NTUC’s e2i launches Baker 4.0 to prepare and train bakers to rise to the challenges of Industry 4.0

NTUC’s e2i launches Baker 4.0 to prepare and train bakers to rise to the challenges of Industry 4.0

NTUC’s Secretary-General Ng Chee Meng launched Baker 4.0 at Chillax Asia 2019 today to upskill bakers and transform the baking and confectionary industry 25 July 2019, Thursday - Bakers form one of the key pillars of the F&B sector, providing Singaporeans regularly with their everyday bread at our local bakeries and delicious pastries at cafes and hotels. As Singapore moves towards industry transformation, our local bakers will too be subject to the changes that the new economy brings. National Trades Union Congress’s (NTUC) e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) and the Singapore Bakery and Confectionery Trade Association (SBCTA) joined hands to pilot a new series of initiatives in the baking and confectionary industry to identify the skills gaps and training needed to upskill and transform bakers in tandem with the changing F&B landscape in Singapore. Identifyi ...

New Initiatives to Strengthen Data Protection Ecosystem in Singapore

Dedicated competency framework for data protection officers to chart careers; Singapore ready to provide APEC certifications for cross border data transfers 17 July 2019, Wednesday - The Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) today announced two new initiatives that will advance Singapore’s Digital Economy and bring Singapore closer towards realising its vision of a regional data protection and data innovation training hub. These are: A new Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap (“Framework”) which provides clarity on the core competencies and proficiency levels a data protection officer needs; and The appointment of the Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) as Singapore’s Accountability Agent (“AA”) for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) Cross Border Privacy Rules (“CBPR”) and Privacy Recognition for Processors (“PRP”) ...

SMOU Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Tripartite Nautical Training Award and Signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on the formation of an Industry Collaboration Training Committee for the Seafaring Sector

Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) celebrates the 10-year milestone of the Tripartite Nautical Training Award (TNTA). This programme is initiated by SMOU and made possible with the strong support of our tripartite funding partners, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and SMOU having committed to S$40 million in subsidies to train over 700 cadets.   18 June 2019, Tuesday - Started in 2009, TNTA is a place-and-train programme that equips Singaporeans with the skills to sail the high seas as a career. The 31-month training programme includes 6-months of pre-sea training, 18-months of sailing followed by 7-months of shore based training before the Certificate of Competency Class 3 (CoC3) Examinations. The unique feature of the TNTA programme is the partnership with shipping companies where cadets are attached to a shipping company ...

[Sample] Jobseeker Testimonial - Mr Lam, 46

[Sample] Jobseeker Testimonial – Mr Lam, 46

I met coach Tracy at e2i, and she really helped me get back on my feet again. She recommended me to go for the Executive Workshop to beef up my resume and interview skills, and a LinkedIn workshop to learn more about the power of networking and profiling my skills. I was retrenched back in October 2018 and had been jobless ever since even after sending out more than 70 over resumes. I felt so depressed and wondered if I would be able to take care of my wife and 2 daughters in the coming year. It was then that a friend told me about e2i. I met coach Tracy at e2i, and she really helped me get back on my feet again. She recommended me to go for the Executive Workshop to beef up my resume and interview skills, and a LinkedIn workshop to learn more about the power of networking and profiling my skills. These things helped me regain my confidence. In a span of 1 month from the time I made ...

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