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Work-Study Apprenticeship


Posted:
20.12.2023

Year:
2019-ongoing

Country:
Singapore

Implementing Institution(s):
Institute of Technical Education (College Central, East and West)

Beneficiaries:
ITE’s Nitec/Higher Nitec graduates and in-service employees sponsored by companies

Background

IN Singapore, the Institute of Technical Education is offering Work-Study Apprenticeship (WSA) diploma programmes for fresh graduates to develop skills on the job, continue learning on campus while earning at the same time.

The WSA programmes designed across different industry sectors employ a work situation curricular approach to job training performance, ensuring that learning on- the-job and on-campus is holistic, situated and contextualized to authentic work activities.

The emphasis on joint development, delivery and assessment of the WSA programmes by curriculum specialists, lecturers together with companies and lead industry bodies helps to develop trainees’ core competencies in skills, knowledge and professional attributes that are essential for them to adapt to different work situations, ultimately providing graduates with career, skills progression and competitive salaries for better employability.


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