Designing & Programming with Smart Electronics

Course Date:
14 to 16 Jul 2020

Registration Period:

24 hours / 3 days

9am to 6pm (Tue to Thu)

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic, Fablab @ T1443

Course Introduction

How cool would it be to design & fabricate your own smart electronics devices? Participants in this course will learn to design and program embedded systems, interface sensors and displays on smart devices, as well as design & fabricate their own custom printed circuit boards.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with the ability to design electronic circuitry and programming of embedded systems, interface sensors and displays on smart devices, as well as design & fabricate their own custom printed circuit boards.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
• Identify basic electronics components & their operation 
• Interpret product datasheets and identify key specifications of the product
• Demonstrate how to design a basic embedded system containing input & output devices 
• Program embedded system to interact with sensors & display devices to accomplish set task(s) 
• Use EDA (Electronic design automation) software to perform schematic capture & board layout 
• Fabricate & test custom PCB (Printed circuit board) that they have designed

Course Outline

• Fablab Safety & Safety Assessment 
• Understanding electronics devices 
• Embedded devices & programming
• Interfacing to sensors 
• Interfacing to displays & actuators
• Electronics design & production
• Hands-on project

Suitable for

Technical Executives / Assistant Engineers

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic PC & English literacy, and numeracy qualifications.

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

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRs Singapore Citizens Others
Non-SME sponsored 1Sponsored by SME 2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on 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.

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) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

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.

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