Reinvent your career in technology
#GetReadySG is a national skills initiative co-created by Microsoft and Generation Singapore, in partnership with Digital Industry Singapore (DISG), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). The initiative hopes to reskill up to 1000 job seekers over a two-year period and match them with meaningful employment opportunities in technology.
1) SG United Mid-Career Pathways Program - Company Training
SG United Mid-Career Pathways Program – Company Training (SGUP-CT) is a SkillsFuture program targeted at young professionals and mid-career job seekers impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19, looking to gain in-demand digital skills and chart their careers in technology.
The 9-month program consists of a 3-month job-role specific bootcamp which is designed in consultation with employer partners. The bootcamp is delivered in partnership with Temasek Polytechnic and is followed by a 6-month paid apprenticeship with an employer partner. This program also provides you with learning pathways that can lead to industry certification by Microsoft. Prior education or work experience in technology is not a requirement to apply for this program. At the end of the program, Microsoft and Generation will assist eligible candidates to facilitate job placement opportunities with Microsoft’s partner companies.
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2) Company-Led Training (CLT) Programme
Our #GetReadySG Company-Led Training (CLT) programme is structured development programme designed for recent graduates and mid-career professionals without an education background or prior work experience in the technology industry.
Trainees will undergo salaried on-the-job training for 9 months with host companies while concurrently pursuing instructor-led training to build technical competencies and capabilities in areas such as Software Development, Data Engineering and Cloud Computing.
Upon completion of the 9-month contract, trainees will be able to apply for full-time job opportunities at their respective host companies or receive additional placement assistance from the Generation Singapore team.
Learn more about the programme, the roles available, and the application process.
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1. PROGRAM SELECTION & APPLICATION
You will select the program you wish to apply for and complete the program application. Part of the application process includes the logic test, technical assessment and submission of the video interview.
2. ADMISSIONS REVIEW
Your complete application, assessments, and video interview will be reviewed by an admissions counselor who will determine your eligibility for the program. At this point, you will also fill out a support questionnaire that will better help us understand any specific needs you may have.
3. ADMISSIONS DECISION
You will be notified via email once a decision has been made regarding your admission and next steps.
DEDICATED LEARNER SUCCESS ASSOCIATES
Our learners are at the core of everything we do. Each cohort is assigned a Learner Success Associate (LSA) who supports each learner’s wellbeing and communications.
A CURRICULUM THAT CARES
Every Generation curriculum does not only teach technical skills but behavioural skills and mindsets, as well as sessions on building a supportive peer community and social support sessions to ensure your success professionally and personally. Our sessions cover topics such as managing negative thoughts or caring for your wellbeing and energy.
SUBSIDISED COUNSELING SUPPORT
As a job seeker, we understand this period of transition can be stressful, hence, each Generation learner has access to subsidised counseling support in partnership with Eagles Mediation & Counselling Centre. We are committed to seeing you succeed personally and professionally.
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