Automating Data Processing With Microsoft Excel Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

Course Date:

Registration Period:


14 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 5:00pm

Mode of Training:
Online Synchronous


Course Introduction

MS Excel is a ubiquitous application which is indispensable in many companies.  Users can harness the full potential of MS Excel by automating repetitive and manual tasks using Excel VBA. Through automation, users can also improve their productivity and reduce human errors in data processing.

Course Objective

This course aims to enhance the productivity of users of MS Excel by reducing the time spent on repetitive and manual data processing tasks and minimising human errors through spreadsheet automation using MS Excel VBA.

Participants will learn how to write Excel VBA codes from the ground up and this serves to build a basic understanding of programming.

Course Outline

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

• Understand the basics of object oriented programming
• Create MS Excel VBA macros that can help automate tasks and processes while reducing human errors.

Topics to be covered

• Basic MS Excel VBA Syntax and Functions
• Automatic Tasks With MS Excel VBA
• Using MS Excel VBA With MS Outlook

Suitable for

Accountants, Human Resource Professionals, Sales Professionals, Marketing Professionals, Secretaries, Clerks, Operations Administrators, etc.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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

Full Fees (before GST): $350.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $7.35
GST payable for others: $24.50

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$315.00$42.35
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$245.00$112.35
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$245.00$112.35
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$315.00$42.35
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$374.50

*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

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

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.