Building an IoT (Internet of Things) Project

COURSE OBJECTIVES  | ASSUMED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE | FUNDING INCENTIVES
 

CERTIFICATION | TRAINER'S PROFILE | APPLICATION PROCEDURE


 

Course Objectives

Participants will learn the fundamentals of IoT (Internet of Things), including:

  1. How some common sensors work?
  2. How to interface sensors to a microcontroller?
  3. How to connect the microcontroller to the internet?
  4. How internet can be used to monitor or control devices at home or elsewhere.

Lessons will be delivered through a combination of lectures and hands-on practical, allowing participants to build a simple IoT project during the course.


Course Outline

  1. Introduction to IoT
  2. Microcontroller and sensors
  3. Connecting system to the internet
  4. Remote monitoring of devices with the Internet

Suitable for

This workshop is designed for participants who wants to understand and build a simple IoT system that is able to perform remote monitoring of device.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer skills


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance.


Profile of Trainer

 

Mr Chong Siew Ping is a senior lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic. He has been involved in curriculum development and R&D work for over 25 years. His areas of expertise include microcontroller applications, project implementation using FPGAs and CPLD’s, logic design and PCB design.

He has a wide scope of experience in using various technologies required in IoT applications such as Collection (of sensor data), Communication (via wireless means such as Bluetooth, WIFI, ZigBee, GSM/GPRS, Sigfox, Lora), Connection (through network), Cloud computing (such as Thingspeak, Mediatek Sandbox), Comprehension (analytics using tools such as MATLAB) and Creation (of value for end-users, e.g. development of mobile app for Android platform).


Funding Incentives

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.

Skillsfuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017.
 
Singaporeans aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% subsidy of course fee.
 
This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants.

Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

 

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:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) 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
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

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.

3. 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 - elearning@sp.edu.sg
All other Coursespace@sp.edu.sg

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

Classroom

  • 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

E-Learning

  • 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.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Date of course:

Day
04 to 05 Dec 2017


Registration Closing Date:
28 Oct to 27 Nov  2017


* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

COURSE DETAILS


Duration: 15 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Time/ Day
Day Class: 9am to 5.30pm

 

COURSE FEE

Fees Payable:

 Full Fee : $460 (without GST)

Fee after subsidy
(For Singaporeans & PRs) :
$138 (without GST)

Fee after subsidy (For Singaporeans aged 40 & above)

$46 (without GST)

Please see Funding Incentives for more information.

PAYMENT MODE

By E-Payment (VISA / Master credit/debit cards/ Internet Banking)

Please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed

By NETS

Please make the payment at:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 8:00pm

HOW TO APPLY

ELIGIBLE FOR SKILLSFUTURE CREDITS

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