The DNA Programme is an 18-month programme targeted at new entrants to the industry. The programme aims to provide a structured training plan to develop trainees, thereby providing accelerated learning for new entrants into their assigned job scope and to meet industry hiring needs.
The 18-month programme will allow trainees to acquire essential skills in Good Manufacturing Practices, Safety, Continuous Improvement and Filtration etc, which will lead to the attainment of 3 Statements of Attainment under the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) system. Examples of the modules include but are not limited to the following WSQ Training modules:
The PCP helps to lower the companies’ cost of hiring PMETs by:
Providing course fee support of up to 70% capped at $4,507 per qualified trainee
Providing salary support at 70% of participant’s salary capped at $2,000 per month for the 18-month training period; and
Enhanced salary support of 90% of participant’s salary capped at $4,000 per month for Singapore Citizen (SC) who are Long-Term-Unemployed (LTU) PMETs (who have been unemployed for more than 6 months) or mature SC PMETs that are aged 40 and above
Successful participants may expect a starting salary of $1,900 - $3,500 per month.