Design: CCP for Designers (Furniture and Lifestyle)
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
Accurate as of 10 Nov 2021
What is it?

The CCP for Designers (Furniture & Lifestyle) aims to place local professionals, managers, executives and technicians looking to embark on a career conversion to exciting job opportunities such as Furniture Designer, Product/Industrial Designer, Interior Designer and Project Designer in the furniture and furniture-related industries. The programme supports Singapore Furniture Institute Council (SFIC)’s 2021 industry roadmap to establish Singapore as the Asian hub influencing tomorrow’s urban living. SFIC Institute Pte Ltd (SFICI) is the programme manager of the six-month CCP which comprises classroom trainings and structured On-the-Job Training (OJT).  

Who can apply?


The Programme is open to all company-sponsored applicants who meet the following General Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR) aged 21 years and above;
  • New hires must have graduated or completed NS, whichever is later, at least two years at the point of application;
  • Must be a newly hired PMET (i.e. not more than three (3) months from date of employment), and nominated by an eligible company for the CCP;
  • At least two years working experience in a PMET job role but do not possess prior experience and skills in the same industry or related job roles;
  • Must not be a shareholder of the participating company, or its related companies;
  • Must not be related to the owner(s) of the participating company; and
  • Must not be immediate ex-staff of participating company or its related companies.



  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore with a valid Unique Entity Number (UEN) with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA);
  • Offer a full-time PMET position related to job role which the CCP is for, with a minimum fixed monthly salary of $2,500 or more, and at least a 12-month employment contract;
  • Ensure that new hires are not:
    • A shareholder of the CCP company, or its related companies;
    • Related to the owner(s) of the company; and
    • Immediate ex-staff of the company or its related companies.
  • Must put in place structured on-the-job training for the candidate; and
  • Commit to CCP training arrangements for the trainees


How does it work?

Selected applicants will undergo screening, interview and shortlisting process as determined by the hiring employer.

Employers must commit to working with WSG and the appointed programme manager on necessary administrative matters related to the CCP.

Funding support



WSG’s Funding to Employers

Standard Rate

Enhanced Rate


Course Fee Grant:

Up to 70% course fee funding

Up to 90% course fee funding

20% course fee top-up is funded by SkillsFuture Singapore for SME-sponsored SCs/PRs trainees under the Enhanced Training Support for SME or mature SC trainees aged 40 year and above under the Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy.


Salary Support


Up to 70% of monthly salary for CCP training duration (capped at $4,000 per month)

Up to 90% of monthly salary for CCP training duration (capped at $6,000 per month)

For SC trainees who are unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more, and/or SC trainees aged 40 years and above in the year of commencement of the CCP.

Contact Details

SFIC Institute Pte Ltd

Email: or

Contact Person: May Ling (65059161) or Alvin Tan (6496 9450)