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No. 3 & 5 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088383

PROFESSIONAL CONVERSION PROGRAMME
FOR DIGITAL DESIGNERS
BY WORKFORCE SINGAPORE

First Media Academy is proud to partner with WSG once a gain to roll out the Professional Conversion Programme for Digital Designers. This programme is crafted to provide the necessary training and job placements for budding designers and marketers. Potential job openings include junior graphic designers, marketing communications executives, user interface designers and many more.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

PCP is a 6 month programme where trainees will undergo a series of live On-Job-Training and in class training in design and marketing.

Participants embarking on the PCP will be matched with potential hiring companies and given short term job opportunities which could potentially translate to full time employments.

Candidates will be selected for interview process prior to PCP by hiring companies based on past working experiences and aptitude.

Throughout the 6 months programme, participants will split their time between classroom training with First Media Academy, and On-Job-Training with their host companies.

WHAT WILL YOU ACHIEVE WITH THIS PROGRAMME?

FOR PCP PARTICIPANTS

 

Live On-Job-Training

Potential Full-Time Employment

Design & Marketing Training and Certification

FOR HIRING COMPANIES

 

Hire Highly Motivated, Passionate Designers

Cost Savings via Salary Support of up to 90%

Increased Business Growth with Manpower Enhancement

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Upon successful hire, PCP participants will undergo on-campus studies and On-Job-Training simultaneously throughout the 6 months.

PROGRAMME DURATION

6 MONTHS

On-Campus Training and On-Job-Training will be conducted simultaneously throughout the duration of PCP.

INTAKE

Registration for PCP is open.

For interested participants: Please send a copy of your CV to pcp@firstmedia.edu.sg.

For interested hiring companies: Please send us a short intro of your company profile to pcp@firstmedia.edu.sg.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

IMPLEMENT THINKING DESIGN

This programme will guide you through the various steps of design thinking and the various uses for it, not necessarily limited to the field of design. Design thinking is not just restricted to design, however it is a form of problem solving technique.

Learners will be proficient to conduct a series of brainstorming sessions and correct application methods of using the various mind mapping and thinking tools to execute a rebranding project.

DIGITAL MARKETING FUNDAMENTALS

Explore commonly used digital marketing channels and how to develop effective campaigns to boost your brands awareness and conversions!

This programme will guide learners through the various digital marketing channels and also analysing and understanding data collected for campaign optimisation purposes.

GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS AND DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS (ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR)

This workshop is crafted to provide participants with a holistic design learning experience where they will learn the fundamentals of design and the processes of producing basic illustrations through the use of Adobe Illustrator.

Adopting the use of packaging design techniques as a teaching medium, participants will be able to transfer their knowledge onto various mediums such as posters, social media platforms and many more.

GRAPHIC DESIGN ESSENTIALS (ADOBE PHOTOSHOP)

This programme will guide participants through the use of Adobe Photoshop and its uses in developing 2D visuals for marketing and advertising purposes.

Through classroom exercises and live project practices, participant will get hands on experience with Adobe Photoshop and its various functions. At the end of the programme, participants will be developing a series of advertising posters to be used for marketing purposes based on a company of their choice. 

IDEA GENERATION TECHNIQUES

This workshop is crafted to arm participants with industry proven design generation techniques commonly practiced today. Apart from idea generation techniques, participants will also learn industry standard design processes to enhance workplace efficiency and to have a better grasp of day to day operations of a design studio.

USER INTERFACE DESIGN (ADOBE XD)

This programme will introduce learners to user interface design by understanding the psychology behind effective user experience on platforms such as mobile applications and websites. From sketching their initial wireframes to actual prototyping on Adobe XD, trainees will be designing their own web pages or mobile applications with the incorporation of UX best practices.

MANAGING DESIGN CLIENTS

Explore the role of a Design Account Executive. Get tips on how to deal with clients and successfully execute design projects. Learn effective communication skills to articulate clients requirements to designers and maximise value for customers. This programme will give learners an insight into the business aspect of design.

AVAILABLE SUBSIDIES

COURSE FEE SUBSIDIES
SALARY SUPPORT
(AGED 21 – 39)
SALARY SUPPORT
(AGED >40)
Total programme fee is subsidised up to 90%
70% Salary Support
(Capped at $4,000 per month)
90% Salary Support (Capped at $6,000 per month)

Course fees will be paid for by sponsoring companies.

Sponsoring companies will be eligible to 70% salary support for participants selected from the Professional Conversion Programme. Sponsoring companies will be eligible to 90% salary support for participants selected from the Professional Conversion Programme.

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Only for Singaporean Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Fresh candidates or those already employed for less than 3 months in a non-Digital Designer role can be converted to Digital Designers for this PCP
  • Existing graphic designers lacking digital marketing capabilities
  • Fresh candidates with no prior work and formal training in Digital Design

Applicable Job Roles under this PCP

The following job roles are suitable for being filled in your organization based on the training programme covered in the Digital Desiner PCP.

Digital Designer

User Interface/ Digital
Frontend Designer

Digital Communications
Executive

Junior Digital
Marketer

Social Media Manager
& other related roles

SOME OF OUR HIRING PARTNERS

83 DESIGN AND PRINT PTE LTD
NIGHT OWL CINEMATICS (NOC) PTE LTD
PLUS COLLABORATIVE PTE LTD
TRUE CHIRO GROUP

Graphic Designer

Designer & Scriptwriters Graphic Designer / Marketing Comms Exec Graphic Designer /
Marketing Comms Exec
LANCER DESIGN PTE LTD
MIGHTYVELO PTE LTD
AM COLLECTIVE PTE LTD (ALVINOLOGY)
MOOLAHSENSE PTE LTD

Graphic Designer /
Copywriter

Graphic Designer /
Social Media Marketer
JALO JALO PTE LTD
FACILIT8TE PTE LTD
MCCOY GROUP PTE LTD
MINT INTERACTIVE PTE LTD

Graphic Designer /
Marketing Exec

Graphic Designer /
UI Designer
Graphic Designer /
Marketing Exec
Front End Graphic Designer

UPCOMING COURSES

We are gathering interest for PCP!

  • Interested participants for our next run, please email you CV to pcp@firstmedia.edu.sg.
  • This programme is only eligible for Singaporean Citizens and PRs.
  • Please register your interest by dropping us your contact below!

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS WELCOMED!

Companies keen to hire through this programme, feel free to drop us your info!
Registration steps are as follows:

  • Signed Letter of Agreement with First Media
  • Submit sponsoring candidate CV for review
  • Select course commencement

FOR PCP APPLICANTS

FOR PCP HIRING PARTNERS