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P-Max@ASME is a place-and-train programme managed by the Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (ASME) and supported by the Workforce Singapore (WSG) under the nationwide P-Max initiative to:

  • Help place job-seeking PMETs into suitable SME job roles
  • Assist SMEs to recruit, train, manage and retain newly-hired PMETs
  • Promote progressive human resource practices within the SME ecosystem


Eligibility 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 available within the SME, which offers a gross monthly salary of at least $2,500; and/or
  • Hired a PMET within the last three months (i.e. 90 days) prior to enrolment into programme, offering a gross monthly salary of at least $2,500



  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident who is keen to pursue a full-time career in an SME
  • Hold at least a Diploma or have prior work experience in a PMET job
  • Have at least one year of full-time working experience

* Condition is SME has not previously participated in Max Talent programme that entitled them to the S$5000 assistance grant

For more information
Please visit www.pmax.sg for more information, or email us at pmax@asme.org.sg.