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Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Smart Intelligence)

Topic:Engineering, Others

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

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Overview

  • Course Date:

    15 Apr 2024 to 31 Mar 2025
  • Registration Period:

    21 Dec 2023 to 29 Feb 2024
  • Time:

    12:00 AM to 12:00 AM,
    240 hours (1 year)
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Face-to-Face/ Online Synchronous)
  • 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 evenings per week (6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
(to be confirmed closer to the course commencement)

Course Duration:
240 hours (1 year)

Modular Certificate to start with:
PDC 1 

Please refer to Academic Calendar.

Enquiries
Please email to ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

Course Objective

The 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 trainees with knowledge and skills in AI, Internet-of Things (IoTs), Machine Learning (ML) & Cloud Analytics in developing Intelligent Robotics applications.

Course Outline

PDC 1 Certificate in Automation
Module 1 - Industrial Automation System
Module 2 - PLC with Cloud Analytics 

PDC 2 Certificate in Intelligent Robotics
Module 3 - ML and AI for Automation 
Module 4 - Robotics & Smart Sensing


Click here for Module Synopsis

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a Polytechnic Diploma/Degree in engineering/technology. Preference will be given to those with relevant working experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Certification / Accreditation


Upon completion of two Certificates within a two-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for working adults in the automation and control industry who wish to pick up specialised skills and knowledge in robotics, PLC, smart-sensing, machine learning and AI application in automation.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of 9% GST rate.

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For more information on the course fee or to apply, click on the “Register” button.


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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