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Robotic Process Automation (Basic)

Topic:ICT, Media & Design

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    12 Oct 2023 to 13 Oct 2023
    09 Nov 2023 to 10 Nov 2023
  • Registration Period:

    04 Sep 2023 to 24 Sep 2023
    10 Sep 2023 to 12 Oct 2023
  • Time:

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

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Course Introduction:

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 internal process to bring about an improvement in productivity and get employees 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 their own desktop processes, without coding or programming knowledge. They will learn how to achieve this through using a RPA software.

Course Outline

Course Learning Outcomes:

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

  1. Explain what is RPA and how it can help to automate processes
  2. Develop RPA solution for data entry
  3. Develop RPA solution for data scraping
  4. Develop RPA solution for Excel and Email processes
  5. Troubleshooting RPA exceptions
  6. Identify internal processes suitable for RPA implementation
  7. Develop RPA scripts using participant’s selected process 
Topics to be covered
  1. Introduction to RPA
  2. Installation and Introduction to RPA software
  3. Automate basic data entry
  4. Automate repetitive data entry
  5. Automate data scrapping
  6. Automate Excel and Email processes (Extended)
  7. Identifying internal processes for automation (Extended)
  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 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

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

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $700.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $630.00 $16.80 $86.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $490.00 $16.80 $226.80
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $490.00 $16.80 $226.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2 $630.00 $16.80 $86.80
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $56.00 $756.00

*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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