NSRAR Engineering-6

Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application)

Topic:Engineering, Others

Course Type:Part-Time Diploma and Post-Diploma Courses

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  • Course Date:

    14 Oct 2024 to 13 Oct 2025
  • Registration Period:

    01 Jun 2024 to 31 Jul 2024
  • Duration/Frequency:

    240 hours (1 year)
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Face-to-Face/ Online Synchronous) and Asynchronous E-Learning
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic (facilitated classroom training) and Online E-Learning
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest and be notified when there is a new run.

Class schedule:

2 evening per week
6.30pm to 9.30pm

Course Duration:
240 hours (1 year)

Modular Certificate to start with:
PDC 1 

Please refer to Academic Calendar.

For enquiries, please email to ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg 

Course Objective

The SP Mechanical & Aeronautical School is pleased to introduce our Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application) offering comprehensive and practical programs that provide relevant technical knowledge and skillsets in the field of robotics and automation in support of our nation’s drive towards Industry 4.0 transformation.

As our industry sectors move up the value chain through the adoption of advanced manufacturing, the role of robotics and automation is fast evolving where it is no longer sufficient to simply maximize efficiency but also to be able to adapt swiftly to changing demands and requirements. Smart robotics systems and flexible automation are the engines as well as enablers in this transformation journey.

In view of the foreseeable need and demand for people with the domain knowledge and competencies in smart robotics & automation, join us today for this 12-month stackable course and be equipped with future ready skillsets as a specialist in this emerging field!

This course aims to equip trainees with the following critical knowledge and skills in Robotics & Automation:

  • To provide trainees with hands-on practical experience in Robotics & Automation fundamentals.
  • To provide relevant technical knowledge and skillsets in the field of advanced robotics application to meet the current and future requirements of advanced manufacturing industry.

Course Outline

PDC 1 Certificate in Automation

Module 1 – Industrial Automation System
Module 2 – PLC with Cloud Analytics

PDC 2 Certificate in Advanced Robotics Application
Module 1 – Collaborative Robots
Module 2 – Industrial Robots

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Minimum Requirements

Applicants need to have a minimum diploma qualification in Computer, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering from recognised institutions.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 3 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test.

Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC) respectively.

Upon successfully acquiring the two PDCs, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application) qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for engineering practitioners who are looking into acquiring relevant skillsets and upskilling of one’s competencies in the operation of robotic automation systems. With the skills and knowledge gained from this course, you will be able to take on higher value work scope as well as expanding one’s job mobility, employability and versatility across many industries.

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Course Fees


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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. Non‐Singaporeans must possess a valid Employment Pass / Work Permit / Dependant Pass throughout the course duration. You would need to bear the full risk of non-completion should your pass expire and subsequently lapse within the duration of the course.
5. You will be notified by email on the application outcome 6 weeks after the application’s closing date. 
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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