Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Medical Technology Engineer / Assistant Engineer

Course Details

Duration: Up to 12 months, comprising up to 1 month of facilitated classroom training and up to 11 months of structure on-job-training

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Time: 8am to 6pm

Course Dates: Rolling Intakes


Course Introduction

The Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Medical Technology Engineer and Assistant Engineer is a 12-month programme which operates on a Place-and-Train mode.

Participating companies employ the candidates before they undergo up to 1 month of facilitated classroom training (two modules) with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and up to 11 months of structured on-the-job training (OJT).

Customised programmes are designed for different job roles, which are tailored to individual’s development needs so as to equip them with the relevant skills and competencies for a successful career conversion in the MedTech Industry.


Course Objectives


This programme aims at enabling mid-career/displaced PMETs to switch and/or embark on new careers by facilitating placements into hiring companies and putting them through industry-recognized training programmes to acquire necessary skills for Medical Technology Engineer’ or Assistant Engineer jobs in the Medical Technology industry.


Course Outline
 

Participating companies would hire the selected candidates as full-time employees. The participants will undergo a 2 facilitated training* at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and about 11 months of company in-house structured on-the-job training (OJT)

* There are no fixed training schedules as class commencement is based on aggregated sign-ups by companies. Please contact SP for more information.

The programme comprised of:
(A) Faciliated classroom training in SP; and
(B) Structured OJT components in the company

(A) Companies need to decide 2 out of the 12 training modules based on organization needs


1. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices
2. Apply Continuous Process Improvement Techniques
3. Apply Process Quality Control Techniques
4. Operate in a Controlled Cleanroom Environment
5. Apply cGMP Requirements in the Workplace
6. Apply Workplace Safety and Health Practices
7. Use Process Drawings, Diagrams, Schedules and Manuals
8. Apply Injection Moulding Technology for Medical Devices
9. Control and Operate Bio Manufacturing
10. Process Control Precision Machining for Medical Technology
11. Design of Biomedical Devices
12. Manage Regulatory Requirements for Medical Devices


(B)In-company customized training including   OJT components


    Suitable for

    • Medical Technology Engineer: Matured workers with relevant experience and/or Engineering / Science related degree
    • Medical Technology Assistant Engineer: Matured workers with relevant experience and/or Engineering / Science related diploma and/or related NITEC


    Assumed Skills and Knowledge

    ITE certificate, Diploma or Degree in Engineering/Technology


    Award / Certification / Accreditation

    • Certificate of Performance
    • Certificate of Performance (PCP)

    Course Fee

    S/NModule TitleMode of TrainingDuration Hours (Classroom & Assessment)Full Course FeeCourse Fee Funding (Standard rate, up to 70%)Nett course fee after 70% SSG Funding
      (incl. GST)
    1Following Good Manufacturing   PracticesClassroom8$450$315$144.45
    2Apply Continuous Process   Improvement TechniquesClassroom15$650$455$208.65
    3Apply Process Quality Control   TechniquesClassroom30$790$553$253.59
    4Operate in a Controlled   Cleanroom EnvironmentClassroom40$2,800$1,960$898.80
    5Apply cGMP Requirements in the   WorkplaceClassroom30$1,300$910$417.30
    6Apply Workplace Safety and   Health PracticesClassroom9$900$630$288.90
    7Use Process Drawings, Diagrams,   Schedules and ManualsClassroom28$2,200$1,540$706.20
    8Apply Injection Moulding   Technilogy for Medical DevicesClassroom45$2,100$1,470$674.10
    9Contol and Operate Bio   Manufacturing ProcessClassroom45$2,100$1,470$674.10
    10Control Precision Machining for   Medical TechnologyClassroom45$2,100$1,470$674.10
    11Design of Biomedical DevicesClassroom45$2,100$1,470$674.10
    12Manage Regulatory Requirements   for Medical DevicesClassroom42$1,900$1,330$609.90

     


    Funding Incentives

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

    Course Fee funding - 70% of the course fee for trainee upon certified competent

    Enhanced Course Fee funding*:
     

    • Enhanced Training Support for SME
    • SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

    *Companies eligible for Enhanced Course Fee funding will have to submit via WSG's SkillsConnect portal.

    Salary Support:
     
    • Standard Rate - Funded at 70% for each trainee’s salary, capped at $4,000 per month
    • Enhanced Rate - Funded at 90% for each eligible trainee’s salary, capped at $6,000 per month for mature or long-term unemployed Singaporean trainees.

    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.

    For more information on funding eligibility and submission procedures, please click on the link provided:
    https://www.skillsconnect.gov.sg/sop/portal/Frequently%20Asked%20Questions/For%20Employers/Training%20Grant/tg.jsp

    Terms and conditions apply for the funding support.

    Application Procedure

    Companies who are keen to sign up for the PCP programme can contact us at (PCP_MedTech@sp.edu.sg).

    Public 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.


    Terms and Conditions


    Payment Mode

    1) By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

    Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed

    2) By NETS

    Please make the payment at:

    Singapore Polytechnic PACE Academy Blk T1A, Level 1 Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm

    3) By CASH

    Please make the payment at:

    Singapore Polytechnic Finance Department Admin Building, Level 2 Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5:00pm


    Enquiries

    General Administration PACE
    Email: pace@sp.edu.sg

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

    Counter Service:
    8.30am - 8.00pm (Mon - Fri)
    *Counter Services will be closed by 8pm on Mon-Fri, with effect from 01 Jan 2017.