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SG United Traineeships available for ITE graduates

From finance to maritime, here are some traineeships in the different fields ITE graduates can apply for.

Naren Sankar

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Published: 17 February 2021, 9:44 AM

A graduate from the Institute of Technology Education (and have completed your National Service, for males) but struggling to land a job?

Fret not, because there are plenty of traineeships you can apply for.

The SGUnited Traineeships Programme was rolled out in June 2020 to allow tertiary graduates from 2019 and 2020 to take up traineeships across various industry sectors. Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible for this scheme.

Graduates from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) have traineeships to look forward to as well. Here are some of them:

1. Singapore Polytechnic Learning Experience Executive

This traineeship will allow you to build up your skills in digital content such as video based content and animation. Trainees will get the opportunity to learn to take photos and videos using smartphones and professional cameras.

Do note that it will be beneficial to have a strong interest or background in media production, mass communication, interactive design or related fields.

The traineeship has a starting allowance of $1,100 monthly and lasts up to 12 months.

You can apply for the traineeship here.

2. Uni Resources Business Development and Accounts Assistant

Founded in 1998, Uni Resources helps other companies to hire candidates or provide guidance to candidates to align their interests to a job.

But to align your interests to this traineeship offered by them, you will need to be familiar with bookkeeping and invoicing processes.

Additionally, you will get an opportunity to work on the company’s branding and participate in strategic planning processes, including developing goals, objectives and processes.

You will also learn how to engage clients professionally too.

This 12-month traineeship has a monthly allowance of $1,400. You can apply for the position here.

3. Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Home Care Assistant

Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities (THKMC) provides assistance to the various groups in the community through more than 60 programmes and services for the elderly and the sick, families, persons with disabilities and children.

This traineeship equips one with the knowledge on how to care for the elderly spread out across different programmes in the organisation, such as ensuring the client’s safety during their medical appointments and providing home personal care services including light housekeeping.

The six-month traineeship has a starting allowance of $1,100 monthly. You can apply for the position here.

4. Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities Teacher Aide

This traineeship is to help assist the lead teacher in developing motor, communication, social, self-help and cognitive skills in children through planning and then participating in various activities.

This 12-month traineeship has a monthly allowance of $1,220. You can apply for the position here.

5. ADIRECT Group Product Development Specialist

ADIRECT Group is a premium Japanese food ingredients producer, exporter, distributor and specialist.

This traineeship requires applicants to know about product handling and process procedures in order to assist in research and resolve food quality issues.

Responsibilities include research development of new products, formulating and testing new products as well as modifying and improving existing products.

This 12-month traineeship has a monthly allowance of $1,500. You can apply for the position here.

6. East Marine Crew Trainee

Established in 1986, East Marine specialises in marine engineering works.

So, prepare to enjoy working on a ship as the responsibilities for this traineeship include maintenance, repair, sanitation and upkeep of material, equipment and areas in the deck department of a ship. You are also expected to learn to maintain the ship docking ropes and learn how to use the lifesaving equipment on the ship.

This traineeship lasts up to nine months and has an allowance of $1,300 monthly. You can apply for the position here.

7. NTUC Health Healthcare Executive

Liaising with clients and other stakeholders to provide excellent quality of care to the elderly and being able to rotate across different job settings is important in this traineeship with NTUC Health.

Having a qualification in either nursing, community care & social services, health promotion and management, business, or arts & social science is required.

This traineeship has a starting allowance of $1,500 monthly. You can apply for the position here.

8. Startup Advisors Administrative and Accounts Executive

This traineeship involves becoming part of Startup Advisors online accountancy team, which means handling clients of associate partners as well as related companies.

Trainees will get to learn how to use data entry on different cloud softwares and computer softwares in general.

The 12-month traineeship has a starting allowance of $1,200 monthly. You can apply for the position here.

9. GlobalFoundries Manufacturing Technical Assistant Trainee

Launched in 2009, GlobalFoundries provides services for casting metal. Thus, a candidate would have to assist in daily production activities such as equipment operation among other duties.

Trainees will learn about Wafer Fabrication flow and processes (producing complete electrical circuits on semiconductor wafers), Metrology job file creation and the Little’s Law and bottleneck theories.

This nine-month traineeship has a monthly allowance starting from $1,350. You can apply for the position here.

10. Coway Engineering Machinists

Coway Engineering provides precision machining and engineering support services to Aerospace, Oil & Gas, and Defence industries.

Trainees will gain experience as a qualified machinist in manufacturing and aerospace maintenance industries.

The traineeship lasts up to 12 months and has a starting allowance of $1,200 monthly. You can apply for the position here.

When you look for traineeships, be sure to look under the requirements column to see if you satisfy all the conditions to apply for that traineeship. Also remember that you can leave a traineeship at any point in time as long as you provide sufficient notice.

The full list of SGUnited Traineeships can be found here.


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