Geospatial 101

Course Date:
03 Oct - 05 Oct 2022

Registration Period:
18 Jul - 12 Sep 2022

21 hours / 3 days

9:00am to 5:00pm, (Mon - Wed)

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

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

Full Fees (before GST): $650.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $13.65
GST payable for others: $45.50

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$585.00$78.65 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$455.00$208.65 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$455.00$208.65 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$585.00$78.65 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$695.50

*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.