Logistics: Air Freight Officer/Executive
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What is it?

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

Programme Support for Employers

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

Funding to Employers by WSG

Standard Rate

Enhanced Rate

(Enhanced) Salary Support

Up to 70% of monthly salary (capped at $4,000 per month#)

Up to 90% of monthly salary (capped at $6,000 per month#)

 

For Long-term Unemployed^ Singapore Citizen (SC) trainees or mature SC Trainees aged 40 and above

Course Fee Subsidy

Up to 70% course fee funding*

Up to 90% course fee funding*

 

For SC/Permanent Resident (PR) trainees sponsored by SMEs or mature SC trainees aged 40 and above

*Funding caps may apply

# Effective 1 April 2017, funding caps may apply

^Defined as being unemployed and actively seeking employment for six months or more. 


Who can apply?

Who can apply?

Candidates under the programme must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident;
  • Have graduated or ORD 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.

 

All participating companies must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Must offer the new hire a PMET job and issue a valid permanent employment contract. Full-time contract employment must be at least 12 months;
  • Must offer the new hirer a PMET job which is different from his previous employment. Conversions can be inter or intra sectoral; and

Must be able to provide structured OJT training for the candidate.

 


How does it work?

Programme Construct

Qualification / Certificate Name :

Certificate of Completion (SAAA@Singapore) & IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Initial or IATA Cargo Introductory Certificate

Programme Consist:

6 days of facilitated classroom sessions

Customised, structured On-the-Job training (OJT) at PCP Companies.

Duration Of Programme :

Up to 6 months

Frequency of Runs :

On-going

Training Schedule:

Dependent on SAAA@Singapore’s training schedule.

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.


Contact Details

Interested companies or individuals may contact:

SAAA@Singapore

Address:

7 Airline Road, #04-06 Cargo Agents Building E

Singapore 819834

Telephone: +65 6545 5006 

Email: peggy.lim@saaa.org.sg

Website: www.saaa.org.sg

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