Data and Statistical Analytics for Land Transport Industry (Intermediate)

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

8:00am to 5:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Participants will get to use industry standard software for their work areas during their assignment, which is part of an assessment requirement for this course. On-site training may be possible upon company’s request. 

Course Objective

This course focuses on building up the skills to identify data sets for the application of statistical techniques to analyse and interpret large complex data. Participants will also learn to uncover trends or patterns in order to locate and define new process improvement opportunities in the context of a Rapid Transit environment.

Course Outline

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

• Explain the Concepts of data and statistics
• Analyse data set using basic statistical techniques to identify trends and patterns
• Identify and select specific data from organisation’s department for further analysis (e.g. equipment test results, ridership, incidents, etc.) – SMRT will provide data for use.

Topics to be covered

1. Making sense of data and applying statistical techniques
2. Analyse data and evaluate the profile of tracks in Rail System Simulator

Suitable for

Technician/Senior Technician/Assistant Engineer/Senior Assistant Engineer in these domains:

• Rolling Stock 
• Engineering Train
• Permanent Way and Civil Structure
• Power
• Mechanical and Electrical
• Signal and Communications
• Automatic Fare Collection

Rail Operation Manager/Station Operation Manager/Chief Controller

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Diploma and above. Prior or current work experience in the Land Transport Sector.

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

Full Fees (before GST): $1,000.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $21.00 
GST payable for others: $70.00 

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$900.00 $121.00 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$700.00$321.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$700.00$321.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$900.00 $121.00 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$1,070.00 

*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.