The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) has been appointed by Workforce Singapore (WSG) as a Programme Manager (PM) to administer the Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Professional Executives. Structured to support mid–career Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) to take up new job roles in broad-based job functions such as human resources, leadership and management, sales and marketing, project management, business development, and administration and operations across various sectors with the necessary competencies.
Newly hired PMETs would have to under-go a 3-month programme, which includes 12 days classroom training and structured On-the-Job-Training (OJT) that is specific to business and industry needs with the hiring company.
Eligibility Criteria# for Participating Companies:
√ Registered or incorporated in Singapore with a valid Unique Entity Number (UEN) with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority
√ Offer a full-time PMET position, with a minimum monthly gross salary^ of $2,500, and of at least a 12-month employment contract;
^Monthly gross salary comprises basic monthly salary and fixed monthly allowances only
√ Offer employment directly related to the job which the CCP is for, with the remuneration that is aligned to the market rate;
√ Employer who employs a new hire can only select one PM that best suit the training needs, and only submit one application regardless
√ The participating company must have the knowledge and capacity to provide structured On-the-Job training for the candidate;
√ Commit to CCP training arrangements for the newly hired PMET that they have selected; and,
√ Commit to working with WSG and SNEF on programme administrative requirements.
Eligibility Criteria# for New Hires:
√ Be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident aged 21 years and above;
√ New hires must have graduated or completed NS, whichever is later, for at least two years prior at point of application;
√ New hires must not have prior working experience or be in a similar job role in previous employment;
√ Must be a newly hire PMET for not more than one month, and nominated by an eligible company for the CCP
√ New hires must not be a shareholder of the CCP company, or its related companies;
√ New hires must not be related to the owner(s) of the CCP company; and,
√ New hires must not be immediate ex-staff of CCP company and its related companies.
#Beyond the general eligibility criteria stated, other course-specific entry criteria may apply.
Course Fee and Salary Support Funding:
Upon completion of the programme and having met all the training requirements, participating companies can also enjoy up to 90% course fee funding and salary support for each PMET enrolled onto the CCP.
|Funding by WSG||Course Fee||Salary Support|
|Standard Rate||Up to 70% Course Fee Funding||
Up to 70% of monthly salary for CCP training duration
(capped at $4,000 per month)
|Enhanced Rate*||Up to 90% Course Fee Funding||
Up to 90% of monthly salary for CCP training duration
(capped at $6,000 per month)
Course Fee – 20% course fee top-up is funded by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) for SME-Sponsored SCs/PRs trainees under the Enhanced Training Support for SME or mature SC trainees aged 40 years and above under Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy.
[Participating companies need to be recognised as an SME with SSG to be eligible.]
Salary Support – For SC trainees who are unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more, and/ or SC trainees aged 40 years and above in the year of commencement of the CCP.
Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI)^
To support more employers to expand local hiring, funding support under JGI is further extended by 6 months (i.e.; Apr 2022 to Sep 2022). For more information on JGI, please visit the IRAS webpage at https://www.iras.gov.sg/schemes/disbursement-schemes/jobs-growth-incentive
^Eligible new hires placed on CCP for Professional Executives during this period may receive salary support funding from both initiatives (subject to respective caps in JGI and CCP).
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