Career Conversion Programme (CCP)

Career Conversion Programme (CCP)

Career Conversion Programme (CCP) is a career conversion programme targeted at mid-career Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs), to undergo skills conversion and transit into new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression. The programme helps companies in the Process Construction and Maintenance (PCM) industry recruit experienced PMETs and train them for the new roles.

The Association of Process Industry (ASPRI) has been appointed to facilitate the programme and customise training courses that reskill PMETs with the necessary competencies.

Benefits of CCP through ASPRI

  • Assist mid-career PMETs to take on new jobs and pursue new career prospects
  • Leverage industry recognised WSQ accredited training courses/facilities by ASPRI-IPI
  • Receive Salary Support and Course Fee funding from WSG for up to 6 months*

*Terms and conditions apply. Refer to Funding Support for more information.

For further information or to apply, please email: admin@aspri.com.sg or call 6560 5051.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates:

  • Singapore Citizen (SC) or Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)
  • Minimum 21 years old
  • Graduated or Completed National Service for at least 2 years
  • PMETs from other industries or those taking on different job roles within PCM

Participating Companies:

  • Nominated PCM professional must be newly hired within the last 3 months (i.e: 90 days) prior to enrolment into programme
  • Offer a permanent full-time PMET position or at least a 12-month employment contract with a monthly gross salary of $2,800 and above*
  • PCM professional must not be enrolled with any other PCP under WSG at the time of application
  • Company must not pay any third party for services and consultancy related to this PCP application
  • Participating companies under PCP shall not claim Absentee payroll for training courses

*Gross monthly salary refers to basic monthly salary and fixed monthly allowance and hence does not include variable allowance or overtime.

Funding Support

Standard Rate Enhanced Rate
Salary Support
Up to 70% of Monthly Salary*** Capped at $4,000 per trainee per month
Up to 90% of Monthly Salary*** Capped at $6,000 per trainee per month*** For SC/SPR trainees who are long-term unemployed** or aged 40 and above
Course Fee
Up to 70% Course Fees
Up to 90% Course Fees* For SC/SPR trainees sponsored by SMEs or aged 40 and above

* Enhanced funding is available under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) and SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for eligible trainees.

** LTU: Unemployed for at least 6 months or more.

*** Due to enhancements made to the Jobs Growth Incentive (“JGI”), WSG will be making some temporary adjustments to salary support funding for new hire who enrolled into the CCP between 1 Sep 2020 to 31 Mar 2022. The salary support funding will be disbursed to participating employers over a longer period comprising the CCP training duration of 6 months and an additional period of retention equivalent to the training duration.

 

Training Courses - Field Supervisor Foundation Fundamental (FSFF)

  • Job designation: Field Supervisor / PCM Superintendent / Quantity Surveyors / Project Co-ordinators
  • Compulsory Modules: 40hrs
  • Course Fee: $1,860 (before GST)
S/N Effective communication with stakeholders Core Basic
1
Plan and conduct crew meetings, such as safety meetings, toolbox meetings, daily progress
2
Provide clear instructions, directions to crew members
3
Communicate effectively with crew members, vendors, suppliers, sub contractors and manufacturers, etc
4
Attend to sites’ enquiries and complaints
5
Be able to resolve conflicts among crew members, or with other personnel on site
S/N Managing a successful team Core Basic
1
Coach and or mentor crew members
2
Build and promote effective teams
3
Explain the importance of ensuring that tasks assigned to workers match their abilities
4
Set achievable goals for crew members
5
Conduct individual worker performance and provide feedback
6
Measure productivity and crew performance
S/N Resources planning and coordination Core Basic
1
Plan jobs and activities that optimize productivity and crew capacity
2
‘Take off’ required materials and tools to complete work on site from drawings and specifications
S/N Safety Compliance Core Basic
1
Ensure crew compliance with WSH Act, legislation, Code of Practices and organizational safety policy and procedures
2
Participate in WSH and EMS incident investigations
3
Supervise crew activities in accordance to organizational’s safe work procedures
4
Conduct Risk Assessment (RA)

Training Courses - Engineers & Managers Foundation Fundamental (EMFF)

  • Job designation: Field Engineers / Project Enginners and Contract Project Manager / Maintenance Manager / Project Planner / Cost Engineers
  • Compulsory Modules: 40hrs
  • Course Fee: $1,860 (before GST)
S/N Managing a successful team Core Advanced
1
Build and promote effective teams
2
Set achievable goals for crew members
3
Conduct individual worker performance and provide feedback
4
Measure productivity and crew performance
S/N Effective communication with stakeholders Core Advanced
1
Plan and conduct crew meetings, such as safety meetings, toolbox meetings, daily progress
2
Communicate effectively with crew members, vendors, suppliers, sub contractors and manufacturers, etc
S/N Safety Compliance Core Advanced
1
Conduct Risk Assessment (RA)
S/N Resources planning and coordination Basic Advanced
1
Plan jobs and activities that optimize productivity and crew capacity
2
‘Take off’ required materials and tools to complete work on site from drawings and specifications
3
Participate in contractor meetings, staff meetings, etc
4
Coordinate with multi-trade disciplines to optimise maintenance plan and schedules to minimise downtime in field work
5
Arrange, schedule, request for crew member training as required

Training Courses - Other Elective Modules

  • Job designation: Field Supervisor / PCM Superintendent / QS /Project Co-ordinators / Field Engineers / Project Engineers / Contract Project Manager / Maintenance Manager / Project Planner / Cost Engineers
S/N Process Mandatory Modules Hrs Fees before GST
1
WSQ Supervise WSH in Process Plant
32
$327.10
2
WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space
21
$235.00
3
WSQ Supervise Construction Work for WSH
32
$233.65
4
WSQ Supervise WSH in Manufacturing Industry
28
$233.65
5
WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations
35
$280.00
6
WSQ Asses Confined Space for Safe Entry and Work
40
$514.02
S/N Process Technical Modules Hrs Fees before GST
1
WSQ Certificate in Generic Manufacturing Skills (Process)
16
$540.00
2
WSQ Perform Metal Scaffolding Work
40
$465.00
3
WSQ Perform Blastering and Painting Work
40
$750.00
4
WSQ Perform Welding Work
40
$430.00
5
Process Plant Equipment Fundamental
16
$400.00
S/N WSQ Certified Associate Operations Executive Modules Hrs Fees before GST
1
WSQ Apply Project Management Skills
32
$600.00
2
WSQ Manage Process Improvement
24
$450.00
3
WSQ Manage Quality System and Processes
37
$600.00
4
WSQ Apply Management Level Planning Skills
15
$400.00
S/N WSH Modules Hrs Fees before GST
1
WSQ Administer WSH Policy
12
$140.19
2
WSQ Promote WSH Culture Development
12
$140.19
3
WSQ Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Performances
12
$140.19
4
WSQ Investigate and Report WSH incidents
24
$261.88
5
WSQ Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance
24
$261.68
6
WSQ Implement Incident Management Process
8
$400.00
7
WSQ Response to Fire Emergency in Buildings
16
$400.00