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Building an IoT (Internet of Things) Project


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - i4.0

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  • Course Date:

    23 May 2023 to 24 May 2023
  • Registration Period:

    31 Mar 2023 to 19 Apr 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:00 PM,
    15 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Practical Training
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Course Objective

Participants will learn the fundamentals of IoT (Internet of Things), including:

• How some common sensors work?
• How to interface sensors to a microcontroller?
• How to connect the microcontroller to the internet?
• How internet can be used to monitor or control devices at home or elsewhere.

Lessons will be delivered through a combination of lectures and hands-on practical, allowing participants to build a simple IoT project during the course.

Course Outline

• Introduction to IoT
• Microcontroller and sensors
• Connecting system to the internet
• Remote monitoring of devices with the Internet

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

This workshop is designed for participants who wants to understand and build a simple IoT system that is able to perform remote monitoring of device.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $460.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $414.00 $11.04 $57.04
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $322.00 $11.04 $149.04
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $322.00 $11.04 $149.04
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $414.00 $11.04 $57.04
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $36.80 $496.80

*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.

Course Trainer(s)

Mr Chong Siew Ping

Mr Chong Siew Ping is a senior lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. He has been involved in curriculum development and R&D work for over 25 years. His areas of expertise include microcontroller applications, project implementation using FPGAs and CPLD’s, logic design and PCB design.

He has a wide scope of experience in using various technologies required in IoT applications such as Collection (of sensor data), Communication (via wireless means such as Bluetooth, WIFI, ZigBee, GSM/GPRS, Sigfox, Lora), Connection (through network), Cloud computing (such as Thingspeak, Mediatek Sandbox), Comprehension (analytics using tools such as MATLAB) and Creation (of value for end-users, e.g. development of mobile app for Android platform).

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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