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Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing


Course Type:Online Courses

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  • Course Date:

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  • Time:

    7.5 hours (Access period of 8 weeks), Self-paced within the 8-weeks access period
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  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Registration may be closed once seats are filled up 

Course Objective

This 10-short online learning modules provide a broad overview of how emerging technologies employed in Industry 4.0 (I4.0) are applied in manufacturing, particularly covering Advanced Manufacturing.

The 10-short online learning modules aim to provide participants with a broad overview of the various emerging technologies employed in advanced manufacturing. Such technologies are part of Industry 4.0 (i4.0) which is embraced by manufacturing companies today.

They will appreciate the practical benefits and applications of I4.0 and understand how it can help a company gain a competitive edge. They will also understand that I4.0 is not a subtractive force by taking away their jobs but to help them scale up the value-add chain. Accessible by PC or any handheld devices, your workforce can learn anytime and anywhere.

Course Outline

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

1. Describe the various emerging technologies employed as part of Industry 4.0 for Advanced Manufacturing
2. Describe how these technologies employed will gain a competitive edge for a manufacturing company.

Topics to be covered:

1. Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing
2. Industrial IoT
3. Industrial Networks
4. Cyber Security
5. AI & ML Learning
6. Manufacturing Analytics
7. Data Traceability
8. Quality Management
9. Robotics
10. Enterprise Automation

Minimum Requirements

Basic English and Maths Knowledge

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

Assistant Engineers

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $160.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $144.00 $4.32 $20.32
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $112.00 $4.32 $52.32
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $112.00 $4.32 $52.32
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $144.00 $4.32 $20.32
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $14.40 $174.40

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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