IBM partners IMDA to roll out 'New Collar Apprenticeship' initiative after layoffs in Singapore

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SINGAPORE (Aug 16): International Business Machines (IBM) is joining the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Company-Led Training programme under its TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative to roll out their first “New Collar Apprenticeship” initiative outside of the US.

Through the apprenticeships, IBM Singapore intends to also employ and train non-degree holders for infocomm technology (ICT) jobs within the technology industry.

IBM’s latest initiative seeks to on-board 70 apprentices over the two years spanning from 2018 to 2020, providing structured training to equip aspiring tech professionals with specialised tech skills... (Click here to read the full story)