Staying Safe Online for Beginners

Course Date:
TBA

Registration Period:
TBA

Duration:
3 hours / 1/2 day

Time:
9:00am to 12:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

Designed for seniors, this course is part of the Silver Infocomm Curriculum – Basic Digital Skills training to help seniors grasp useful digital skills for daily activities such as for communications, searching for information, payment and other forms of transactions.


Course Objective

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to use cybersecurity tips such as setting strong passwords and 2FA, spotting signs of phishing etc, to keep themselves safe online. Participants will also be able to identify the various aspects of cybersecurity threats such as phishing, malware and scams, as well as understand the risks of online shopping.


Course Outline

1. Introduction to cybersecurity
2. Risks of online shopping
3. Online falsehood and cybersecurity tips

Suitable for

This course is suitable for seniors aged 50 and above, or anyone who would like to gain basic knowledge and skills in these areas


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participant should possess basic English proficiency, basic computer, internet browsing skills and have an email account


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

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 50 and above$13.50
Singapore Citizens aged below 50;
Singapore Permanent Residents;
or Foreigners
$53.50


Funding Incentives

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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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