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Healthcare: CCP for Allied Health Professionals
Reskill your competencies to take on new job roles with good longer-term prospects
Accurate as of 09 Jul 2024
Please refer to ‘Contact Details’ below on how to apply for this Programme.
What is it?

For the September 2024 intake, SIT’s applications open on 10 Jan 2024 and will close on 19 Mar 2024. WSG’s applications will open on 1 Feb 2024 and close on 19 Mar 2024. Apply to both SIT and WSG to be considered.

Overview of Programme

The Career Conversion Programme for Allied Health Professionals (CCP-AHP) is a mid-career conversion programme that helps and supports mid-career individuals in acquiring relevant training to be a Physiotherapist (PT), Occupational Therapist (OT) or Diagnostic Radiographer (DR).

Successful candidates will receive full course fee funding and a monthly training allowance during the training period, which are funded by WSG, Ministry of Health (MOH) (for public healthcare organisations) / National Council of Social Service (for Social Service Agencies) and a sponsoring organisation.

Brief Overview of Allied Health Professionals under the CCP

A brief description of the three professions offered under the CCP is outlined below:


Physiotherapists help to prevent, assess and treat human movement disorders caused by physical disabilities, trauma or illness. They work with patients to relieve their pain, improve muscle strength, joint range and mobility. They also help to improve patients’ cardiorespiratory fitness and function by increasing their exercise movement tolerance. Physiotherapists help patients to recover to their original physical condition using a variety of techniques such as therapeutic exercise, chest therapy and electrophysical agents such as ultrasonic therapy and electrical stimulation.

More information about the Physiotherapy course at SIT can be found at:

Occupational Therapists

Occupational therapists help a person develop and maintain his capacity to perform day-to-day tasks and live more productively. They design treatment programmes for people with physical disabilities, mental and psychosocial challenges. Besides enhancing their physical and psychological functions, they help them live more independently and reintegrate with life at home, work and society.

More information about the Occupational Therapy course at SIT can be found at:

Diagnostic Radiographers

Diagnostic radiographers work with sophisticated medical equipment and use a wide range of techniques to produce radiographic images of the human body to aid the healthcare team in diagnosing illness or injury. They manage the technology to produce, display, manipulate, transmit and archive radiographic images. The image data is processed using high-end systems to produce complex multi-planar and 3D reconstructions. They will have opportunities to work in specialised areas utilising state-of-the-art equipment such as Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Interventional Radiography, Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine. They also minimise radiation dose to patients, provide care and emotional support throughout the imaging procedures.

More information about the Diagnostic Radiographer course at SIT can be found at:


In the public healthcare sector, the monthly starting base salary for fresh Allied Health Professional degree graduates is between $3,650 to $4,050*. CCP-AHP graduates will be able to draw higher starting salaries of up to $4,930, depending on their years of prior work experience.

*Excludes fixed allowances, overtime pay, bonuses and increments for Honours or National Service for eligible males. Please refer to Care to Go Beyond website for more information:

For information on salary guidelines for the Social Service sector, please visit NCSS’s website at

For more information, please download the FAQ and Infokit for reference.

Course Preview

Course previews are organised during each intake for the public to find out more about the programme and course structures. If you would like to be in our mailing list and be updated on the next course preview in end-Feb 2025, please write indicate your interest here.

Details of the virtual course preview are as follows:


Closed. Next course preview will be in end-Feb 2025.


12pm to 1.30pm

(login from 11.45am onwards)


Registrations will open in early-Feb 2025. For CCP-related enquiries, please contact us at

Who can apply?

To qualify for the Career Conversion Programme for Allied Health Professionals, you must meet the following criteria:



a. Singapore Citizen (regardless of MOE Tuition Grant) or Singapore Permanent Resident*

b. Graduated from full-time studies or completed National Service for at least two years, whichever is most recent – undergraduates / fresh graduates, NSFs and NSMen who just completed NS (excluding Regulars), are not eligible.

c.  Able to find two sureties

d. Existing Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy / Diagnostic Radiography students are not eligible to apply for this CCP.

*Click here to check if you meet this criteria

*Singapore Permanent Residents (PRs) who have utilised their MOE Tuition Grant in a local public university are not eligible for funding under the three-year eight-month PT/OT/DR programmes offered under the CCP. You may check with MOE if you are unsure whether you have received Tuition Grant for your previous studies.

Applicants will apply directly to SIT in one of three academic programmes offered below under the CCP-AHP:

  1. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physiotherapy
  2. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Occupational Therapy
  3. Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Diagnostic Radiographers

SIT selects candidates for this programme using a holistic approach that considers passion and suitability for the profession, academic achievement, co-curricular involvement and medical clearance.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) by SIT, consisting of different stations which assess different attributes deemed important by SIT for the programme.


SIT’s admission criteria & Mandatory English Requirement

A-Level, International Baccalaureate, NUS High School Diploma Prerequisites:


Diploma Prerequisites:

  1. Completed a relevant local polytechnic Diploma and/or
  2. Acquired relevant full-time work experience of one to two years.

For the list of relevant diplomas, please refer to the SIT website. Diplomas that are not listed may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Module exemptions will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


SIT’s Mandatory English Requirement (for all Allied Health programmes)

  1. Applicants to the Allied Health Programmes are required to fulfil ONE of SIT’s Mandatory English requirements (as stipulated by the Allied Health Professions Council) by application closing.
  2. Applicants who hold a first degree from Singapore, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States of America will be deemed to have fulfilled the stipulated English Language requirement for the programme.

For details of the respective Mandatory English Requirements for the PT, OT and DR courses, please visit SIT’s website: Programme-Specific Requirements | Singapore Institute of Technology (


MMI Dates

March to April annually. For the latest updates, please refer to SIT’s website at:

Selection shall be solely within the discretion of the University and will depend upon the number of places available in the programme.

How does it work?

Funding Support

Eligible candidates will have their course fees fully sponsored under the CCP.

Trainees will also receive a monthly training allowance ranging from $2,560 to $3,110 during the training. Individuals will receive training allowance based on prior work experience. Upon graduation, trainees will also receive a one-time Career Transition Bonus of $3,500.

Application and Selection Process

The table below details the application, screening and enrolment process for the CCP-AHP September 2024 intake. Dates provided are tentative and contingent on the ability of all parties involved to meet projected deadlines.



Application Period

Apply to both WSG and SIT

Note: Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early as we are unable to accommodate any late or incomplete submissions.

Please note that there is an application fee to be incurred when applying to SIT.

CCP applicants who did not apply to both SIT and WSG will not be considered.


SIT : 10 Jan 2024 – 19 Mar 2024


WSG : 1 Feb 2024 – 19 Mar 2024

Short-listing Process at SIT

SIT will shortlist applicants to attend the Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI).

March - April

(Successful candidates offered a place will be informed by SIT by mid-May latest)

Enquiry Session at MOH Holdings

Only candidates who have been successfully offered a place in the course by SIT will be invited to an enquiry session coordinated by MOH Holdings to address any questions. They will also be briefed on their obligations for the CCP.  Interviews coordinated by the respective SSAs may be conducted for candidates who have selected Social Service Agencies (SSAs) as one of their choices.

May - June

(Unsuccessful candidates at these two stages will be notified in phases)

Clinical Observation with Sponsoring Organisation

Following the interviews, shortlisted applicants will be notified by the potential sponsoring organisation to attend a compulsory one-day clinical observation with the organisation.

Note: Depending on the evolving Covid-19 situation and government advisories, there might not be any clinical observation for this intake.

Enrolment Procedures

Successful candidates will accept the place offer at SIT and pay matriculation fees. Sponsoring organisations will send shortlisted applicants for a medical check-up. The actual enrolment and sponsorship offer will be subjected to the outcome of the medical report.

Signing of deeds with the MOH Holdings/respective SSAs will also be administered during this period.

May - June

Class Commencement

Successful applicants will receive an orientation package from SIT with instructions detailing key orientation and class commencement dates.

Please refer to the following for other fees by SIT that candidates may incur:

Class commences in end-August / September

(exact course commencement date will be confirmed closer to the date)

Funding Criteria

(A) General

  • Trainees must be at least 21 years old;
  • Trainees must be Singapore Citizens* or Permanent Residents (PRs)** and have graduated/completed National Service for at least two years, whichever is most recent

* Singapore Citizens are eligible to apply, regardless of their MOE Tuition Grant status.

** Singapore Permanent Residents who have utilised their MOE Tuition Grant in a local public university are not eligible for the three-year eight-month PT/OT/DR programme. You may check with MOE if you are unsure whether you have received Tuition Grant for your previous studies.

  • Trainees who have selected healthcare organisations as one of their choices must be selected by a sponsoring organisation through the selection process co-ordinated by MOH Holdings;
  • Trainees who have selected SSAs as one of their choices must be selected by a participating SSA through the selection process conducted by respective SSAs.

(B) Other Criteria

  • All applicants have to pass a medical examination and be free from physical disability in order to be admitted into the programme
  • Trainees must be able to find two sureties
  • Trainees are required to meet the SIT's attendance and/or graduation requirements
  • Trainees are required to be present for all examinations

Signing of deed

Upon acceptance into the Programme, participants are required to sign a sponsorship deed with MOH Holdings. Participants who are sponsored by SSAs will sign a sponsorship deed with their respective sponsoring SSAs.

Participants must complete the training satisfactorily and attain the designated qualification, and thereafter be converted to actual employment with the sponsoring organisation.

Bond period

Participants are required to fulfil a four-year bond with their sponsoring organisation upon graduation and conversion to actual employment.

Contact Details

For more information about the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Physiotherapy / Occupational Therapy / Diagnostic Radiography courses, please visit

For admission-related queries, please email

For general and programme-related queries, please email

For further CCP enquiries, please contact us at or call: 6883 5885.

If you wish to be notified when the next application window opens, please indicate your interest here to be in our mailing list.