Introduction to Data Engineering

Course Date:

Registration Period:

16 hours / 2 days

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Data Engineers supports the design, implementation and maintenance of data flow channels and data processing systems. These systems support the collection, storage, batch and real-time processing, and analysis of information in a scalable, repeatable and secure manner. The skillsets acquired are mainly used on defining optimal solutions to data collection, processing and warehousing. As a result, Data Analysts and Data Scientists will be better equipped with reliable and clean data to work with. 

Course Objective

This course aims to introduce participants to the fundamental concepts on working with data pipelines, different types of data and various data platforms that are used to handle those data. Participants will learn ways to import, cleanse, manipulate and store data into different types of database systems. Moreover, participants will also be introduced to modern technologies that are used to manage and manipulate ‘big data’ which traditional systems are unable to handle.

Course Outline

• Introduction to Data & Data Engineering
• Relational Database 
• Non-Relational Database
• Data Warehousing Fundamentals 
• Data Integration and the ETL Process
• Introduction to Big Data technology

Suitable for

Data Analyst, Database Administrator, Data Engineer, Business Intelligence Manager

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Any Diploma from a recognised Polytechnic and basic IT proficiency

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• 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): $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

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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.