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WSQ frameworks: HR, leadership and people management

Learn about the national competency frameworks for HR professionals, business leaders and managers.

About the WSQ

The Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) is a national credentialing system, based on national standards developed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency in collaboration with various industries.

The WSQ trains, develops, assesses and recognises individuals for key competencies that companies look for in potential employees. It is designed to be a practical, accessible and affordable launch pad for individuals to take charge of their own careers and advancement. It is also a powerful business tool for employers to access and maintain a skilled workforce as it enhances their competitive edge and advances their businesses.

The WSQ includes the following national competency frameworks for HR and people management:

Human Resource Workforce Skills Qualifications (HR WSQ)

Who it is for: HR professionals and people managers

The HR WSQ gives you greater access to modular competency-based training that leads to nationally recognised HR certifications and qualifications. This helps you enhance your HR career and HR competencies to better engage employees.

Leadership & People Management Workforce Skills Qualifications (LPM WSQ)

Who it is for: Business leaders and managers

The LPM WSQ is designed to benchmark your corporate leadership capabilities and provide you with a leadership development roadmap. It also allows you to gain formal recognition of your competencies within a nationally recognised framework.

Last Updated: 25 October 2016