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Potential antidote to your labour crunch woes

Potential antidote to your labour crunch woes


If you are having headaches over getting developers or skilled employees onboard, check this out!

WDA has just set up the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn programme (ELP) to help provide career head start for Fresh Polytechnic and ITE Graduates.  Polytechnics are institutes of higher learning that provide part-time and full time diploma courses spanning many fields. The ELP team will match and plac these graduates to work for companies over a period of at least 2 -3 years (medium term).

The ELP for Software Development will be the first to be launched, followed by Business Analytics, Infocomm Security and Networks/ Infrastructure Support.


  • Given the aim of the program, start-ups that may sustain over some years to support the career progression requirement for the working candidate
  • Employers will need to provide on-the-job training and mentorship, leading to industry-recognised certifications at the end of the programme.
  • Employees will also be supported with structured training and career development pathways in accordance with their employer’s talent development plan.
  • The commitment will span 12 to 18 months depending on the sector, job and training requirements.

For more information, please refer to eBrochure / Factsheet of SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme – Infocomm Technology Sector.