There are various inclusiveness training workshops organised by SG Enable or other training providers that help prepare employers in hiring and retaining persons with disabilities within their organisations. If you are looking to send your employees with disabilities for training, please click here to find out more.
Employers who are keen to prepare themselves as Ready Employers for hiring persons with disabilities can sign up for our “SG Enable High Impact Retention & Employment (HIRE) Workshop Series. These workshops provide a comprehensive and structured training framework for employers. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible for WSG open door programme funding for these courses.
The following are the courses under the HIRE Workshop Series:
- Introduction to Disability Management
- Recruitment and Hiring of Persons with Disabilities
- Job Accommodation and Workplace Accessibility
- Career Development and Retention of Persons with Disabilities
- Enhancing Employment through Assistive Technology and e-Accessibility
- Developing On-the-Job Training Plan for Employees with Disabilities
View calendar for course dates and schedules.
Communicating with the Deaf in the Workplace
This is an 8 hour full day workshop that aims to teach participants how to communicate with their deaf colleagues and equipping the participants with basic Sign Language for communication purposes. It helps trainees have a basic understanding about deafness, the basic dos and don’ts in communicating with the Deaf, understanding the sign system used in Singapore and the basic principles of using Sign Language, as well as the common words used in conversations and in the context of the workplace.
Hiring and Integrating the Deaf into the Workplace
Similar to the ‘Communicating with the Deaf in the Workplace’ workshop, this workshop aims to provide deaf awareness training to the management of an organisation so that they can improve their ability to integrate the Deaf into the workplace. This aids in enhancing the inclusiveness culture of the organization.
The funding for these workshops is limited only to Singaporeans and PRs. The participants will have to be full time employees of their companies, have to be enrolled by their employers and approved by the Companies for funding support before commencement of the Programmes.
For course dates and schedules, please view the calendar here.
*Schedule is confirmed as of May 2018.
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Tel: 1800-8585 885
Employment provides persons with disabilities with income, a sense of belonging to the community and self-worth as contributing members of society. Disability Employment Professionals play an instrumental role in supporting persons with disabilities throughout the employment process and sustaining them in their jobs.
The SkillsFuture Study Award encourages experienced Disability Employment Professionals to strengthen their competencies, so they can deliver quality service to persons with disabilities and employers. These professionals can also include supervisors or HR Professionals who have been instrumental in supporting the employment of persons with disabilities at their workplace. With improved service quality in terms of job placement, job coaching, and job support, persons with disabilities can integrate more effectively into the workforce.
- Singaporean with at least 2 years of work experience in the field of Disability Employment
- Committed to deepening skills in the field of work
- Have track record of contributing to learning and training of self and/or others
- Not a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Award
- Have not completed course of study at the point of application
- Possess strong career aspirations and demonstrate passion for supporting persons with disabilities
- Employers’ nominations are highly encouraged
Supportable courses include, but are not limited to, local and overseas executive courses, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and Specialist Diploma programmes relating to understanding disabilities, supported employment, career education, career guidance, career counselling and workforce development. Certifications leading to acquiring strengths in profiling, coaching, negotiation, or counselling skills may be considered. Proposed courses should be relevant to the sector of work.
Examples of supported courses:
|Courses developed by SSI and SG Enable for Job Coaches||SSI, SG Enable|
|Graduate Certificate of Career Development||James Cook University Singapore|
|Masters of Science in Skills and Workforce Development||Institute for Adult Learning Singapore|
|WSQ Advanced Certificate in Career Development Facilitation (ACCDF)/Global Career Development Facilitator-Singapore (GCDF-SG)||Institute for Adult Learning Singapore|
|Specialist Diploma in Career Counselling||Republic Polytechnic of Singapore|
Applicants can apply for more than one course under the SkillsFuture Study Award for Disability Employment Professionals. The total fees for all proposed applications, including the course registration fees, course fees, costs for materials and other compulsory expenses (net of any other subsidies), must amount to S$2,500 and above.
Applications are on-going starting from 17 Sep 2016. Evaluations of applications are conducted once every 3 months.
|Application Period for SkillsFuture Study Award||Closing Date|
|17 Sep 2016 to 31 Dec 2016||31 Dec 2016|
|1 Jan 2017 to 31 Mar 2017||31 Mar 2017|
|1 Apr 2017 to 30 Jun 2017||30 Jun 2017|
|1 Jul 2017 to 30 Sep 2017||30 Sep 2017|
|1 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017||31 Dec 2017|
Evaluation of applications will take about 6 weeks after the respective closing date. Shortlisted applicants will be notified.
For more information on how to apply for the SkillsFuture Study Award, please visit the SkillsFuture website here.
Alternatively, you can contact us at 1800 8585885 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any enquiries.