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(SCTP) Data Centre Professionals

Topic:Engineering, ICT, Media & Design, Others

Course Type:SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme

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  • Course Date:

    26 Feb 2024 to 06 May 2024
  • Registration Period:

    25 Jan 2024 to 31 Jan 2024
  • Time:

    12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:


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The course is offered as an industry certification-based* train and place program in collaboration with Amazon Web Service (AWS) Academy. This program will prepare the participants with Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Data Centre Engineering Operation skills and competencies in areas such as Computer Operating System, Computer Hardware and Server System Management.

Course Objective

The objective of the course is to prepare potential candidates in Data Centre Engineering Operations. The participants will learn essential and fundamentals skills in Computer Operating System, Computer Hardware and Troubleshooting and Server installation and management. The participants will be prepared for the job roles offered by AWS and its solution partners.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

- Describe how Linux operating system powers the cloud
- Apply knowledge on installation, managing and troubleshooting servers
- Configure and troubleshoot PC, mobile, IoT devices, operating system and hardware
- Describe on data centre operations, physical infrastructure, electrical fundamentals and datacentre batteries and generators.
- Apply knowledge on mechanical and electrical engineering concepts in the Data Centre operations.

Please click here for module synopsis and duration

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants must have at least a Diploma in Information Technology / Computer Science / Engineering, or related field with basic knowledge in cloud computing, computer systems and networking.
  • Fresh graduates are welcome.
  • Applicants with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Certification / Accreditation

List of Certificates:
  • Certificate of Completion in CompTIA Infrastructure
  • Certificate of Completion in CompTIA Core
  • Certificate of Completion in Data Centre Engineering Operations
  • Certificate of Completion in Data Centre Technical Operations

Upon passing the assessment of each certificate, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Upon completion of all the certificates, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP).

Industry and Career Options:

With the skills and knowledge gained from this programme, participants who have completed the course will be able to take on new challenges in ICT sector with job roles as follows:
  • Engineering Operations Technicians
  • Data Centre Technician

Suitable for

All Singaporeans and Singapore Permanent Residents who are looking for training opportunities to transit to a new sector or job role. Both unemployed and employed individuals can participate in SCTP, as long as they can fulfil training commitments, including minimum attendance requirements and passing of assessments.

Course Fees


Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee Payable (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $4,266.00 $127.98 $601.98
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore Permanent Residents $3,318.00 $127.98 $1,549.98
Eligible Applicants for Additional Course Fee Funding Support² $4,503.00 $127.98 $364.98

As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) subsidy, additional course fee funding support of up to 95% of course fees for jobseekers with greater needs. Individuals must be Singapore Citizens and meet one of following eligibility criteria. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

• Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more); or
• Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients; or
• Persons with Disabilities

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