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Skills & Technology Adoption Readiness (STAR) for Active Ingredient and Encapsulation Technology

Topic:Applied & Health Sciences

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    15 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F) / On-the-Job Training
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

This course is project based learning. The course include the basic science of active ingredient process, encapsulation technology, health, safety and environmental Management and work place project, where technology transfer is enabled. 

Course Objective

This course equips the participants with the necessary knowledge in the areas of active ingredient, encapsulation, chemical process, safety and evaluation. After training, a prototyping sample with information sheet or prototype process will be ready for company adoption and the participants will be able to use these skills to develop the new products.

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 
1. Produce a prototype sample with an active ingredient selected or encapsulated material
2. Explain the process in extraction or encapsulation to create a product using the active ingredients or encapsulated material 
3. Evaluate the developed prototype sample with respect to a commercial product 
4. Apply the learned skills to chemical process development 
5. Implement safety control measures to the real working environment.

Topics to be covered

1. Ingredient process and its Health, Safety and Environmental Management.
2. Functionality and evaluation of active ingredient 
3. Encapsulation technologies and their application 
4. Hands-on experiments

Minimum Requirements

Basic English Proficiency
3 years working experience

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

Process Technician / Production Supervisor / Process Engineer / General Manager / Senior Laboratory Technician/Technologist / Research Technologist

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $3,840.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $3,456.00 $103.68 $487.68
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $2,688.00 $103.68 $1,255.68
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $2,688.00 $103.68 $1,255.68
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $3,456.00 $103.68 $487.68
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $345.60 $4,185.60

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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