Specialist Diploma in Power System Planning, Operation & Protection

Introduction

Electrical power plays an essential role in the development of a nation. A reliable and economic supply of electrical power is essential for the effective and productive operation of Singapore’s industries. This can only be achieved by having an efficient and well-planned power system operated by skilful operators. This demands engineers with the knowledge of power system planning, operation and protection.

Course Objectives

This course provides participants with relevant knowledge and skills training to perform planning, design, operation, protection and management of electrical power systems.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for practising engineers and technologists involved in the planning, design, operation, protection and management of power systems in mechanical & electrical consultancy, plant operations, energy and power, petrochemical, public transport and construction industries.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants must possess a relevant Polytechnic Engineering Diploma (Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Diploma in Engineering with electrical or power engineering major or other relevant diploma) from recognised institution or an equivalent qualification. Preference will be given to those with relevant working experience.

Applicants should not have colour deficiency.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.


Course Outline

This course consists of 2 modular Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC). Each PDC is designed to be completed in one academic semester and is made up of two 60-hour modules. Upon completion of two PDCs (a total of 240 hours) within a maximum period of 2 years, participants will be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Power System Planning, Operation and Protection.

Upon completion of the Specialist Diploma, participants can choose to pursue two additional PDCs to obtain the Advanced Diploma in Power System Engineering. 

Each PDC comprises two modules and the details are as follows:

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PDC 1 Certificate in High Voltage Operation & Protection
Module 1 – High Voltage Operation (60 hours)
Module 2 – Power System Protection (60 hours)

PDC 2 Certificate in Power System Planning, Control and Quality
Module 1 – Power System Planning and Control with Security (60 hours)
Module 2 – Power Transmission and Distribution (60 hours)


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of two Post-Diploma Certificates, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Power System Planning, Operation and Protection from Singapore Polytechnic.

Course Fees

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SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN POWER SYSTEM PLANNING, OPERATION & PROTECTION

POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVESINGAPORE PR

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for SC)*

 

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for PR)**

 

OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS
Certificate in High Voltage Operation & Protection$377.50$251.66$1,006.66$259.90 $301.06$2,516.64
Certificate in Power System Planning, Security, Transmission & Distribution$377.50$251.66$1,006.66$259.90 $301.06$2,516.64
Total Course Fees:$754.99$503.33$2,013.31$519.79$602.11$5,033.28

 

*SC - Singapore Citizens

**PR - Permanent Residents

Other Fees Payable:

FEE DESCRIPTIONPER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)
SINGAPORE CITIZENSSINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS
Examination Fee-$16.05
Miscellaneous Fee$7.49$7.49
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.00$1.00
Insurance Fee (GPA)$1.70$1.70
Total$10.20$26.25

- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy:

- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.

- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.

Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

 

 

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Terms and Conditions

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Date of Course Commencement:
17 Oct 2022

Academic Calendar

Registration Period:
1 Jun - 19 Aug 2022

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

Class schedule:
2-4 evenings a week
6:30pm - 10:30pm

Duration:
240 hours (1 year) 

PDC to start with:
PDC1

Enquiries
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

For course specific details,
please contact the course manager:
Name: Tan Bee Teck
Email: tan_bee_teck@sp.edu.sg