Recent Activities, Aerospace CCP, ICCAIA Representation, Upcoming Events, Courses & more!

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AAIS Updates: 19 May 2023
OJT Funding under the Career Conversion Programme for Aerospace Personnel 

The Career Conversion Programme (CCP) for Aerospace aims to facilitate mid-career individuals and existing employees in transitioning to new or enhanced roles in the Aerospace sector. The programme provides funding for reskilling, equipping individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge for their new positions. 

Modes of CCP:
  • Place and Train - For intra-sectoral/Intersectoral new hires who have joined the company for less than 3 months (Funding support up to 9 months)
  • Job Redesign (JR) Reskilling - For an existing employee whose job is being redesigned or at long-term risk of displacement (Funding support up to 3 months)

During the programme, individuals will undergo a structured CCP training programme, based on 100% structured on-the-job training (OJT). Salary support for the duration of the programme will be reimbursed to the employers at:
  • 70% of monthly salary capped at $4,000/month for employees who are Singaporean Citizens & Permanent Residents aged 40 and below
  • 90% of monthly salary capped at $6,000/month for employees who are Singaporean Citizens & Permanent Residents aged 40 and above

AAIS has been designated by Workforce Singapore to manage CCP for Aerospace Personnel. Should you have any queries or interest in exploring the programme, please reach out to .
Representation Opportunities on ICAO and ICCAIA Panels & Committees

The International Coordinating Council of Aerospace Industries Associations (ICCAIA) is seeking to fill the following positions on ICCAIA Committees and selected panels and expert groups under the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Recognised by ICAO, ICCAIA provides an avenue for aerospace manufacturers and service providers to offer their industry expertise toward the development of international standards and regulations necessary for the safety, security, efficiency and sustainability of air transport. AAIS is an Associate Member of ICCAIA, and we are inviting our members to apply for the above representation opportunities. Please reach out to AAIS CE via with your resume and contact details.
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Recent Activities
AAIS Annual Bowling Tournament 2023
The aerospace community had an exciting and fun-filled day as they gathered once again for the highly-anticipated AAIS Annual Bowling Tournament held on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Orchid Bowl @ Orchid Country Club. The event was filled with excitement, fun, and a vibrant atmosphere as 34 teams from the industry engaged in friendly competition. Bowlers vied for the prestigious championship trophy while winning prizes in novelty games, adding to the overall thrill of the day.

Our warmest congratulations to the champion and second runner-up teams from Singapore Aero Engine Services (Asia) Pte Ltd as well as the team from SIA Engineering Company who came in as the first runner-up. We thank the aerospace community for their enthusiastic participation in this fantastic corporate team-building event!
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Seminar: How Budget 2023 Impacts Business

AAIS members spent an interesting morning with Ms Tan Bin Eng (Asean Business Incentives Advisory Leader) and Mr Johanes Candra (Partner, Business Incentives Advisory) of EY LLP. The session organised on 10 May 2023 gathered business leaders and tax/finance professionals to learn about the latest from Singapore’s Budget.
Part 1 of the session shed light on the Enterprise Innovation Scheme, an initiative aimed at fostering R&D, innovation, and capability development among businesses. Attendees gained valuable insights into the scheme's qualifying criteria and explored how it can incentivise their organisations to actively engage in innovative practices. In Part 2, the discussion centred around BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) Pillar 2 and its Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) rules, along with the introduction of the Domestic Top-Up Tax of 15%. The session concluded with an interactive Q&A segment, where attendees and speakers engaged in thought-provoking discussions.
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Unmanned Systems Asia 2023

The Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore) (AAIS) organised the Singapore Pavilion at Rotorcraft and Unmanned Systems Asia (RCA-UMSA) 2023, held from 3rd to 5th May at the Changi Exhibition Centre. RCA-UMSA 2023, co-located with IMDEX Asia and organised by Experia Events, provided a dynamic platform for thought-provoking discussions, start-up pitching sessions, and an impressive unmanned technology showcase.

The Singapore Pavilion featured six innovative Singaporean companies with a diverse range of technologies and groundbreaking solutions. These included unmanned traffic management (UTM) and UAS mission systems, additive manufacturing, precision engineering, composites for aerospace and unmanned systems, autonomous driving technologies, and deep-tech Robot as a Service (RaaS) solutions, among others.

  • Chemtron Pte Ltd
  • Creatz3D Pte Ltd
  • Flare Dynamics Pte Ltd
  • Heron AirBridge Pte Ltd
  • MooVita Pte Ltd
  • Weston Robot Pte Ltd
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Upcoming Industry Activities
OJT Design and Coaching for HR and Operations Managers
OJT Design and Coaching for HR and Operations Managers


Jul 6, 2023
(11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Are you an HR professional, an Operations manager, or a team lead responsible for your team's development?

Are you in charge of providing hands-on training to new employees to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application, promote knowledge transfer, and facilitate workplace integration?

Are you considering reevaluating and restructuring existing job roles to optimise efficiency, productivity, and employee satisfaction in your organisation?

Join us at this webinar which will provide tools and valuable insights for implementing workplace training processes with a focus on On-The-Job Training and Coaching. Find out available subsidies, supports and funding for structured OJT and coaching initiatives (up to 90% support!)

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Partners' Events
transport logistic Southeast Asia and air cargo Southeast Asia are co-located events which will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore from 1 to 3 November 2023. Organised by Messe München, the event is touted as the world’s largest trade show and the meeting point for the Southeast Asia transport logistics and air cargo industry. More than 4000 attendees including key buyers from Southeast Asia are expected. The event will also host a high-level summit where expert speakers will share key trends and insights on forward-looking topics. 
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AAIS Professional Development Courses
AS 9100:2016 Internal Auditor Course
Date: 25 & 26 May 2023
Type: Hybrid Classroom Training
This course provides comprehensive instruction on auditing aerospace quality management systems and follows the basic processes in conducting an internal audit of an aerospace manufacturing facility, from audit preparation and completion through the corrective action process.
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EASA Part 145 One Day Refresher Course 
Date: 23 June 2023
Type: Virtual Instructor-Led Training
This course provides an overview of the latest EU Rule EU 2021/1963 and changes to EASA Part 145. It also includes changes to CAA Malaysia Part 145. The new EASA rule applies Safe Management System (SMS) i.a.w Annex 19, occurrence reporting and addition of additional paragraphs in Part 145.
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Shot Peening Applications for Aerospace Qualification
Date: 7 to 9 June 2023
Type: Hybrid Classroom Training
The course covers fundamental aspects in the understanding and utilisation of the shot peening process in accordance with aerospace industry standards and requirements. It would also equip attendees for proficiency and competency in meeting Nadcap Accreditation training requirements.
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Drone Security Training Course Bundle
(2-6 weeks to complete all 3 courses)
Type: On-demand learning 
This course addresses important issues of governance, regulation, and security that governments, investors, and organisations need to be aware of in using drones. Suitable for professionals and individuals looking to upskill, or hobbyists looking to understand the full range of drone technologies.
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Explore our Services
As we move forward into the rest of the year, AAIS is thrilled to announce a full calendar of events, activities and opportunities for the industry community. Look out for new initiatives and commemorative efforts in celebration of our 20th anniversary. Stay tuned to our website and newsletters for regular updates and details on these activities. We look forward to your participation!
Runway 21 Serviced Office 

Managed by AAIS, our Serviced Office located in Seletar Aerospace Park provides aerospace start-ups and new-to-Singapore businesses with crucial and relevant support in the early stages of development.

To find out more about available office spaces, services offered and rates, please contact our Business Concierge at +65 6262 5336 or via email at
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