Settling In Program

About Settling-In Programme (SIP)

The Ministry of Manpower requires all first-time foreign domestic workers (FDWs) to attend the Settling-In Programme (SIP), conducted in English or in the FDWs' native languages. The SIP aims to better orientate and equip FDWs with basic knowledge about living and working safely in Singapore.

SIP will be delivered through a combination of lectures, videos and practical sessions and will cover the following five modules:

(i) Introduction to Singapore
(ii) Conditions of employment
(iii) Safety at home
(iv) Safety in other areas
(v) Relationship and stress management

ECTC is your choice one-stop training provider!

Extensive training experience for foreigners and caregivers.
ECON Careskill Training Centre (ECTC) is part of the ECON Healthcare Group, the market leader in providing quality healthcare and elder care services in Singapore, Malaysia and China. Part of an established healthcare group, ECTC has extensive experience in providing training particularly to FDWs as well as caregivers and nurses.

Recognised and accredited with Government agencies.
Working closely with Ministry of Manpower, Singapore Workforce Development Agency, Singapore Institute of Technical Education, Centre for Enabled Living, ECTC has a panel of experienced trainers led by chief trainer who has more than 25 years of nursing healthcare and training experiences.

Many optional training modules to enhance FDWs' knowledge and care skills.
Other training courses are also available to augment the trainee's care knowledge and skills. We provide caregiver's course (accredited by Centre For Enabled Living), specialized caregivers training on Dementia and Elderly care, and Child Massage courses (using TCM philosophies) amongst others. Our nurse educators can also develop customised caregiver training courses based on your requirements and care required for your loved ones. Depending on your needs, the training course can be conducted at the 'live' training lab in our Medicare Centre and Nursing Home, ECTC training centre or at your own home.

Our training facilities are conveniently located at 451 Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 805947.

Our Training Facilities

View larger map of our training facility at 451 Yio Chu Kang Road, Singapore 805947.

Contact Us

Tel : (65) 6853 3727
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Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday 8:30am - 6:00pm (Excluding public holidays)

About ECON Healthcare Group

Founded in 1987, ECON Healthcare Group is the leading healthcare services organization providing quality healthcare and eldercare services in Singapore, Malaysia and the overseas market. ECON owns and manages medicare centres and nursing homes, senior service centres and also provides professional care services such as home care, ambulance, physiotherapy & rehabilitation, and traditional Chinese medicine.

Additionally, the group owns West Point Hospital, located in West of Singapore, providing 24 hour clinic services for the community.

ECON Healthcare was the first in the nursing home industry to obtain the ISO 9002 Certification in 1996 and was successfully upgraded and recertified for the ISO 9001:2008 in 2010. In 2003, we achieved the Singapore Quality Class status and the Singapore Promising Brand Award.

ECON's nursing team has won many accolades for our quality service and standards including:
    - Healthcare Humanity Awards 2009
    - Healthcare Humanity Awards 2010
    - Healthcare Humanity Awards 2011
    - Healthcare Humanity Awards 2012
    - Tan Chin Tuan Nursing Awards 2011
    - Singapore Healthcare Quality Service Award 2012

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