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Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology
(SFw for ICT)

About

The Skills Framework for ICT, jointly developed by IMDA and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) as part of the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative, promotes ICT skills mastery and lifelong learning for individuals, employers, and training providers.

With a focus on IT courses in Singapore, the Skills Framework provides a comprehensive list of technical and generic skills required for various job roles in the ICT industry.

Benefits

The Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (SFw for ICT) provides useful information on:

  • Career pathways
  • Existing and emerging skills
  • Occupations and job roles

What is it?

An initiative of SkillsFuture, in support of TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA), the Skills Framework for ICT is a guide for individuals, employers, and training providers to promote ICT skills mastery and lifelong learning. It can be used by employers to develop career maps and articulate job requirements, used by individuals to guide their skills identification and development to stay relevant, and used by training providers to devise ICT courses. Some critical skill areas include network and infrastructure, software development and engineering, data and analytics, and cyber-security.

This framework encourages individuals to take up relevant cyber security courses and data analytics courses in Singapore to help acquire and develop the necessary skills. 

Jointly developed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) together with employers, industry associations, education and training providers, the Skills Framework for ICT provides useful information on:

A chart with five steps about the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT) developed by IMDA
With the Skills Framework, individuals are equipped to make informed decisions about career choices, as well as take responsibility for skills upgrading and career planning.

Who can apply?

  • Individuals with the passion and interest to pursue or further their ICT career
  • Employers of ICT professionals
  • Training providers 

Introduction to the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT)

An image from a video introducing the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT) developed by IMDA

Introduction to the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT)

Testimonials from Early Adopters of the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT)

Mr. Bill Chang, CEO of Singtel Group, giving a video testimonial about IMDA's Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT)

Testimonials from Early Adopters of the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology (ICT)

Contact

For more information, please visit Skills Framework Portal or contact us at info@imda.gov.sg.

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LAST UPDATED: 07 FEB 2024

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