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5 Advanced Manufacturing SkillsFuture Courses To Help You Be Future-Ready!

Jun 26, 2018, 11:12 AM by User Not Found
Major sectors in Singapore are leveraging emerging technologies to gain a firm foothold in the competitive global economy. The manufacturing sector is no different. Here too, there’s a surge in demand for workers skilled at using advanced technologies. SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing launched by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), aims at helping people working in the industry to upskill and stay relevant for future. It’s also targeted at people aspiring to join the industry.
 
5 Advanced Manufacturing SkillsFuture Courses To Help You Be Future-Ready

Major sectors in Singapore are leveraging emerging technologies to gain a firm foothold in the competitive global economy. The manufacturing sector is no different. Here too, there’s a surge in demand for workers skilled at using advanced technologies. SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing launched by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), aims at helping people working in the industry to upskill and stay relevant for future. It’s also targeted at people aspiring to join the industry. 

 

Under the SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing, there’s a variety of courses. So how to find out which course is for YOU?

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Types of Courses

 

The courses in the SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing focus on the use of automation and digitisation to integrate robotics, sensors and devices for business processes.

Most of these courses are stand-alone and short while others are spanned over several modules.

 

Based on the proficiency level of the candidates, all courses in the Advanced Manufacturing series are divided into 3 groups.
 

  1. Basic level courses for beginners who don’t have a specific skill. The courses help them develop the skill and apply it on a basic level.

  2. Intermediate level courses are for people who have developed the skill while working. The courses help them know the different ways of applying that skill.

  3. Advanced courses are for people who have a highly developed skill and want to enhance it even further.

 

Irrespective of the levels, all courses come with funding incentives.

 

Funding

 

All the courses in SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. Every Singaporean, 25 years and above, is eligible to receive a credit of S$500 to pay for the approved courses. The credit amount can be used to top up existing fee subsidies.

 

5 Basic Courses for You

 

Singapore Polytechnic is one of the IHLs (Institutes of Higher Learning) leading the SkillsFuture Series for Advanced Manufacturing. Here are 5 basic Advanced Manufacturing courses offered by us.

 

  1. Digital Transformation of Manufacturing

    This 15-hour course will help learners have a basic understanding of the key elements that can digitally transform the process of manufacturing. Such elements include web servers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) software, network architecture and web pages, among others.

  2. Digital Technologies for a Smart City

    This is also a 15-hour course. This is useful for people, who want to learn technologies needed to set up a system akin to a smart city. This includes knowing how to migrate data to cloud and getting relevant info from mobile apps, among others.

 

  1. Digital Confidence for Cyber Security & Internet of Things

    This 30-hour course has 2 modules. It helps participants learn about cyber security practices as well as how to leverage digital media and tools to enhance productivity.

  2. Introduction to AI and Machine Learning

    This is a 7-hour course that helps participants learn how to apply machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to solve problems in real life. It familiarises participants with Information Technology (IT) tools, such as Google Sheets.

  3. Digital Fabrication: Make (Almost) Anything

    This 8-day course helps students learn the key principles of Digital Fabrication and apply them to design and create a 3D object.  

 

Any of the courses under the Advanced Manufacturing umbrella will help you develop industry-relevant skills. Developing these skills is becoming increasingly important in day-to-day operations in the manufacturing sector because of Singapore’s shift to work processes that involve digitisation and automation to a great degree.

 

In case of any query about these or any other courses, write to us at pace@sp.edu.sg

 

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