The Air Freight Professionals Conversion Programme was developed as part of the Adapt and Grow initiative to provide greater support to mid-career Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) to transit into the Air Freight sub-sector.
The 6-month PCPs will be administered by SAAA@Singapore. Trainees will be employed and subsequently undergo training comprising of approximately 1 week of facilitated classroom sessions and approximately 25 weeks of customized structured On-the-Job training (OJT).
Trainees will be awarded a Certificate of Completion by SAAA@Singapore and/or International Air Transport Association (IATA) upon completion of these modules:
Supply Chain Overview course;
IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Initial course/ or
IATA Cargo Introductory course
PMETs with a NITEC or equivalent and have at least 2 year of working experience can apply for the Air Freight PCPs. The 6-month PCPs will operate on a Place-and-Train mode where participating companies will employ the trainees before the trainees undergo the facilitated classroom sessions and customized structured OJT training.
For more information about the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Air Freight Industry, click here.
For SMEs or trainees eligible for Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
Full course fee: $1500 (excl. GST)
90% WSG Funding: $150 (excl. GST)
Up to 70% of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at $4000 per trainee per month, for the duration of the programme
Up to 90%* of the trainee’s monthly salary, capped at $6000 per trainee per month, for the duration of the programme
Successful participants of the PCP for Airfreight industry may expect a starting salary of $1800 - $3500 for Air Freight Officer and $2500 - $5000 for Air Freight Executive.
*Eligible PMETs who are Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above, and/ or Singapore Citizens who have been unemployed for more than 6 months.
Applications received would be forwarded to participating employers for shortlisting. Shortlisted candidates have to go through the participating employer’s selection process, which is the same as that of a normal job application. The candidate has to be offered employment by a participating company before embarking on the programme.