IMDA, NCS rolls out work and study programme for polytechnic grads
The programme will help provide 1,600 tech jobs and training opportunities.
Singtel subsidiary, NCS and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) have joined hands to provide 1,600 tech jobs and training opportunities for polytechnic graduates over the next two years.
Through their work and study programme, Fusion, NCS will hire and train 400 polytechnic graduates covering areas such as infrastructure, applications, software development and cybersecurity.
The programme will support the polytechnic graduates’ enrolment into a degree at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).
In 2023, NCS will launch a new programme aimed to help 400 Institute of Technical Education (ITE) graduates work and study part-time to attain a diploma in a technology-related field.
The Fusion and ITE Programmes complement NCS’ ongoing Nucleus Programme, which will see 800 University graduates recruited as digital specialists in the next two years.
Meanwhile, NCS will also provide tech internship opportunities for 1,000 students from Institutes of Higher Learning over the next two years.