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I4.0 Learning Journey with SIRI

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    23 Sep 2022 to 23 Sep 2022
  • Registration Period:

    22 Jun 2022 to 09 Sep 2022
  • Duration/Frequency:

    7 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This course aims to introduce the Smart Industry Readiness index (SIRI) frameworks, and learn how to use the Assessment Matrix tool to evaluate the current state of companies’ shop floor.  To-date, over 300 companies worldwide have used the SIRI Assessment to evaluate their facilities and kick-start their Industry 4.0 transformation.  Together with faster i4.0 adoption in post Covid-19, this course will prepare participants the emerging skills to start, scale and transform for sustained growth in manufacturing.  It will be first-of-kind course in the SIRI assessment by using our manufacturing industry settings as evaluation facilities and guided by certified SIRI assessors.


(Source: Smart Industry Readiness Index - Official SIRI Assessment - YouTube)

Course Objective

This course aims to provide participants with:

  1. A fundamental understanding of Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI), its frameworks and tools;
  2. Realisation of Industry 4.0 benefits through use-cases demonstration.

Course Outline

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

1. Describe the Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI), its frameworks and tools for manufacturing transformation journeys
2. Describe the tangible benefits of Industry 4.0 adoption
3. Identify the various I4.0 technologies that can be used to digitalize and optimize the shop floor
4. Apply using Assessment Matrix tool to evaluate the current state of their shop floor 
5. Apply the SIRI framework to transform their shop floor for growth

Topics to be covered

1. Fundamentals of Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI)
2. Digitalisation of Conventional and CNC Machines
3. Implementation of Integrated Machining line
4. Smart Assembly line with driven data 
5. Assessment

Minimum Requirements

Basic knowledge of manufacturing processes, field devices and/or protocols

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

Manufacturing / Operation / Technology / Digital Transformation / i4.0 Manager or Engineer.

Course Fees

The course fees payable are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $603.00 $18.09 $85.09
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $469.00 $18.09 $219.09
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $469.00 $18.09 $219.09
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $603.00 $18.09 $85.09
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $60.30 $730.30

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.

Course Trainer(s)

Colin Soh

Colin Soh's forte is in running Operations and Services, both in technical and customer, and has successfully run modest operations covering a few million dollars to over a hundred million USD annually.

He has broad end-to-end (Sales-Operations-Services) career history spanning over 33 years. His past experiences include quality assurance engineering, field engineering in manufacturing, starting and running a high tech start-up division in Graphic Arts and leading a sales team. Additionally, he has managed international support teams operating across Asia Pacific and India, including China and Japan.

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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