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Electric Vehicle 101

Topic:Sustainability and Green Skills

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

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  • Course Date:

    06 Jun 2022 to 06 Jun 2022
  • Registration Period:

    15 Feb 2022 to 08 May 2022
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:30 PM,
    8 hours/ 1 day
  • Mode of Training:

    Mode of Training: Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

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 the participants with essential knowledge of Electric Vehicle (EV), types of EV and EV charging. They would 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 Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance 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

Full Fees (before GST): $350.00 

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $315.00 $8.40 $43.40
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $245.00 $8.40 $113.40
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $245.00 $8.40 $113.40
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $315.00 $8.40 $43.40
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $28.00 $378.00

*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.

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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