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National Infocomm Competency Framework NICF

last updated 10 February 2017

The National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) is a national infocomm roadmap that helps infocomm professionals and employers to determine the types of skills and competencies required for various infocomm jobs and develop training strategies to acquire these skills.

Objective

The National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF), developed by IMDA and SkillsFuture Singapore in close collaboration with the infocomm industry, is a national infocomm roadmap that articulates the competency requirements of key Infocomm professionals. Infocomm professionals and employers can leverage the NICF to determine the types of skills and competencies required for various infocomm jobs and to develop training strategies for the professionals to acquire these skills through accredited training providers.

Benefits

NICF provides infocomm professionals and employers with the necessary information and knowledge founded on standards agreed upon by the industry and companies to: 

  1. Assess competencies and performance of infocomm employees; 
  2. Develop training roadmaps and development programmes for employees; 
  3. Guide design of training curriculum and plan career pathways of infocomm employees; and 
  4. Assess the employability of potential infocomm employees to aid in effective HR recruitment.

Portal

To access the framework documentation and NICF Readiness Kit, please visit NICF Portal.

Enquiries

For enquiries, please email info@imda.gov.sg.