Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Chemicals

About This Course

The PCP programme is a 12-month Place-and-Train programme for mid-career switches, displaced or unemployed Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) from non-chemical background and/or with transferable skill sets from other industries who are currently hired in the chemical sector. We will only accept applications from companies who have signed an agreement with Singapore Polytechnic (SP).

Course Details

There are 2 options for PCP (Chemicals) and companies can opt to place the trainees either under full course or AOP in this programme.

1. Full Course

Companies to make arrangements for trainees to complete 3 modules in SP within 4-months from start of programme.
Companies to provide at least 8-month of On-the-Job training (OJT) to the trainees.

Course Modules

Participants are required to complete the following 3 modules:
1. Apply Workplace Safety and Health Practices
2. Monitor and Operate Process Parameters
3. Use Process Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules and Manuals

Suitable for

Singapore citizens or Singapore permanent residents.
Mid-career switches, displaced or unemployed PMETs from non-chemical background and/or with transferable skill sets from other industries

Minimum Entry Requirements

Diploma OR


Participant who meet the minimum attendance requirements and passed all the assessments required by the course will be awarded a Statement of Attainment (SOA) for each WSQ course.

Fees Payable

Funding Incentives

Eligibility for SSG Funding

1. Singaporean and PRs (company sponsored or self-sponsored)

2. Achieve at least 75% attendance

3. Complete and pass all required assessments

4. Complete post-training survey conducted between 3 to 6 months after course end.

Participants who have been granted the SSG funding but fail to meet the above requirements would be liable for the subsidised course fee.

Course Fee

For Full Course fees: $4,800.00 (without GST)

For Assessment-Only-Pathway fee: $3,000.00 (without GST)

Course fee is sponsored by the company and SSG

Please see the table below for the Nett Course fee (Incl. of GST)

Terms and Conditions

For Full Course fees:

CourseFull Course FeesAfter 70% Funding from SSGNett Course Fees Incl. (GST)
Apply Workplace Safety and Health Practices$900$630$288.90
Monitor and Operate Process Parameters$1700$1190$545.70
Use Process Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules and Manuals$2200$1540$706.20
Total  $1540.80

For Assessment-Only-Pathway:
CourseFull Course FeesSSG FundingNett Course Fees Incl. (GST)
Apply Workplace Safety and Health Practices$800Up to 70% capped at $400.00$428
Monitor and Operate Process Parameters$1100Up to 70% capped at $400.00$749
Use Process Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules and Manuals$1100Up to 70% capped at $400.00$$749
Total  $1,926.00


Application Procedure

This PCP programme is exclusive to chemical manufacturing companies, therefore, not open to members of the public. We will only accept applications from companies who have signed an agreement with SP.

Companies who are keen to sign up for the PCP Chemicals programme can email Ms Ong Lay Choo at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment mode:

Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

ATN: PACE Academy
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

PCP (Chemicals) AOP

Course Dates
15 Aug - 18 Aug 2017

Registration Date:
05 July - 10 July 2017

Course Details:

PCP (Chemicals) AOP

Day: Tue - Fri
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
Time: 8:30am - 6pm


General Administration PACE

Office Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm (Mon - Thur)
8.30am - 5.30pm (Fri)

Counter Service:
8.30am - 8:00pm (Mon - Fri)
(The cut-off time for Nets payment will be at 7:30 pm)
The Office is closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holiday.

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