Place and Train Programme

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Place and Train Programme

Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) are career conversion programmes 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, offers PCP 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 PCP must meet certain criteria as stipulated by Workforce Singapore. 


Eligibility checklist for participating company

1. Must be registered or incorporated in Singapore 

2. Commit to the PCP training arrangements for the PMETs that they have hired 

3. Must show at least $10,000 paid up capital in their 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. Must be a PMET - holds at least a Diploma qualification or has worked in a supervisory role 

4. Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, for at least two years 

5. Job Conversion - New job role under PCP should be substantially different from previous job role(s)

6. Must have had at least 1 full-time job paying employer CPF before embarking on PCP


PCP Salary Support

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




Category/ Component

Normal disbursement

  Current disbursement during JGI period (for new hires between
 1 Sep 2020 to 28 Feb 2021)

Salary Support for New

Standard Rate:

Standard Rate:

Hires on PCP

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


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