Learn to use iPhone effectively

Course Dates:
To be confirmed

Registration Period:
To be confirmed

7 hours / 1 day

9am to 5pm

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Objectives
Smartphones such as iPhone has become so powerful that it has become a handheld pocketable personal computer. This course will teach you how to get the most out of your iPhone and make it an irreplaceable companion in your everyday life.

Course Outline


How to navigate

  • Learn to navigate using different gestures such as swiping, pinching in and out and panning
  • Discover common User Interface controls such as sliders, buttons, labels, switchers

General features of your iPhone

  • Learn to connect to different types of network.
  • Learn how to secure your device
  • Understand how to configure multiple language input methods

Creating Accounts

  • Learn how to configure, send and receive emails
  • Create your online identity with Apple, Google and Facebook and learn how to sign into apps with a single common login

Make your iPhone uniquely yours

  • Update the wallpaper with your favourite photo and change your ringtone.
  • Learn how to search for apps in App Store.
  • Learn how to create folders and delete apps.

Message your friends

  • Message your friends with emoji and handwritten messages.
  • Introduction to WhatsApp

How to make free phone / video calls

  • Make free international calls with WhatsApp
  • Use FaceTime to make free video calls

How to take awesome photos and videos

  • Learn how to take photos and videos and capture that favourite moment in an instant
  • Share your photos with your friends directly from your phone within seconds
  • Upload your favourite photos to your Facebook page and share it to your friends

Encyclopaedia at your fingertip. Learn anything and everything

  • Use Safari to search for information
  • Learn how to save your favourite pages for ease of retrieval

Rest and relax

  • Learn how to look for apps and websites for shows and dramas.
  • Listen to local radio stations or listen to curated music just for you

Going overseas with your iPhone

  • Understand how to prevent data roaming charges when you are overseas
  • Find out how to take advantage of free WIFI hotspots and how to connect to them


  • Understand how to connect to accessories such as wireless headphone, fitness trackers using Bluetooth
  • Learn how to keep your data safe using iTunes
  • Discover how you can use your phone to pay instead of using cash/credit card (certain iPhone models only)

Suitable for
This workshop is designed for participants who wants to use their iPhone more effectively.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)

Course Fee

 Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above Singapore PRs/Foreigners
Funding available50% of the course fee excluding GST (capped at $500 per course)Nil
Course Fees Payable$68.40 (incl. of GST)$128.40 (incl. of GST)
1. Government subsidy will only apply to the course fee portion and will not cover GST
2. For more information on National Silver Academy (NSA), please click here

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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