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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 $10.08 $52.08
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $294.00 $10.08 $136.08
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $294.00 $10.08 $136.08
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $378.00 $10.08 $52.08
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $33.60 $453.60

*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. 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. 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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