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Introduction to 5G Technology and Applications

Topic:ICT, Media & Design

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - Digital Economy

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    16 hours / 2 Days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

By the end of the course, learners will be able to understand:• What 5G technology is and the difference as compared to 4G.
• Features, devices, services, applications, deployments and spectrum of 5G.
• 5G in relation to Singapore transformation towards a Smart Nation.
• How 5G can cause impact and provide opportunities to the industry. 
• The infrastructure requirements and regulations.

Course Objective

This course aims to provide participants with a general overview of the new 5G wireless technology, its requirements and applications, future development and impact on the industry.

Participants will be able to understand the importance of 5G technology as an enabler of industrial transformation such as smart nation and autonomous transport solutions. They will also acquire basic knowledge to engage service provider to deploy 5G technology to enhance the efficiency, reliability and quality of their operations and services.

Course Outline

The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, practical demonstration, hands-on simulation and interactive workshop.

Topics to be covered

A. Comprehensive Overview of 5G Technology
B. 5G Application & Impact to Industry
C. 5G Garage Demo
D. Ecosystem Requirements for Effective Deployment
E. 5G and beyond
F. Design Thinking

Minimum Requirements

Participants should have some basic awareness of infocomm technology.

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 examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Targeted Industries: Electronics, Engineering Services, Infocomm Technology, Logistics, Public Transport

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $650.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $585.00 $15.60 $80.60
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $455.00 $15.60 $210.60
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $455.00 $15.60 $210.60
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $585.00 $15.60 $80.60
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $52.00 $702.00

*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. 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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