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Masterclass Series

e2i’s Master Class Series to grow and deepen workers’ skills, and prepare the local workforce to be future ready The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) is working with industry partners to develop and push out a series of Master Classes in various sectors, to grow and deepen workers’ skills and prepare the Singapore workforce to be future ready. The Master Class Series will be more than just a platform for exchange of perspectives, and learning from best practices by experts in the different domains. It also hopes to highlight the importance of identifying core competencies and continual skills training required to address the fast-changing needs of the labour market landscape. The Master Class Series acts as a bridge for workers and industry practitioners to connect with the industry experts, allowing them to learn from best practices bo ...

e2i as an enabler

Helping workers become better workers, Helping companies to create better jobs The National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) aims to help more workers to attain better skills and good jobs; and offer employers the expertise to help re-design and create higher value jobs through its role as an enabler. As an enabler between the Government, employers, training providers and the workers, e2i will coordinate and develop structured training programmes and career pathways to build a Singaporean core across different industries. e2i will help employers to develop and coordinate training and programmes, connecting trained and potential hires to them, as well as to provide the link with Government agencies to access funding support for training and productivity projects. For workers, e2i as an enabler, can offer career coaching to help them have ...

Service-related industries and workers will now have targeted funding and training support for use of robotics & automation

In preparing Singapore workers for the next wave of technology advancement, Devan Nair Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) announced service-related sectors as the main targets to benefit with up to 50% equipment funding and up to 90% training support for robotics and automation. e2i and Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help local businesses have easy access to adopt technology and support workers for training. Higher productivity and deeper skills will be gained through: i. Events like knowledge sharing, visits and consultation for companies to learn about robotics and automation trends and applications ii. Training for workers to know how to manage and use new technologies and applications<?li> Customised workshops, training for in-house applications, and a broad-based diploma course are being developed by ...

30,000 workers in F&B sector to benefit from higher wages through e2i’s Inclusive Growth Programme

More SMEs partnering e2i to raise productivity and workers’ wages 30,000 workers working in Food and Beverage (F&B) establishments will benefit from higher wages through the National Trades Union Congress’ (NTUC) e2i’s (Employment and Employability Institute) Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP). The $100 million IGP, aims to drive productivity improvements in all sectors, and can offer up to 50% funding for businesses with improvement projects, such as purchasing of new equipment, automating processes, re-designing workflows, and sending staff for training. In return, companies share productivity gains with workers in the form of higher wages. Till date, e2i has worked 400 F&B companies to implement more than 500 productivity projects. The impacted workers will receive an average wage increase of 13%. e2i has also been partnering industry associations and solution providers to ou ...

Career and Education Fair partners e2i to help jobseekers with career coaching and National Jobs Bank job applications

For the first time, e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) will help job-seekers with career guidance and Jobs Bank applications at the 27th annual Career and Education fair next month. e2i will assist Singaporean job-seekers to make on-the-spot applications on the National Jobs Bank while providing guidance on jobs that are suitable for them. Taking its drive to a major national fair to help job-seekers to target and apply for jobs available in the national bank, e2i will target both rank-and-file as well as Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) from all age groups. Fresh graduates are included. e2i employability coaches will be at hand at e2i’s booth at the annual national fair to advise visitors on suitable training and job opportunities based on their competencies and interests, and recommend training and job opportunities. Jobseekers can also sign up for e2 ...

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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