Published in January 2017

Singapore has developed into a robust global air hub with a leading aerospace industry. With over 100 aerospace companies in Singapore1, we possess nose-to-tail capabilities that includes Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), manufacturing and other aerospace-related services2. With these core competencies and coupled with our high regards on quality and safety, we are recognised as a one-stop solutions provider for airlines’ Maintenance and Repair needs. With Singapore’s focus on science and engineering education as well as respect for intellectual property, more leading aerospace Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers are carrying out a variety of manufacturing activities in the country.

1, 2Source: Aerospace engineering: Industry background, Singapore Economic Development Board,

How does e2i support the Aerospace industry?


  1. e2i provides recruitment assistance through our community and industry-specific job fairs as well as back-end referral.
  2. e2i collaborated with CAAS for the Aviation Open House (AOH) The biennial AOH provides a platform for the aviation community to showcase the career and education opportunities in the aviation industry to reach out to jobseekers as well as school-going youths. The e2i Onsite Recruitment Fair provides jobseekers with the opportunities to attend interviews with the various aviation companies and potentially secure a job.
  3. Since 2010, over 500 job seekers has been placed through e2i’s intervention.

Productivity Solutions

  1. e2i has been working closely with industry partners to develop training programmes for individuals to up-skill and progress in their career.
  2. Place-and-Train programme for Aerospace Technician3 This programme allows trainees to undergo 6-12 months training as trainee technicians with an Aerospace company. The programme has successfully placed more than 200 locals to date.
  3. SAR 66 Conversion Training for Aerospace Technicians e2i helps to up-skill General Technicians to become Certifying Technicians via SAR 66 training and exam papers. Upon passing out from the course, these workers will receive a minimum salary increment of up to 20%.

3 This programme has ceased.

Industry Outreach/Awareness

e2i also collaborates with the Institute of Higher Learnings (IHLs) such as Temasek Polytechnic to conduct Learning Journeys for students to visit our Aerospace partners such as SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC) and Thales Solutions Asia. This is to allow the students to have a better understanding of the Aerospace industry through the lens of global companies and explore their general career progression and skills upgrading opportunities within the company and the industry.