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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) For Human Resource (HR) Professionals


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Robotic Process Automation is the application of technology that allows employees in a company to configure software or a “robot” to capture and interpret existing applications for processing a transaction, manipulating data, triggering responses and communicating with other digital system. This course will show how businesses can automate some of the repetitive and mundane human resources process to bring about an improvement in productivity and get hr professionals to move up the work value chain. 

Course Objective

​​This course aims to equip participants with the skills to easily create useful Robotic Process Automation (RPA) scripts to automate human resources processes, without much coding or programming knowledge. They will learn how to achieve this through using a RPA software.​ 

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 
1. Explain what is RPA and how it can help to automate HR processes
2. Develop RPA solution for common HR used cases
3. Identify other HR processes suitable for RPA implementation
4. Develop RPA scripts using learner’s selected HR process 

Topics to be covered

  1. Introduction to RPA
  2. Installation and Introduction to RPA software
  3. Automate basic data entry
  4. Automate performance appraisal letter 
  5. Automate forms for approval and reminders
  6. Automate Excel and Email processes
  7. Identifying suitable HR processes for automation
  8. Troubleshooting and RPA resources

Minimum Requirements

Participants must be computer literate and have basic knowledge in MS Office such as Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word.

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

HR RPA Developer / HR Business Analyst / HR IT Consultant / HR Tech Support.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 8% GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $711.00 $21.33 $100.33
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $553.00 $21.33 $258.33
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $553.00 $21.33 $258.33
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $711.00 $21.33 $100.33
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $71.10 $861.10

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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