SkillsFuture Work-Study Certificate

WSP

What is it?

The Work-Study Certificate (WSCert) is part of the suite of SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes offered by Institute of Higher Learning (IHLs) and appointed private providers, as well as the industry. WSCert provide individuals with more opportunities, to develop new skills and knowledge, and build on what they have acquired in school, through a work-study arrangement. 

Participating employers can recruit local graduates and prepare them to take up suitable job roles. The programme is designed in collaboration with industry to ensure relevance to employers in the sector. 

Who is it for?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate
For Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are within three years of either graduation from the ITE and Polytechnics or the Operational Ready Date for full-time National Servicemen.

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For Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are fresh graduates or mid-career individuals, and are keen to undergo an 8 to 12 weeks’ institution-based training programme before seeking employment in sectors with jobs in acute demand.   

Employers

The Work-Study Certificate (WSCert) are for companies, societies and non-profit organisations that are registered or incorporated in Singapore.

How does it work?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate
You will be matched with a job related to your discipline of study and undergo a 12- to 18-month structured training programme, depending on the programme, sector and job requirements. The programme includes facilitated learning, on-the-job training and work-based projects, to allow you to deepen your skill sets at the workplace. You will have an assigned mentor at the workplace and enjoy a well-structured career progression pathway, in line with the company’s talent development plan. At the end of the programme, you will receive an industry-recognised certificate and potential wage progression or career advancement based on performance.

Work-Study Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
You will undergo a recruitment screening process to assess your suitability for the Programme, before you embark on an 8 to 12 weeks of institution-based training at the Polytechnics and ITE. You will acquire behavioural, mind-set and technical skills related to a specific job role so that you are well-equipped and ready to seek employment with a participating company upon completion of training. At the company, assigned mentors will guide you and provide support in your continual skills development. 


Employers

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Suitable candidates will be matched with a job related to their field of study and undergo structured on-the-job training and mentorship in your company. They will also benefit from a well-structured career development pathway and guidance from mentors through your company’s talent development plan.

Work-Study Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Participating employers are involved in curriculum development from the on-set through activity mapping, to focus on skills identified in peak performers.  They can subsequently recruit these job ready individuals for the specific job role which they are trained in.

 

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How will I benefit?

Individuals

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Receive a competitive starting salary and full-time employment with participating companies
Deepen your skills through structured workplace learning, mentorship, and facilitated learning
Acquire relevant work experience and skills valued by the industry
Attain an industry-recognised certificate2
Get a sign-on incentive of S$5,0003
Potentially enjoy skills-based wage increments and career advancement pathways upon programme completion, depending on factors such as satisfactory job performance and job scope expansion

Work-Study Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Receive a competitive starting salary and full-time employment with participating companies, along with mentorship 
Acquire relevant behavioural, mind-set and technical skills related to a specific job role through a short training programme before seeking employment with a company in sectors with jobs in acute demand 
Get a training allowance4 upon completion of training 


Employers

Modular Certificate and WSQ Certificate 
Groom and retain suitable talent with the relevant skills and aptitude to meet the needs of your company.
Receive a grant of up to $15,000 per individual3 placed in the programme to defray the costs of developing and providing structured on-job-training.

Work-Study Certificate in Digital Marketing/Engineering 4.0/Customer Service
Work closely with the Polytechnics and ITE to design a training programme that caters to the specific job role in the company
Recruit job-ready individuals equipped with the relevant skills and aptitude for the job 
Receive a mentorship grant6 of $5,000 per individual placed to provide mentorship for the individual

How do I apply?

Individuals

Please visit the MySkillsFuture portal to view details and apply for the SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes.


Employers

Please visit the Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills to view details and apply for the SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes.