SkillsFuture Credit System Boosts Skills Progression

by Pace Staff Singapore Pace Academy

Singapore has been focusing on helping its citizens develop their skills and career graph. It has come up with different initiatives and measures to allow the citizens of the country widen their career scopes.

The Government of Singapore has introduced the SkillsFuture Credit system to encourage lifelong learning among the citizens. This credit system includes S$500, which is offered by the government to the citizens, to help them fund their course fees. This funding or the financial support, offered by the government, takes the financial burden off from the shoulders of the participants.     

This government-led initiative boosts skills-based learning and career improvement. Knowledge-driven courses such as SkillsFuture programmes replace the traditional classroom-based learning with interactive learning. Consistent and skills-related learning, offered through multi-media, including content aligned to corporate strategies, goals and tactics, help the students deepen their knowledge. These courses help the learners expand their skills and enhance their industry expertise.

The SkillsFuture Credit is provided to the citizens who are 25 years old and above. This helps the young professionals pursue their studies and get themselves skilled. An integrated, a well-structured and a comprehensive skills-based training plan is important for every individual to grow and prosper in his career.

Such courses include certification as well as consulting, in order to boost individualised learning. These professional programmes help the participants widen their industry knowledge. Right from helping students improve their technical skills to enhancing to their effectiveness, the skills-based learning programmes offer them all.

Here are some of the subjects mentioned in detail, which you can take up as part of your SkillsFuture training:

·         Basic Accounting: A course on Basic Accounting helps you increase your proficiency in the concepts of accounting. If you have a good knowledge of accounting, you will be able to start and initiate projects, propose budgets for them, and even identify potential risks associated with them. You will be able to take care of your company's balance sheets and cash flows, and even prevent overspending. Basically, after successful completion of a course on Basic Accounting, you will be able to keep your finances in order.

·         Social Media Management: After you graduate with a Social Media Management course, you will come to know about the newest digital strategies and tools. Let's face it, traditional marketing techniques have taken a back-seat today. With the rise of mobile devices and apps, the popularity of digital marketing has also gone up. Therefore, a professional programme on Social Media Marketing, is important nowadays, since it offers training on Marketing Communication, Investor Relations, Corporate Communication, and Public Relations. This can really benefit you and help you grow in your career. 

·         Statistics: If you are interested to become a Manager, you can take up a course on Statistics. This course will help you learn about data collection and sampling of data. You will learn to extract valuable insights and position your product better in the market. 

So, widen your job scopes with SkillsFuture courses, and give your career an edge. It is time to rise beyond your capacities. 

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