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Engineering Practice for Digital Transformation


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

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  • Time:

    240 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Project based learning
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  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The course is designed for technical personnel to acquire specific technical skills in emerging technologies by implementing industry relevant projects.

Course Objective

Participants will be able to embrace Industry 4.0 technologies to help meet Singapore’s workforce needs.

Through this course, participants will: 
• Learn digital technologies and create a project-based solution focusing on real work environment needs
• Show mastery and efficiency in project development by analysing a current system and propose a design (Capstone project) for the improvement of the system
• Develop and implement the proposed capstone project
• Practice professionalism in carrying out tasks within a stipulated period
• Obtain developmental skills to solve a real-world problem

By the end of the course, participants will be able to have a greater insight into what industry expects of employees, as well as opportunities to develop technical workplace competencies and other important professional skills.

Course Outline

• Show mastery and efficiency in Engineering project solution development
- To analyse a current industry need / system and to propose a design (capstone project) for the improvement of the system
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills

• Practice professionalism in carrying out tasks within a stipulated period
- To effectively and efficiently perform duties and responsibilities to meet the needs of clients 

• Communication and Team-working skills
- Communicate effectively in written, oral and interpersonal ways with a range of workplace personnel; work effectively in workplace teams

Course Content & Structure
- Course will be delivered though project-based learning using online resources. Relevant school supervisor will vet project proposal with company endorsement

Minimum Requirements

-Possess a NITEC (National Institute of Technical Education Certificate), Higher NITEC, Diploma or higher qualification in any area of electrical / electronic / telecommunication / communication / instrumentation / control engineering / information technology or a related field.  
-Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
-Applicants should be sponsored by his/her company. 
-Non company-sponsored applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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

Assistant Engineer / Engineer in Facility, Manufacturing, Process, Maintenance Management, Process, Product, Quality, Planning and Design, Site and Equipment Management, Operation and Maintenance, Project Development and System Integration

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $5,800.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $5,220.00 $156.60 $736.60
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $4,060.00 $156.60 $1,896.60
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $4,060.00 $156.60 $1,896.60
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $5,220.00 $156.60 $736.60
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $522.00 $6,322.00

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.

1Under 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. 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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