FUNDING & SUPPORT

Companies can receive funding and support of up to 85% from Workforce Singapore (WSG) under the Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for In-House Digital Communications Professionals that covers the course fees and salary support of the candidate.

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FUNDING DETAILS
A) COURSE FEE SUPPORT
Total Programme Fees: $10,000
Government Subsidy 
(SGD)
Company Commitment 
(SGD)

Per Candidate

$7,000 (70%)

$3,000*

Note:

* GST is applicable on the subsidised fees, amounting to $210 

B) Salary SUPPORT 

1. For individuals hired after 31 Mar 2022

Companies can receive salary support for a total of 4 months from Workforce Singapore (WSG) under the Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for In-House Digital Communications Professionals.

70% of monthly salary, capped at $4,000 per month

90% of monthly salary, capped at $6,000 per month

Permanent Residents > 21 years old

Singaporeans < 40 years old

Singaporeans >/= 40 years old OR
at least 6 months unemployed**

Note:

* Enquire for more details.

**Based  on candidate not receiving employer CPF contribution in the past 6 months.

2. Salary Support Disbursement

In view of the introduction of Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI), adjustments were made to the PCP funding support for new hires. Salary support will be disbursed to participating employers over a longer period of 8 months :

8 Months of Funding in Total

4 Months

(PCP Training Period)

4 Months

(Post Programme

Retention Period)

With the Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI), the proportion of the talent’s salary that is supported by Workforce Singapore (WSG) has been halved.

35% of monthly salary, capped at $2,000 per month

45% of monthly salary, capped at $3,000 per month

Permanent Residents > 21 years old

Singaporeans < 40 years old

Singaporeans >/= 40 years old OR
at least 6 months unemployed*

Employers can stack the CCP salary support funding with the Jobs Growth Incentive (JGI) subsidies to receive a total salary support of up to 40%**

Up to 40% of first $6,000 for first 6 months and

Up to 20% of first $6,000 for next 6 months

Singaporeans >/= 40 years old, Persons w/ Disabilities OR ex-offenders

Note:

*Based  on candidate not receiving employer CPF contribution in the past 6 months.

**Terms and conditions apply, for more information, please visit the IRAS page here

Eligibility & Qualification

Employers

Individuals

Registered or incorporated in Singapore with a valid Unique Entity Number (UEN) with Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA)

Must be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident aged 21 Years or Above

Offer a full-time PMET position related to job role which the CCP is for, with a minimum fixed monthly salary of $2,800 or more, and at least a 12-month employment contract

New hires must have graduated or completed NS, whichever is later, at least two years at the point of application

Must not be:

  • A shareholder of the participating company, or its related companies
     

  • Related to the owner(s) of the participating company
     

  • Immediate ex-staff of participating company and its related companies

Ensure that new hires are not:

  • A shareholder of the CCP company, or its related companies
     

  • Related to the owner(s) of the company
     

  • Immediate ex-staff of the company or its related companies.

    • Must put in place structured on-the-job training for the candidate

    • Commit to CCP training arrangements for the trainees
       

Must be a newly hired PMET (<=3 months), nominated by an eligible company for the CCP and has not held a digital position previously

Qualifying Digital Roles
  • Digital Marketing Executive/Manager/Specialist

  • Digital Communications Senior Executive/Manager

  • Integrated Marketing Communications Senior Executive/Manager

  • Digital Strategist

  • Digital Content Executive/Manager/Specialist 

  • Digital Sales Executive/Manager

  • Social Media Coordinator

  • E-commerce Executive/Manager

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