Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Infocomm Professionals (5G)

Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Infocomm Professionals (5G)

This programme is designed to deepen the frontier 5G and related information and communications technology (ICT) skills of Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) as part of the nation’s 5G digital transformation journey.

With this CCP, your employees will be equipped with skills to perform diverse functions (ranging from 5G networking to solution engineering) through training to convert to the following roles (but not limited to):

  • End-user roles (e.g. Pre-Sales Engineer & Digital Marketer)
  • Support roles (e.g. 5G Application Project Engineer & 5G Application Solutions Architect)
  • Deep Tech roles (e.g. 5G Core Engineer & 5G Automation & Orchestration Engineer)

NUS has been appointed by WSG to manage this CCP which operates under 3 modalities:

  1. New Hires: Companies will employ the trainees before commencing the CCP.
  2. Redeployment: Companies will convert existing employees into different roles within the same company.
  3. Job Redesign Reskilling (JRR): Companies will reskill employees whose jobs are redesigned as a result of technology and/or business transformation.

Eligibility Criteria

Interested employers will need to meet the following criteria:

Employers

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Ensure that new hires and/or existing staff are not shareholders, related to the owner(s) and/or an immediate ex-staff of the CCP company or its related companies;
  • For new hires: Offered full-time PMET positions with an employment contract of at least 1 year (on permanent or contract terms);
  • Offer employment directly related to the job which the CCP is for, with remuneration that is aligned to the market rate;
  • Commit to the CCP training arrangements, including structured On-the-Job Training (OJT) for the trainees;
  • Committed to working with WSG and SP on the necessary administrative matters related to the CCP.

Employees (Company-sponsored trainees/individuals)

  • Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR);
  • Minimum 21 years old;
  • Graduated or completed National Service (whichever is later) for at least 2 years at the point of application;
  • Must not be a shareholder, related to the owner(s) and/or an immediate ex-staff of the CCP company or its related companies;
  • Hired for not more than 3 months at the point of application (New hires) or served at least 1 year tenure with the employer to qualify for the Redeployment/JRR CCP (Existing employees);
  • Not in the same or similar job function prior to joining the CCP;
  • Subject to the employer's selection criteria based on job requirements and hiring processes (such as screening tests and interviews) may apply.

Programme Structure

This CCP operates under 3 modalities:

NEW HIRES

EXISTING EMPLOYEES 
(Redeployment)

EXISTING EMPLOYEES 
(Job Redesign Reskilling [JRR])

Employees who are in full time employment with the company for ≤ 3 months

Employees who are in full time employment with the company for ≥ 1 year

PROGRAMME DURATION
6 months 3 months

 

Funding Information

Component
Standard Rate
Enhanced Rate
Duration
Modality: New Hires*

Salary Support before 1 September 2020

Up to 70% of monthly salary
(capped at S$4,000 per month)

Up to 90% of monthly salary (capped at S$6,000 per month) for Long-Term Unemployed (LTU)^ or Mature# Singapore Citizen (SC) trainees

Training duration of CCP

Salary Support from 1 September 2020 - 31 March 2022

Up to 35% of monthly salary
(capped at S$2,000 per month)

Up to 45% of monthly salary (capped at S$3,000 per month) for Long-Term Unemployed (LTU)^ or Mature# Singapore Citizen (SC) trainees

2 x Training duration of CCP
Modality: Redeployment / Job Redesign Reskilling (JRR)
Salary SupportUp to 70% of monthly salary
(capped at S$4,000 per month)
 Up to 90% of monthly salary (capped at S$6,000 per month) for Long-Term Unemployed (LTU)^ or Mature# Singapore Citizen (SC) trainees Training duration of CCP

*Salary support for New Hires on the CCP:

•  For hires before 1 September 2020, you can receive salary support of between 70% and 90% for 6 months. 
•  
For new hires from 1 September 2020 to 31 March 2022, you will receive salary support of between 35% and 45% for the programme's training duration plus an additional period of retention (which is equivalent to the training duration).•  Eligible companies will also receive between 25% and 50% of salary subsidy through the Jobs Growth Initiative (JGI). You can find out more information about JGI here and the factsheet can be downloaded from here. 
^Long-Term Unemployed (LTU): Actively looking for job for ≥ 6 months 
#Mature: ≥ 40 years old

Note on Fixed Monthly Salary components:
- Fixed Monthly Salary components: Fixed Monthly Salary = (A) Basic Monthly Salary + (B) Fixed Monthly Allowances
- (A): Pay that does not vary from month to month, regardless of employee or company performance, and regardless of whether the employee takes medical or personal leave
- (B): Monthly allowances that do not vary from month to month such as fixed transport allowances


How to apply


Register your interest

 


Programme Partners

Singapore 5G & Telecoms Academy logo
WSG logo


Singapore 5G & Telecoms Academy

Programme Framework & Courses


In partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), the Singapore 5G & Telecoms Academy is set up to attract and build a ready pool of capable talent in 5G and emerging technologies such as the internet of things, cloud engineering and data analytics.

Managed by both NUS and Singapore Polytechnic as Consortium Partners, the Academy will support the industry by developing 5G-related training courses and academic programmes as well as collaboration with other Institutions of Higher Learning and private training providers.

Select from over 500 courses to further enhance and complement your 5G CCP journey:

5G & Telecoms
 AI & Analytics
 Applications
 Cloud & Visualisation
5G & Telecoms AI and Analytics Applications Cloud & Virtualization
Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT) Networking

Cybersecurity Internet of Things (IoT) Networking


Find out more 

 

For more Information on ICT job roles, skills and competencies, you can refer to the Skills Framework for Infocomm Technology.

 
28 April 2022