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Digital Transformation in the Built Environment

SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme — Company Training (SGUP-CT)

Overview

This course strives to meet that need by providing the next generation of built environment managers with basic knowledge as well as the latest and greatest built environment technology, allowing them to excel in the new era of not only smart buildings but sustainability programs.

Who Should Attend

This SGUP-CT programme equips learners with fundamental digital knowledge and skills to enable them for a career in the built environment. It is aimed at job seekers and mid-career individuals with an interest to pivot into the built environment sector specially in the Facilities Manager (FM), Project Manager and Customer Success Manager industry.

Course Details

Course training duration
6 months
Training venue
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Course fees
$18,000 per student before GST
$17,532.71* (after SGUnited Skills subsidy)
Learners to pay
$500 to Johnson Controls ^
Training allowance
$1,500 per month
Format
Blended model of classroom sessions and field attachment including case studies, breakout sessions, assignments and presentations

*participants are required to meet a minimum of 75% attendance and pass the associated assessment ^Individuals can use their SkillsFuture Credits to offset the course fees.

Upcoming start dates

04 Oct 2021 to 14 Mar 2022 (closed)
29 Nov 2021 to 9 May 2022 (registration is now open)
24 Jan 2022 to 04 Jul 2022
21 Mar 2022 to 29 Aug 2022

Intake date is subjected to change

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Programme Structure

Organisation Chart

Instructors for this programme include trainers from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, who will be delivering building systems fundamentals. Leading the digital transformation segment will be Alvin Ng, Vice President of Digital Solutions at Johnson Controls along with other notable speakers and trainers:


SGUP Org structure


Efficiency will play a huge role in the sustainability of a smart building

APPLICATION DETAILS

  • Each course is limited to 25 pax.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified by the course administrator and will be required to submit further documents for final selection.
  • All successful applicants will be notified 1 week before the commencement of the course.


PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION

  • Singaporean or PR
  • not holding full-time employment by the start of the programme
  • The following GCE ‘O’ Level grades and with at least 2 years of relevant work experience:
    • English Language (Grade 1-6)
    • Mathematics (Grade 1-6)
    • One other subject (Grade 1-6)
  • NITEC with GPA >=3.5 with at least 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Higher NITEC with at least 1 year of relevant work experience
  • NITEC in Technology or Services with GPA >= 3.5 and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Higher NITEC in Technology or Services with at least 1 year of relevant working experience
  • background in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) preferred


WHAT WILL YOU GET UPON COMPLETION?

  • Training allowance of $1,500 per month
  • Module credits towards completing a Specialist Diploma from Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Certificate of proficiency from Johnson Controls
  • Career readiness for the digital and sustainable built environment
FAQs

Will the SGUnited Skills Programme/ SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training come with job placements?

As the SGUnited Skills Programme/ SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training operates on a Train-and-Place model, training providers will provide career advisory and employment assistance to help trainees in their job search in relevant sectors. However, there is no guarantee of a job placement and trainees would need to be open to the job opportunities available. The programme is also conducted in a modular format which allows trainees the flexibility to leave the programme should they gain employment before the end of the full programme.

Do trainees have to pay for the programmes? If yes, how much?

The nett fee after Government subsidy ranges from $500 for a 6-month course to $1,000 for a 12-month course, with fees pro-rated accordingly for durations in between. Course fees have been kept affordable as the programme is targeted at mid-career jobseekers impacted by the economic consequences of COVID-19. In most cases, Government subsidies for such courses will cover more than 95% of the course fees. Trainees can offset the nett course fees using their SkillsFuture Credit, including the top-ups announced in the 2020 Unity Budget.

Do trainees pay the full amount of nett fees upfront or at the end of the programme?

The nett fees are to be paid upfront.

Do trainees get a refund on nett fees due to dropping out of the course half-way?

Trainees will be refunded the nett fees paid for the unconsumed modules if they drop out of the course half-way. A module that is partially completed is considered consumed.


Is the nett course fee for the courses inclusive of GST?

Yes.

Will trainees, who drop out of the programme midway, be penalised or required to refund the course fee subsidy?

The programmes allow trainees to exit without penalty if they are successfully placed into a job or have secured a job on their own accord while undergoing training. However, trainees who exit the programme without a valid reason may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they have received.

Will trainees who have found employment midway through the course be able to continue with the course?

Trainees should inform the training provider on any changes in employment status while undergoing training. Their training providers will assess and advise them on their suitability to continue with the course.

Will trainees be allowed to switch SGUnited Skills Programme/SGUnited Mid-CareerPathways Programme – Company Training courses within the same training provider or across programmes with different training providers midway through the course? (Programmes refer to SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Attachment, SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training or SGUnited Skills Programme)?

Trainees are encouraged to continue with their current programmes. The programmes allow early exit without penalty only if trainees are successfully placed into a job or have secured a job on their own accord while undergoing training. Switching to other programmes does not constitute as job placement, and trainees may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they had received.

In addition, in order to provide opportunities for as many Singaporeans and Permanent Residents as possible, individuals can only enrol in the SGUnited Skills Programme or SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training once. This includes individuals who had previously attended but did not complete a SGUnited Skills Programme or SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training.

Will SSG allow trainees, who did not manage to find a job after completing a course, take up another course under the SGUnited Skills Programme or SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training?

In order to provide opportunities for as many Singaporeans and Permanent Residents as possible, individuals can only enrol in the SGUnited Skills Programme or SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training once. This includes individuals who had previously attended but did not complete a SGUnited Skills Programme or SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme - Company Training.

Therefore, individuals are strongly encouraged to select the courses based on career development needs with the aim of securing gainful employment. Individuals who require advice on the relevant skills training to undertake may sign up for one-to-one Skills and Training Advisory sessions via MySkillsFuture.gov.sg or this link https://go.gov.sg/registration-sta. Individuals may also approach their training providers for employment assistance and advisory.

Are classes going to be conducted physically or virtually?

The primary mode of the classroom sessions will be physical lessons in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. However, due to the dynamic nature of the COVID-19 situation, we may have to defer to virtual sessions when physical meetings are not possible.


Are there attendance requirements?

Yes, a minimum of 75% attendance is required for course completion.


Who can I contact for general enquiries or clarifications?

Please send your enquiries to bts-sg-academy@jci.com and our programme administrator will reply you within 3 working days.

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