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Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Specialty Chemicals Professionals and Assistants

Course Introduction:

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Specialty Chemicals Professionals and Assistants is a career conversion programme targeted at Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) and Rank-and-File (RnF) jobseekers, including mid-career switchers, to undergo skills conversion and move into new occupations in the specialty chemicals sub-sector that have good prospects and opportunities for progression.


Course Duration and Training Mode: 

 

Course Duration: 
• CCP Specialty Chemicals Professionals – 9 months
• CCP Specialty Chemicals Assistants – 3 months 

 

Training Mode: 

CCP Specialty Chemicals Professionals
New Hires – 9 months training consisting of facilitated learning (2 core module + 1 elective modules) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the specialty chemicals sector.

CCP Specialty Chemicals Assistants
New Hires – 3 months training consisting of facilitated learning (2 courses) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) with a company within the specialty chemicals sector.

 

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


Course Outline: 

CCP Specialty Chemicals Professionals

There are a total of two (2) Core Modules together with one (1) elective modules, and On-the-Job Training (OJT) for CCP Specialty Chemicals Professionals.

List of Core Modules 
1. Design Thinking
2. Chemical & Biological Safety + Project Work

List of Elective Modules 
1. Personal Care Ingredients
2. Perfumery: From Ingredients to Products
3. Surfactants & Performance Additives

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

Please click here for module synopsis and duration

CCP Specialty Chemicals Assistants

There are a total of two (2) courses and On-the-Job Training (OJT) for CCP Specialty Chemicals Assistants.

Please click here for the list of courses offered.

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


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 PMET/RnF job which is different from his previous employment 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.
• To work with SP to support administration and marketing related to the programme

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.


Past/Current Participating Companies:

• Procter & Gamble International Operations SA Singapore Branch
• Toyo Ink Pte Ltd
• Avance Living Pte Ltd
• Biocomm Pte Ltd
• Chemical Specialties (S) Pte Ltd
• Fortune Chemical Pte Ltd
• Sensetac Pte Ltd


Award / Certification / Accreditation

An e-Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate.

S/NModule TitleDuration (Hrs)Full Course FeeNett Course Fee after Standard rate subsidy (70%)
Nett Course Fee after Enhanced rate subsidy (90%)
1Design Thinking22 hours$2,000.00$600.00$200.00
2Chemical & Biological Safety20  hours$2,000.00$600.00$200.00
3Personal Care Ingredients45 hours$2,500.00$750.00$250.00
4Perfumery: From Ingredients to Products30 hours$2,500.00$750.00$250.00
5Surfactants & Performance Additives30 hours$2,500.00$750.00$250.00

* 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)
CCP Specialty Chemicals AssistantsUp 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
CCP Specialty Chemicals ProfessionalsUp 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)
CCP Specialty Chemicals AssistantsUp 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
CCP Specialty Chemicals ProfessionalsUp 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 for PMETs or this link for RnFs.

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