Electrical power plays an essential role in the development of a nation. A reliable and economic supply of electrical power is essential for the effective and productive operation of Singapore’s industries. This can only be achieved by having an efficient and well-planned power system operated by skilful operators. This demands engineers with the knowledge in power system engineering.
Students are expected to have access to computer and internet during your study at SP eg. e-learning, writing report, etc.
This course aims to upgrade the knowledge and skills of practising engineers and technologists involved in the operation, planning, design, maintenance, protection, control and management of power systems. Students will also learn about computer applications and the use of computer systems for the analysis, protection, control, planning and utilisation of electrical power.
This course is catered for practising engineers and technologists involved in the operation, planning, design, maintenance, protection, control and management of power systems in the mechanical & electrical consultancy, facility maintenance, plant operation, electrical equipment and construction industries.
SkillsFuture Study Awards
For Singaporeans with at least two years of work experience in the Power sector (Electricity and Gas) or related sectors and have not be a previous recipient of any SkillsFuture Study Awards, or is not a current recipient of any scholarship/full bursary/full company sponsorship, you might wish to also apply for the SkillsFuture Study Awards for Power Sector.
The separate application for the SkillsFuture Study Awards must be submitted to EMA prior to the commencement of the course.
Please click here for more details about SkillsFuture Study Awards for Power Sector, which is offered and managed by Energy Market Authority (EMA).
Minimum Entry Requirements
• Applicants must possess a relevant engineering Polytechnic Diploma (Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and other power relevant diploma) from recognised institution or an equivalent qualification. Preference will be given to those with relevant working experience.
• Applicants should not have colour deficiency.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
There are 4 separate modular Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC). Each PDC is designed to be completed in one academic semester and is made up of two 60 hours modules. Upon completion of four PDCs (a total of 480 hours) within a maximum period of 2 years, the participant will be conferred a qualification in the Advanced Diploma in Power System Engineering.
Participant can decide to complete 1 or 2 PDCs in an academic semester. This is to allow participants the flexibility to complete all the 4 PDCs in a minimum period of 1 year or at the maximum period of 2 years.
This course consists of 4 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC comprises two modules and the details are as follows:
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PDC 1 Certificate in Engineering Mathematics & Controls
Module 1 – Engineering Mathematics
Module 2 – Dynamics and Control
PDC 2 Certificate in Power System Analysis and Protection
Module 3 – Computer Methods for Power System Analysis
Module 4 – Power System Protection
PDC 3 Certificate in Power System Transmission and Distribution
Module 5 – Power Transmission and Distribution
Module 6 – High Voltage Operation
PDC 4 Certificate in Power System Planning, Control and Quality
Module 7 – Power System Planning and Control
Module 8 – Power Quality and Energy System
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Upon completion of four Certificates within a four-year validity period, the participant will be conferred an Advanced Diploma qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.
|Advanced Diploma in Power Systems Engineering
|Post Diploma Certificates (PDC)
||Singapore Citizens Below the age of 40
Aged 40 and above
||Enhanced Training Support for SME scheme
||Workfare Training Support scheme
||Others / Repeat Students
|Certificate in Engineering Mathematics & Controls
|Certificate in Power System Analysis & Protection
|Certificate in Power System Transmission & Distribution
|Certificate in Power System Planning, Control & Quality
|Total Course Fees:
Other Fees Payable:
||Per semester (after GST)
||Singapore PR and others
|Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)
|Insurance Fee (GPA)
- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.
- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.
- Post Diploma course participants who submit the withdrawal notification 2 weeks before course commencement, an administrative fee of $50 (before GST) would be levied.
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