Environmental Scan 2018: Human Capital Issues Within Machinery & Equipment and Advanced Engineering Sector (Phase II)
This Environmental Scan on Human Capital Issues within the Machinery & Equipment and Advanced Engineering (ME & AE) industry is a follow up study of the First Environmental Scan undertaken in 2016. The focus of this study is update labour market and industry information in ME & AE sector for 2017. There are 2 main sections in this report, 1) the environmental scan which comprises Introduction, Business Profile, Workforce Profile, Industry Trends and Prospects, Reviewing the Recommendation of the first Environmental Scan, and Strategic Recommendation; 2) the industry workforce survey comprises the Methodology, Workforce Development and Retention Initiatives, Collaboration with Educational and TVET Institutions, and Emerging Trends in ME & AE sector. This environmental scan focuses on 2 major industries which are the Machinery and Equipment (M&E) industry and the Engineering Supporting Industry (ESI). The M & E industry covers 3 sub-sectors, which are (1) specialised M & E for electrical and electronics, (2) specialised M & E for oil & gas, and (3) general M & E for material handling & lifting. The ESI industry covers 4 sub-sectors which are (1) machining, (2) mould, tools and dies, (3) metal casting, and (4) surface engineering & heat treatment.