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Digital Transformation of Manufacturing


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    15 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Online Synchronous)
  • 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

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

• Identify the key areas in Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
• Perform basic Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic programming
• Network a PLC with mobile phone through a webserver
• Create a simple webpage to control the PLC via mobile phone web browser

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
• What is Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
• What is Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
• Components of Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
• Digital Transformation of Manufacturing project introduction

2. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
• Introduction to PLC programming software
• Normally Open, Normally Closed, and other PLC instructions
• Programming a simple conveyor belt

3. Networking and Webserver
• Understanding the network architecture
• Setting up the webserver
• Setting up the router

4. Webpage
• Creating a basic webpage using HTML
• Adding elements to read and write PLC signals

5. Integration and Testing
• Integrating PLC and Webpage
• Communicating with the PLC via your mobile phone
• Perform simple testing

6. Digital Transformation for workplace
• How Digital Transformation can be implemented at workplace
• How to be prepared for Digital Transformation

Minimum Requirements

Basic computer skills are desirable, but not essential. Preferably, participants are able to bring along their smart devices.

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 Managers, Engineers and Technicians of the manufacturing sector who like to gain an overview of Digital Transformation of Manufacturing with hands-on experience.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $420.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $378.00 $11.34 $53.34
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $294.00 $11.34 $137.34
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $294.00 $11.34 $137.34
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $378.00 $11.34 $53.34
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $37.80 $457.80

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. Tony Suah

Mr. Tony Suah is a lecturer from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He has 10 years of working experience with broad knowledge in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Industrial Robots, and Web Programming. Tony holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Degree from Nanyang Technological University.

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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