SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace

SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace

What Is it?

Formerly known as Future@Work, this national initiative aims to equip Singaporeans with the mindset and basic functional skills to prepare for the future economy.

Who Is It For?

The programme is designed to help all Singaporean adults, including those planning to return to the workforce.

Individuals
Understand emerging technologies and how they impact work, interpret and use data, and adopt a positive mindset for change, innovation and resilience.

Employers
Equip staff with the right mindset and skills to welcome technological changes to the workplace, and to take advantage of new opportunities in the future economy.

How will I benefit?

At the end of the programme, you will be:

  • Aware of the type of jobs in the future economy;
  • Able to work in a technology-rich environment;
  • Able to apply frequently used mobile apps in your daily life; 
  • Aware of the importance of cyber security in daily / work applications;
  • Aware of how data and information can be used;
  • Able to perform functional outcomes such as applying for SkillsFuture Credit or performing basic cyber security actions e.g. setting up passwords to protect data or information; and
  • Able to develop an action plan to continue learning
     

Further Learning

If you wish to learn more on areas of data, innovation and technology, you can browse the free digitised content curated by our technology partners.

 

Technology Partner

Online Content

Microsoft

Areas of Development, Data Series, Cloud Technologies, Online Facilitation

 

Participants who have completed the SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace programme and wish to pick up more specialist skills and knowledge in areas such as data analytics, cyber security and technology-enabled services can tap on the curated list of training programmes under SkillsFuture Series.

 

 

 

How Does It Work?

This is a two-day programme (up to 18 hours), depending on the training requirements. 

Refer to table below for the list of training providers and the course information.

Where can I find out more?

Please contact the training providers below for more information.

*Click here to view e-brochure.

CET Partners

Contact Details

Course Description

Asian Culinary Institute (ACI)

Asian Culinary Institute (ACI)
Tel: 6417 3318
Email: 
info@aci.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the Food Services and Hospitality industry.

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Current and emerging technology trends in the F&B and hospitality industry (e.g. kitchen automation, robotic servers, digital ordering, and data analytics)
  • The latest cyber security threats that impact you and how to minimise such threats
  • Practical hands on session using tablets so the session will be highly experiential and interesting.

Languages available: English, Mandarin

Capelle Academy

Capelle Academy
Tel: 6704 0212
Email:
PublicRunAdmin@capelleconsulting.com

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Navigate popular apps, platforms, devices, and media
  • Understand cyber, data and password security, as well as identify secure websites
  • Use work productivity tools that save time and cost
  • Explore new technologies through hands-on group activities
  • MakerTech Session with hands-on experience with 3D printing, drones or robotics

Languages available: English

For more information on this course, please click here.

IBM Singapore Pte Ltd IBM Singapore Pte Ltd
Tel: 6418 9375

Suitable for: PMETs who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Technology advancement, exploring the web, introduction to Artificial Intelligence, awareness of digital content, social media, and digital safety and protection
  • Growth mindsets and skills for future workplace
  • Use data to create business insights
  • Use digital tools to transform insights into actions on the web and mobile

Languages available: English         

Institute of Technical Education Ms Cheryl Lim 
Tel: 6590 2410
Email: cheryl_c_t_lim@ite.edu.sg 

Ms Cecilia Hung
Tel: 6590 2199
Email: cecilia_y_l_hung@ite.edu.sg
 

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools for the workplace and personal lives. Corporate classes are also available.

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:  

  • Connect digitally for professional networking and industry updates
  • Access government and public online services
  • Shop and pay bills online
  • Create forms and presentation slides
  • Search online for information and jobs
  • Self-directed learning in the digital world
  • Observe cyber security
  • Backup data


Languages available: English, Mandarin          

IP Academy
Benjamin Tan
Tel: 6331 6581
Email: benjamin_tan@ipacademy.com.sg  

 

Suitable for:
 
Individuals and working adults who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools for the workplace and daily lives. Corporate classes are welcome.

Highlights: 

Participants will learn about:

• Popular digital platforms and e-payments methods (eg. PayNow, SGQR code) to improve your payment convenience
• Communicate on social media platforms and increase your virtual presence
• Protect against online hacks and scams and strengthen your cyber security skills
• e-Commerce: how to be a more effective online shopper
• Identify, protect and appreciate your intellectual property
• Leverage on ‘Big Data’ for your personal/professional use

Languages available: English

 

Lithan Academy Pte Ltd  Lithan Academy Pte Ltd
Tel: 6324 9730
Email: info@lithan.com
 

 

Suitable for: All working adults with baseline digital skills. It is designed for a companywide learning and implementation.
 
Highlights:
  
Participants will learn about:

• Various digital technologies and digital best practices
• Job requirements in the future digital economy
• be able to perform the digital skills gap analysis by utilising the SPRI tool
• be able to design and develop learning plan to fulfil the skill gap
• Perform digital skills gap analysis exercise
• Develop individual learning plan based on skills gap analysis
• Enhance baseline digital literacy for effective communication and productivity in the workplace 

Languages available: English

 

Mendaki Social Enterprise Network Singapore Pte Ltd
Azizah Salim
Tel: 6708 6433
Email: azizah.salim@msense.sg

 

This course is open to anyone who is keen to learn new technologies, softwares and apps. 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 
• Adapt to job demands in the future
• Work effectively with technology
• Use mobile apps in daily work/life
• Cybersecurity – Guard against crime on the internet
• Perform useful applications e.g. make online payments

Languages available: English

 

Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Mr Tan Nam Beng
Tel: 6550 1665
Email:
Tan_Nam_Beng@nyp.edu.sg

Mr Chow Kim Foong
Tel: 6550 1621
Email:
Chow_Kim_Foong@nyp.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • Singapore’s Smart Nation initiatives, new technologies, disruptions and valuable skills in the future digital workplaces
  • Gain awareness to various technologies such as Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Machine Learning with the use of gadgets and experiential activities
  • Gain awareness about cyber-security threats, and learn how to protect themselves
  • Better understand data analytics and how it can apply to their work
  • Apply problem-solving techniques and technology

Languages available: English

Ngee Ann Polytechnic  

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

CET Academy 

Tel: 6407 4889
Email:enquirycet@np.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • Work in a technology rich environment
  • Safeguard cyber security in daily/work applications
  • The pivotal role that digital technology plays in the future economy
  • The convenience and ease of use of online apps in the work place and in daily life
  • Build digital confidence in using new technologies, software and applications
Languages available: English

NTUC LearningHub

Ms Eileen Tan
Tel: 6705 4107
Email:eileen.tan@ntuclearninghub.com

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • Key trends affecting the future of work
  • Technologies shaping the future economy
  • Impact of technology at work and daily life
  • Basic lean concepts and being change agent at work
  • Basic concepts and widespread use of data in the future economy

Languages available: English

For more information about this course, please click here


Republic Polytechnic

Republic Polytechnic
Tel:
6510 3000
Email:
ACE-help@rp.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • Comprehend the pervasiveness of digital tools in bringing about convenience, raising productivity at the workplace and impacting the modern lifestyle
  • Apply the use of digital tools to stay connected, improve work efficiency and carry out daily transactions.
  • Outline the importance of data protection, online safety and cybersecurity
  • Identify evolving job trends and roles
Languages available: English 

Rohei Corporation

Rohei Corporation Pte Ltd
Tel: 6716 9700
Email:learning@rohei.com

Suitable for: PMETs with some basic digital skills who may not be confident working with new technologies and digital platforms. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • How to Create: Explore the use technology to meet the needs of others around you by exploring new ways of doing things and using the language of possibility.
  • How to Connect: The challenges and opportunities of the future economy and learning and how to collaborate using technology. Try useful digital tools that can help both at home and at work.
  • How to Be Safe: The common cybersecurity threats and some practical steps to protect yourself from online threats. Experience the importance of preventing identity theft and practicing good cyber hygiene.
  • How to Learn: Increase your learning agility and develop a proactive mindset to enjoy and participate in the excitement of technological change.

Languages available: English

Singapore Chinese Chambers Institute of Business (SCCIOB)
Singapore Chinese Chambers Institute of Business
Ms Peggy Peng/Mr Ash Soh
Tel: 65053845, 65053850, 65053854 
Email: enquiry@scciob.edu.sg
Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 
• Impact of technology at work and daily life
• Key trends affecting the future of work
• Essentials and importance of cyber security
• Technologies shaping the future economy
• GRAB methodology to develop resilience, adaptability and a future ready mindset

Languages available: English , Mandarin 

Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS)

Singapore Institute of Retail Studies (SIRS)
Tel:6222 7477
Email:courses@sirs.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the Retail industry.

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 

  • Be acquainted to various emerging technologies in this era of data-driven retailing
  • Gain insight into the dynamic retail industry and embrace change that will impact them
  • Immerse themselves in a technology-rich yet non-intimidating learning environment to understand change that will affect their workplace and social interaction
  • Collaborate and create innovative retail concepts by recommending suitable technology, data and skills
  • Get first-hand experience with various technologies used in retail through SIRS’ Retail Innovation Centre for Enterprises (RICE)

Languages available: English, Mandarin

Singapore Media Academy  Singapore Media Academy Pte Ltd
Tel: 6435 6000
Email: Marketing@MediaAcademy.sg

 

Suitable for:
  
Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives.

Highlights: 

Participants will learn about:
 
• Online/Social Media Platforms
• Types of Content for Online/Social Media and Techniques to Engage & Build Customers
• Customer Journey: Re-marketing, Social Media Analytics, Online/Social Media Crisis
• Cyber Security: User Profiles and rights, Photo and video rights and protection
• IP Rules & Regulations and Sources for Content/Media
• Visual Storytelling: Basics of Framing & Composition
• Telling Stories through Photos
• Event Coverage on Videos
• Mobile Camera Techniques
• Post-Production

Languages available: English 

Singapore National Employers Federation  Singapore National Employers Federation
Tel: 6827 6919
Email: Vincent_sim@snef.org.sg

 

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives.  

Highlights:

Participants will learn about: 
• Different types of data threats.  
• Use of different technologies for higher productivity and business needs
• ICloud computing and the use of applications on it
• Utilise mobile applications and the use of web resources for lifelong learning. 
• The type of jobs in the future economy and how the future workplace will be like Working in a digital workplace
• The importance of cyber security in digital environment
• How data and information can be used effectively in business for higher productivity and make good business decisions

Languages available: English

Singapore Polytechnic

Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy

Tel: 6772 1288

Email:pace@sp.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Overview of the Digital World & Digital Life
  • The importance and rationale for Singapore’s push for a digital landscape as well as evaluate emerging digital technology and applications
  • Own interests and level of participation in the digital world
  • Emerging concepts of basic cybersecurity through interactive learning scenarios and collaborative case studies
  • Cybersecurity guidelines that will impact workplace behaviour
  • The effects of cyber threats and risks
  • Measures to mitigate cybersecurity threats at work

Languages available: English

Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

Ms Hu Huiping
Tel: 6240 8807
Email: huhuiping@suss.edu.sg 

Centre for Continuing and Professional Education
Tel: 6248 0263
Email:cet@suss.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Learn how to shift one’s mindset to anticipate changes in a digitised workplace through reflecting on the real-world changes
  • Reflect and decide on one’s future development plans through the enriched experience and shared learning journeys presented in a Gallery Walk

Languages available: English

 

Temasek Polytechnic

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy

Tel: 6788 1212

Email: tsa@tp.edu.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Understand the work trends of the future
  • Navigate through popular and useful apps
  • Identify cyber threat and ways to protect yourself from it
  • Creative ways to set passwords
  • Techniques of digital and social media marketing

Languages available: English, Mandarin

Training Vision Institute

Training Vision Institute
Tel: 6100 8844
Email: courseinfo@trainingvision.com.sg

Suitable for: Individuals who plan to acquire digital skills at a foundational level and familiarise with the various digital tools in the workplace and in their daily lives. 

 

Highlights:

Participants will learn about:

  • Adapt to a digitally-rich environment
  • Search online for information
  • Enhance productivity and innovative abilities
  • Download and use apps relevant to their work
  • Understand risks of cyber dangers
  • Know about viruses and cyber hacking

Languages available: English, Mandarin