AEM supports talents of tomorrow in the upcoming WorldSkills Singapore and WorldSkills ASEAN competition
Singapore, 20 Feb 2023 â€“ AEM, a global leader in test innovation, today announced its sponsorship for the upcoming WorldSkills Singapore competition and the 13th WorldSkills ASEAN competition, which are held in Singapore this year.
WorldSkills Singapore is a biennial national skills competition that aims to discover and recognise the best in talents among the youth in Singapore. Outstanding performers of WorldSkills Singapore will represent the nation to compete in the ASEAN-level WorldSkills competition, which is the biggest skills excellence youth competition within the region. As part of the competition, young individuals can showcase their talents and abilities in various skills categories. It aims to promote and upgrade skills standards in the ASEAN region to an international level, and provide an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, expertise and experience among delegates from member countries.
To support this initiative, AEM will be donating three units of its Network Service Assistant (NSA) test solutions each to two local institutions – Republic Polytechnic and the Institute of Technical Education (East) – to prepare the teams ahead of the WorldSkills Singapore competition on 29 March to 1 April 2023. AEM will also be sponsoring eight units of the testing solutions for the Information Network Cabling challenge during the WorldSkills ASEAN competition on 22-27 July 2023.
Pascal Pierra, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Instrumentation, AEM said, â€œThe rapid advancements in technology have led to an increased demand for new skills and highly-skilled talents. As a global leader in the semiconductor test and handling industry, AEM is committed to raise awareness of the importance of technical excellence and invest in skills development for youths to raise skills standards for the future of work. To this end, the WorldSkills Singapore and WorldSkills ASEAN 2023 are great examples of initiatives that can foster the development of quality vocational, technical and work values among the youths and skilled professionals of today.
AEM places a high value on innovation and upskilling in the dynamic cable and network connectivity testing industry, particularly with the growth in smart building network environments.â€
Bruce Poh, Chairman of WorldSkills ASEAN 2023 Organising Committee said, â€œWe are excited for AEMâ€™s support in training Singaporeâ€™s competitors and for the WorldSkills ASEAN 2023 Competition. These competitions showcase the best in skills among youths, and go a long way towards the development of industry-relevant vocational education and skills training. Therefore, collaborations with industry leaders such as AEM is critical in promoting the importance of skills and raising the level of skills excellence among our youths in Singapore.â€