Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application)

Introduction

The SP Mechanical & Aeronautical School is pleased to introduce our new Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application). This is a course we offer to enable engineering practitioners to further their education in a new knowledge domain as part of the journey in being a life-long learner. This part-time evening course can be completed in one year.


Course Objectives

This course aims to equip trainees with the following critical knowledge and skills in Robotics & Automation:

• To provide trainees with hands-on practical experience in Robotics & Automation fundamentals.
• To provide relevant technical knowledge and skillsets in the field of advanced robotics application to meet the current and future requirements of advanced manufacturing industry. 


Suitable For

This course is suitable for engineering practitioners who are looking into acquiring relevant skillsets and upskilling of one’s competencies in the operation of robotic automation systems. With the skills and knowledge gained from this course, you will be able to take on higher value work scope as well as expanding one’s job mobility, employability and versatility across many industries. 


Minimum Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for the Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application) is a diploma or higher qualification in Computer, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering from a local public sector educational institution (PSEI).


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

The course consists of four modules conducted over two semesters within one academic year. Classes will be conducted in three evenings per week for 15 weeks each semester. 

This course consists of 2 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC will consist of a few modules and the details are as follows:

PDC 1 Certificate in Automation
Module 1 – Industrial Automation System
Module 2 – PLC with Cloud Analytics

PDC 2 Certificate in Advanced Robotics Application
Module 1 – Collaborative Robots
Module 2 – Industrial Robots

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Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC) respectively.

Upon successfully acquiring the two PDCs, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Robotics & Automation (Advanced Robotics Application) qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Course Fees

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*SC- Singapore Citizens

SPECIALIST DIPLOMA IN ROBOTICS & AUTOMATION

(ADVANCED ROBOTICS APPLICATION)

POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVESINGAPORE PRENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for SC)*ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for PR)*OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS
Certificate in Automation$377.50
$251.66
$1,006.66
$259.90
$301.06
$2,516.64
Certificate in Advanced Robotics Application$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

**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)$1.01$1.01
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 Certificate Fee is payable on a semester basis.


Refund Policy
- Withdraw 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 - 31 Jul 2022

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

Class schedule:
2 evenings per week (6:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Duration:
240 hours (1 year)

PDC to start with:
PDC1

Enquiries
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg