NTUC launches new initiative to help contract and casual workers
With this in mind, the NTUC Unit for Contract & Casual Workers (UCCW) has launched "U Train, U Gain", a training initiative aimed at assisting such workers upgrade their skills and help them with career progression as well as life-long employment.
With S$850,000 from the Job Re-creation Programme, the "U Train, U Gain" initiative will partner e2i and Continuing Education and Training (CET) Centres like NTUC LearningHub.
This is to prepare selected workers from the UCCW membership base of 7,200 for career advancements.
For a start, the Unit aims to enhance the employability of 400 workers in four stages over one year.
First, the Unit will identify suitable workers to be screened by e2i for good work ethics and commitment in going through this pilot training initiative.
Following which, career consultants at e2i will tailor Training for Career Advancement Plans for every selected worker.
Selected workers will then be trained to improve their skills at CET Centres, which includes NTUC LearningHub.
Finally, these workers will undergo job matching or job placement.
Singaporean contract and casual workers with wages lower than S$1,000 can seek help from the Unit to gain access to course fee subsidies.
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