Career Conversion Programme for Food Services Industry

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About Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Food Services Industry 

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Food Services Industry aims to help companies in the food services industry train and upskill existing workers to take on redesigned and enhanced job roles as companies undergo business (process) transformation, as well as to attract new entrants  and facilitate mid-career switchers who has no similar work experience to join the food services industry. 

Administered by the Workforce Advancement Federation (WAF), the CCP operates under the following modes:

  • Place-and-Train: Reskill mid-career individuals (new hires) for their new roles to support business growth.
  1. Redeployment/ Job Redesign (JR) Reskilling: Redeployed your existing workers to new growth areas / Reskill your them to take on redesigned job roles that are of higher value-add to your company.

Through the CCP, employees will learned the relevant skillsets in food services industry through structured On-the-Job Training (OJT) by their employers.

Supported Job Roles

Food services companies are encouraged to choose from the whitelisted job roles under the five archetypes below to reskill staff and/or develop new training plans for New Entrants.

Job Functions

Suggested Job Roles

Archetype 1: Emerging Job Roles

Food Services: Nutritionist / R&D Chef, Sustainability Lead / Champion, Loyalty Retention Specialist, Field Trainer, Data Analyst

Archetype 2: Food Services Professionals (Front-of House)

Operations Manager / Area Manager

Archetype 3: Food Services Professionals (Back-of House)

Kitchen Operations Manager / Central Kitchen Director

Archetype 4: Food Services Assistants (Front-of House)

Service Ambassador

Archetype 5: Food Services Assistants (Back-of House)

Culinary Ambassador/ Kitchen Cook / (Central) Kitchen Specialist

Note: Other job roles not listed here but constitute emerging roles that support the company’s business transformation may be supported but subject to approval.  

Programme Details

Selected applicants will undergo screening, interview and shortlisting process as determined by the hiring employer.

Employers must commit to working with WSG and the appointed programme partner on necessary administrative matters related to CCP. 

Full-time/ Part-time


Duration of Programme

New Hires (Mid-Career Switchers)

  • PMET: 3 to 6 months of structured on-the-job training (OJT)
  • non-PMET: 3 months of structured on-the-job training (OJT)

Existing Employees (Redeployment/Reskilling)

  • 3 months of structured on-the-job training (OJT)


Funding Support*

WSG’s Funding to Employers

Standard Rate

Enhanced Rate


Salary Support


Up to 70% of monthly salary for CCP training duration (capped at $4,000 per month)


Up to 90% of monthly salary

for CCP training duration

(capped at $6,000 per month)

For Singapore Citizen (SC) trainees who are unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more, and/or SC trainees aged 40 years and above in the year of commencement of the CCP.


For more information and eligibility* conditions:

Workforce Advancement Federation Ltd (WAF)
Email: [email protected]
Contact: 8866 3603 / 9270 8652