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Infocomm Technology: PCP for Cisco Network Professional
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
What is it?

The Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Cisco Network Professionals is designed to equip Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs), including mid-career switchers, with skills to perform the following six job roles:

  1. Cisco Account Manager (Sales)
  2. Cisco Architecture System Engineer (Pre-sales)
  3. Cisco Field Engineer (Data Centre)
  4. Cisco Field Engineer (Enterprise Networking)
  5. Cisco Field Engineer (Cyber Security)
  6. Cisco DevNet Developer (Programmability)

Administered by Training Partner Pte Ltd (‘TRP’) (Programme Manager), the PCP operates under the Place-and-Train mode in which the participating companies will employ the trainees before commencing the PCP. The six-month PCP includes facilitated classroom training by TRP (Training Provider) and structured on-the-job training by their employers.

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Who can apply?

Individuals

General Eligibility Criteria:

  • Singapore Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR);
  • Minimum 21 years old;
  • Graduated or completed National Service, whichever is later, for at least two years; and
  • Not in a similar job function prior to joining the PCP.

Employers

  • Company has to be registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Be committed to work with WSG and its appointed Programme Manager on the necessary administrative matters related to the PCP;
  • Able to offer employment directly related to the job which the PCP is for, with remuneration that is aligned with the market rate; and
  • Able to commit to the PCP training arrangements for the trainees.

Course-Specific Entry Criteria

For Cisco Account Manager (Sales):

  • Preferably qualification in Sales or marketing (Degree/ Advanced Diploma)
  • Demonstrates ability to listen and meet client’s requirements
  • Willingness to work to a sales achievement plan

For Cisco Architecture System Engineer (Pre-sales):

  • Degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing/Engineering/Science preferred
  • Enjoys working in infocomm, telecoms, engineering or other technology related roles
  • Willing to learn to write and present technical solutions

For Cisco Field Engineer (Data Center):

  • Degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing/Engineering/Science preferred
  • Enjoys working in infocomm, telecoms, engineering or other technology related role
  • Demonstrates diagnosis and troubleshooting skills in previous roles
  • Willing to learn about network, systems and security

For Cisco Field Engineer (Enterprise Networking):

  • Degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing/Engineering/Science preferred
  • Enjoys working in infocomm, telecoms, engineering or other technology related role
  • Demonstrates diagnosis and troubleshooting skills in previous roles
  • Willing to learn about network, systems and security

For Cisco Field Engineer (Cyber Security):

  • Degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing/Engineering/Science preferred
  • Enjoys working in infocomm, telecoms, engineering or other technology related role
  • Demonstrates diagnosis and troubleshooting skills in previous roles
  • Willing to learn about network, systems and security

For Cisco DevNet Developer (Programmability):

  • Degree or relevant qualification in IT/Computing/Engineering/Science preferred
  • Enjoys programming, and iterative process with product improvements.


How does it work?

Funding Support

Requirement

Course Fee Grant

of up to 70% of the course fee (excluding GST), subjected to funding caps.  

The trainee must meet the required attendance rate of 75% and complete the entire PCP duration.

Enhanced Course Fee Grant

of up to 90% of the course fee (excluding GST), subjected to funding caps.  

The trainee must be either a SC/PR sponsored by a SME1, or a SC aged 40 years old and above.

Salary Subsidy

of up to 70% of monthly salary, capped at S$4,000 per trainee per month, for up to 6 months.

The trainee must meet the required attendance rate of 75% and complete the entire PCP duration.

Enhanced Salary Subsidy

of up to 90% of monthly salary, capped at S$6,000 per trainee per month, for up to 6 months.

The trainee must be a SC, either aged 40 years old and above, or unemployed and has been actively seeking employment for 6 months or more.

1 The criteria for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are aligned with that of Enterprise Singapore (ESG). Refer to ESG’s website for SME Eligibility Test (https://grantportal.enterprisesg.gov.sg/spring/Pages/SME_Eligibility_Check.aspx) for details.


Contact Details

NTT Singapore Solutions Pte. Ltd.

8 Kallang Avenue, #15-01/09, Aperia,

Singapore 339509

Email: ap.sg.techlearn@global.ntt

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