What is it

The Company-Led Training (CLT) programme is a structured development programme under TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative that aims to accelerate professional development through on-the-job structured training programme for fresh to mid-senior level professionals acquiring competencies for jobs in demand by industry, especially those that support the Digital Economy sector transformation efforts.

The structured training will align to the Skills Framework of ICT and focus on developing tech skills especially in new areas like Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, IOT, Data Analytics, Blockchain, etc. The CLT programme has also been expanded to support Digital Leadership capabilities development, where companies can offer structured training programmes to prepare individuals to take on digital leadership roles.

Specifically for cyber security, the Cyber Security Associates and Technologists (CSAT) Programme is a joint initiative by Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA).

Who is it for

  • Singaporeans with qualification in STEM or related discipline
  • Company that is registered or incorporated in Singapore

Benefits

Training Partners under the programme will receive funding support for qualified items as follows:

  • Trainees’ Monthly Stipends/Salaries
  • Local or overseas training course fees
  • Overseas Attachment (Airfare and Cost of Living Allowance)

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For enquiries

For more information, please contact us at info@imda.gov.sg.

For Individuals

CLT for Fresh Professionals

  • CLT offers fresh professionals who are in their first 3 years after their graduation, the opportunities to deepen their ICT skills and acquire specialist-level competencies through On-the-Job training (OJT) and in-depth training hosted by companies.

CLT for Mid-Level Professionals

  • CLT enables mid-level professionals with more than 3 years of working experience, to upskill or reskill for tech job roles in demand through OJT and in-depth training hosted by companies.
  • Interested individuals may refer to the roles listed on "Training and Courses" and apply directly with the respective CLT/CSAT Training Partners
  • Individuals would need to meet the selection criteria set by the respective CLT/CSAT Training Partners in order to qualify for the programme
  • Please note that the company will contact only shortlisted candidates directly

For Employers

Hire New Employees

Hire and train ICT professionals, or mid-level professionals with adjacent skills, for specialist tech roles

WHAT IT DOES

Provides support for companies to hire and train ICT professionals in tech specialist skills, or re-skill new mid-level hires with adjacent skills, to fill jobs in demand by the industry in emerging tech areas such as cyber security, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

Companies can customise their own structured training plan contextualised to their needs. This would typically be a combination of instructor-led training, on-the-job training, mentorship, and where relevant, local or overseas attachment.

WHAT YOU GET

Funding support for trainees’ stipends, training courses fees and overseas attachments.

Upskill Existing Employees

Upskill mid-level tech professionals, with more than 3 years of working experience, to expert-level specialists or digital tech leaders

WHAT IT DOES

Provides support for companies to:

  • Upskill existing mid-level employees to allow them to acquire expert-level competencies
  • Equip pre-leaders with capabilities for digital leadership

Companies can customise their own structured training plan contextualised to their needs. This would typically be a combination of instructor-led training, on-the-job training, mentorship, and where relevant, local or overseas attachment.

WHAT YOU GET

Funding support for trainees’ stipends, training course fees and overseas attachments.