Enhanced Career and Education Fair for NSFs on 5 December 2017
The Enhanced Career and Education Fair (ECEF), jointly organized by HR Services/PNSD in-situ NS Shared Services Centre with MHA, MINDEF, SCDF and WDA was held on 5 December 2017 at Lifelong Learning Institute at Paya Lebar. 310 PNSFs from 163rd intake attended the fair to facilitate their transition to employment and further studies after ORD.
A variety of industries were available for NSFs with differing education qualifications and interests to venture into as their career. They include the Public Sector, F&B/Retail, Oil & Gas, Maritime, Entertainment, Sports, IT/Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Engineering, Accounting/Finance and Logistics/Transportation. Some of the job openings available were Police Officer with SPF, Marine Assistant at PSA Marine, Operations Technician at ExxonMobil, Team Leader at NTUC Fairprice, Sales Officer at Asia Pacific Breweries Singapore, and many more.
NSFs intending to further their education had several options to explore at the fair. Earn & Learn Programme partners from all 5 polytechnics in Singapore, e-PREP partners such as AuraTech, Nanyang Polytechnic and Nanyang Technological University, WSQ Courses providers such as Air Transport Training College, Electronics Industries Training Centre and SHATEC were at the fair to reach out to our NSFs with diverse educational backgrounds to help support them in their studies and to hone practical skills that are in demand.
A few PNSFs shared their thoughts on the ECEF:
“Educative, helpful and practical.”
– SCSGT(1) Tan Guo Qing, TRANSCOM
“Fulfilling and eye-opening insight on broadening my future prospects.”
– SCCPL Wong Ryota, PNSD
“Very useful, let me realized the career options available.”
– SCCPL Sin Jing Yuan, HTSCI