Program and Operate Robots in Manufacturing

Course Date:
To be advised

Registration Period:
To be advised

60 hours / 15 days

6pm to 10pm

Mode of Training:

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

This course equips the learner the fundamental knowledge and application skills to program and operate the robot in the automation, manufacturing and robotics industry.


Course Objective


At the end of the course, learners will be equipped to apply robot safety, robot terminology, basic robot operations, robot pendant operations, controller error handling and robot programming. They will also learn how to program and operate a robot for a pick and place application.

Course Outline

1. Apply robot safety as per set procedure.
2. Identify robot specifications as per set procedure.
3. Identify robot components as per set procedure.
4. Perform basic robot operations as per set procedure.
5. Perform robot Flexpendant operations as per set procedure.
6. Troubleshoot robot system errors as per set procedure.
7. Perform robot jogging as per set procedure.
8. Define the robot tool centre point as per set procedure.
9. Define the robot work object as per set procedure.
10. Program robot to do specified tasks as per set procedure.
11. List the robot maintenance activities as per set procedure.
12. Identify robot controller recovery system as per set procedure.
13. Perform robot brake release as per set procedure.
14. Perform robot calibration as per set procedure.

Suitable for

Engineers, assistant engineers, supervisors, technicians in automation, manufacturing, robotics or related industry.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Possess an engineering or technology related diploma or degree, or minimum 2 years work experience in a related industry

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement and pass all the prescribed assessments will be awarded a Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate).

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)(incl. GST)(incl. GST)(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click herePlease submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under 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

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

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) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here.

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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