Retail: CCP for Interior Fit-out Specialist
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
Accurate as of 14 Mar 2023
What is it?

Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), through its training and skills development arm SFIC Institute, and Workforce Singapore (WSG) introduced the CCP for Interior Fit-Out Specialists in a bid to build a local core of interior fit-out specialists. The CCP will play an important role by enhancing and improving the quality of the job of an Installer and to build a pipeline of talents to join the sector. The Interior Fit-out Specialist role will entail performing higher value tasks like client and project management, onsite supervisory, providing advisory on design and materials selection, in addition to interpreting design works and translating them into production.

This practical and hands-on programme consists of a 9-month structured classroom training and applied learning project with modules including construction technology, critical thinking, installation and assembly, material studies and production processes, technical drawing and Singapore furniture insights and development.

Who can apply?

To qualify for the Career Conversion Programme for Interior Fit-out Specialist, you have to meet the following criteria:


  • The candidate must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • For companies hiring new entrants into the sector through CCP, individuals must meet the following criteria:
    • No more than three months of employment with the current company
    • Have graduated or completed National Service at least 2 years prior at the point of application
    • New job role trained for under the CCP should be substantially different from previous job role(s), hence requiring reskilling for career conversion
    • Minimum GCE “O” level holder
    • Basic digital literacy
    • Understand basic English


  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Must be able to offer employment directly related to the job which the CCP is for, with minimum fixed monthly salary of $2,500 onwards (starting salary commensurate with candidate’s experience);
  • Commit to the CCP training arrangements for the mid-career individuals that they have selected;
  • Be committed to work with WSG or its appointed partner on the necessary administrative matters related to the programmes

How does it work?

Funding Support

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


Application and Selection Process

Interested jobseekers can apply through Workforce Singapore’s CCP portal and interested companies can apply through SFIC Institute.


Funding Criteria

Funding Component


  1. Course Fee Grant:

Standard Rate

  • Full Course Fee: $21,802.36 (excl. GST)
  • Up to 70% Funding: capped at $13,000

Nett Fee payable by employers:

$8,802.36 (excl. GST)


Enhanced Rate

  • Full Course Fee: $21,802.36 (excl. GST)
  • Up to 90% Funding*: $19,139.50

Nett Fee payable by employers:

$2,662.86 (excl. GST)

*This includes a 20% course fee subsidy top-up from SSG’s SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for mature SCs, or a 20% course fee subsidy top-up from SSG’s Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for SME sponsored SC/PR employees, if applicable.

Trainee passes all the required modules.

2. Salary Support:

  • Up to 70% of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at $4,000 per trainee per month, for the duration of the programme.
  • Up to 90%* of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at $6,000 per trainee per month, for the programme duration.

*The trainee must be a Singapore Citizen (SC) either aged 40 and above, or unemployed and has been actively seeking employment for 6 months or more.

Minimum offering fixed salary of $2,500 onwards (Starting salary commensurate with candidate’s experience)

No Absentee Payroll (AP) claim is allowed for CCP trainees

Contact details

SFIC Institute Pte Ltd

Ms Lee May Ling

Tel: 65059161