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Electric Vehicle 101

Topic:Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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Overview

  • Course Date:

    13 Aug 2024 to 13 Aug 2024
    13 Aug 2024 to 13 Aug 2024
  • Registration Period:

    13 Jun 2024 to 13 Jul 2024
    13 Jun 2024 to 28 Jul 2024
  • Duration/Frequency:

    13 August 2024, 8.30am to 5.30pm
  • Mode of Training:

    Classroom
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    -

Participants would get a chance to have hands on experience on charging an actual electric car with both Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC) charger.

Course Objective

This course will equip participants with essential knowledge of Electric Vehicle (EV), types of EV and EV charging.

Participants will be able to differentiate the various types of vehicles and know the benefits of driving an EV. The common myths of EV charging would be demystified with facts.

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 
• Describe the benefits of EV over the conventional Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) vehicles 
• Explain the advantages of EV over that of the conventional ICE vehicles in terms of their performances, battery power and maintenance
• Describe the process of charging an EV battery to its optimal performance
• Compare and contrast the differences between the AC and DC charging methods for an EV

Topic to be covered,

1. What is Electric Vehicle (EV)
2. Situation of EV in Singapore
3. Difference between EV and Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle
4. Batteries for EV
5. How do EV charge
6. Difference between AC and DC EV Charging
7. Facts of EV charging, and breaking the myths of charging
8. Practical/Hand on Session

Minimum Requirements

Basic electrical knowledge and proficient in English

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

Private Hired Drivers / Taxi Drivers / Assistant Sales Engineer / Automotive Workshop Supervisor

Course Fees

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

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $315.00 $9.45 $44.45
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $245.00 $9.45 $114.45
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $245.00 $9.45 $114.45
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $315.00 $9.45 $44.45
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $31.50 $381.50

*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.


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*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. \n2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, visit the SkillsFuture website. Please note that you may be required to submit a Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME together with your application subsequently.

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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