SkillsFuture Employer Awards

Singapore's highest skills award for employers

Presented by the President of the Republic of Singapore, the SkillsFuture Employer Awards honour exemplary organisations, which lead the way in championing employees’ skills development and building a culture of lifelong learning in their workplace. 

This year, separate award categories were also introduced for SMEs and non-SMEs to recognise the different human capital development efforts and practices of SMEs and non-SMEs.

Here is the list* of recipients of the SkillsFuture Employer Award for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) 2018.
* arranged in alphabetical order (not in order of merit)

S/N      Company 
 1  APRO Asian Protection Pte Ltd
 2  Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd
 3  Eu Yan Sang (Singapore) Pte Ltd
 4  JEP Precision Engineering Pte Ltd
 5  Mao Sheng Quanji Construction Pte Ltd  
 6  Riverwood Pte Ltd
 7  Singapore LNG Corporation
 8  The Wok People Pte Ltd


Here is the list* of recipients of the SkillsFuture Employer Award for Non-SMEs 2018.
* arranged in alphabetical order (not in order of merit)

S/N       Company 
 1  Accenture Pte Ltd 
 2  Alcon Asian Manufacturing and Logistics Pte Ltd   
 3  CapitaLand Limited
 4  DFS Venture Singapore 
 5  ExxonMobil 
 6  HP Singapore
 7  KPMG Singapore
 8  Oiltanking Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
 9  Park Hotel Group
 10  SBS Transit Ltd
 11  Shopee
 12  SIA Engineering Company Limited
 13  ST Logistics Pte Ltd
 14  Standard Chartered Bank
 15  Swire Pacific Offshore
 16  Tan Tock Seng Hospital 
 17  United Overseas Bank Limited
 18  United Test and Assembly Center Ltd
 19  Yang Kee Logistics Pte Ltd


The SkillsFuture Employer Awards are open to all Singapore registered entities, including small and medium enterprises (SMEs), corporations, and voluntary welfare organisations. There are two categories under the awards: SkillsFuture Employer Awards for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and SkillsFuture Employer Awards for Non-SMEs.

Judging Process

All applications/nominations will be evaluated by a panel of judges comprising senior representatives from the industry, unions, and the government.

The judging panel will look for organisations that:

  • Participate in SkillsFuture and/or other efforts in building a lifelong learning culture in the workplace, including how the organisation has been supporting the employees’ learning and development;
  • Recognise skills and mastery when hiring and in the career development of their employees, including how the organisation emphasises skills in employees’ development; and
  • Align employee development efforts with other national manpower objectives, including how the organisation has strengthened its competitiveness and sustainability by adopting initiatives to enhance productivity, build a strong Singaporean Core and/or create a good working environment.

Award Ceremony

As the Patron of the SkillsFuture Employer Awards, the President of the Republic of Singapore will honour exemplary employers at an award ceremony, recognising them as skills-development leaders and employers of choice for shaping Singapore’s future talent.

How to apply

Applications are closed now. 

For further enquiries, please contact Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF), the appointed Programme Manager for SkillsFuture Employer Award at