Find out about the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) for developing the key skills that companies look for in potential employees.
Economic competition and restructuring, together with technological changes, poses a risk to skills becoming obsolete if workers do not upgrade themselves. Employers are also increasingly placing a premium on skills that raise business productivity.
Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications
The Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) is a national credentialing system that trains, develops, assesses and certifies skills and competencies for the workface.
As a continuing education and training (CET) system, WSQ supports the SkillsFuture movement to:
- Promote recognition of skills and competencies to facilitate progression, mastery and mobility.
- Promote holistic development of the workforce through technical and generic skills and competencies.
- Support economic development by professionalising skills and competencies to drive industry transformation, productivity and innovation efforts.
- Encourage lifelong learning.
You can visit the WSQ website to find out more about CET and the WSQ system.