Skills Ignition SG program has become quite the rage in Singapore. “Yeah. Even I have heard it, but I know nothing about it”
If that’s your reaction, then this blog post is for you. In this blog post, we’ll understand what the Skills Ignition SG program is all about.
So, recline your chair and start reading.
What Is Skills Ignition SG Program:
The Skills Ignition SG Program is a training program created to equip Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents with industry skills that will make them job-ready. It involves vocational and on the job training in domains like digital marketing and cloud technology.
This is an initiative by the Singapore government in collaboration with Google.
What are the top benefits of this program?
All participants of this program will get to work at companies for 6 months. This would be after the completion of the 3 months of vocational training.
Google will provide 100 positions while participants will be working at firms like Sephora, Trip.com, and FNZ
Though there is no guarantee that the participants will be placed after the completion of 9 months, they will be getting an employability certificate. This will further boost their job prospects.
During the six month training period, participants will be given an allowance of $1500.
Who is eligible for this programme?
All unemployed Singapore citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for the programme. Residents staying abroad are not eligible for Skills Ignition SG.
Also, all the people who were hired under IMDA’s company-led training are not eligible for programme 2 but can apply for programme 1.
Only individuals with 2 years of relevant work experience are eligible for programme1. For individuals to qualify for the programme, they must have graduated in 2018 or before.
You must be a graduate of any ITE, polytechnics, universities, colleges, and other educational institutions.
Individuals who have just finished their National Service (NS) in 2019 or 2020 and are just entering the workforce are not eligible for the programme.
What are the prerequisites?
The prerequisites are as follows-
For Cloud technology
- Degree/Diploma or anything equivalent in IT or Computer Science. Also, a fundamental understanding of computers, networks, and infrastructure is a must.
- If you don’t have any of the above, certifications like Google IT Support Technician and Google IT Automation with Python are just as good.
Why join Skills Ignition SG?
Here are the top reasons why you need to join Skills Ignition SG-
- You’re an entry-level or mid-level professional who is unemployed
- You are eligible and looking to upgrade your skills
- Want to work for some of the big names in the industry
Agilitics is the cloud technology partner and is collaborating with Google. Established in 2013, with HQ in Singapore, Agilitics Pte Ltd is a leading Cloud Implementation, Big Data Analytics, Agile Consulting, and Google Cloud Authorized Training solutions provider.
Agilitics delivers customized technology and management training solutions to large corporations and government agencies around the world. At Agilitics, we strive to provide business professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to increase work performance and drive greater return on investment for the global customers we support.
Where will cloud technology take you?
The future is bright for cloud technology. The global cloud computing market was expected to exceed $330 billion in 2020 alone.
Cloud data centres will process 94% of the workloads in 2021. With the cloud computing market anticipated to reach $623.3 billion by 2023, cloud technology will have traversed to a whole dimension.
So, if you wish to pursue a career in cloud computing technology, now’s a time like no other.
We strive to provide business professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to increase work performance and drive greater return on investment for the global customers we support. Agilitics delivers customized technology and management training solutions to large corporations and government agencies around the world.