Short industry-relevant training for emerging skills in economic growth pillars


What is it?

The SkillsFuture Series is a curated list of short, industry-relevant training programmes that focuses on emerging and in-demand skills in our economic growth pillars, to upskill and reskill to adapt to changing job requirements.



Who is it for?

For Singaporeans who are keen to either gain a basic understanding or deepen their skills in these growth areas.

How will I benefit?

Training programmes are available across 3 levels – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced – catering to adult learners of different skills proficiencies. You can gain foundational knowledge or deepen your skills in skills to enhance your employability.

For learners who have limited or no prior knowledge in the subject area. The course covers foundational knowledge and applicationFor learners who have some working knowledge of the subject area. The course covers knowledge and application at a more complex levelFor experienced practitioners who wish to deepen their skills in the specialised area. The course covers complex and specialised topics


The Care Economy is a professional cluster of jobs and skills that provides care, wellness, and learning services involved in the nurturing and teaching of current and future populations. Sectors delivering these services typically involve healthcare, wellness, community care, social service, early childhood, general education, and training and adult education.

Preventive care, workplace learning, transformative human resource, learning and development practices, as well as the importance placed on mental well-being are driving changes to jobs and skills in the Care Economy.

In-demand skills include:
Person-centred Care, Collaboration with Stakeholders, Teaching and Learning, Health and Wellness


The Digital Economy is a marketplace defined, organised, enabled and facilitated by digital technologies. With the rapid advancements in digitalisation and digital services driven by AI, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity and 5G, old paradigms and business models are being challenged.

Riding on the post-COVID-19 wave, Digital Economy-related skills in areas such as software development and cloud, systems and infrastructure continue to see high demand and high transferability.

In-demand skills include:
AI, Data and Analytics, E-commerce and Digital Marketing, Cyber Security and Risk, Cloud Systems and Infrastructure, Software Development, and Technology Application and Management


The Green Economy is about living, working and pursuing growth, while taking care of the environment and using the limited resources available as efficiently and sustainably as possible. In achieving the environmental, economic and social outcomes of the Green Economy, jobs and skills are impacted.

Many existing jobs will require green skills, as companies across sectors adopt more environmentally sustainable practices and develop sustainability targets for compliance and reporting.

In-demand skills include:
Environmental and Sustainability Management;Green Infrastructure and Mobility; Energy, Resource Circularity and Decarbonisation; and Sustainable Finance

Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 (I4.0) involves the automation and digital transformation of manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern and smart technologies such as Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), robotics, and smart manufacturing.

In recent years, I4.0 implementation has enhanced work processes in many sectors and industries in manufacturing and trade and connectivity, transforming jobs and skills.

In-demand skills include:
Advanced Manufacturing and Supply Chain; Industrial IoT, Robotics and Automation; Product Innovation and Quality Management; and Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Materials and Processes

09 May 2024