Electronics: Assembly & Test Engineer / Assistant Engineer
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
What is it?

The Assembly & Test (A&T) PCP allows mid-­career PMETs to acquire the skills required in the A&T industry and to make a career switch. It is part of the Adapt and Grow initiative, to strengthen the employment support for Singaporeans.

Under the PCP for Assembly & Test Engineer and Assistant Engineer, you will undergo a structured training programme endorsed by Singapore. Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) to take on your new job role. The training, comprising classroom training and On-the-Job training, will be conducted over 6 months, which will be aligned to the Skills Framework for Electronics.

Who can apply?

Engineering or related background preferred.

To apply, you should:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident;
  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Have fulfilled NS obligations or graduated for at least 2 years;
  • Be newly hired and nominated by an eligible participating company for the PCP; and
  • Not be in a similar job role prior to joining the PCP.

How does it work?

This PCP will lower the companies’ cost of hiring new entrants and re­skilling for new jobs by providing salary support during the period of training at 70% of salary capped at $4,000 per month. Enhanced salary support of 90% capped at $6,000 per month will be applicable for Singapore Citizen (SC) Long-Term-Unemployed (LTU) PMETs or mature SC PMETs aged 40 and above.

Successful participants of the PCP for A&T industry may expect a starting salary of $2,000 - $3,000 per month for Assistant Engineer and $3,500 - $5,500 per month for Engineer.

Contact Details

Interested companies or individuals may contact:

Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA)

Email: pcp@ssia.org.sg


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