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Diploma (Conversion) in Web and Programming

Topic:ICT, Media & Design, Others

Course Type:Part-Time Diploma and Post-Diploma Courses

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  • Course Date:

    15 Apr 2024 to 31 Mar 2025
  • Registration Period:

    21 Dec 2023 to 29 Feb 2024
  • Time:

    06:30 PM to 09:30 PM,
    300 hours (1 year)
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Face-to-Face/ Online Synchronous) and Asynchronous E-Learning
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic (facilitated classroom training) and Online E-Learning
  • 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 be notified when there is a new run.

Class schedule:
Up to 2 evenings a week
6.30pm to 9:30pm

Course Duration: 
300 hours (1 year)

Please refer to Academic Calendar.


For course specific details,
please contact the course manager:
Name: Mr Low Jin Kiat

Course Objective

The course objectives for Diploma (Conversion) in Web and Programming (NVWP) remain unchanged, as follows:

a) To provide training on optimising website design and creation.
b) To provide training on client side programming.
c) To provide training on programming fundamentals.

Course Outline

The course is a one-year part-time programme. It consists of 2 Post Diploma Certificates (PDC) conducted over 2 semesters, 1 PDC per semester. The first PDC to start with is PDC1. The classes are conducted in the evening. Each PDC will consist of a few modules and the details are as follows:

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Semester One

PDC 1: Certificate in Web Development Fundamentals
Module 1: Fundamentals of Web Development Technology
Module 2: Fundamentals of Programming
Module 3: Visual Interface Design

Semester Two

PDC 2: Certificate in Web Programming
Module 1: Backend Development
Module 2: Web Programming
Module 3: Capstone Project

Participants must complete PDC1 before they can progress to PDC2.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a polytechnic diploma or university degree to apply for the Diploma (Conversion) in Web and Programming.

Applicants who do not have any technical IT knowledge may be required to take a selection test to gauge their suitability for the course.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of two Certificates within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Diploma (Conversion) qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Participant who has completed both PDC1 and PDC2 from the this course will be granted exemption for module “Front-End Web Development” when he/she enrols into the Specialist Diploma in Full Stack Web Development.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for adults who wish to pick up web development skills and switch to the IT industry.

Participants are required to bring computer Notebook to every lesson.

Participants are also expected to have basic IT skills and preferably know some basic programming. As the concepts might be new to you, you are expected to commit time and effort to complete the course.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility Certificate in Web Development Fundamentals Certificate in Web Programming Total Course Fees
SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40 $529.74 $529.74 $1,059.48
SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVE $353.16 $353.16 $706.32
SINGAPORE PR $1,486.22 $1,486.22 $2,972.44
SME-SPONSORED SINGAPORE PR $446.72 $446.72 $893.44
OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS $3,767.04 $3,767.04 $7,534.08

*SC - Singapore citizen          ** PR - Permanant resident

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding and Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). For details, please refer to here.

Other Fees Payable:

Other Fees Payable 
(Incl. GST)
Examination Fee-$16.35
Miscellaneous Fee$7.63$7.63
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.02$1.02
Insurance Fee (GPA)$2.29$2.29

- The fees shown are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy:
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 50% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.

Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

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. Non‐Singaporeans must possess a valid Employment Pass / Work Permit / Dependant Pass throughout the course duration. You would need to bear the full risk of non-completion should your pass expire and subsequently lapse within the duration of the course.
5. You will be notified by email on the application outcome 6 weeks after the application’s closing date. 
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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