10,000 training positions rolled out by SkillsFuture Singapore
28 Aug 2020
News clip reported that more than 10,000 training positions have been rolled out by SkillsFuture Singapore and nearly 700 trainees have enrolled in the SGUnited Skills Programme since its launch last month. Chief Executive of SkillsFuture Singapore Ong Tze Chin shared that more than 50 per cent of the enrolment to the programme are by mid-career workers age 40 and above. News clip also featured Minister for Education visiting participants in SP taking the specialist diploma in building information modelling (BIM) management. These participants will attend classes for about nine months before being attached to a company to gain industry experience. The course is one of the 900 opportunities in the built environment sector that is available from this month. Ms Violet Chew, one of the trainees in the BIM management course hopes to also acquire management and coordinating skills. After completing the course, Violet hopes that her new skills will help her find another job in the construction industry after she was retrenched in June. Similar story was reported in Channel 8.