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I4.0 Learning Journey with SIRI


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
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,
    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) Realization 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 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

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

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $670.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $603.00 $16.08 $83.08
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $469.00 $16.08 $217.08
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $469.00 $16.08 $217.08
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $603.00 $16.08 $83.08
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $53.60 $723.00

*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.

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. 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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