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Design: CCP for Design Professionals
Reskill your competencies to take on new job roles with good longer-term prospects
Accurate as of 30 Mar 2024
What is it?

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Design Professionals aims to equip mid-career individuals with the necessary design skillsets over a period of six (6) months through an on-the-job training (OJT) to take on one of the following design roles.

  1. Designer
  2. Product Manager
  3. Service Designer / Experience Designer
  4. Product Designer
  5. Design Researcher

Who can apply?

Individuals

The Programme is open to all company-sponsored applicants who meet the following 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;
  • Must not be in a similar job role prior to joining the CCP;
  • 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.

 

Employers

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore with a valid Unique Entity Number with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority;
  • Offer a full-time PMET role with a minimum fixed monthly salary of $3,000 or more, and at least a 12-month employment contract;
  • Must put in place structured on-the-job training for the candidate

How does it work?

Individuals:

Applications received will be routed by the Programme Partner, QED Changemakers Pte Ltd, to participating employers for review. Suitable candidates will be shortlisted for interview, and successful candidates will be offered employment by the participating employers before embarking on the CCP and commence on the six-month on-the-job training programme.

 

Employers:

Employers interested in hiring mid-career individuals under the CCP must commit to working with the appointed Programme Partner on necessary administrative matters related to the CCP.

 

Funding support

WSG’s Funding to Employers

Standard Rate 

(SCs/PRs below age of 40)

Enhanced Rate

Salary Support

Up to 70% of monthly salary for CCP training duration (capped at $5,000* per month)

Up to 90% of monthly salary for CCP training duration (capped at $7,500* per month)

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

*Note

  • For trainees who commence training from 1 April 2024
  • For trainees who commence training before 1 April 2024, the funding is capped at $4,000 and $6,000 for Standard Rate and Enhanced Rate, respectively.

Contact Details

For application and enquiries, please contact:

QED Changemakers Pte Ltd

Michelle Lim

Email: ccp@qed.sg

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