Engineering Practice for Digital Transformation

Course Date:

Registration Period:

240 hours


Mode of Training:
Project based learning


Course Introduction

The course is designed for technical personnel to acquire specific technical skills in emerging technologies by implementing industry relevant projects. 

Course Objective

Participants will be able to embrace Industry 4.0 technologies to help meet Singapore’s workforce needs.

Through this course, participants will: 
• Learn digital technologies and create a project-based solution focusing on real work environment needs
• Show mastery and efficiency in project development by analysing a current system and propose a design (Capstone project) for the improvement of the system
• Develop and implement the proposed capstone project
• Practice professionalism in carrying out tasks within a stipulated period
• Obtain developmental skills to solve a real-world problem

By the end of the course, participants will be able to have a greater insight into what industry expects of employees, as well as opportunities to develop technical workplace competencies and other important professional skills.

Course Outline

• Show mastery and efficiency in Engineering project solution development
- To analyse a current industry need / system and to propose a design (capstone project) for the improvement of the system
- Critical thinking and problem solving skills

• Practice professionalism in carrying out tasks within a stipulated period
- To effectively and efficiently perform duties and responsibilities to meet the needs of clients 

• Communication and Team-working skills
- Communicate effectively in written, oral and interpersonal ways with a range of workplace personnel; work effectively in workplace teams

Course Content & Structure
- Course will be delivered though project-based learning using online resources. Relevant school supervisor will vet project proposal with company endorsement

Suitable for

Assistant Engineer / Engineer in Facility, Manufacturing, Process, Maintenance Management, Process, Product, Quality, Planning and Design, Site and Equipment Management, Operation and Maintenance, Project Development and System Integration

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

-Possess a NITEC (National Institute of Technical Education Certificate), Higher NITEC, Diploma or higher qualification in any area of electrical / electronic / telecommunication / communication / instrumentation / control engineering / information technology or a related field.  
-Applicants with other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
-Applicants should be sponsored by his/her company. 
-Non company-sponsored applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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): $5,800.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $121.80
GST payable for others: $406.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$5,220.00$701.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$4,060.00$1,861.80
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$4,060.00$1,861.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$5,220.00$701.80
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$6,206.00

*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.

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.