1) From 16 March 2020 2359 hrs, all workers with recent travel history to ASEAN* countries, Japan, Switzerland and the United Kingdom within the last 14 days and arriving will be required to remain in their place of residence at all times for a 14-day period under the Stay-Home Notice (SHN).
2) From 20 March 2020 2359 hours, MOM will require all new and existing work pass holders planning to enter/return to Singapore from any country, to obtain MOM’s approval before they commence their journey. Upon arrival, they will be placed on a mandatory 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN).
You may refer to https://www.mom.gov.sg/covid-19/advisory-for-employers-and-employees-travelling-to-and-from-affected-areas for more information on the SHN and the steps to take. Thank you.
3) In line with the latest measures on safe distancing by MOH, all class capacity has been reduced to 9. Please register early to secure slots for your workers.
4) Please note for all English classes, an interpreter must accompany your worker for class if your worker's English proficiency is low, i.e. cannot read English. The interpreter will be required to translate the course material during the class. There is no worker to interpreter ratio. Workers with low language proficiency attending English class without an interpreter, will be rejected for class. Interpreters cannot be a worker who is also attending SIP.
Only workers from Tamil Nadu can attend Tamil classes. Workers from other parts of India should attend the English class, accompanied with an interpreter. E.g. Workers from Punjab, should be accompanied with a Punjabi interpreter.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has introduced a mandatory Foreign Worker Settling-in Programme (FW SIP) to enhance educational efforts. The FW SIP is a 1-day orientation programme to educate Migrant Workers (MWs) on Singapore’s social norms, their employment rights and obligations, Singapore laws and where and how to seek assistance.
Starting with the construction sector, all first-time non-Malaysian Work Permit holders whose work permit application is submitted on or after 1 October 2018 are required to attend FW SIP.
From 1 December 2019, all first-time non-Malaysian Work Permit holders in all sectors (except Services) must attend the FW SIP to learn about their employment rights and other useful information.
All MWs on Work Permit must attend the FW SIP within 14 calendar days of arrival.How to Register
|Course Name :||Foreign Worker Settling-In Programme (FW SIP)|
|Who to Attend :||
All Work Permit holders who:
|Language :||Mandarin, Tamil, Bengali, Burmese, Thai, English*, Tagalog** *English: Workers who do not understand any of the languages abovementioned, are required to attend the English class accompanied with an interpreter provided by the EA/Company. ** Tagalog classes will be available from 1 December 2019.|
MWC Recreation Club @ Soon Lee
51, SOON LEE ROAD
|Operating Hours :||Monday to Saturday (excluding Public Holidays), 0800hrs to 1800hrs|
|Contact Us :||
For registration or technical issues, please contact us at 8684 8615 from 0900hrs to 1800hrs, Monday to Saturday.
|Course Duration :||1 day, 0900hrs to 1800hrs|
|Registration Time :||0800hrs to 0900hrs|
|Documents Needed for Registration :||
Worker’s original passport and full set of In-Principle Approval Letter (Employee’s Copy).
Please ensure that your worker brings along the full set of IPA letter to FW SIP. An employer whose worker fails to do so will be flagged to MOM and MOM may take administrative action, including suspending the employer from applying for new work passes.
Please also ensure your worker brings his passport for verification. Failing to do so will result in you having to re-register your worker to attend the class on another day.
|Meals :||2 Tea breaks, 1 Lunch. Halal with the option of vegetarian or non-vegetarian.|
|Pricing :||$75.00 (inclusive of GST) per worker (Cost of FW SIP is borne by the employer)|
|Payment Mode :||
Only online payment* – eNETS (iBanking) or
Credit/Debit Card (Visa/Mastercard)
|*Note: Your worker’s slot will only be confirmed after payment.|