What is the #GetReadySG Train-and-Place Programme?

12-week bootcamp curriculum validated by tech sector employer partners

Holistic professional and personal well-being support

Learning pathways to attain Microsoft Learn certification in Microsoft Azure

The #GetReadySG Train-and-Place Programme supports mid-career individuals motivated to make a career change into the technology sector. Our train-and-place programmes are designed for individuals without an educational background or prior work experience in the technology industry.

The programme covers a comprehensive curriculum of technical and non-technical skills designed in consultation with employer partners in the local technology sector. Individuals will undergo a virtual 12-week instructor-facilitated training bootcamp with hands-on projects and assignments in learning pathways that lead to industry-recognised certification from Microsoft.

Upon completion of the bootcamp, Generation Singapore will provide employability skills support for individuals as they embark on their job search journey into areas such as Full Stack Development, Data Engineering, and Cloud Support and DevOps.

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Stages of Your Career Transition Journey

When you become a Generation learner, you become a part of a community of like-minded individuals who have been through similar experiences as you are about to go through. In whatever stage of your journey, our #GenAlumni, #GenVolunteers, #GenPartners, and #GenStaff work together to help you succeed beyond your programme and into a meaningful and sustainable career.

Applicant

  • Select the role of your choice
  • Complete the application including a cognitive test, a technical task, and a recorded video interview
  • Selected applicants will be invited for a live interview before being shortlisted for the programmne

Learner

  • Instructor-facilitated virtual bootcamp covering technical skills, behavioral skills and mindsets, and essential employability skills
  • Mentorship from an experienced tech-professional
  • Ongoing support from the Generation team

Graduate

  • Receive placement support from the Generation team for up to 6 months post-programme
  • Additional mentorship, resume and interview preparation by Generation volunteers

Programme Eligibility & Course Fees

Eligibility
  • Singapore Citizens
  • Singapore Permanent Residents
  • LTVP+ holders
  • Above the age of 21.
Course Fees

$15,000

before subsidies

 

Subsidies

70% to 95%

subject to requirement criteria

Supporting People into Careers that Would Otherwise be Inaccessible

We accept applications from all individuals without a related educational background or prior work experience in the technology industry and we evaluate each application we receive for its own merits. To stay true to our organisation’s mission, we will be prioritising the following profiles:

  • Individuals above the age of 40
  • Individuals who have been unemployed for more than 3 months (Individuals who have been unemployed for more than 6 months may receive additional course fee subsidies of up to 95% upon submission of supporting documentation)
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals who are in need of financial assistance

Are you an individual with disabilities?
Contact us prior to submitting an application to find out how we can support you throughout your journey as a Generation learner.

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#GetReadySG Train-and-Place Programme is a joint initiative by

Generation Singapore Microsoft

Looking for Local Tech Talent?

Our #GetReadySG programmes address the demand-supply gap for local tech talent while supporting employers who are eager to hire immediately. As an employer partner, your organisation will receive immediate access to a diverse pool of candidates along with support for hiring and training entry-level tech talent.

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