Designing & Programming with Smart Electronics

Course Date:

Registration Period:

24 hours / 3 days

9:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday to Thursday

Mode of Training:
Practical Training

Singapore Polytechnic 

Course Introduction

How cool would it be to design & fabricate your own smart electronics devices? Participants in this course will learn to design and program embedded systems, interface sensors and displays on smart devices, as well as design & fabricate their own custom printed circuit boards.

Course Objective

This course equips participants with the ability to design electronic circuitry and programming of embedded systems, interface sensors and displays on smart devices, as well as design & fabricate their own custom printed circuit boards.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 
• Identify basic electronics components & their operation 
• Interpret product datasheets and identify key specifications of the product
• Demonstrate how to design a basic embedded system containing input & output devices 
• Program embedded system to interact with sensors & display devices to accomplish set task(s) 
• Use EDA (Electronic design automation) software to perform schematic capture & board layout 
• Fabricate & test custom PCB (Printed circuit board) that they have designed

Course Outline

• Fablab Safety & Safety Assessment 
• Understanding electronics devices 
• Embedded devices & programming
• Interfacing to sensors 
• Interfacing to displays & actuators
• Electronics design & production
• Hands-on project

Suitable for

Technical Executives / Assistant Engineers

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic PC & English literacy, and numeracy qualifications.

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 assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $900.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $18.90
GST payable for others: $63.00 

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$810.00$108.90 
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$630.00$288.90 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$630.00$288.90 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$810.00$108.90 
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$963.00

*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

Please click here for more information on 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.