Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing

Course Date:

Registration Period:

7.5 hours (Access period of 8 weeks)

Self-paced within the 8-weeks access period

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This 10-short online learning modules provide a broad overview of how emerging technologies employed in Industry 4.0 (I4.0) are applied in manufacturing, particularly covering Advanced Manufacturing.

Course Objectives

The 10-short online learning modules aim to provide participants with a broad overview of the various emerging technologies employed in advanced manufacturing. Such technologies are part of Industry 4.0 (i4.0) which is embraced by manufacturing companies today.

They will appreciate the practical benefits and applications of I4.0 and understand how it can help a company gain a competitive edge. They will also understand that I4.0 is not a subtractive force by taking away their jobs but to help them scale up the value-add chain. Accessible by PC or any handheld devices, your workforce can learn anytime and anywhere.

Course Outline

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

1. Describe the various emerging technologies employed as part of Industry 4.0 for Advanced Manufacturing
2. Describe how these technologies employed will gain a competitive edge for a manufacturing company.

Topics to be covered:

1. Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing
2. Industrial IoT
3. Industrial Networks
4. Cyber Security
5. AI & ML Learning
6. Manufacturing Analytics
7. Data Traceability
8. Quality Management
9. Robotics
10. Enterprise Automation

Suitable for

Assistant Engineers

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English and Maths Knowledge

Award / 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

Full Fees (before GST): $160.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $3.36
GST payable for others: $11.20

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$144.00$19.36
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$112.00$51.36 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$112.00$51.36 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$144.00$19.36
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$171.20

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under 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

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Registration may be closed once seats are filled up 

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 NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) 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.