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Diagnostic Methods for Land Transport Industry (Intermediate)

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    13 Oct 2021 to 15 Oct 2021
  • Registration Period:

    01 Sep 2021 to 02 Sep 2021
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The course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills on the impact of systemic faults in rapid transit or automotive systems and the tools and methodologies used to analyse identified systemic faults related to railway systems.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with essential knowledge and skills in problem-solving tools and methodology. Participants can apply their skills to diagnose root cause from identified faults in railway or automotive systems, collate the data or information and translate them into report or presentation.

Course Outline

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

1. Explain the impact of system faults in rapid transit or automotive systems
2. Identify the types of diagnostic methodologies and tools used in the railway industry
3. Apply the diagnostic methodologies and tools in case studies
4. Apply problem-solving tools to diagnose faults in engineering systems in railway industry.

Topics to be covered

1. Impact of system faults in rapid transit or automotive systems
2. Purpose of problem-solving tools and methodologies for engineering systems
3. Types of diagnostic methods (RCA, 7 tools, FMECA)
4. Application of diagnostic methodologies and tools in case studies in the railway industry

Minimum Requirements

Diploma and above

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

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

Suitable for

Assistant Engineers (Power)/Engineers (Power)/Assistant Engineers (Signal and Communication)/Engineers (Signal and Communication)/Assistant Engineers (Mechanical and Electrical)/Engineers (Mechanical and Electrical)/Assistant Engineers (Automatic Fare Collection)/Engineers (Automatic Fare Collection)/Assistant Engineers (Rolling Stock)/Engineers (Rolling Stock)

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $666.00 $19.98 $93.98
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $518.00 $19.98 $241.98
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $518.00 $19.98 $241.98
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $666.00 $19.98 $93.98
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $66.60 $806.60

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. For self-sponsored applicant, please click on the “Register” button to apply for the course. You will be directed to STEP portal to manage all your course activities. Please note that you will be prompted to sign in with Singpass/Student ID.
2. For company-sponsored applicant, please approach your company's Human Resource (HR) team to put in the application through the company portal using CorpPass.  You may only apply after receiving the registration link from your company's HR.
3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.
4. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.
6. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

7. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

8. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  

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