PowerX Software & Product Development | SGInnovate

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Company applications close on 10 July 2022.


Power X Software & Product Development is a 12-month programme that aims to equip you with the essential skills to embark on a new career as a Software and Product Developer. Designed closely with industry partners, you can look forward to a highly relevant and robust curriculum that combines theory with professional practice in a Deep Tech startup.

Breakdown of the Traineeship Programme

You will embark on a 12-month full-time, subsidised programme in 2 phases. Following which, you will potentially be placed in a full-time Software & Product Development role with a partner company.


Modular Training

  • Full-time modular training with tests / projects
  • Capstone project
  • Integrated on-the-job training (OJT) with a partner company


Full-Time OJT

  • Full-time OJT with a partner company
  • Customised traineeship development plan
  • Mentored by tech leads



  • Potential full-time employment with a partner company
  • Opportunity with other hiring companies

Skills & Competencies You Will Gain

You can expect to acquire the following skills and competencies throughout the traineeship. These are the fundamentals that will prepare you to work on Software and Product Development projects with your partner company.

Software Development
  • Computer Science Fundamentals (Object Oriented Programming, Data Structure, etc.)
  • Software Development Tools (Git, Cloud Services and Containers, etc.)
  • Frontend (ReactJS) and Backend (SQL, Node.js, etc.)
  • Web Application Security
Product Management
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Business Needs Analysis
  • Design Thinking Practice
  • User-testing and Usability Testing

Curriculum is co-developed by:

With inputs from industry domain experts and partner companies.

Curriculum is jointly developed by SGInnovate and Local IHLs with inputs from Industry domain experts and partner companies.

Why Should You Join?

Attractive Stipend

Intensive structured & 
on-the-job training (OJT)

with a capstone project to call your own.

Attractive Stipend

Monthly stipends of up to $4,000
& subsidised training fees.

Attractive Stipend

Acquire essential skills
that Software & Product Development companies are actively looking for, with guidance from domain experts.

Attractive Stipend

Attractive career opportunities
as a Software & Product Developer in a partner company.

Applications for Talent are now open, click the button below to apply now.


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Who Should Apply?

Attractive Stipend


You should be a Diploma Holder or University Graduate preferably with a background in STEM.

Attractive Stipend


You should have basic programming skills in Python and JavaScript.

Attractive Stipend


At least 1 year of full-time working experience in any field. You should preferably have worked on projects in IT systems, Software and Product Development.

Partner Companies

Be attached to one of the following Software & Product Development companies as a PowerX trainee to kickstart your new career. Work on projects with clear deliverables as you learn from domain experts within your attached company. Find out more about the partner companies and project(s) via the icons below.

Click here for a list of partner companies from previous run.

Supporting Partners

Hear from our Domain Experts

Software is eating the world - these famous words ring true now more than ever. The success of any company in this age depends on its ability to find and attract great technical talent. We believe that the PowerX Programme plays an important role in identifying and training talented individuals who are looking to take the leap into software development.
Swayam Narain

CTO, Affable.ai

The OJT experience running concurrently with the training has been very helpful in speeding up the time taken for trainees to contribute meaningfully. The training’s wide breadth has also enabled us to confidently expose trainees to a wider range of tasks.
Tracy Thanda Aye

Technical Lead, STACS

Application Process

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Frequently Asked Questions

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