Career Conversion Programme for Food Manufacturing Professional and Associate

Course Introduction:

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Food Manufacturing Professional and Associate aims to equip Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (“PMETs”) and Rank-and-File (“RnF”) employees with relevant skillsets to take on new jobs in companies in the Food Manufacturing sector. 

The target beneficiaries are Singapore Citizens (SCs) or Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) who are:

(a) New hires undergoing skills conversion to take on new job roles in the food manufacturing industry.


Course Duration and Training Mode: 

Course Duration: 
• New Hires – 3 or 6 month

Training Mode : 

PMETs
1. New Hires – 6 months training consisting of facilitated learning (5 modules) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the food manufacturing sector

Rank-and-Files (RnFs)
1. New Hires – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (3 modules) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the food manufacturing sector

Venue: 
• Facilitated classroom training (Face-to-Face (F2F) or Online Synchronous)
• On-the-Job Training (OJT) - participating company 


Course Outline: 

List of Modules
• Modules can be selected by company’s choice.

On-the-Job Training (OJT)
• Depending on trainee position.

Suggested List of Modules (Not limited to this list)

• Please click here for module synopsis and duration


Suitable For: 

For Individuals:
The Programme is open to all company-sponsored applicants (SCs and PRs) who meet the following General Eligibility Criteria:

• New Hires
o Minimum 21 years old
o Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, at least two years prior at the point of application
o Must not be in the same job role prior to joining the CCP
o Have no bond obligation with any organisation
o Meet employer or course-specific selection criteria, where applicable
o Newly hired within the last 3 months, and nominated by an eligible company prior to enrolment into the programme

For Participating Companies:
• Be registered or incorporated in Singapore

• Ensure that new hires cannot be:
o A shareholder of the CCP company, or its related companies;
o Related to the owner(s) of the CCP company; and
o Immediate ex-staff of CCP company or its related companies;

• Must offer the new hire a job and issue a valid permanent employment contract; full-time contract employment must be at least 12 months

• Conversions can be inter-sectoral or intra-sectoral1

• Must be able to provide structured OJT training for the candidate.

1Inter-sectoral refers to a new job in a different sector, intra-sectoral refers to a different job in the same sector


Minimum Entry Requirements: 

Possess at least a NITEC/Higher NITEC/Diploma/Degree from any discipline.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Participants who complete the module will be issued a:
• *Certificate of Performance, if they pass the assessment;
• *Certificate of Attendance, if they either have not undertaken the assessment or fail the assessment.

*Actual qualification name will be confirmed by the selected Training Providers

S/NModule TitleDuration (Hrs)Full Course FeeNett Course Fee after Standard rate subsidy (70%)Nett Course Fee after Enhanced rate subsidy (90%)
1Food Safety Course Level 17.5$440.00$132.00$44.00
2Food Safety Course Level 321$820.00$246.00$82.00
3Food Safety Course Level 428$1,330.00$399.00$133.00
4Introduction to Artificial
Intelligence (AI) & Machine
Learning
7$320.00$96.00$32.00
5Intermediate Robotic Process
Automation
14$600.00$180.00$60.00
6Introduction to Data Analytics
and Applications
8$270.00$81.00$27.00
7Applied Data Analytics in
Business
10.5$300.00$90.00$30.00
8Appreciation of IoT and Data
Management
8$200.00$60.00$20.00

* SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding and Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Click here for more details

Funding Incentives

Participating companies will be supported with course fee and salary support as follows:

New Hires (Employed between September 2020 and March 2022)
 Course Fee Grant (Standard Rates)Course Fee Grant (Enhanced Rates)Salary Support (Standard Rates)Salary Support (Enhanced Rates)
Rank-and-File (RnF)Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy35% (capped at $1,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 12 Months45% (capped at $1,500) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 12 Months
Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs)Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy35% (capped at $2,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 12 Months45% (capped at $3,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 12 Months

*LTU: Long-Term Unemployed - Being unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more

New Hires from 1 April 2022 Onwards
 Course Fee Grant (Standard Rates)Course Fee Grant (Enhanced Rates)Salary Support (Standard Rates)Salary Support (Enhanced Rates)
Rank-and-File (RnF)Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy70% (capped at $2,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 6 Months90% (capped at $3,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 6 Months
Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs)Up to 70% of course fee subsidyUp to 90% of course fee subsidy70% (capped at $4,000) for SCs aged below 40 & SPRs - For 6 Months90% (capped at $6,000) for SCs aged 40 & above AND/OR LTU* - For 6 Months

*LTU: Long-Term Unemployed - Being unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more

SkillsFuture Eligible Credit - For more information please click on the link below:
https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/sfec

Jobs Growth Incentive - For more information please click on the link below:
https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/Schemes/Businesses/Jobs-Growth-Incentive--JGI-/

The Salary Support will commensurate with their academic qualifications and working experience. Companies are not eligible to submit Absentee Payroll claims on behalf of trainees who are in the programme.

Terms and conditions apply for the funding support.

Registration of Interest:
Companies who are interested, 

PCP Register

Individuals who are interested to join this programme can submit their CVs at this link

Only candidates who are shortlisted by SP and hosting companies will be notified to attend interviews. Successful candidates employed by the hosting companies will be placed under the programme. 

Payment Mode

a) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

b) For payment via Telegraphic Transfer, details will be provided in the invoice to companies.

Terms and Conditions