Basic Digital Confidence

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

. Evaluate tools that assist in productivity
. Create an individual productivity plan
. State the importance of data in everyday life and work
. Perform basic data analysis using Microsoft Excel to gain insights to work-related problems and scenarios.


Course Outline

Digital Confidence for Productivity

(30 hours)
2 modules — three ½-days for each module

This course focuses on using digital tools that can help improve one’s productivity in their personal and work life. In addition, participants will also be given opportunities to make use of basic data analysis functions in MS Excel to gain insights to work-related problems and scenarios.
  • Module 1: Leveraging on useful media & tools to improve productivity
  • Module 2: Using basic data analysis skills to gain insights to work-related problems and scenarios
Digital Confidence for Problem Solving

(30 hours)
2 modules — three ½-days for each module

This course focuses on equipping participants with information literacy skillsets to discern useful knowledge from the world wide web. In addition, participants will also make use of various Design Thinking tools to generate user-centered innovative ideas for work and personal life.
  • Module 1: Building info literacy competency through using web resources
  • Module 2: Using Design Thinking processes & tools to increase innovative ideas
Digital Confidence for Communication & Collaboration

(30 hours)
2 modules — three ½-days for each module

This course focuses on using various digital tools for effective online communication and collaboration. In addition, participants will be able to apply knowledge and skills together with collaboration e-tools to plan and conduct an effective communication experience. Participants will also explore the world of Virtual Learning Communities to assist them to learn new knowledge and skills in an area of interest.
  • Module 1: Effective collaboration across multiple platforms
  • Module 2: Skills for effective online communication
Digital Confidence for Cyber Security & Internet of Things

(30 hours)

2 modules — three ½-days for each module

This course focuses on building good practices for cyber security in daily digital interactions. Participants will be able to decipher the opportunities that Internet of Things can offer in their daily work through the building of a mini artefact.

  • Module 1: Identify and create a personal plan to mitigate cyber security threats
  • Module 2: Design, build & explain a personal IoT artefact and how it improves work processes


Suitable for
Anyone who is open to building a future-ready mindset and be prepared and confident for changes in the digital world.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Award / Certification / Accreditation
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who complete all four courses with attendance of not less than 75% in each module.

Course Fee

Please refer to "Register" Tab

Payment Mode
By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed



Please make the payment at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm


Funding Incentives

Skillsfuture (SF) Series
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017. This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants. Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.
Singaporeans aged 40 years and above will enjoy a 90% subsidy of course fee.

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.
This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

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

  • 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
  • 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.
S/NCourseSingaporean/SPR < 40 years
(with GST)
Singaporean 40 years & above
(with GST)
Singaporean 35 years & above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
(with GST)
(with GST)
Course DatesRegistration PeriodRegistration Link
1Digital Confidence for Productivity$340.26$128.26 $75.26$1,134.20TBATBARegister Here
2Digital Confidence for Problem Solving$333.84$125.84 $73.84$1,112.80TBATBARegister Here
3Digital Confidence for Communication & Collaboration$340.26$128.26 $75.26$1,134.20TBATBARegister Here
4Digital Confidence for Cyber Security & Internet of Things$391.62$147.62 $86.62$1305.404,
5, 8 & 9 Apr 2019
Feb to 20 Mar 2019
Register Here
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

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