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What Is it?

P-Max is a SkillsFuture initiative that aims to:

  • Help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to better recruit, train, manage and retain their newly-hired Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs)

  • Enable SMEs to establish better communication channels between supervisors and staff and to adopt progressive HR practices (e.g. goals setting, performance management) for newly-hired PMETs within their SMEs

  • Help newly-hired PMETs to better acclimatise to the new SME work environment and to encourage better retention of PMET in SMEs

Who Is It For?

  • Local SMEs looking to hire PMETs

  • Job-seeking PMETs who are Singaporeans or Singaporean Permanent Residents, looking for a career with SMEs.

How Will SMEs Benefit?

With up to 90% funding support from WSG, SMEs are only required to pay the 10% nett fee portion of the respective SME and PMET workshop course fees. SMEs who successfully complete the six-month follow-up aimed at strengthening HR practices and retain their newly-hired PMET employee(s), will also be eligible for a one-off S$5,000 Assistance Grant.

ASME PnT Programme SNEF PnT Programme
One-day SME Workshop Three-day PMET Workshop One-day SME Workshop Two-day PMET Workshop
Course Fee Funding by WSG Up to 90% course fee funding

How does it work?

P-Max Programme Flow

Job Matching: Job-seeking PMETs will be screened and matched with suitable positions in hiring SMEs by Programme Managers (PMs). SMEs with newly-hired PMETs are also eligible to participate.

Workshop Training: SME supervisors and their newly-hired PMETs will attend respective SME and PME workshops. Both workshops enjoy up to 90% SSG course fee funding for Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents.

Post-Training Follow-up: Upon completion of both workshops, P-Max PMs will follow-up with the newly-trained PMETs and their SME representatives for a period of six months.

Assistance Grant: SMEs that successfully complete the six-month follow-up and retain their newly-hired PMET employee(s) will then be eligible for a one-off grant of S$5,000.

How do I sign up?

SMEs must meet the following criteria:

  • Be registered or incorporated in Singapore

  • Be made up of at least 30% local shareholding

  • Have an annual sales turnover of not more than S$100 million or employment size not exceeding 200 employees

  • Offer PMET job vacancies that pay a gross monthly salary of at least S$2,500; and/or have hired a PMET within the last three months (i.e. 90 days) prior to enrolment into programme and paying a gross monthly salary of at least S$2,500

PMETs must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident who is keen to pursue a full-time career in an SME

  • Diploma holder or have prior work experience in a PMET job

  • Have at least one year of full-time working experience

Contact the PMs below for more information:

ASME PnT Programme SNEF PnT Programme SMF PnT Programme  WAF PnT Programme
Telephone 6513 0349 / 0350 6827 6977 6826 3051 / 3076  9779 8008
Email Pmax@asme.org.sg p-max@snef.org.sg p-max@smfederation.org.sg  pmax@waf.org.sg
Website www.pmax.sg www.p-max.sg pmaxsingapore.com  http://pmax.waf.org.sg