CCP Programme for F&B Employers

Have you ever wondered how you as an employer can hire and leverage on training and salary support through Workforce Singapore (WSG) Career Conversion Programme (CCP) programme? Let us tell you how!

With the Adapt and Grow initiative and to provide greater support for mid-career Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMET) job seekers, the Career Conversion Programmes (CCPs) for the Food Services sector have been designed to help mid-career PMETs re-skill with the necessary competencies to embark on a career with you in Food Services Sector.

Key benefits:

  • Structured On the Job Training(OJT) work-plan
  • Salary Support up to 90%*
  • Course Fee Funding Support up to 90%

CCPs for the Food Services sector will help Food Services companies to tap into additional sources of manpower and meet their manpower needs by providing mid-career switchers with an opportunity to enter the Food Services industry. This will include classroom, eLearning and On-the-Job Training (OJT) components that facilitate and enhance the competency of the newly hired candidates who have switched their careers and taken positions such as Management Trainee, Supervisor or Assistant Restaurant Manager, or Chef etc.

*Salary support is based on actual training hours

WSG CCP link

Funding of the Programme

The employing company will receive the following funding upon the fulfillment of the corresponding requirements:

 Funding ComponentRequirement

Course Fee Grant:

External non-WSQ training* (subjected to WSG’s approval)

  • Up to 70% of course fees (for SC/PR)
  • Up to 90% of course fees (for SC/PR sponsored by SMEs or Mature SC trainees)
Trainee passes all the required modules

Salary Support:

  • Up to 70% of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at S$4,000 (excluding GST) per trainee per month.
  • Up to 90% of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at $6,000 (excl. GST) per trainee per month, for the programme duration.

+PMETs aged 40 years old and above, and/or participants who have been unemployed and actively looking for jobs for six months or more.

The salary support will be based on the actual training hours of the trainee.


Participating companies must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Must offer the new hire a PMET job which is different from his previous employment, with minimum offering salary of $2,700 that is aligned with the market rate. Conversions can be inter or intra- sectoral (Eg. Chef to convert to Restaurant Manager, or vice versa)
  • Able to commit to the CCP training arrangements for the trainees
  • Committed to work with WSG or its appointed partner on the necessary administrative matters related to the programme

Candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Minimally 21 years old
  • Graduated or completed National Service at least 2 years prior at the point of application
  • New hire nominated by an eligible participating company for the CCP
  • New job role should be substantially different from previous job role(s), hence require training for career conversion
  •  Must not be a shareholder of the company, or its related companies
  •  Must not be immediate ex-staff of the participating company or its related entities
  •  Must not be related to the owner(s) of the company


Diploma in Food Services Management (CCP), Course Reference Number: TGS-2020001785

Diploma in Culinary Studies (CCP), Course Reference Number: TGS-2021002317 

  • Mode of Delivery: Part-time
  • Duration: 6 months (inclusive of OJT)
  • Self-paced e-learning with 24/7 access to bit-size eContent providing learner with Knowledge and Skills on the job
  • Learner will prepare for class and will be more active and effective, follow by classroom session where the learner will be given the opportunities to apply their learning into the work context
  • Our course curriculum is designed and mapped into a job role requirements where learning is work and your work is learning. The skills acquired can directly apply to the job and have actual business outcomes.


Diploma in Food Services Management:

  • Food and Beverage Presentation Methods
  • Food and Beverage Set-Up and Presentation Skills
  • Food and Beverage Operations Sequence
  • Food and Beverage Service Skills
  • Branding Strategy
  • Food and Beverage Emerging Technology
  • Menu Engineering
  • Food and Beverage Budgeting Management
  • Marketing in The Hospitality Industry
  • Organisation Management

Please click here for module Synopsis.

Diploma in Culinary Studies:

  • Cooking Methods (Greens and Sauces)
  • Cooking Techniques (Greens and Sauces)
  • Cooking Methods (Seafoods and Meats)
  • Cooking Techniques (Seafoods and Meats)
  • Menu Engineering
  • Essentials Knowledge in Foods
  • Bakery Production
  • Pastries and Desserts
  • Food and Beverage Budgeting Management
  • Organisation Management

Please click here for module Synopsis.


Upon successful completion of all modules, students will be awarded:

  1. Diploma in Food Services Management, or
  2. Diploma in Culinary Studies


  • 6 months, Place and Train model consisting classroom, e-Learning and on-the-job (OJT) training


Students are assessed with a mixture of continuous assessments throughout each term in the form of case studies, discussions, presentations, group and individual assignments, practical and theory tests. Final examinations are conducted at the end of each term.

In the event a student fails a module, the student will be given a chance to take a supplementary paper. Failing a supplementary paper will result in the student having to retake the module again.

For more details about the Career Conversion Program for Food Services Sector, please click here.

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