Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology

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What Is it?

The Skills Framework (SFw) is a SkillsFuture initiative developed for the Singapore workforce to promote skills mastery and lifelong learning, and is an integral component of the Professional Services Industry Manpower Plan.

Jointly developed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG), and the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), together with industry associations, education institutions, training providers, organisations and unions, the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology provides useful information on:

  • Sector information;

  • Career pathways;

  • Occupations and job roles;

  • Existing and emerging skills; and

  • Training programmes for skills upgrading and mastery.

Who Is It For?

Individuals who wish to join or progress within the Infocomm Technology sector, to assess their career interest, identify relevant training programmes to upgrade their skills and prepare for the desired job roles.

Employers will be able to recognise these skills and invest in training their employees for career development and skills upgrading.

Training providers can gain insights on sector trends, existing and emerging skills that are in demand, and design programmes to address the industry needs accordingly.

How Does It Work?

The SFw for Infocomm Technology contains information on trends, career pathways, occupations, job roles, skills and competencies and training programmes.


(i) Sector Information

This section provides information on the SFw for Infocomm Technology, including information on trends and workforce profiles in the sector.

Click here to download the Guide to Occupation and Skills for the SFw for Infocomm Technology or click here to navigate the Skills Framework..


(ii) Career Pathways

The Career Pathways show the possible options for vertical and lateral progression for advancement and growth. Seven (7) tracks, (i) Security, (ii) Support, (iii) Infrastructure, (iv) Data, (v) Professional Services,  (vi) Software and Applications and (vii) Sales and Marketing, which encompass 119 job roles.

Click the following link to download the Career Pathways for the Infocomm Technology sector. [PDF / Word]

 

(iii) Skills Maps

The Skills Maps covers a total of 119 job roles, critical work functions, key tasks and skills and competencies aligned to the seven tracks.


(a) View the Occupations/Job Roles under the SFw for Infocomm Technology

Click on the tracks listed below to download the Skills Map for each track.

Security

  • Security Executive [PDF / Word]

  • Associate Security Analyst / Associate Security Engineer [PDF / Word]

  • Cyber Risk Analyst [PDF / Word]

  • Security Penetration Tester [PDF / Word]

  • Security Operations Analyst [PDF / Word]

  • Incident Investigator/Forensic Investigator/Threat Investigator [PDF / Word]

  • Security Engineer [PDF / Word]

  • Cyber Risk Manager [PDF / Word]

  • Security Penetration Testing Manager [PDF / Word]

  • Security Operations Manager [PDF / Word]

  • Incident Investigation Manager/Forensic Investigation Manager/Threat Investigation Manager [PDF / Word]

  • Principal Security Engineer/Principal Security Architect [PDF / Word]

  • Chief Information Security Officer [PDF / Word]

Support

Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure Executive [PDF / Word]

  • Senior Infrastructure Executive [PDF / Word]

  • Senior Planning and Design Engineer [PDF / Word]

  • Cloud Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Infrastructure Engineer [PDF / Word]

  • Senior Cloud Engineer [PDF / Word

  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer [PDF / Word]

  • Principal Planning and Design Architect [PDF / Word]

  • Principal Cloud Architect [PDF / Word]

  • Infrastructure Manager [PDF / Word]

  • Senior Infrastructure Architect [PDF / Word]

  • Head of Infrastructure [PDF / Word]

  • Chief Technology Officer [PDF / Word]

  • Chief Information Officer [PDF / Word]

  • Chief Digital Officer [PDF / Word]

Data

Professional Services

Software and Applications

Sales and Marketing

 

(iv) Skills and Competencies

The Skills and Competencies identified for each of the job roles fall under two broad classifications: (i) Technical Skills and Competencies, and (ii) Generic Skills and Competencies.


(a) View the Technical Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Infocomm Technology

Technical Skills and Competencies comprise occupation/job-specific knowledge, skills and abilities that a person needs to have to perform the various tasks.

Click the following link to download the Overview of Technical Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Infocomm Technology.[PDF / Word]

Click below to view the Technical Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Infocomm Technology.

 

Design

Development and Implementation

Operations and User Support

Project Management

Sales and Marketing 

Stakeholder and Contract Management

Strategy and Architecture

 

(b) View the Generic Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Infocomm Technology

Generic Skills and Competencies are employability/transferable skills and competencies.

Click here to download the Overview of Generic Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Infocomm Technology.


(v) Training Programmes

The Training Programmes provide information on skills acquisition that are available for new entrants and in-service personnel to acquire skills and competencies required for various job roles in the Infocomm Technology sector.


(a) View the Training Programmes for new entrants

These are programmes that equip new entrants with skills and knowledge for the specific job role in the sector at their respective entry level.

Click on the tracks below to download the Training Programmes for the respective job roles.

 

(b) View the Training Programmes for in-service employees

For in-service employees who work in the Infocomm Technology sector and who aspire to take on more challenging roles at work, you can identify and enrol in the training programmes listed here to acquire the relevant skills.

 

Security

  • Security Executive [PDF / Word]
  • Associate Security Analyst / Associate Security Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Cyber Risk Analyst [PDF / Word]
  • Security Penetration Tester [PDF / Word]
  • Security Operations Analyst [PDF / Word]
  • Incident Investigator/Forensic Investigator/Threat Investigator [PDF / Word]
  • Security Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Cyber Risk Manager [PDF / Word]
  • Security Penetration Testing Manager [PDF / Word]
  • Security Operations Manager [PDF / Word]
  • Incident Investigation Manager/Forensic Investigation Manager/Threat Investigation Manager [PDF / Word]
  • Principal Security Engineer/Principal Security Architect [PDF / Word]
  • Chief Information Security Officer [PDF / Word]

Support

Infrastructure

  • Infrastructure Executive [PDF / Word]
  • Senior Infrastructure Executive [PDF / Word]
  • Senior Planning and Design Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Cloud Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Infrastructure Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Senior Cloud Engineer [PDF / Word
  • Senior Infrastructure Engineer [PDF / Word]
  • Principal Planning and Design Architect [PDF / Word]
  • Principal Cloud Architect [PDF / Word]
  • Infrastructure Manager [PDF / Word]
  • Senior Infrastructure Architect [PDF / Word]
  • Head of Infrastructure [PDF / Word]
  • Chief Technology Officer [PDF / Word]
  • Chief Information Officer [PDF / Word]
  • Chief Digital Officer [PDF / Word]

Data

Professional Services

Software and Applications

Sales and Marketing

 

For more information on Training Programmes, please visit the respective training providers’ websites or http://www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.