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Learning and Development at MHA

With the global security landscape becoming more complex, we are constantly looking for ways to innovate and use technology and data to ensure that we remain effective. Beyond these, the core of our success is our people. We strive to equip our people to strive and succeed. It is crucial to the success of our mission.

The Home Team is committed to your personal and professional development through programmes, resources and support. You will have protected time for learning and many opportunities to develop yourself so you can perform your role well and grow professionally and personally.

How You Can Grow with Us

Discover the many ways you and learn and grow in your Home Team career.

At the start of your career, you will embark on the Home Team Foundation Course, a joint training course that aims to build a One Home Team mindset in all our officers.

Look forward to interactive learning activities such as learning visits, team-building sessions and fireside chats with senior leaders.

You will gain an in-depth appreciation of our unique culture, get to know your colleagues across departments, and be inspired towards achieving our common Home Team mission of keeping Singapore safe and secure.

Combined Shape

Did you know? Over 300 Home Team officers will go through the foundational course every year. Read about their experience.

As you progress, you'll have opportunities to stretch your potential and grow together with us through the following ways:

  • Regular postingsto give you exposure to different areas of work in MHA
  • Milestone programmesat key points of your career to equip you with the skills to contribute effectively, lead your team and lead the organisation
  • Professional Development Programmesto encourage you to embark on relevant enrichment and self-development activities, such as external attachments or publishing an article
  • Stretch assignmentsto expand your horizons and extend your limits
  • Career guidance resourceswho volunteer their time to share their experiences with you
  • Career ambassadors who volunteer their time to share their experiences with you

The Home Team SkillsFuture Framework identifies the skills and competencies needed to remain relevant in a fast-changing environment.

This holistic framework is translated into a SkillsFuture@HomeTeam e-guide, which lets you to find out about the skills and competencies Home Team officers require to stay professionally relevant and valuable, and the training opportunities available

You have support if you wish to pursue relevant academic studies or deepen your professional and domain capabilities.

You can tap on scholarships and sponsorships for domains critical to the Ministry as well as the MHA Study Award, which provides sponsorships for course fees relevant to your job scope.