Introduction to 5G Networks and its Application in Advanced Manufacturing

Course Date:
12 & 14 Oct 2022

Registration Period:
15 Aug to 25 Sep 2022

16 hours / 2 days

8:30am to 5:30pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic (Day 1) & External Venue (Day 2)

Course Introduction

This course provides an overview of 5G network that focuses on 5G ecosystem and its applications in advanced manufacturing. 

Course Objective

This course aims to expose participants to 5G network, its ecosystem and understand the role of Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre (ARTC) in driving technological transformation in Singapore’s manufacturing sector. It also guides participants to learn industrial networks and the role of 5G in the manufacturing domain.

Course Outline

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

1. Explain different 5G wireless technology in industrial network e.g. enhanced Mobile Broadband(eMBB), massive Machine Type Communications(mMTC), etc
2. Explain the 5G difference in technology from 4G.
3. Explain the technologies used in 5G such as Understand Multi Radio Access Technology and Multiple input Multiple Output (MIMO), Network Slicing.
4. Summarize key service areas of 5G, use cases and applications. 

Topics to be covered

• Overview and Updates of 5G
• Ecosystem requirements for Effective 5G Deployment and Challenges.
• Key Service Areas of 5G, use cases and Applications
• Technology Enablers for Six Key Areas
• Quiz
• Overview of the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre
• Tour of ARTC
• Open Technical Problems in Industrial 5G Networks
• Industrial Networks and the Role of 5G in the Manufacturing Domain
• Key Industrial 5G Use Cases and Deployment Considerations
• Hands on Demonstration of Industrial 5G Use Cases
• Quiz

Suitable for

Senior Engineer / Product Engineer / Assistant Engineers / Engineers / Automation Coordinator / Robot Coordinator in the Manufacturing Sector

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic Computer Literacy in Software and Programming

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): $700.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $14.70
GST payable for others: $49.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$630.00$ 84.70
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$490.00$224.70
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$490.00$224.70
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$630.00$ 84.70
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$749.00

*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 a 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.