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Internet of Things (IoT) Systems and Applications

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    30 Jun 2021 to 02 Jul 2021
  • Registration Period:

    01 Jun 2021 to 02 Jun 2021
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There is an ongoing digital revolution and these technological advancements are transforming the way we live, work and play. This module will discuss the pervasive connectivity, architecture and technologies needed to deploy a large scale IoT ecosystems sustainably. Various IoT application use cases will be discussed too.

Course Objective

This course aims to equip trainees with capabilities to recognise an existing smart infrastructure, to design and implement a new IoT solution. It also covers a wide spectrum of fundamental topics such as networking technologies and protocols, IoT/M2M architecture and infrastructure, cloud computing, systems security and data analytics focusing on how it works together to form a complete IoT ecosystem. Through practical sessions, participants will experience the setting up of a simple IoT system.

Course Outline

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

1.  Differentiate between IoT, Consumer IoT, and Industrial IoT. 
2.  Define the concept of IoT System Layering Architecture for scalability and sustainability.
3.  Recognise the need for an IoT Operating System and Edge Computing
4.  Explain what is LAN, WAN, and the Internet. Knowing IP addressing (as the Internet is an IP based network) and Introduction to IoT Protocol (MQTT/OPC-UA/DDS)
5.  Map and highlight the purpose of each layer in an IoT Systems.
6.  Map and explain what is a sensor network and its concept.
7.  Identify the attributes of various wireless technologies application for PAN/LAN/WAN/LPWAN so as to choose the right technology for the right problem.
8.  Apply Zigbee as an example to understand more in depth content of what an IoT wireless technology and protocol will involve.

Topics to be covered

1. Fundamentals of IoT Systems and Application
2. IoT Connectivity: IP Networking Basics & IoT Protocols
3. Lab 1: IoT / Smart City System Architecture and Equipment (Hands on)
4. Lab 2: Understanding Sensor Network with Some Smart Home Use Case (Hands on)
5. Wireless Digital Technologies and Its Application
6. ZigBee Wireless Technology (Lecture & Hands on)

Minimum Requirements

ITE Nitec certification and above. Participants should be computer literate.

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

Technician/Senior Technician/Assistant Engineer/Senior Assistant Engineer

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $900.00 $27.00 $127.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $700.00 $27.00 $327.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $700.00 $27.00 $327.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $900.00 $27.00 $127.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $90.00 $1,090.00

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

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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.

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