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STAR for Food Production Planning with Digitalisation

Topic:Applied & Health Sciences, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    21 May 2024 to 06 Sep 2024
  • Registration Period:

    28 Mar 2024 to 08 May 2024
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 12:30 PM,
    70 hours
  • Mode of Training:

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

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

As data is increasingly important in our workplace, it is essential we know and identify what kind of data to collect and analyse.

This is a foundational course where participants will learn to measure productivity, identify bottlenecks and plan their production to improve productivity.

The course comprises of three (3) half-day sessions at Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic, and a project component and mentoring sessions.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills in identifying productivity improvement opportunities in food production using digitalisation tools and solutions through project-based training.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
1. Understand process mapping and production constraints
2. Identify productivity improvement opportunities/areas using data
3. Optimise production scheduling

Topics to be covered

1. Introduction
2. Throughput Accounting
3. Product and Process Mapping
4. Production Planning
5. Concepts of Innovation
6. Dealing with Adhoc Orders
7. Importance of Data Quality

Minimum Requirements

  1. ITE/Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent qualifications.
  2. Literate in Microsoft Excel
  3. Working in a SFA-licensed food establishment with processing equipment.

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

Production Planner / Production Manager / Plant Manager/ Food Processing Manager / Food Manufacturing Manager / Project Manager

This course is also applicable to Executive & Operational roles.

Course Fees

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

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $3,690.00 $110.70 $520.70
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $2,870.00 $110.70 $1,340.70
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $2,870.00 $110.70 $1,340.70
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $3,690.00 $110.70 $520.70
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $369.00 $4,469.00

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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