SkillsFuture for Digital Workplace (SFDW)

Course Introduction

The objective of the national initiative is to help Singaporeans prepare for the future economy. Future-ready Singaporeans will welcome and anticipate changes in workplaces. They are aware of current and emerging technology and data trends. They will have the confidence to navigate their learning and career pathways throughout life stages.

Singapore will have a digitally literate workforce in all fields who are confident, resilient, adaptable and attuned to a technology-rich environment.


Course Objectives

At the end of the course, participants will be:

1. Aware of what jobs in the future economy entails;
2. Able to work in a technology rich environment
3. Aware of the importance of cyber security in daily / work applications
4. Aware of how data and information can be used
5. Able to develop an action plan to continue learning

Suitable for

This national initiative is targeted at all levels of working adults (including those who are planning to return to the workforce) Only Singaporeans and PRs will be eligible for funding subsidy.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Learners are expected to have basic literacy and numeracy as well as some basic digital skills, such as:
1. Being able to operate a personal digital device (e.g. mobile phone); and
2. Being able to use digital communication platform (e.g. email, WhatsApp)

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Performance.

Courses Fees

Singapore Citizens and PRs:
$50 (inclusive of government subsidies and GST)

NTUC Union Member:
$10 (inclusive of GST)

$738.30 (inclusive of GST)

Funding Incentives

e2i Funding

NETF is subsidizing $40 out of the $50 nett course fee for the SFDW 2-day foundation module. The subsidy is only applicable to NTUC union member who are Singaporean or Singapore Permanent Resident. Eligible union member is required to pay $10 nominal fee during registration. 

SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)

With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses -
All other

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund

Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund

On or after date of commencement - No refund

There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

For NTUC Union members

For Non-NTUC Union members

Terms and Conditions

Course Date : -

Registration Duration : -

*Registration may be closed once seats are filled up
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Course Details:
Duration: 14 hours
Venue: Singapore Polytechnic
Time: 9am to 5pm (2 weekends)

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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