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Vertical Integration and Operations Processes – Opportunities & Challenges

Topic:Engineering

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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Overview

  • Course Date:

    TBA
  • Registration Period:

    TBA
  • Time:

    TBA,
    8 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The uniqueness of this course is having this consortium consisting of Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) under A*Star, TUV SUD and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) which provides a 360-degrees coverage of the expertise, skills and experience needed to provide a high level quality outcome for the participants.

This course supports companies in their post COVID-19 prioritisation of their digitalisation efforts, based on a framework taking into account the company:

1. Digital Readiness,
2. Key Performance Indicator (KPIs) and / or
3. Performance focus.

It will provide practical insights, use cases and demos describing how to integrate digitally the vertical and horizontal processes as well as the product lifecycle within a manufacturing facility. These being the fundamental digitalisation steps, together with other key pillars like automation, connectivity, intelligence, talent readiness, inter and intra company collaboration and strategy and governance.

Course Objective

The course aims to provide participants with the essential knowledge of the various key technologies needed to initiate or partake in an end-to-end vertical integration of IT (Information Technologies) and OT (Operation Technologies) in the manufacturing environment. Primarily focusing on the shopfloor, the course will explain in depth the 5 different layers of the automation pyramid (ISA-95 / RAMI 4.0) and which technologies are used as enabler of Industry 4.0. Key concepts of automation, connectivity and interoperability will also be part of the module.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

1. Apply the basic standards used in manufacturing automation (i4.0)
2. Explain the various levels in automation pyramid (ISA95)
3. Outline specific technologies used in automation pyramid layers

Minimum Requirements

Have relevant experience in manufacturing and basic knowledge of how to prioritise digitalisation. Attending SP’s course on “Prioritizing Digitalization in Manufacturing for post COVID-19” is advised.

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 Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Automation and Process Engineers, Product managers, Research and Development (R&D) Engineers, Innovation managers, Plant managers, System Integrators, Technology and Processes Consultants, Supply chain managers / specialists

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $950.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $855.00 $25.65 $120.65
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $665.00 $25.65 $310.65
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $665.00 $22.80 $307.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $855.00 $25.65 $120.65
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $85.50 $1,035.50

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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