Kickstart your career in the technology sector!

Join our training program to become a Cloud Support and DevOps. No experience required, we’ve got you covered!

Find out more about #GetReadySG

As part of the SGUnited Mid-Careers Pathways Program Company Training (SGUP-CT), you’ll get the skills and training you need to get a job as a Cloud Support and DevOps practitioner. The program is delivered full-time in a blended model (online & in-person) for 5 days a week over a 9 month period (3 months bootcamp + 6 months apprenticeship). This includes technical training combined with hands-on projects and activities designed in consultation with employer partners and employability skills development to prepare you for your job search.

After the completion of the bootcamp, Generation Singapore will match you to one of our employer partners to continue to hone your skills through a 6-month paid apprenticeship, during which you will apply what you have learned in the bootcamp in a real-life scenario, and continue you to pursue learning advanced topics to secure industry certifications from Microsoft.

This program is part of #GetReadySG.

Temasek Polytechnic and Generation will conduct relevant skills training for fresh Temasek Polytechnic and Generation will conduct relevant skills training for young professionals and mid-career jobseekers impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19 and increase their accessibility to in-demand entry-level tech roles. The ‘Train and Place’ program is designed to increase employment in the technological sector and will help participants to take up traineeship opportunities in companies across various sectors. Learn more about the admissions process and support benefits below.

Program Length

9 months

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Blended learning

Monthly training allowance up to$1,500 Course fees after subsidy:$750

Presented in partnership with SG Jobs & Skills Logo Temasek (Funder) Logo

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A Few Simple Steps

  1. 10 mins 1

    REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

    Fill out some quick details about yourself.
    Register Interest

  2. 4-5 hours 2

    COMPLETE SOME TECHNICAL, ONLINE TASKS

    In your own time, complete some short tasks related to the program. Don’t worry, you don’t need to have any existing knowledge or experience to be able to complete them.

  3. 15 mins 3

    SUBMIT VIDEO INTERVIEW

    Upon completion of the online tasks, you would need to answer 4 questions during the video interview. We use this time to get to know you better as a person, to learn about your motivation to do the program, and to understand how we can best support you to complete it successfully.

  4. 4

    CONDITIONAL OFFER

    If you're successful at the interview, we'll make you a conditional offer based on the entire recruitment process.


Requirements

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents excluding those who:

    Graduated or graduating in Calendar Year (CY) 2019 / 2020 / 2021 from ITE, Polytechnics, Universities, and other educational institutions. This includes graduates from private universities as well as overseas institutions; and

    Graduated from the educational institutions mentioned above and completed or completing their National Service (NS) in CY 2019 / 2020 / 2021 and are entering the labour force.
  • Basic Python Skills (Complete the free Udacity Introduction to Python Programming to gain these)
  • Aged 21-60
  • Not currently in education, training, or stable employment
  • Available full time for 9 months, and ready to start a full-time job straight after the course

Employer partners

What happens during the Cloud Support and DevOps Practitioner training?

What does a Cloud Support and DevOps Practitioner do?

Have you ever run out of cloud storage space on your phone? Or visited a website and seen that it is down? Cloud Support practitioners help people and companies solve problems including creating new accounts and managing cloud file storage. Cloud practitioners perform the coding and software engineering that brings the architect’s vision to life. They merge traditional programming skills with specialized knowledge in Azure platform’s development environments to build, deploy and optimize cloud-based applications.

What you will learn

Technical Skills:

Introduction to the Cloud Support role

  • Effective Workplace Communication and Collaboration
  • Staying up to Date
  • Problem Solving

Linux and Python Essentials

  • Open Source
  • Finding your way
  • Command Line
  • Operating System
  • Security
  • Getting Started with Python
  • Basic and Intermediate Scripting
  • Libraries, Pip and Virtualenv
  • Building a Web Application with Python and Flask

DevOps Essentials

  • DevOps Theory and Practice
  • Source Control with Git
  • Containerization with Docker

Microsoft Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)

  • Cloud concepts
  • Azure architecture
  • Compute
  • Networking and more

Microsoft Azure Administrator (AZ104)

  • Identity
  • Governance and compliance
  • Role-based access control
  • Azure administration
  • Virtual networking and more

Automating Everything

  • Configuration Management with Ansible
  • Infrastructure as Code with Terraform

Behaviours and Mindsets: Orientation to Detail, Communication, Teamwork, Time Management, Personal Responsibility, Future Orientation, Growth Mindset, Resilience

Skills Application: Case Studies, Role Plays

Employment Essentials: Career Pathways, Interviews, Email Communication

Learning outcome

This curriculum prepares participants for the Cloud practitioner role. Cloud practitioners perform the coding and software engineering that brings the architect’s vision to life. They merge traditional programming skills with specialized knowledge in one or more of the leading cloud platforms' development environments to build, deploy and optimize cloud-based applications. Cloud engineers generally perform the following tasks:

  • Design cloud infrastructure that is secure, scalable, and highly available on cloud platforms
  • Work collaboratively with software engineering to define infrastructure and deployment requirements
  • Provision, configure and maintain cloud infrastructure defined as code
  • Ensure configuration and compliance with configuration management tools
  • Administer and troubleshoot Linux based systems
  • Troubleshoot problems across a wide array of services and functional areas
  • Build and maintain operational tools for deployment, monitoring, and analysis of cloud infrastructure and systems
  • Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines for code build and deployment

How we prepare you

In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.

Coaching

The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

Resume Building

The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges

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