Infocomm Technology: PCP for Full Stack Software Developer
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
What is it?

The Professional Conversion programme (PCP) for Full Stack Software Developer is designed to equip career switchers with front-end and back-end development skills, and knowledge in hybrid mobile app development, data modelling, quality assurance etc.

Administered by the Institute of Systems Science at National University of Singapore (NUS-ISS), the programme operates under the Place-and-Train mode in which the participating companies will employ the trainees before they commence the PCP training, which includes classroom and on-the-job training. Individuals who are interested to self-sponsor for training and fulfil the general eligibility criteria are also welcome to apply.

Please click here for the info-kit.


Who can apply?

Individuals

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

  • Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR);
  • Minimum 21 years old;
  • Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, at least two years prior at the point of application;
  • New hires should be hired for not more than three months;
  • New hires must not be in the same job role prior to joining the PCP;
  • New hires must not be a shareholder of the PCP company, or its related companies;
  • New hires must not be related to the owner(s) of the PCP company; and
  • New hires must not be immediate ex-staff of PCP company or its related companies.

Course-Specific Entry Criteria:

  • Enrolment for the PCP may be subjected to employer’s selection based on job requirements, and hiring process that may include screening tests and interviews.
  • This is an intermediate course. Participants should have intermediate computer literacy and software development fundamentals.
  • Participants should have current or prior hands-on coding experience in one or more computer programming languages.

Employers

  • Be registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Ensure that new hires cannot be:
    • A shareholder of the PCP company, or its related companies;
    • Related to the owner(s) of the PCP company; and
    • Immediate ex-staff of PCP company or its related companies;
  • Offer a full-time PMET position employment contract on permanent terms or on contract terms that are no less than one (1) year;
  • Be committed to work with WSG and its appointed Programme Manager on the necessary administrative matters related to the PCP;
  • Offer employment directly related to the job which the PCP is for, with remuneration that is aligned with the market rate; and
  • Commit to the PCP training arrangements for the trainees.

How does it work?

Funding Support

Requirement

Full Course Fee

S$17,000 (excluding GST)

Course Fee Grant

of up to 70% of the course fee (excluding GST), subject to funding caps.

 

The trainee must pass all the required modules.

Enhanced Course Fee Grant

of up to 90% of the course fee (excluding GST), subject to funding caps.

 

The trainee must be either a SC/PR sponsored by a SME1, or a SC aged 40 years old and above.

Salary Subsidy

of up to 70% of monthly salary, capped at S$4,000 per trainee per month, for up to 6 months.

 

The trainee must complete the entire PCP duration.

Enhanced Salary Subsidy

of up to 90% of monthly salary, capped at S$6,000 per trainee per month, for up to 6 months.

The trainee must be a SC, either aged 40 years old and above, or unemployed and has been actively seeking employment for 6 months or more.
 

1 The criteria for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is aligned with that of Enterprise Singapore (ESG). Refer to ESG’s website for SME Eligibility Test (https://grantportal.enterprisesg.gov.sg/spring/Pages/SME_Eligibility_Check.aspx) for details.


Contact Details

Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore

25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace

Singapore 119615

Interested companies or individuals may contact Institute of Systems Science at isscareerservices@nus.edu.sg

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