Digital Transformation of Manufacturing



Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the key areas in Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
  • Perform basic Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) ladder logic programming
  • Network a PLC with mobile phone through a webserver
  • Create a simple webpage to control the PLC via mobile phone web browser

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Digital Transformation of Manufacturing

  • What is Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
  • What is Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
  • Components of Digital Transformation of Manufacturing
  • Digital Transformation of Manufacturing project introduction

2. Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

  • Introduction to PLC programming software
  • Normally Open, Normally Closed, and other PLC instructions
  • Programming a simple conveyor belt

3. Networking and Webserver

  • Understanding the network architecture
  • Setting up the webserver
  • Setting up the router

4. Webpage

  • Creating a basic webpage using HTML
  • Adding elements to read and write PLC signals

5. Integration and Testing

  • Integrating PLC and Webpage
  • Communicating with the PLC via your mobile phone
  • Perform simple testing

6. Digital Transformation for workplace

  • How Digital Transformation can be implemented at workplace
  • How to be prepared for Digital Transformation

Suitable for

The course aims to reach a target audience of Managers, Engineers and Technicians of the manufacturing sector who like to gain an overview of Digital Transformation of Manufacturing with hands-on experience.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer skills are desirable, but not essential. Preferably, participants are able to bring along their smart devices.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance

Profile of Trainer

Mr. Tony Suah is a lecturer from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.  He has 10 years of working experience with broad knowledge in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), Industrial Robots, and Web Programming.  Tony holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Degree from Nanyang Technological University.

Funding Incentives

1. 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.

2. 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.

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

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

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 -
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.


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Date of course:

Day Class:
18 to 19 Dec 2017

Registration Period:
25 Oct to 4 Dec 2017

<Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.>




Duration: 15 hours/ 2 days or 5 evenings

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Time/ Day
Day Class: 9am to 5.30pm

Evening Class: 6:30pm to 9:30pm



Fees Payable:

Full Fee : 
$420 (without GST)
Fee after subsidy
(For Singaporeans & PRs) :
$126 (without GST)

Fee after subsidy (For Singaporeans aged 40 & above):
$42 (without GST)
Please see Funding Incentives for more information.




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

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


Please make the payment at:

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


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