Geospatial 101

Course Date:
11, 12 & 13 Mar 2020

Registration Period:
18 Nov 2019 to 29 Feb 2020

 

<Registration will be closed once seats are full.>

 

Duration:
21 hours / 3 days

Time:
9am to 5pm (Wed, Thu and Fri)

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

The course aims to provide learners with a basic understanding of Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts to enable learners apply the knowledge and skills to their work which involved viewing, analyzing and displaying geospatial data for problem solving and decision making.


Course Objective

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

(1) Acquire basic understanding of Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts.
(2) View, analyse and display geospatial data for problem solving and decision making.
(3) Apply the knowledge and skills learned at their workplace


Course Outline

Basic Geographical Information System (GIS) concepts

1. Introduction to GIS
2. Data types
3. Map design
4. Query data
5. Coordinate systems (WGS84, SVY21)
6. Spatial Analysis


Suitable for

Data analysts, technical specialists/supervisors/officers who use maps/geospatial data to study patterns/trends and plan operations, facilities, traffic and navigation.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic IT skills.


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 Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$208.65
(incl. GST)
$78.65
(incl. GST)
$78.65
(incl. GST)
$46.15
(incl. GST)
$695.50
(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 herePlease 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.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

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:

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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