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WHAT IS WSQ? QUALIFICATION LEVELS FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS WSQ FRAMEWORKS

Assembly and Test

Overview

The semiconductor industry is the fastest growing segment in electronics and a key contributor to Singapore’s manufacturing sector.

The semiconductor value chain comprises product design, wafer fabrication, and Assembly and Test (A&T). In the past three decades, Singapore’s A&T sector has undergone great transformation. From labour-intensive manufacturing to more advanced, capital- and innovation-intensive activities such as advanced wafer level packaging, 3D packaging to the testing of sophisticated analogue or mixed signal products.

Today, Singapore is home to more than 20 A&T companies, including three of the world’s top six outsourced A&T manufacturers and many leading integrated device manufacturers (IDMs).

 The WSQ programmes train you for the skills and competencies required for job roles in the following areas:

  • Product Test Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Quality Engineering
  • Facility Engineering
  • Equipment Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Package Development Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering

The WSQ Certifications are awarded by SkillsFuture Singapore, and recognised by Workforce Singapore and the industry.

With the roll out of the Skills Frameworks (SF) in 2016, the WSQ programmes will be progressively aligned to the SF developed for the sector.

More information about the Skills Frameworks.