10 to 11 Oct 2022
3 June to 4 Sept 2022
16 hours /2 days
8:30am to 5:30pm
Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)
Have you ever wondered how 5G works? Or what are the differences between 4G and 5G? This 5G course introduces participants to the fundamentals of 5G technology and 5G technology drivers. Participants will learn how 5G’s improved performance, compared
to 4G, will drive new services and business models.
The course is developed in partnership with leading 5G technology player and 3GPP member Ericsson to provide a vendor-agnostic overview of the 5G technology. It seeks to address the training gaps with practical sessions. Tapping on Ericsson’s local
and worldwide experiences, the course will include up-to-date use case examples and applications of the 5G technology both locally and overseas. Participants will get to receive first-hand experience on 5G with practical hands-on sessions on a live
As 5G technology is rapidly being deployed in Singapore and worldwide, it is poised to push the boundaries of the various industries. There will be need for a large pool of the workforce involved in adopting, deploying and developing various applications
using 5G technology in the industry by gaining a clear and practical understanding of 5G. If you are looking to jump start your 5G knowledge and skills for the rising wave of demand, consider to join this course now.
This course aims to provide participants with a vendor agnostic overview of the 5G wireless technology, its architecture, requirements and applications, benefits, deployment scenario, future development and impact on industry, and how it drives new business
Participants will understand the need for migration to 5G. How software defined 5G network will lead and support Edge applications. How Industry professionals can harness the benefits of 5G network to new business models
By completing this course with 2 other courses in the 5G series, participants will be awarded with the SP Ericsson 5G Industry Practitioner Certificate.
The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, practical demonstration, hands-on simulation and interactive workshop.
By the end of the Course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the term 5G technology
- Explain 5G technologies, its evolution and objectives.
- Explain 5G requirements and specifications
- Illustrate deployment and operation scenarios
Topics to be covered
A. Introduction to 5G Technology
B. NR Technology Overview
C. 5G RAN Overview
D. Core Overview
E. 5G Evolved Packet Core (5G EPC) to 5G Core (5GC)
F. Basic Antenna theory
H. In the Future
Engineers and Technologists from Industries like Electronics, Engineering Services, Infocomm Technology, Logistics, Public Transport, Healthcare
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Participants should possess 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
• SP Ericsson 5G Industry Practitioner Certificate will be awarded to participants upon completion of 5G Industry Practitioner (Overview) with 2 other courses in the 5G Industry course series.
Please email the 3 electronic Certification upon completion to email@example.com to receive the SP Ericsson 5G Industry Practitioner Certificate.
Melvyn U Myint OO is currently a Specialist in 5G & AIoT Technology with the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) at Singapore Polytechnic. He received his Master of Science in Communication and
Network Systems from the Nanyang Technology University (NTU) in 2000 and BEng (Electronics) in 1982. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Automatic Computing (1983).
Melvyn has been teaching since 2001. He also developed modules for RF Fundamentals and Measurement, RF Circuit Design, Wireless Technologies and Wireless Technology and Applications.
From 1997 to 2001, he was a Research Associate in the area of Design Radio Transceivers for Satellite Mobile Terminals and helped maintain the Satellite Ground Station for LEO satellite at NTU, Singapore.
From 1994 to 1997, he worked as a Senior Service Engineer in the area of Installation and Maintaining of Motorola radio equipment such as two-way mobile radios, Trunking radios and Base stations at Mecomb Singapore.
From 1992 to 1994, he worked as a Business Representative in the area of Installation and Maintenance of Biomedical Equipment for the Medical Laboratory, for Medistore Pte Ltd, Tortola British Virgin Islands.
From 1990 to 1992, he worked as a Service Engineer taking care of Service, Installation and Maintenance of Biomedical Equipment in the Medical Laboratory for Interlane (M) Sdn Bhd K.L., Malaysia.
From 1982 to 1990, he worked as an Assistant Lecturer, focussing on teaching and developing new modules for Linear Control Systems, Wireless Communication Systems, Digital Electronics, Industrial Electronics and Control at the Rangoon
Institute Of Technology, Myanmar.
Dr Jaichandar K S is currently a Senior Lecturer with the School of Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. His areas of teaching includes Internet of things (IOT), Data Analytics, 5G, Design Thinking, Biomedical devices and
programming. His team has received funding from various research grants(S$1.6M) and his research interests are in Robotics, AIoT smart health care and Biomedical Devices He has published more than 20 papers in leading journals and
conferences. His team is the recipient of ‘Samsung Solve for Tomorrow’ Competition award in 2018. He is also involved in 5G Garage looking after operations, industry collaboration and training.
He has good academic experience in curriculum design, Continuing Education and Training (CET) planning, Grants writing, SSG funded course proposal and project management, Design thinking and CDIO framework. He has worked as a Principal
Investigator (PI) for multiple Industry/MOE/MOH/ TOTESIR funded collaborative and consultancy projects.
Full Fees (before GST): $1,000.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $70.00
GST payable for others: $21.00
|Applicants/Eligibility||SkillsFuture Funding||Subsidised Fee (after GST)|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1||$900.00||$121.00|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||$700.00||$321.00|
|Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders||$700.00||$321.00|
|SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2||$900.00||$121.00|
|Others (Full fees payable)||$0.00||$1,070.00|
*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.
Please click here for more information on funding incentives.
Eligible for SkillsFuture CreditTerms 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.
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:
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.