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Industry Specialist AHK i40


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    11 Dec 2023 to 23 Feb 2024
  • Registration Period:

    28 Sep 2023 to 10 Nov 2023
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM,
    10 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Blended (F2F & Online Synchronous)
  • Venue:

    Bosch Rexroth Regional Training Centre & Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The German federal standardised training programme is a certificate course offered and licensed by the public network of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce. It provides specialists with the necessary skills to support devising, selecting and implementing methods and technologies for Industry 4.0 in workplace environments. Depending on their initial qualification and experience, these specialists will be able to carry out and coordinate projects independently.

Course Objective

The course focuses on: 

• understanding the fundamentals of Industry 4.0 
• realising new opportunities for new business models by implementing Industry 4.0 
• understanding of the system topology and the entire process chain 
• specific Industry 4.0 applications and practical implementation examples from different production areas, ranging from manual workplaces to fully automated production and being able to transfer these examples into own production 
• data security in the implementation of Industry 4.0 
• insight into future working methods in the digital world

Course Outline

ModuleRun 1Run 2Run 3Run 4
1. Understanding Industry 4.08-Mar- 2023
2. Networked business models in production and logistic


20 - 21 Mar 2023
(NB: 21 Mar, 0.5 day)

22 - 23 Jun 2023
(NB: 23-Jun, 0.5 day)
14 - 15 Sep 2023
(NB: 15-Sep, 0.5 day)
21 - 22 Dec 2023
(NB: 21-Dec, 0.5 day)
3. Technologies for implementing industry 4.0 - Cyber physical systems


9 - 15 Mar 2023
(NB:15-Mar, 0.5 day)


8- 14 Jun 2023
(NB:14-Jun, 0.5 day)
7 - 13 Sep 2023
(NB:13-Sep, 0.5 day)
12 - 18 Dec 2023
(NB:15-Dec, 0.5 day)
4. Designing work and organisation organisational considerations in the age of digital change29, 30 & 31 Mar 202328, 29 & 30 Jun 2023
20, 21 & 22 Sep 2023
15, 16 & 17 Jan 2024
5. Final assessment, presentation and oral examination17, 18 & 19 May 202316, 17 & 18 Aug 202315, 16 & 17 Nov 202321, 22 & 23 Feb 2024

Topics to be covered

• Understanding Industry
• Networked business models in production and logistics
• Technologies for implementing Industry 4.0 – Cyber physical systems
• Understanding Industry 4.0 (HR)
• Final assignment, presentation and oral examination

Minimum Requirements

a. Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline; or
b. Diploma / Higher Nitec / Nitec with a minimum 3 years of related working experience.

Certification / Accreditation

• A certificate jointly issued by AHK Singapore with Bosch Rexroth Regional Training Centre and Singapore Polytechnic. 

AHK i40 sample cert

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Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $5,000.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $4,500.00 $120.00 $620.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $3,500.00 $120.00 $1,620.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $3,500.00 $120.00 $1,620.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $4,500.00 $120.00 $620.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $400.00 $5,400.00

*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. 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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