Building up a Pool of Skilled Professionals

With the anticipated growth in aviation, more aviation professionals will be needed. CAAS has put in place several initiatives to build up a pool of skilled professionals to help drive the industry.

CAAS has adopted a “life-cycle” approach to attract, develop and retain talent and manpower in the aviation industry. These include manpower development and retention programmes at all stages of the career, including pre-employment training and upskilling on the job. 

Outreach Programmes for Youth

CAAS has developed programmes to engage youth on aviation-related topics and to promote aviation careers, taking into account the different interests of the target groups.

These programmes include:

For more information on our programmes, please email us at

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SkillsFuture is a national effort to help Singaporeans develop and master the skills relevant to the future. Several SkillsFuture initiatives have been implemented for the air transport sector, including:

  • SkillsFuture Study Award for Air Transport

    Administered by CAAS, the SkillsFuture Study Award for the Air Transport Sector encourages Singaporeans to develop and deepen their specialist skills in aviation, maximise their potential and enhance their employability in our evolving economy.

    For more information, please click here.

  • SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes

    CAAS is working with employers, institutes of higher education, and SkillsFuture Singapore to develop SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes (WSP) for the Air Transport sector. The WSPs trainees will attend an integrated on-the-job and institution-based training programme.
    Upon completing the programme, graduates can look forward to a structured career progression with their employers. They will also be awarded industry-recognised Modular Certificates which can form part of a part-time diploma/post-diploma.

    For more information, please click here, or email:

    Examples of WSPs for the Air Transport sector include:

Last Updated on 06 April 2020