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Wednesday, July 31 2019 - 13:45
Schindler Lifts Singapore Pte Ltd. receives SkillsFuture Employer Award
SINGAPORE, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Schindler Lifts Singapore Pte Ltd. was presented the SkillsFuture Employer 
Award by the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mdm Halimah Yacob, in an 
awards ceremony on July 30th 2019. 

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(Dr. Qiu Hai, Schindler Lifts Managing Director, receiving the SkillsFuture 
Employer Award from Mdm Halimah Yacob on behalf of Schindler Lifts Singapore 
Pte Ltd.)

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(Schindler Group Logo)

Touted as Singapore's highest skills award for employers, this accolade honours 
exemplary organizations, which lead the way in championing employees' skills 
development and building a culture of lifelong learning in their workplace. 
Through Schindler Singapore's commitment to support the people who build and 
grow the business, it is elevating people and talent development is crucial in 
making Schindler the first choice for their employees and ultimately, their 

This award recognizes Schindler Singapore for their wholistic human capital 
development strategy which is aligned with lean industry and national manpower 
trends, related governmental initiatives and proactively equipping the 
workforce with digital tools and competencies to thrive in the evolving 
vertical transportation business accelerated through Industry 4.0.

As a result of efforts to enhance the effectiveness of their human capital 
strategy, Schindler Singapore pledged for a better Built Environment Workplace 
with the Building Construction Authority Singapore, enhanced competency-based 
hiring practices and extended company study leave benefits to employees 
upgrading their skillsets through government endorsed SkillsFuture courses.

Schindler Singapore integrated their apprenticeship program with part time 
vocational studies at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE), which in 
addition to Schindler's belting certification, certifies technicians as 
qualified Lift Specialists. Supporting the Singapore manpower ministry's move 
to vocationalize the vertical transportation industry, Schindler Singapore 
supports the launch of the Certificate of Competency in Lift Maintenance for 
Lift Specialists through assessments conducted by ITE.

As a prelude to the SkillsFuture Employer award, Schindler Singapore attained 
Workforce Singapore's (WSG) Capability Development Grant (Industry level) for 
IOEE Implementation in Singapore and was subsequently admitted as a Human 
Capital Partner with Singapore National Employer's Federation (SNEF), 
recognizing employers with strong relevance to the national economy, a strong 
core of Singaporean employees and commitment to workforce development have 
helped to strengthen Schindler Singapore as a leading employer amongst their 
industry peers in Singapore.

Schindler is the first amongst their industry peers in Singapore to win this 

With the receipt of the SkillsFuture Employer Award, Schindler Singapore 
endeavors to continue forging ahead to leading the industry through elevating 
our people and talents who build the business.

[1] According to Jardine Schindler Group research as of July 2019.

About Schindler

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global 
provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Schindler mobility 
solutions move more than one billion people every day all over the world. 
Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 

About Schindler Singapore 

Schindler began operating in Singapore during the 1960s. In 1975 Schindler 
Lifts (Singapore) Pte Ltd. was established, one year after Jardine Matheson of 
Hong Kong, and Schindler Holding Ltd. of Switzerland, embarked on a joint 
venture. Schindler Lifts (Singapore) Pte Ltd. also supports Schindler's 
operations in Myanmar.

SOURCE Schindler Group