Practical Approach to Wireless and Computer Networks



Course Objectives

Through practical sessions, this course teaches how to set up Local Area Network and wireless network for office and home. Participants will learn about IP addressing and how to configure switch, router, wireless Access Point and broadband router with security implementation.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Computer Networking
  2. IP Addressing
  3. Setting up network with Switch and Router
  4. Wireless Networking with Access Point and Broadband router

Suitable for

The course will be useful to anyone who wants to know how computer networks are set up and how to configure different devices in a network. They will also have a good understanding of Wireless networks and its security measures.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer skills.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance.

Profile of Trainer


Mr Chua Kay Chiang is a senior lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. He has developed and taught modules related to computer networking courses over 26 years. As a certified Cisco Network Academy CCNA instructor, he has also conducted Routing and Switching courses for industries and Wireless Networking courses for the public.

Mr Chua believes learning through hands-on experience is the most effective way, hence he places great emphasis on practical projects where students can experience the results of their lessons.
Mr Chua’s areas of expertise also cover Network Security, Network Analysis, Forensics, Microcontroller Systems and Internet of Things systems.

Funding Incentives

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - [email protected]
All other Courses[email protected]

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:


  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund


  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.


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Date of course:

28 to 29 Sept 2017

28 Sept to 12 Oct 2017
Registration Closing Date:
13 Sept 2017

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up



Duration: 15 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Day Class:
9am to 5.30pm
Evening Class: 6:30pm to 9:30pm (Tues & Thurs)



Fees Payable:

$492.20 (with GST)



By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed


Please make the payment at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm



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