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SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP)

SCTP in Beverage Service

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What is SCTP?

The SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) is a comprehensive Train-and-Place initiative by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to assist mid-career individuals to acquire new skills and transition into a different industry or role. 

At Bettr Academy, our SCTP in Beverage Services is 3-month programme. Upon completion, trainees will receive internationally-recognised certifications and have the necessary skillset that gives them a competitive edge to smoothly secure employment within F&B. 

Our unique programme comprises of:

  • Industry-focused curriculums taught by certified trainers
  • Real-life sharing by F&B subject matter experts
  • Technical hands-on skills training in class with a low student-to-machine ratio
  • A specialisation in one of three dynamic career pathways within F&B: Specialty Coffee, Specialty Tea, or Mixology
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Learn more about our SCTP in Beverage Service here.

Subsidies up to 95% are available for eligible SG Citizens, PRs and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus holders above aged 21. 

Further offset any balance fees with SkillsFuture Credit and Additional SkillsFuture Credit (Mid- Career Support).

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A career move to F&B made possible!

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Specialty Coffee

Sample job roles: Senior Barista, Coffee Specialist, Bar Operations Executive (for specialty cafes)

August Cohort:
10 August - 4 October 2024
Register by 31 July 2024

September Cohort:
9 September - 6 November 2024
Register by 31 August 2024

October Cohort:
7 October - 4 December 2024
Register by 30 September 2024

November Cohort:
7 November - 22 December 2024
Register by 31 October 2024

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Specialty Tea

Sample job roles: Tea Sommeliers, Bar Operations Executive (for specialty tea rooms, tea bars, bubble tea establishments), Tea Appreciation Facilitators

August Cohort: 10 August - 4 October 2024
Register by 31 July 2024

September Cohort:
9 September - 6 November 2024
Register by 31 August 2024

October Cohort: 7 October - 4 December 2024
Register by 30 September 2024

November Cohort:
7 November - 22 December 2024
Register by 31 October 2024

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Mixology

Sample job roles: Mixologist, Bartender, Bar Operations Executive (for cocktail bars, F&B restaurants & cafes)

August Cohort:
10 August - 4 October 2024
Register by 31 July 2024

September Cohort:
9 September - 6 November 2024
Register by 31 August 2024

October Cohort: 7 October - 4 December 2024
Register by 30 September 2024

November Cohort:
7 November - 22 December 2024
Register by 31 October 2024

    • Self-Sponsored Singapore Citizens, Singapore Permanent Residents, and Long-term Visit Pass Plus holders (“LTVP+ Holders”) who are above 21 years of age.
    • WPLN Level 2 (Speak, Listen, Read, Numeracy) and Level 2 (Write). 
    • Fit for long hours of work in the Food Services industry.
    • Fully vaccinated (Covid Vaccine) - If a learner is not fully vaccinated, they will need to complete vaccination before job placement.
    • Committed to completing the programme.
    • No working experience is required.
  • Basic computer and digital literacy to be able to attend online lessons on Zoom and the eLearning platform (asynchronous and synchronous learning).

  • Trainee must secure a job between the point of course commencement to 6 months after completing the SCTP, subject to the inclusion and exclusion criteria, and remain employed for 6 months. 


    • Interested individuals should register their interest in the programme via the online form. 
    • After registration, individuals will be contacted for a pre-enrolment screening.
    • Priority will be given to candidates who are unemployed and seeking to enter the food services industry, and individuals working in the food services industry and seeking to upgrade their skills.

FAQ

  • The SCTP is open to all Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents (at least 21 years old in the calendar year of programme commencement) who are looking for training opportunities to transit to a new sector or job role. 

    Both unemployed and employed (part-time or full-time) individuals can enrol in SCTP in Beverage Service, as long as they can fulfil training commitments, including minimum attendance requirements, job placement, and passing of assessments.

    Training Providers will prioritise individuals who intend to continue contributing to the workforce and meet the programme’s objectives.

  • No, only self-sponsored individuals are eligible for SCTP.

  • Trainees can pay the fees modularly. The nett fees per course are to be paid upfront before course commencement but enrolment to the SCTP course bundle must be done at the onset.

  • Trainees are encouraged to complete all modules under a SCTP to fully benefit from the intent of the programme. Similar to existing requirements for other training grants administered by SSG, trainees must fulfill minimum attendance requirements and pass the assessments to qualify for course fee subsidies. Trainees who are unable to meet these requirements, or exit the programme without a valid reason, may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they have received, including any additional course fee funding support.

For the full list of FAQs click here.