Professional Conversion Programme (PCP)

Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) 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 applying 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 up to 6 months*

*Terms and conditions apply

Keen to learn more? Read on or download the brochure for more information.

For further information or to apply, please contact our Programme Manager @ Tel: 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

 

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
  • 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 $448.60
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