Practical Approach to Cloud Computing



Course Objectives

Cloud services are readily available through the internet. In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of cloud computing, how to setup a private cloud, provision computing resources with public cloud, and to use IoT (Internet of Things) devices to upload data to cloud for processing.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to Cloud Computing
  2. Setting up a private cloud
  3. Cloud computing resources
  4. Cloud applications with IoT

Suitable for

This course is specifically designed for computer users to understand cloud computing and learn how to use the cloud resources through practical lessons.

Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic computer skills

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Attendance.

Profile of Trainer

Mr. Teo Shin Jen is a lecturer with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Singapore Polytechnic who has extensive knowledge in the domains of computer science & engineering.  He holds a MSc in Web Science & Big Data Analytics from University College London and BEng in Computer Engineering from Nanyang Technological University. He is also a FabAcademy alumni and a certified CCNP, and CCAI.

He has 10 years of working experience in the computing domains especially in the design and implementation of solutions in areas ranging from edge computing to cloud computing for both teaching and projects. In his free time, he is an avid open source collaborator, and maker. He has also provided talks to the public on topics such as Maker Culture, and Cloud Computing in education.

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

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:

To Be Confirm

To Be Confirm
Registration Closing Date:

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up


Duration: 15 hours

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic

Time/ Day
Day Class:
9am to 5.30pm

Evening Class: 6:30pm to 9:30pm (Tue & Thurs)


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.


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

how to apply


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