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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. 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 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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