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Robotics and Automation Application

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    24 Nov 2021 to 26 Nov 2021
  • Registration Period:

    01 Oct 2021 to 02 Oct 2021
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This course will provide in-depth knowledge towards robotics and autonomous application in different domains for industry and service. The course will introduce robotics and automation technologies such as path planning, perception, vision, navigation, and localization. The participants will expand their understanding of these technologies through the course.

Course Objective

This course will provide participants with knowledge and skills on:

a) Understanding of Collaborative Robots, Industrial Robots, Autonomous Guided Vehicles, and other autonomous devices.

b) Learning various concepts of robotic technologies such as mapping, localization, navigation, planning, and manipulation.

c) Analysing and solving simple issues encounter by the use or design for the use of these systems

Course Outline

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

1.  Differentiate among the different types of robotic systems.
2.  Describe the different automation technologies and their operation.
3.  Define the terms and concepts used in industrial robotics.
4.  Explain the setup methods for the workcell of an industrial robot, including the safety.
5.  Describe path planning and its role in the performance.
6.  Apply path planning to an industrial robot setup.
7.  Define the terms and concepts used in mobile robotics.
8.  Explain autonomous navigation, obstacle avoidance and path planning.
9.  Explain fleet control for mobile robots and the analysis of performance.
10.  Apply autonomous navigation for a mobile robot.

Topics to be covered

1. Fundamentals of Robotics and types of robotic systems, Sensors and Actuators
2. Automated technologies and Methods of operating robotic systems
3. Terms of Industrial Robotics
4. Setup Workcell and Safety
5. Path and trajectory Planning, Analysis of parameters and performance
6. Use cases of Industrial Robots and SP projects
7. Terms of Mobile Robots
8. Autonomous Navigation, Obstacle avoidance, Path Planning
9. Fleet Control and analysis of performance
10. Use cases of Autonomous Mobile Robots and SP projects

Minimum Requirements

ITE Nitec certification and above. Participants must 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

Assistant Production Engineer / Production Engineer / Project Engineer Technician / Senior Technician / Assistant Engineer / Senior Assistant Engineer (Rolling Stock, Engineering Train, Power, Signal & Communication, Permanent Way and Civil Structure, Mechanical & Electrical)

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing 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

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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