Employing, Retaining and Re-employing of Older Employees

Duration 7 Hours

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2015 Intake: 5 Feb  l  12 May  l 20 Aug  l  12 Nov

2016 Intake: 14 Mar  l  27 Jun

This unit addresses the skills and knowledge required to implement employment, retention and re-employment strategies for the career transition and senior workforce especially the SAF and Home team officers. It covers assessing requirements for older employees and how these can be implemented to support employment, retention and employment of this demographic.

The increasing numbers of older workers seeking to keep working or re-join the workforce represent an opportunity for organisations which are ready to rise to the challenge: to appreciate the importance of older workers, to manage the changes, and to ensure that their workplaces are positioned to make the most of older workers‘ contributions.

Learning Outcomes
1. Understand work design strategies for older employees
  • Identify jobs and define job scope that are suitable for older employees
  • Explore flexible work arrangements and facilitate job re-design to accommodate older employees’ requirements  
  • Learn how to adapt to new job roles and work flow/processes
 2.  Understand employment strategies for older employees
  • Identify opportunities of creating an age-friendly workplace
  • Access information about national initiatives to verify initiatives for the employment of older employees
  • Understand recruitment strategies which support workplace enhancements made to suit older employees
  • State the organisation policies on older employees externally to understand the organisation as an employer of choice
3.  Retention and re-employment strategies for older employees
  • Understand the human resource policy to support retention of older employees
  • Explore the channels to facilitate re-employment job arrangements for older employees
  • Negotiate for employment contract to meet the needs of the organisation and the older employees to be re-employed
  • Increasing productivity and training for future re-employment

1 day (9.00am  ~ 5.00pm)

SMF Members: $321.00*
Non-Members: $374.50*

 *fees are inclusive of 7% GST


Telephone: 65 6826 3100
Fax: 65 6826 3113
Email: enquiry.ccl@smfederation.org.sg


Terms & Conditions

1. All notice of withdrawal must be given in writing before the issuance of letter of confirmation. Once confirmation letter is sent to participant, no cancellation will be allowed or penalty charges will apply.
If notice of withdrawal is received:
- At least 1 week before commencement of the course, a 20% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 20% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- Less than 1 week before commencement of the course, a 30% of the full course fee will be charged. For government-funded course, a 30% of full course fee before funding will be charged.
- No show on the scheduled date, a full course fee will be levied. For government-funded course, a full course fee before funding will be charged.

2. For all government-funded programmes (WSQ & Non-WSQ), funding is only applicable to:
- Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
- Participants who have achieved at least 75% attendance and sat for all required assessments

Full course fee will be charged to participants who fail to meet the above-mentioned criteria.

3. When a course is cancelled, fail to commence or fail to complete under unforeseen circumstances, participant is allowed to defer the intake at no cost or withdraw from the course; under such situation, a full refund of the advance payment will be given.

4. Notice of change in participant’s name must be given in writing, not less than 5 days before the course commencement date.

5. SMF CCL reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time. Such modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.