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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 Mr. Darren Ong @ 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 RateEnhanced Rate
Salary SupportUp to 70% of Monthly Salary Capped at $4,000 per trainee per monthUp 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 FeeUp 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/NEffective communication with stakeholdersCoreBasic
1Plan and conduct crew meetings, such as safety meetings, toolbox meetings, daily progress
2Provide clear instructions, directions to crew members
3Communicate effectively with crew members, vendors, suppliers, sub contractors and manufacturers, etc
4Attend to sites’ enquiries and complaints
5Be able to resolve conflicts among crew members, or with other personnel on site
S/NManaging successful teamCoreBasic
1Coach and or mentor crew members
2Build and promote effective teams
3Explain the importance of ensuring that tasks assigned to workers match their abilities
4Set achievable goals for crew members
5Conduct individual worker performance and provide feedback
6Measure productivity and crew performance
S/NSafety ComplianceCoreBasic
1Ensure crew compliance with WSH Act, legislation, Code of Practices and organizational safety policy and procedures
2Participate in WSH and EMS incident investigations
3Supervise crew activities in accordance to organizational’s safe work procedures
4Conduct Risk Assessment (RA)
S/NResources planning and coordinationCoreBasic
1Plan 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

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/NEffective communication with stakeholdersCoreAdvanced
1Plan and conduct crew meetings, such as safety meetings, toolbox meetings, daily progress
2Communicate effectively with crew members, vendors, suppliers, sub contractors and manufacturers, etc
S/NManaging successful teamCoreAdvanced
1Build and promote effective teams
2Set achievable goals for crew members
3Conduct individual worker performance and provide feedback
4Measure productivity and crew performance
S/NSafety ComplianceCoreAdvanced
1Conduct Risk Assessment (RA)
S/NSafety ComplianceCoreAdvanced
1Conduct Risk Assessment (RA)
S/NResources planning and coordinationBasicAdvanced
1Plan 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
3Participate in contractor meetings, staff meetings, etc
4Coordinate with multi-trade disciplines to optimise maintenance plan and schedules to minimise downtime in field work
5Arrange, 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/NProcess Mandatory modulesHrsFees before GST
1WSQ Supervise WSH in Process Plant32$327.10
2WSQ Supervise Work in Confined Space21$235.00
3WSQ Supervise Construction Work for WSH32$233.65
4WSQ Supervise WSH in Manufacturing Industry28$233.65
5WSQ Supervise Safe Lifting Operations35$280.00
6WSQ Asses Confined Space for Safe Entry and Work40$514.02
S/NProcess Technical modulesHrsFees before GST
1WSQ Certificate in Generic Manufacturing Skills (Process)16$448.60
2WSQ Perform Metal Scaffolding Work40$465.00
3WSQ Perform Blastering and Painting Work40$750.00
4WSQ Perform Welding Work40$430.00
5Process Plant Equipment Fundamental16$400.00
S/NWSQ Certified Associate Operations Executive modulesHrsFees before GST
1WSQ Apply Project Management Skills32$600.00
2WSQ Manage Process Improvement24$450.00
3WSQ Manage Quality System and Processes37$600.00
4WSQ Apply Management Level Planning Skills15$400.00
S/NWSH modulesHrsFees before GST
1WSQ Administer WSH Policy12$140.19
2WSQ Promote WSH Culture Development12$140.19
3WSQ Measure, Monitor and Report WSH Perfromances12$140.19
4WSQ Investigate and Report WSH incidents24$261.88
5WSQ Coordinate WSH Management System with Legal Compliance24$261.68
6WSQ Implement Incident Management Process8$400.00
7WSQ Response to Fire Emergency in Buildings16$400.00