[Video] MP Patrick Tay on enhanced Professional Conversion Programme for PMETs

The Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) provides “more certainty, more avenues for PMETs to explore new opportunities” says Mr Patrick Tay, chairperson of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Manpower.

Singaporean jobs of the future


Professional Conversion Programmes (PCP)

Professional Conversion Programmes help jobseekers reskill and acquire the necessary knowledge and competencies to take on new jobs. Some programmes include a work attachment, which enables individuals to acquire real experience in the field. This enhances the employability of jobseekers such as mid-career individuals, and gives them the necessary competencies to take on new jobs with greater confidence.Here is a list of positions offered by the PCPs:


Aircraft Maintenance Technician (Avionics)
Aircraft Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)
Engine Build Technician
Engine Repair and Overhaul Technician

Air Transport

Ground Operations Officer

Biologics and Pharmaceuticals

Development and Apprenticeship (DNA) Programme for Biologics Manufacturing
Development and Apprenticeship (DNA) Programme for Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing
Biologics Manufacturing Sector
Local Biologics Skills Training (BOOST) Programme
Biologics Overseas Skills Training (BOOST) Programme


DNA for Chemicals Manufacturing Sector
Chemicals Manufacturing Sector

Creative Industries

Work Mentorship Programme for the Creative Freelancers
Creative Industries
Furniture Designers

Early Childhood Care and Education

Pre-school Teachers

Eldercare Senior Services

Eldercare Professionals

Electronics / Assembly & Test

Assembly & Test Industry

Electronics / Wafer Fab

Wafer Fabrication Industry


Energy Management Sector

Food Services

Assistant Chef
Restaurant Manager


Diagnostic Radiographers
Enrolled Nurses
Occupational Therapists
Registered Nurses
Dental Surgery Assistants

Hotel, MICE and Tourism

Project Executive/Assistant Project Manager
Professional Executives (Hotel Industry)

Infocomm Technology

Business Intelligence Architect
Cyber Security Professional
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Specialist
IT/Desktop Support Administrator
IT System Administrator/Technical Support Engineer
Network Administrator
Software Developer Data Analyst
FullStack Developer

International Trade

International Trading Executive


Logistics Industry


Manufacturing Associate
Manufacturing Professional
Technical Sales Engineer/Manager


Marine Industry

Precision Engineering

Component OEM Engineer / Assistant Engineer
System Integrator
Complex Equipment Engineer / Assistant Engineer

Public Transport

Rail Professional


Retail Store Manager

Social Services




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