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Geospatial 101

Topic:Built Environment, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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Overview

  • Course Date:

    04 Mar 2024 to 06 Mar 2024
  • Registration Period:

    09 Jan 2024 to 04 Feb 2024
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM,
    21 hours / 3 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The course aims to provide learners with a basic understanding of Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts to enable learners apply the knowledge and skills to their work which involved viewing, analyzing and displaying geospatial data for problem solving and decision making.

Course Objective

By the end of the course, learners will be able to :

  1. Acquire basic understanding of Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts.
  2. View, analyse and display geospatial data for problem solving and decision making.
  3. Apply the knowledge and skills learned at their workplace

Course Outline

Basic Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts

1. Introduction to GIS
2. Data types
3. Map design
4. Query data
5. Coordinate systems (WGS84, SVY21)
6. Spatial Analysis

Minimum Requirements

Basic IT skills.

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

Data analysts, technical specialists/supervisors/officers who use maps/geospatial data to study patterns/trends and plan operations, facilities, traffic and navigation.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $585.00 $17.55 $82.55
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $455.00 $17.55 $212.55
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $455.00 $17.55 $212.55
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $585.00 $17.55 $82.55
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $58.50 $708.50

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. 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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