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Career Conversion Programme (CCP)

Career Conversion Programme (CCP)

Career Conversion Programmes (CCPs) are for mid-career PMETs (Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians), to undergo skills conversion and move into new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression.

Under Workforce Singapore Adapt and Grow initiative, TaF.tc offers CCP Place and Train for Fashion and Textile Professionals. The Programme is aimed at equipping PMETs to take on job roles in the fashion and textile sector and its related industries. The PMET is hired by a participating company before undergoing training to take on a new job role.


Companies and individuals who wish to participate in the CCP must meet certain criteria as stipulated by Workforce Singapore. 


Eligibility checklist for participating company

  1. Registered or incorporated in Singapore
  2. Must be able to offer employment directly related to the job which the CCP is for, with remuneration that is commensurate with the market rate
  3. Commit to the CCP training arrangements for the PMETs that they have selected
  4. Be committed to work with WSG or TaF.tc on the necessary administrative matters related to the programmes
  5. Must show at least $10,000 paid up capital in ACRA bizfile. 
    Otherwise the company must submit the latest audited financial report or bank statement for assessment of company’s ability to sustain the employment. 


Eligibility checklist for individual/candidate

  1. Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  2. Minimum 21 years old
  3. Graduated or completed National Service, for at least 2 yearswhichever is later
  4. Must be a PMET - holds at least a Diploma qualification or has worked in a supervisory role
  5. Must have had at least 1 full-time job paying employer CPF before embarking on CCP
  6. New job role trained for under the CCP should be substantially different from previous job role(s), hence requiring reskilling for career conversion


Individuals to be excluded from participating in CCP

  1. Individuals who are on SSG suspension list
  2. Individuals with connections to the CCP participating company
    • Shareholder of CCP company or of its related companies
    • Individuals who are related to the owners of the CCP company
    • Immediate ex-staff of the CCP company or related entities.


CCP Salary Support

Companies hiring new talents under CCP will receive government salary support.



Category/ Component

Normal disbursement

Current disbursement during JGI period (for new hires between 1 Sep 2020 
to 30 Sept 2022)

Salary Support for New

Standard Rate:

Standard Rate:

Hires on CCP

Below age 40

Below age 40


Up to 70% of Monthly Salary

Up to 35% of Monthly Salary


(capped at $4,000 per month

(capped at $2,000 per month


during training period)

during training and retention





Enhanced Rate:

Aged 40 and above, or Long-term unemployed Singaporean


Up to 90% Monthly Salary

(capped at $6,000 per month
during training period)

Enhanced Rate:

Aged 40 and above, or Long-term unemployed Singaporean


Up to 45% Monthly Salary

(capped at $3,000 per month
during training and retention period)



Duration of salary support

6 months

12 months



Total CCP salary support during JGI period will be the same as before JGI but now spread out over 12 months instead of 6 months.

Companies that hire CCP candidates during Phase 4 of Job Growth Incentive (JGI) period from 1 April 2022 – 30 September 2022 will receive additional salary support as below:

  • Support is 40% of the first $6,000 of gross monthly wages for the first six months, and 20% of the first $6,000 of gross monthly wages for the subsequent six months. Applicable for mature local hires aged 40 and above who have not been in work for at least six months, PwDs or ex-offenders, if employers continue to meet the eligibility criteria.
  • All other new hires will no longer receive the JGI.2. 


More detail can be found at: https://www.iras.gov.sg/schemes/disbursement-schemes/jobs-growth-incentive

For more info about TaF.tc's CCP course bundles, click here.

CCP for Fashion and Textile Professional on MyCareersFuture Portal:

*Contact us at miriam@taftc.org for further information. Terms and Condition applies.