AI e-enabled Robotics for Beginners

Course Date:
22 Feb 2019 (Friday)

Registration Period:
Course registration deadline: 8 Feb 2019 (Friday)

Duration:
8 Hours / 1 day

Time:
9am to 6pm

Mode of Training:
Practical

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


 

Course Introduction

This course brings participants through a knowledge discovery process filled with practical activities involving making and coding of robots. The course hopes to enable participants to gain basic understanding of coding and computational thinking skills required to build AI e-Enabled Robots.
Upon completion of the course, participants would have attained a basic level knowledge of skills essential for a futuristic robot-ready society along with enhanced digital and artificial intelligence knowledge levels.


Course Objective

The objective of the course is to equip learners with an understanding of the principles of robotics as applied to robotic vehicles (Automated Guided Vehicles and Self-Driving Vehicles), as well as confidence in their ability to work with/alongside robotic vehicles.


Course Outline

• Basic RoboCoding Training: Program Setup, Build and Run
• Basic RoboCoding Training: IR Sensor Array
• Code Theory: Basics of AI
• Basic RoboMaking Training: Robot Assembly
• Basic RoboMaking Training: Uploading the Program and Running the Physical Robot
• Advanced RoboCoding Training: Instruction Priority, Pattern-Matching, Time Control
• Advanced RoboCoding Training: Ultrasound Sensors and Sensor Integration
• Advanced RoboCoding Training: RGB Optical Sensors, Gyroscope and Accelerometer


Suitable For

Participants interested in Robotics


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English Proficiency


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance

 

Course Fee
Fees Payable:
NTUC Union Members:
$50 (inclusive of GST)

Non-NTUC Union Members/Others:
$300 (inclusive of GST)


Funding Incentives
ntuc
Course fee after NETF subsidy: $50* per participant
*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.

2. Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

UTAP is a training benefit for NTUC members to defray their cost of training. This benefit is to encourage more NTUC members to go for skills upgrading.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP.

*Terms and conditions apply. Participants must be paid-up NTUC Members with no arrears in membership fees before course commencement and throughout the whole course duration.

*Unfunded course fee refers to the balance course fee payable after applicable government subsidy. This excludes GST, registration fees, misc. fees etc.

Funding Validity Period: Till Feb 2019


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) 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
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Courses – pace@sp.edu.sg

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom
2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund

Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund

On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning
There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

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.