Food Services: CCP for Food Services Executives
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
Accurate as of 12 Jan 2022
Please refer to ‘Contact Details’ below on how to apply for this Programme.
What is it?

Under Workforce Singapore’s programmes and initiatives, the Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Food Services Executives is developed to attract new entrants and facilitate mid-career individuals’ switch into the F&B industry.

Through the CCP, participants will receive job-matching support as well as training from SHRM College to equip jobseekers with necessary skills and competencies in front-of-house service management and back-of-house culinary arts so that they can embark on a new career within the food services sector.

The 6-month CCP comprises of customised structured on-the-job training and facilitated classroom training. Upon completion of the programme, participants can expect to graduate with a Diploma in Food Services Management or a Diploma in Culinary Studies.

Who can apply?

To qualify for the Career Conversion Programme for Food Services Executives, you have to meet the following criteria:


  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Must offer the new hire a PMET job which is different from his previous employment, with minimum offering salary of $2,700 that is aligned with the market rate. Conversions can be inter or intra-sectoral (Eg. Chef to convert to Restaurant Manager, or vice versa)
  • Able to commit to the CCP training arrangements for the trainees
  • Committed to work with WSG or its appointed partner on the necessary administrative matters related to the programme


  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Minimally 21 years old
  • Graduated or completed National Service at least 2 years prior at the point of application
  • New hire nominated by an eligible participating company for the CCP
  • New job role should be substantially different from previous job role(s), hence require training for career conversion
  • Must not be a shareholder of the company, or its related companies
  • Must not be immediate ex-staff of the participating company or its related entities
  • Must not be related to the owner(s) of the company

How does it work?

Funding Rates

The employing company will receive the following funding upon the fulfilment of the corresponding requirements:

Funding Support to Employers Standard Rate Enhanced Rate
Salary Support Up to 70% of monthly salary, capped at $4,000/month

Up to 90% of monthly salary, capped at $6,000/month

For Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above and/or have been unemployed for 6 months or more.

Course Fee Support

Full Course Fee: $10,000 (excl. GST)

Up to 70% of course fees (excl. GST), capped at $7,000

Contact Details

For more information or to apply, please contact Programme Manager – SHRM College at 6268 4888 or .