Legacies and Inspiring the Future – e2i stays committed to support the workforce in skills and employment needs as industries transform. 27 July 2018, Friday - The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year, marking a milestone in creating solutions for employment and employability for workers and the future of work in Singapore. A celebratory dinner was held on 27 July 2018 at the Devan Nair Institute for Employment and Employability and was graced by Guest-of-Honour NTUC’s Secretary-General Ng Chee Meng. Some 300 guests comprising union leaders, Government representatives and industry partners attended the event. Celebrating Legacies Due to rapid economic changes in 2008, some companies had to shut down operations and many workers lost their jobs as a result. There was an urgen ...

Labour Movement operationalising ITM by gearing up workers for Industry 4.0 transformation

NTUC’s e2i and OPEC Cluster partner NTU PaCE College and Singapore Polytechnic to equip workforce with critical skills and competencies to be future-ready 24 July 2018, Tuesday - The Manufacturing industry is facing a revolutionary change whereby computers and automation have come together to transform the way work processes operate. Digitalisation of the industry is largely driven by disruptions such as rise in data volumes, connectivity and wide networks, emergence of analytics and business-intelligence capabilities, as well as touch interfaces and augmented reality systems etc. Industry 4.0 brings about much potential to improve the productivity and sustainability for companies in the Manufacturing industry and will benefit manufacturers, especially Small and Medium Enterprises, as many of these digital technologies make more sense for industrial application now with high ...

Firing up future skills for Singaporeans through Augmented Reality welding training to speed up learning and enhance career progression

e2i and Uniweld jointly bring the first of its kind Augmented Reality welding training to locals to skill up the workforce. 06 June 2018, Wednesday - Singapore can look forward to a new and innovative form of Augmented Reality (AR) training for welding to train workers in a more cost effective and conducive environment to attract more locals to consider welding related career pathways such as welding inspectors, supervisors, quality control managers which have good career progression and are in demand across diverse manufacturing and civil industries such as aerospace, construction, marine, oil and gas, and process engineering sectors. The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) is partnering Uniweld Products (USA) Pte Ltd to bring AR welding training to locals in an effort to push for skills mastery and lifelong learning as part o ...

Skills Framework for public transport launched

More training and development opportunities for a future-ready workforce. 30 May 2018, Wednesday - The Skills Framework for Public Transport was launched this morning by Senior Minister of State for Transport, Dr Janil Puthucheary. The Skills Framework provides information on public transport career opportunities in 87 job roles across four different tracks – rail operations, rail engineering, bus operations and bus fleet engineering. It supports the Land Transport Industry Transformation Map (ITM) launched in February, and is jointly developed by the Land Transport Authority (LTA), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG), the public transport operators (PTOs), education and training providers and the National Transport Workers’ Union (NTWU). An exhibition was held to showcase more information on the training programmes and career pathways. Quality trai ...

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