Skills Framework for Training and Adult Education

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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 Training and Adult Education Industry Transformation Plan.

Developed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) together with industry associations, training providers, organisations and unions, the Skills Framework for Training and Adult Education 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 Training and Adult Education 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 Training and Adult Education 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 Training and Adult Education, including information on trends and workforce profiles in the sector.

Click here to download the Guide to Occupations and Skills for the SFw for Training and Adult Education.


(ii) Career Pathways

The Career Pathways show the possible options for vertical and lateral progression for advancement and growth. Two(2) tracks, (i) Adult Education and (ii) Learning Management, which encompass 13 job roles.

Click to download the Career Pathways for the Training and Adult Education sector. [PDF]

 

(iii) Skills Map

The Skills Maps covers a total of 13 job roles, critical work functions, key tasks and skills and competencies aligned to the two tracks..


(a) View the Occupations/Job Roles under the SFw for Training and Adult Education

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

Adult Education

  • Learning Facilitator [PDF/Word]
  • Assessor [PDF/Word]
  • Courseware Developer [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Technology Designer [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Consultant/Learning Solutionist [PDF/Word]
  • Curriculum Lead [PDF/Word]
  • Centre Director/Head of Institute [PDF/Word]

Learning Management

  • Learning Support Executive [PDF/Word]
  • Product Development Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Business Development Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Learning and Operations Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Learning and Quality Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Systems Manager [PDF/Word]

 

(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 Training and Adult Education

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

Click on the following link to download the Overview of Technical Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Training and Adult Education. [PDF/Word]

 

Business Development

Business Finance

Business Management

  • Business Environment Analysis [PDF/Word]
  • Market Research [PDF/Word]
  • Partnership Management [PDF/Word]
  • Sales Target Management [PDF/Word

General Management

Human Capital Management

  • Competency Framework Development [PDF/Word]
  • Leadership Development [PDF/Word]
  • Performance Management [PDF/Word
  • Succession Planning [PDF/Word]
  • Talent Management [PDF/Word]

Learning Analytics and Data Management

Learning Assessment and Evaluation

  • Accreditation Structure Management [PDF/Word]
  • Assessment Design and Implementation [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Experience Evaluation [PDF/Word]
  • Reflective Practice [PDF/Word]
  • Talent Capability Assessment [PDF/Word]

Learning Delivery

  • Behaviour Change Facilitation [PDF/Word]
  • Coaching and Mentoring [PDF/Word]
  • Group Dynamics Facilitation [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Experience Delivery [PDF/Word]
  • Technology-enabled Learning Delivery [PDF/Word]

Learning Design

  • Curriculum Design [PDF/Word]
  • Learner Profile Analysis [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Mode Design [PDF/Word]
  • Learning  Needs Analysis [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Solution Design [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Space Design [PDF/Word]
  • Learning Strategy Development [PDF/Word]
  • Skills Framework Adoption [PDF/Word]

Learning Management

Marketing

  • Customer Acquisition Management [PDF/Word]
  • Customer Relationship Management Operations [PDF/Word]
  • Digital Marketing [PDF/Word]
  • Marketing Campaign Management [PDF/Word]
  • Marketing Communication Plan Development [PDF/Word]

Project Management

  • Project Feasibility Assessment [PDF/Word]

Research and Innovation

  • Intellectual Property Management [PDF/Word]
  • Research Into  Professional Practice Translation [PDF/Word]
  • Research Design [PDF/Word]
  • Research Findings Communication [PDF/Word]

Stakeholder and Customer Management

  • Business Opportunities Development [PDF/Word]
  • Contract Development and Management [PDF/Word]
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management [PDF/Word]

Strategic Planning

  • Organisational Strategising [PDF/Word]

Strategic Planning and Implementation

  • Organisational Analysis [PDF/Word]

Technology Development and Management

Workplace Learning

  • Organisational Impact Analysis [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Learning Delivery [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Performance Diagnosis [PDF/Word]
 
(b) View the Generic Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Training and Adult Education

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

Click on the following link to download the Overview of Generic Skills and Competencies for the SF for Training and Adult Education. [PDF/Word]


(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 Training and Adult Education 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 respective training programme for each job role. 

  • Learning Facilitator [PDF/Word]
  • Courseware Developer [PDF/Word
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    (b) View the Training Programmes for in-service employees

    For in-service employees who work in the Training and Adult Education 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.

    Adult Education

    • Learning Facilitator [PDF/Word]
    • Assessor [PDF/Word]
    • Courseware Developer [PDF/Word]
    • Learning Technology Designer [PDF/Word]
    • Learning Consultant/Learning Solutionist [PDF/Word]
    • Curriculum Lead [PDF/Word]
    • Centre Director/Head of Institute [PDF/Word]

    Learning Management

    • Learning Support Executive [PDF/Word]
    • Product Development Manager [PDF/Word]
    • Business Development Manager [PDF/Word]
    • Learning and Operations Manager [PDF/Word]
    • Learning and Quality Manager [PDF/Word]
    • Learning Systems Manager [PDF/Word]

     

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