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Programmes and Schemes

Are you looking for options to do a short term stint or considering a mid-career switch? We have curated a list of government programmes and schemes that are available to help you adapt to the changing job demands and growing your skills.

What is it?Workforce Singapore (WSG)’s Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) are career conversion programmes targeted at Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs), including mid-career switchers, to undergo skills conversion and move into new occupations or sectors that have good prospects and opportunities for progression.


The ongoing PCP for the accountancy sector is to make a career switch to become internal auditors.

Who is it for?

For Individuals

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident of Singapore;
  • Minimum 21 years old;
  • Graduated or completed National Service (if applicable) at least two years prior to the point of application; and
  • Possess two years of work experience in PMET role not similar to the PCP job.

Beyond the general eligibility criteria for PMETs, other course-specific entry criteria and employer-specific job criteria may apply for different PCPs.

How does it benefit you?
  • Allows you to do a mid-career switch to an alternative career path with no prior experience
  • Allows you to leverage structured industry-recognised training while being employed
  • You will be deemed as a full time employee while being on a PCP
For more information
  • To make a career switch to become an Internal Auditor click here.
  • To make a career switch to become a Management Accountant click here.

For other non-accountancy related PCPs, please visit WSG website.


What is it?


UTAP is a training grant for NTUC members to defray their cost of training


Who is it for?


For NTUC union members who have attended ISCA trainings supported under UTAP, you will be entitled to claim 50% of unfunded course fee capped at $250 per year upon course completion.


How does it benefit you?
  • 50% unfunded course fee support
    • Capped at $250 per calendar year when you sign up for supported courses
  • Over 3,500 courses
    • UTAP can be used for over 3,500 supported courses
    • Visit > “Skills upgrade available” > “Search courses” to view course list
    • For list of ISCA courses funded under UTAP, please click here
  • Easy to apply
    • Sign up as a U Portal member on to log in and apply for UTAP within 6 months after course completion.
For more information

For more information, please visit NTUC website.  


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Career Coaching

If you are at your career crossroads and unsure how to proceed, the Workforce Singapore (WSG) and Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) are providing complimentary career coaching services for all Singaporeans to support you in your career advancement.

WSG Officers will provide you advice on the employment assistance options available.

Indicate your interest here.

WSG's newest programme to provide individuals with career related support and guidance as they navigate professional pathways to advance their careers, or transition to other jobs.


View the list of Volunteer Career Advisors and apply to be connected with one of them here.  

Discuss with e2i's career coach and get personal help with establishing your professional path.

Indicate your interest here.

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