SINGAPORE – The skills most urgently required by Singaporeans have actually been recognized in a brand-new report by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).
The inaugural Skills Demand For The Future Economy report was released by Education Minister Chan Chun Sing on Wednesday (Dec 8). It determines the leading 20 clusters of skills in the electronic, eco-friendly, and also care markets most required in the next one to three years.
Mr Chan released the record at the Abilities Need For The Future Economic Climate Forum, where he offered an opening speech.
He said the report does not cover the entire economic climate, however highlights jobs and also skill patterns in the three industries, calling them “essential development areas” for the country.
Globally, there is a huge demand for digital abilities, and also the Singapore Environment-friendly Strategy and also group adjustments will certainly see the local sustainability as well as care sectors expand rapidly in the following few years, he claimed.
He claimed: “Today, greater than 450 task duties throughout 17 markets call for eco-friendly abilities in their work tasks … With an aging population, the demand for local employees in the treatment economic climate will continue to proliferate.
” We are not here simply to figure out which are the growth fields but, a lot more significantly, we want to assist our people to plan and also determine which are the skillsets required throughout the different industries as well as throughout the various job ranges.”
The skills highlighted are those that are required by the most number of jobs in the fields, he included.
The record shows the 20 crucial clusters of skills in the 3 industries, which it calls “priority abilities”.
In the electronic field, the top three are innovation application, data analysis, and also marketing research.
In the green sector, they are green process layout, carbon impact management, and environmental management system.
In the care industry, they are conducted and also principles, stakeholder monitoring, and inclusive methods.
The record goes on to break down the industries into sub-sections and also highlights the concern abilities in these.
For instance, for the electronic industry, the record shows the top priority abilities for both tech-heavy and also tech-lite tasks, in addition to those for digital work and skills in monetary and also retail solutions.
It additionally features personal tales from people who have actually transformed careers or fields, as well as understandings from presidents Wong Kim Yin of Sembcorp Industries, One Pearl Bank also Chin Wei Jia of HMI Group, other business leaders as well as teachers.
The record likewise has an area on charting abilities development, which overviews readers on where to discover the ideal courses, listing institutions, and their training course offerings.
Mr Chan included that SSG will be adding to the record in the future.
He claimed: “The record is however the very first step we are taking, to communicate and share even more skills understandings with the public.
” SSG will freshen the record each year and also work at supplementing it with various other channels of sharing that are more bite-sized and also higher-tempo.”