Introduction to Blockchain

Course Date:
TBA

Registration Period:
TBA

Duration:
16 hours / 2 days

Time:
9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Practical Training

Venue:
TBA


Course Introduction

This course introduces participants to basic concepts of Blockchain Technology and its ecosystem including business models. Being an emerging area in the financial sector, Blockchain technology is set to revolutionise financial industries across the globe for public and financial intermediaries alike. Participants will learn how data are shared in a transparent and effective manner within a Blockchain. In addition, participants will learn how digital records are secured in Blockchain. They will understand how decentralised, distributed public digital ledgers are used to record transactions across multiple systems while preventing fraud and criminal misappropriation.


Course Objective

This course aims to equip participants with a strong fundamental knowledge on Blockchain technology and educate them on the underlying mechanisms that make up a blockchain. Participants will also be familiarised with certain cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin to augment their understanding of Blockchain Technology.


Course Outline

• Introduction to Blockchain
• Centralised and Decentralised Infrastructure
• Used Case in Blockchain Technology
• Introduction to Cryptography  
• Public & Private key
• Hash Function
• Public & Private Key Algorithm
• Cryptocurrency 
• Cryptocurrency Wallet
• Bitcoin and Bitcoin Network
• Bitcoin Mining
• Blockchain Security
• Assessment

Suitable for

Professionals, Managers and Executives working in the financial services or related industry

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic PC literacy


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

Applicants/Eligibility Total fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $78.65
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $208.65
Singapore Permanent Residents
$208.65
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2 $78.65
Full Course Fee $695.50
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under 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.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

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 www.pace.sp.edu.sg
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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