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Autonomous Robots and Computer Vision


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    10 Dec 2022 to 10 Dec 2022
  • Registration Period:

    06 Sep 2022 to 17 Nov 2022
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,
    7 hours / 1 day
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Course Objective

This course aims to provide participants with an insight of the latest trends and applications in the robotics technology by introducing foundation and practical knowledge on key topics of robotic systems. The course introduces to the participants different methods and technologies to control robotic systems. Participants will learn to be effective in the design of controllers for robotic systems. The course offers a practical point of view into how to design systems that close the perception-process-action loop applied to industry and service domains.

Course Outline

This topic focuses on the technical and design aspects of autonomous mobile robots.
• Explain selection of sensors and actuators in robot design
• Explain the considerations for a robot controller in robot design
• Evaluate types of mobile robots according to applications
• Explain simple behaviours of autonomous mobile robots
• Describe the principles of reactive based robotics
• Explain the application of reactive robotics to mobile robots
• Understand the application of vision on robotic system

Minimum Requirements

Basic computer skills.

Certification / Accreditation

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

Suitable for

The course aims to reach a target audience of Engineers/Technicians or anyone who is keen to understand the design and implementation of automation, computer vision and robotic applications.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $180.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $162.00 $4.32 $22.32
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $126.00 $4.32 $58.32
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $126.00 $4.32 $58.32
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $162.00 $4.32 $22.32
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $14.40 $194.40

*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.

1 Under 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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