How Pmets In Singapore Can Combat Recession With SPUR And PCP

Professionals, managers, executives and technicians in Singapore are badly hit by the recent economic slowdown. The government is rolling out training like SPUR and PCP in an endeavour to find them placement.

SPUR (Skills Programme for Upgrading and Resilience) is a tripartite training programme supported by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA), Ministry of Manpower (MOM), Government of Singapore and Trade Unions (NTUC and SNEF). The scheme is an endeavour to assist employees and companies manage economic recession by investing in skill development to build a competitive and resilient workforce. Continuing Education and Training (CET) system developed over years to help workers prepare for new opportunities and stay employable in changing economic scenario is used as a platform by SPUR to find alternative careers in Singapore.

SPUR can benefit job seekers and employees who are exploring ways to upgrade their skill.