Skills Framework for Marine and Offshore

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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 Marine and Offshore Engineering Industry Manpower Plan.

Jointly developed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG), the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), and SPRING Singapore together with industry associations, training providers, organisations and unions, the Skills Framework for Marine and Offshore 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 Marine and Offshore 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 Marine and Offshore 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 Marine and Offshore, including information on trends and workforce profiles in the sector.

Click here to download the Guide to Occupations and Skills for the SFw for Marine and Offshore.

 

(ii) Career Pathways

The Career Pathways show the possible options for vertical and lateral progression for advancement and growth. Five (5) tracks, i) General Management, (ii) Design and Engineering, (iii) Production Engineering, (iv) Project Management and (v) Workplace Safety and Health have been identified, which encompass 29 job roles.

Click to download the Career Pathways for the SFw for Marine and Offshore. [PDF/Word]

 

(iii) Skills Maps

The Skills Maps covers a total of 29 job roles, critical work functions, key tasks and skills and competencies aligned to the five tracks.


(a) View the Occupations/Job Roles under the SFw for Marine and Offshore

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

Design and Engineering

  • Assistant Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Design Section Manager/Head of Department [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Engineer/Chief Technology Officer [PDF/Word]

Production Engineering

i. Manufacturing, Building Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Installation

  • Technician [PDF/Word]
  • Supervisor/Chargehand/Foreman [PDF/Word]
  • Assistant Production Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Master Trade Specialist/ Senior Trade Specialist/ Trade Specialist [PDF/Word]
  • Production Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Production Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Production Section Manager/Head of Department [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Engineer/Chief Technology Officer [PDF/Word]

ii. Procurement and Aftersales

  • Procurement Coordinator/Executive [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Procurement Executive [PDF/Word]
  • Procurement Manager [PDF/Word]

iii. Quality Assurance and Quality Control

  • Assistant Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer[PDF/Word]
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager [PDF/Word]

Project Management

Workplace Safety and Health

  • Workplace Safety and Health Coordinator [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Workplace Safety and Health Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Manager [PDF/Word]

General Management

  • Operations Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Deputy General Manager/Chief Operating Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Executive Officer/General Manager/President [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 Marine and Offshore

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

Click here to download the Overview of Technical Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Marine and Offshore.

Business Development

Business Finance 

General Management

Marine and Offshore System Design

  • Ballast System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Cargo System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Communication and Navigation System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Control System Programming [PDF/Word]
  • Cooling System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Fuel and Lubrication System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Heat Transfer System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Instrumentation and Control System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Marine Design Customisation [PDF/Word]
  • Marine Equipment Material Selection [PDF/Word]
  • Power Generation System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Propulsion System Design [PDF/Word]
  • Pump and Piping Design [PDF/Word]
  • Safety System Design [PDF/Word]

Marine Calculations

  • Marine Engineering Calculations [PDF/Word]
  • Naval Architecture Calculations [PDF/Word]

Marine Manufacturing

Product Finalisation

  • Component Assembly [PDF/Word]
  • Installation Planning and Execution[PDF/Word]
  • Launch Planning and Management [PDF/Word]

Production Management

  • Manufacturing Workflow Management [PDF/Word]
  • Value Engineering [PDF/Word]

Project Management

  • Manpower Forecasting[PDF/Word]
  • Project Coordination [PDF/Word]
  • Project Feasibility Assessment [PDF/Word]
  • Project Quality Management [PDF/Word]
  • Project Risk Management [PDF/Word]

Quality Management

  • Commissioning Coordination [PDF/Word]
  • Continuous Quality Improvement [PDF/Word]
  • Electrical Testing [PDF/Word]
  • Quality Engineering Integration [PDF/Word]
  • Quality System Management [PDF/Word]
  • Structural Testing [PDF/Word]
  • Technical Inspection [PDF/Word]
  • Technical Writing [PDF/Word]

Repair and Maintenance

  • Marine Auxiliary System Maintenance [PDF/Word]
  • Marine Equipment and System Maintenance [PDF/Word]

Research and Development

Supply Chain Management

  • Contract Development and Management [PDF/Word]
  • Materials Inspection [PDF/Word]
  • Procurement Coordination and Policy Development [PDF/Word]
  • Procurement Performance Monitoring [PDF/Word]
  • Vendor Management [PDF/Word]

Systems Engineering

  • Interface Management [PDF/Word]
  • System Architecture Design [PDF/Word]
  • System Configuration Management [PDF/Word]
  • Systems Integration [PDF/Word]

Technical Drawing

Workplace Safety and Health

  • Emergency Response Management [PDF/Word]
  • Incident and Accident Investigation [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Dockside Tower Crane Operations [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Forklift Operations [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Marine Electrical Installation [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Marine Mechanical Installation [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Painting and Blasting [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Pipe Fitting [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Self-Propelled Platform Operations [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health  for Steel Fitting[PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Tank Cleaning [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Welding [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Culture Development [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Performance Management [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Policy Development [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health System Management [PDF/Word]
     

(b) View the Generic Skills and Competencies for the SFw for Marine and Offshore

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 Marine and Offshore.


(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 Marine and Offshore 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 programmes for each job role.

  • Design and Engineering [PDF/Word]
  • Manufacturing, Building, Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Installation [PDF/Word]
  • Procurement and Aftersales [PDF/Word]
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health [PDF/Word]

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

For in-service employees who work in the Marine and Offshore 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.

These are programmes for in-service personnel to broaden or deepen specific skills and knowledge for the various job roles in the sector. 

Design and Engineering

  • Assistant Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Design Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Design Section Manager/Head of Department [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Engineer/Chief Technology Officer [PDF/Word]

Production Engineering

i. Manufacturing, Building Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Installation

  • Technician [PDF/Word]
  • Supervisor/Chargehand/Foreman [PDF/Word]
  • Assistant Production Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Master Trade Specialist/ Senior Trade Specialist/ Trade Specialist [PDF/Word]
  • Production Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Production Engineer[PDF/Word]
  • Production Section Manager/Head of Department [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Engineer/Chief Technology Officer [PDF/Word]

ii. Procurement and Aftersales

  • Procurement Coordinator/Executive[PDF/Word]
  • Senior Procurement Executive [PDF/Word]
  • Procurement Manager [PDF/Word]

iii. Quality Assurance and Quality Control

  • Assistant Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer[PDF/Word]
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer[PDF/Word]
  • Senior Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer [PDF/Word]
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control Manager [PDF/Word]

Project Management

Workplace Safety and Health

  • Workplace Safety and Health Coordinator [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Senior Workplace Safety and Health Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Workplace Safety and Health Manager [PDF/Word]

General Management

  • Operations Manager [PDF/Word]
  • Deputy General Manager/Chief Operating Officer [PDF/Word]
  • Chief Executive Officer/General Manager/President [PDF/Word]

 

(c) View the Training Programmes for Generic Skills and Competencies (GSCs)

These are programmes through which individuals can acquire the GSCs, which are transferable and can be applied across sectors. The GSCs facilitate employability by supporting individuals in acquiring relevant Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for various job roles in different sectors. Please click [PDF / Wordto access the GSC training programme listing.

In-service personnel can identify the top five GSCs which are required for respective job roles by referencing the Skills Maps listed in Section (iii) (a) above before refering to the listing to identify training programmes for GSCs which are considered as critical for the job roles.

 

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

Skills Framework Templates

 

 

This section helps users to populate Skills Framework content into editable Microsoft Word templates.

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    Skills Framework Workshop

    We encourage enterprises that are keen to learn how Skills Framework can enhance their Human Resource practices to sign up for the Skills Framework Workshop.

     

    HOW you will benefit

    • Understand the intent and purpose of the Skills Framework
    • Comprehend the components of the Skills Framework
    • Enhance HR practices in the areas of talent attraction, performance and career management, learning and development through the Skills Framework
    • Adopt the Skills Framework to improve people strategy and business outcomes

     

    WHO should attend

    • HR practitioners who: 
      • Develop strategic HR policies and processes
      • Develop in-house workplace learning tools and platforms
      • Review strategic alignment between corporate vision and human capabilities
    • Line managers and leaders who develop and deploy performance support tools

     

    Click HERE to register your interest for the workshop.