Building an IoT (Internet of Things) Project

Course Date:
09 to 10 Nov 2021

Registration Period:
06 Sep to 15 Oct 2021

15 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 5:30pm

Mode of Training:
Practical Training

Singapore Polytechnic 

Course Objective

Participants will learn the fundamentals of IoT (Internet of Things), including:

• How some common sensors work?
• How to interface sensors to a microcontroller?
• How to connect the microcontroller to the internet?
• How internet can be used to monitor or control devices at home or elsewhere.

Lessons will be delivered through a combination of lectures and hands-on practical, allowing participants to build a simple IoT project during the course.

Course Outline

• Introduction to IoT
• Microcontroller and sensors
• Connecting system to the internet
• Remote monitoring of devices with the Internet

Suitable for

This workshop is designed for participants who wants to understand and build a simple IoT system that is able to perform remote monitoring of device.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer 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

Trainer Profile

Mr Chong Siew Ping is a senior lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. He has been involved in curriculum development and R&D work for over 25 years. His areas of expertise include microcontroller applications, project implementation using FPGAs and CPLD’s, logic design and PCB design.

He has a wide scope of experience in using various technologies required in IoT applications such as Collection (of sensor data), Communication (via wireless means such as Bluetooth, WIFI, ZigBee, GSM/GPRS, Sigfox, Lora), Connection (through network), Cloud computing (such as Thingspeak, Mediatek Sandbox), Comprehension (analytics using tools such as MATLAB) and Creation (of value for end-users, e.g. development of mobile app for Android platform).

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$55.66
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$147.66
Singapore Permanent Residents$147.66
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$55.66
Full Course Fee$492.20
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.

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