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LAUNCH OF THE WSQ PLACE AND TRAIN (PnT) PR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME IN OCTOBER 2013. [Closed]
The WSQ Place and Train (PnT) PR Apprenticeship Programme is a collaboration between Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) and Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). The programme is aimed at building a pipeline of skilled professionals to meet the immediate and long term requirements of the PR industry.
Duration: A seven-month programme comprising WSQ PnT classroom training and an on-the-job training component.
Five core PR topics are covered under the WSQ PnT Training:
- WSQ Formulate, Coordinate & Evaluate PR Communications
- WSQ Manage Media Relations
- WSQ Plan, Develop & Support Crisis Communications
- WSQ Develop Integrated Marketing Communications for a Specific Event
- WSQ Manage Events.
What’s in it for EMPLOYERS?
For employers who sign up for in the WSQ PnT, IPRS will provide a list of interested candidates who are looking for a career in PR.
Employers will be required to sponsor their new hire(s) for PR training which will be provided by IPRS for a course fee of $2,100 (after WDA’s funding) per participant.
You will also be entitled to a 70% salary defrayment for your new hire/s capped at $1,400* per participant per month for the seven (7) months of the WSQ PnT programme. (* Terms and conditions apply.)
We are pleased to share that the $300 registration fee has now been waived for all IPRS Members! Enjoy on this benefit and sign up as an IPRS Member today!
For more Employer information, kindly click here:
Employer’s Eligibility Criteria
FAQ for Employers
Details for Sponsoring Employers
Employers Application Process
Download Employer Application Form
Download a copy of the WSQ PnT Programme Brochure
To view the list of candidates, please login here. (For registered employers only)
What’s in it for EMPLOYEES?
Here’s a great way for new entrants or career-switcehers to get a head start in the PR industry via the WSQ PnT Programme.
During the WSQ PnT Programme, new hire(s) will gain from firstly, being provided with a comprehensive PR training in the following five (5) WSQ certified PR topics:
· WSQ Formulate, Coordinate & Evaluate PR Communications
· WSQ Manage Media Relations
· WSQ Plan, Develop & Support Crisis Communications
· WSQ Develop Integrated Marketing Communications for a Specific Event
· WSQ Manage Events
Upon successful completion of the PR training, the new hire(s) will be conferred by WDA with a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) for each of the five (5) WSQ PnT modules.
In addition, new hire(s) will be provided ‘on-the-job’ training for six months during the WSQ PnT Programme.
Only those who are either Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) are eligible to participate in the WSQ PnT PR Apprenticeship Programme.
The next run of the WSQ Place and Train Apprenticeship Programme is scheduled for October 2013. Applications are now open!
For more Employee information, kindly click here:
Employee’s Eligibility Criteria
FAQ for Employees
Details for Participating Employee
Employee Application Process
Download Employee Application Form