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With the Right Attitude, Learning Opportunities Abound

7 November 2012

Setsco, being a People Developer award recipient, not only emphasizes on staff training but also provides lifelong learning opportunities for staff personal growth and development.

Raj Kumar, Assistant Engineer from the Calibration & Measurement Department, has benefited from the career development framework administered by the HR department and recently attained his Diploma in Technology (Mechanical) from Ngee Ann Polytechnic. His supervisor, Chong Pin Siong, has encouraged him to pursue this Diploma course after noting his positive work attitude and good work performance.

Motivated to improve his knowledge after he obtained his Higher-Nitech qualification, Raj Kumar took up the challenge, sacrificing three to four nights a week to attend classes and pushing himself to to do well in the field of mechanical engineering.

As a parent of two children, aged 11 and 5 years old, balancing the various demands of work, studies and family have not been easy for Raj. Fortunate for him, his family, colleagues and supervisor understood his situation and tried to accommodate his busy schedule.

Having worked in Setsco for the last 9 years, Raj Kumar is grateful to Setsco for giving him the opportunity and financial support to pursue his Higher-Nitech & Diploma qualifications. With these certificates, he is able to upgrade his knowledge and improve himself and hence granting him better prospects for career growth and development. He has risen from the rank of Senior Engineer Assistant to an Assistant Engineer today. Setsco is proud that the career development framework has bear fruits and benefited staff like Raj Kumar. This is in-line with the corporate talent management policy and knowledge retention effort that Setsco has deep belief in, thus creating a cohesive and committed pool of staff.