Singapore Workforce Development Agency

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Singapore Workforce Development Agency
Singapore Workforce Development Authority (logo).gif
Logo of the WDA
Agency overview
Formed September 17, 2003 (2003-09-17)
Headquarters 1 Marina Boulevard, #16-01, One Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989
Employees 800+
Agency executives
  • Tan Pheng Hock, Chairman
  • Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive[1]
  • Goh Eng Ghee, Deputy Chief Executive
  • Winston Toh, Deputy Chief Executive
Parent agency Ministry of Manpower

The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (Abbreviation: WDA; Chinese: 新加坡劳动力发展局) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Manpower of the Singapore Government.


WDA was established in 2003.

CET Campuses[edit]

The CET Campus East will be located in Paya Lebar Central.

Industry Skills Frameworks[edit]

The WDA encourages continuous upgrading by providing training frameworks across diverse industries. Examples of industries are:

  • Aerospace
  • Business Management
  • Clinical Research
  • Community and Social Service
  • Creative Industries
  • Financial Industry
  • Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Environmental Cleaning
  • Financial Industry Competency Standards
  • Floristry
  • Food & Beverage
  • Generic Manufacturing
  • Healthcare Support
  • Human Resource
  • Landscape
  • Leadership and People Management
  • National Infocomm Competency Standards
  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Port Services
  • Precision Engineering
  • Process Industry
  • Public Transport
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Service Excellence
  • Textile and Fashion Technology
  • Tourism
  • Training and Adult Education
  • Workplace Safety and Health for Marine Industry
  • Wafer Fabrication
  • Workplace Safety and Health Professionals


  1. ^ "New Chief Executive Officer for the Singapore Workforce Development Agency". Ministry of Manpower Press Release 1 October 2013.