Company Training Committees (CTCs) are an initiative by the Labour Movement to help both workers and companies transform for the future. First announced in February 2019, it involves our union leaders working closely with management towards:
identifying the skills and training that workers need to support the company's strategic vision and direction and to keep up with industry transformation
coordinating efforts to communicate and implement training plans to build new competencies, close existing skills gaps and enhance productivity through technical, adaptive and technology skills to realise the company's vision for the future
enhancing and implementing workforce upgrading plan, to help ready workers for the evolution of jobs, stay relevant with new skills and be resilient to new ways of working, towards better jobs, better pay and better career progression.
The objectives of CTCs are two-pronged – first, to help workers become Worker 4.0, which is defined by the Labour Movement as workers who are proficient in working with machines, using technology and tapping digital resources to be more productive at work; and second, to partner companies in their transformation towards Industry 4.0. Combined, these will help our workers have better Wages, Welfare and Work Prospects.
Supporting the Company's vision for the future, the CTC aims to:
identify jobs that are likely to be disrupted due to industry transformation
assess skills development gaps
map out new skills and competency requirements as well as progression pathways for the workforce
put in place relevant training programmes to help employees take on new roles
track demonstration of the acquired skills and competencies
undertake communication initiatives for workforce to embrace change and have a life-long learning mindset.
Pioneering workers' rights since 1961, the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) unites 58 trade unions, seven trade associations, 12 social enterprises, and other enterprise partners as we create better lives for workers here in Singapore.