Career Conversion Programme for Hotel Professionals

What is it?

WSG's Career Conversion Programme for Hotel Professionals aims to help hotels reskill new and existing workers for redesigned job roles. Under the 3-month programme, hotels can receive up to 90% of salary support for the training duration.

The Career Conversion Programme for Hotel Professionals aims to support progressive hotels to redesign jobs for new hires and existing workers for the post-COVID19 new norm in the following categories:

  1. Job redesign enabled through technology/digitalisation
  2. Job redesign in identified emerging areas below:
    1. Digital Marketing and Analysis
    2. Health, Sanitization and Ventilation
    3. Revenue Management
    4. Sustainability
    5. Wellness
    6. Hybrid Experience Design
  3. Functional job redesign with wage increment

Please refer to Programme Factsheet and FAQ for more information.

Who can apply?

All participating companies must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Registered or incorporated in Singapore;
  • Committed to work with WSG or its appointed partner on the necessary administrative matters related to the programme;
  • Able to meet one of the criteria:
    1. Implemented/will implement technology and/or system1 that enables the job redesign into roles identified under the programme whitelist2 and pays a fixed monthly salary3 of at least $1,700 after the completion of programme;
    2. Implement job redesign into one of the six identified emerging areas, and pays a fixed monthly salary of at least $1,700 after the completion of programme;
    3. Implement mid to long term functional job redesign4, and pays an increased salary with a fixed monthly salary of at least $1,700 or 5% wage increment, whichever is higher after the completion of programme
  • Committed to continuous reskilling and training arrangements.


Candidates eligible for the programme must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • Minimally 21 years old;
  • Must be offered/in a full-time position related to the job role which the CCP is for, and at least a 12-month employment contract;
  • Must not be a shareholder of the company, or its related companies;
  • Must not be related to the owner(s) of the company;
  • Must not be immediate ex-staff of the company
  • Must not be undergoing any programmes funded by WSG concurrently.
  • For existing employees who are onboard programme:
    • Have been hired for at least one year in the company from date of training commencement
    • Have not been enrolled for the same programme5 before
  • For new hires who are onboard programme:
    • Must have graduated or completed NS for at least two years prior as of date of training commencement6
    • Must not have prior working experience or been in a similar job role in previous employment
    • Must be newly hired and able to commence training within the first three months of employment
    • Must be offered full-time employment or at least a one-year contract with participating company

How Does It Work?

Salary support for the duration of training (3 months) will be provided to employers at the following rates:

 From 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022


Standard Rates

Enhanced Rates7

Rank-and-File & PMET

Up to 70% of salary capped at $4,000/month

Up to 90% of salary capped at $6,000/month

Hotels may choose to have 100% OJT or a combination of OJT and classroom training for your training plan.

For hotels opting for technology-enabled whitelisted projects, you may click here for pre-approved OJT templates

Contact Details

For more information or to apply, please contact Programme Manager - Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) at

Click here for Programme Application Form