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Sensorisation for Brownfield Connectivity
*This is a non-WSQ module.

Many factories have decade-old brownfields machines and rehabilitation of existing machines, devices, and sensors would incur high costs. To overcome this difficulty, brownfield sensorisation is the first mile for implementation of Industry 4.0. Brownfield’s machines sensorisation and connectivity enable the data extraction and provide real-time visibility, find the root cause of downtime and take corrective actions immediately and enable the improvement of production efficiency and productivity.

About the Programme

This intensive two-day hands-on course will be conducted in an immersive learning environment in the Model Factory@SIMTech. It aims to equip participants with training in sensor fundamentals, sensor selection and placement, machine connectivity and data extraction. This course is specifically developed to meet the local industry needs and will be taught by expert industry practitioners in the field. Real-world case studies are discussed to highlight the applications in industry. Participants have the opportunity to have hands-on practise with several types of sensors and machines.

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for personnel from manufacturing sectors such as precision engineering, electronics, general manufacturing and pharmaceutical. This course is designed for professionals such as project managers, engineers & technicians, IT professionals in the manufacturing industry who want to gain an in-depth understanding of how sensorisation and connectivity can help to lead their organisations into Industry 4.0.

Course Outline

Course Outline

The programme is delivered through immersive learning through 4 learning units which are conducted in the following sequence:

Learning Unit 1
  • Introduction to Sensorisation and Machine Connectivity
Learning Unit 2
  • Know about Sensor Fundamentals & Selection with Hands-on Practise for Sensor Deployment
Learning Unit 3
  • Understand about Machine Connectivity and Data Extraction
Learning Unit 4
  • Understand Communication and Messaging Protocols

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Upon Completion of This Course


Participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Attendance (COA) by SIMTech if they meet the following criteria:

  • Achieve at least 75% course attendance;
  • Take all assessments; and
  • Pass the course.

Pre-Requisites, Full and Nett Course Fees


  • Applicants should possess a degree in any discipline or a diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related working experience.
  • Applicants who do not have the required academic qualifications are still welcome to apply, but shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview for special approval.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Full Course Fee

The full course fee for this module is $1,600 before funding and prevailing GST.

Nett Course Fee

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger), SPRs or LTVP+ Holders
Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)²
Enhanced Training Support
for SMEs¹
$513.60 $193.60 $193.60
All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST.

Please note that fees and funding amount are subject to change.

  • Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders
    The LTVP+ scheme applies to lawful foreign spouses of Singapore Citizens with (i) at least one Singapore Citizen child or are expecting one from the marriage, or at least three years of marriage, and (ii) where the Singapore Citizen sponsor is able to support the family.

    All LTVP+ holders can be identified with their green visit pass cards, with the word ‘PLUS’ printed on the back of the card.

  • Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit which can be used to offset course fees (for self-sponsored registrations only).

    For more information on the SkillsFuture funding schemes you are eligible for, please visit www.ssg.gov.sg

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