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Reinvent yourself for a 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 upskill up to 1000 job seekers over a 2 year period and match them with meaningful employment opportunities in technology.
SG United Mid-Career Pathways Program – Company Training (applications now open)
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.
Hire and Train program (Applications starting in Jan 2021)
Job seekers who are fresh or mid-career professionals who wish to take on a full-time tech role, and pursue training alongside work. After being selected by an employer partner, trainees will undergo a fully-paid 9-month on-the-job training, which includes instructor-led training, designed in consultation with the employer partners.
This program will also provide 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. Upon completion of the 9-month program, trainees will have access to apply to full-time openings at their respective host companies or avail additional placement assistance from Generation to apply for tech job openings across sectors.
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.