Computer Network Control with PLC and SCADA

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 4 nights

6.30pm to 10.30pm (over 4 nights)

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This is an introductory course on how to use computer network via TCP/IP to control network devices like Programmable Logic Controller which in turn will operate components like relays and switches in commercial or industrial settings.

Course Objective

The course will provide participants with relevant skills required to design a control system over IP (Internet Protocol) by using various technologies including, WLAN, Ethernet, routing, switching, PLC, OPC and SCADA.  With extensive use of practical exercises, participants will learn how to integrate control devices on a computer network to extend controllability and accessibility over LAN and WAN. At the end of the course, participants will develop a network control application project using various technologies.

Course Outline

1. Introduction on Industrial Networks and Computer Networks
2. Network Addressing
3. Network Routing and Switching
4. Wide Area Network (WAN) and TCP/IP
6. Industrial Network Design and Control Applications
7. Implement Network Control Application

Suitable for

Technical Manager, Systems/Process Engineer, Technical Lead, Technician.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Good working knowledge of computer/internet with work experience in a relevant industry will be an advantage.

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 examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$61.71
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$163.71
Singapore Permanent Residents$163.71
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$61.71
Full Course Fee$545.70
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.

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