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Digital Technologies for a Smart City

Topic:ICT, Media & Design

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - Digital Economy

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  • Course Date:

    16 Dec 2021 to 17 Dec 2021
  • Registration Period:

    06 Sep 2021 to 31 Oct 2021
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:30 PM,
    15 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F/Online)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

This course aims to introduce digital services and applications related to building of a Smart City. The course focuses on electronic and infocomm technologies relevant to and supporting smart city deployment. Through practical sessions, participants will experience the setting up of a simple smart city system.

Course Outline

Four areas of a Smart City system:

1. Smart City System Design
2. Sensors and Info-Communications
3. Cloud Computing and Data Analytics
4. Mobile Application Development

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 will be useful to those who wish to experience setting up a simple smart city system with understanding of different digital and Info-communication technologies. Participants will use sensors to read environment data, transmit data to cloud, perform simple data analytics and finally retrieve relevant information from mobile apps.

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)

Dr Lim Joo Ghee
Dr Lim Joo Ghee

Dr Lim Joo Ghee is currently a Senior Lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. His areas of teaching include enterprise networking fundamentals, programming, wireless communications and sensor networks. With his students and colleagues, he has worked on a number of funded projects related to wireless sensor networks, smart home, smart healthcare and the Internet of Things.

Joo Ghee is a member of IEEE and currently serves in the Exco of the Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN) and Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) council.

Joo Ghee graduated with a PhD from the UNSW Australia and received his MEng and BEng from the National University of Singapore.

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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