What is it?


SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights (SFJSI) is a publication that spotlights high-tempo jobs and skills changes within specific sectors or economies to keep citizens and enterprises updated. ​

SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights – Counsellors in the Care Economy


This publication of SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights spotlights the latest jobs, skills insights and curated training programmes for counsellors. Together with the Counselling Track under the Skills Framework for Social Service, it aims to guide the development plans for the Counselling profession. The key insights are:

1. Skills required for Counsellors can be classified into 3 broad categories:

  • Counselling Skills
  • Complementary Skills
  • Critical Core Skills

  • 2. Counselling Skills can be further segmented into 4 sub-categories of skills:

  • Counselling Assessment and Counselling Intervention
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Technology Application in Counselling
  • Other Social Service Skills

  • 3. Call to action - counsellors and individuals looking to become counsellors can refer to suggested programmes to upskill.



    Previous Publications

    A Practical Approach for SMEs to Adopt i4.0 and Upskill the Workforce, September 2023

    This publication of SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights looks into the adoption of Industry 4.0 by companies, especially the Small and Medium Enterprises and the skills needed by the workforce to do so.

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    Navigating a Mid-career Transition to Tech Sector, July 2023

    This publication of SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights provides insights for mid-careerists, aged 40 and above, who do not have a tech background and are interested to pursue a tech career.

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    Skills for Engineers and Technicians in the Green Economy, January 2023

    [Updated October 2023] This publication of SkillsFuture Jobs-Skills Insights covers green skills for the engineering workforce, highlighting sought after cross-sector and cross-functional green skills.

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    Jobs-Skills Quarterly Insights on Training and Adult Education, July 2022

    This publication of Jobs-Skills Quarterly Insights covers the Training and Adult Education (TAE) sector, highlighting three emerging trends that are driving demand for TAE jobs and skills.

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    19 May 2023