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Additive Manufacturing for Professionals


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    14 Aug 2023 to 06 Oct 2023
  • Registration Period:

    10 May 2023 to 27 Jun 2023
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM,
    32 hours E-Learning and 24 hours (3 days) in-person learning journey
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Online Asynchronous) and Practical Training
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This course provides the opportunity for learners to award a certificate recognised by ASTM International’s Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence (AM CoE). ASTM International is a prominent international standards development organisation with over 30,000 members, and the AM CoE is dedicated to the development of additive manufacturing standards, conducting research and development, supporting training and certification, and hosting events for the Additive Manufacturing industry.

The course provides core foundational technical knowledge covering the entire Additive Manufacturing process chain. Each online module is taught by experts from academia, industry, national labs, and regulatory bodies. Lastly, participants will get to experience various hands-on processes associated with Additive Manufacturing to better consolidate the knowledge learnt at Singapore Polytechnic.

Course Objective

The course aims to provide learners who have working experience in manufacturing and those new to Additive Manufacturing to cover all the general concepts of the process chain. The course will equip learners with core technical knowledge related to common Additive Manufacturing practices and will allow them to earn an internationally recognised general personnel Additive Manufacturing Certificate. The learners will get to experience in person the various processes in the Additive Manufacturing process chain.

Course Outline

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

1. Explain core technical knowledge related to common Additive Manufacturing practices.
2. Apply the core Additive Manufacturing technical knowledge to the various processes in a learning journey.

Topics to be covered

1. Additive Manufacturing process overview and standard terminology (Online)
2. Design and simulation (Online)
3. Additive manufacturing feedstock (Online)
4. Metrology and post-processing (Online)
5. Mechanical testing (Online)
6. Additive Manufacturing safety (Online)
7. Non-destructive inspection (Online)
8. Qualification and certification (Online)
9. Additive Manufacturing learning journey (In-Person)

Minimum Requirements

• Basic 3D Printing / Additive Manufacturing knowledge
• ITE/Diploma in Engineering

Certification / Accreditation

• ASTM General Additive Manufacturing Certificate will be awarded to participants who pass the ASTM online test

ASTM General Additive Manufacturing Certificate Sample

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

This course is intended for professional designers / practicing engineers and skilled technicians who want to understand technical details regarding Additive Manufacturing.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $3,300.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $2,970.00 $79.20 $409.20
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $2,310 $79.20 $1,069.20
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $2,310 $79.20 $1,069.20
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $2,970.00 $79.20 $409.20
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $264.00 $3,564.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, 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.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
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
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

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

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