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GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN PRECISION ENGINEERING: INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

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Complete 5 stackable modules to attain a Graduate Diploma in Precision Engineering!

With the growing needs on enhancing productivity, more highly skilled engineers are in demand for effective adoption of robotics and automation technologies in manufacturing industry. These engineers must have the capabilities to assess the manufacturing processes, identify potential hot spots, and to plan and implement suitable automation technology. 

To this end, SIMTech ‘s PE WSQ Graduate Diploma in Precision Engineering: Industrial Automation aims to fill the gaps in knowledge and skills for the manufacturing industry in the areas of robotics, material handling, automation system control, design and simulation.

Why This Course

This course provides the participants unique opportunities to learn and apply the competencies for planning, selecting and implementing robotics and automation systems.

  • Highly practical course content delivered in an intensive and interactive manner
  • Introduction of state-of-the-art automation technology and solutions
  • Case studies highlighting industrial applications
  • Real-world projects will be discussed to enhance participants’ skills in planning & managing for robotic systems

Industry Relevance

This course is targeted at engineers, supervisors, managers, researchers, and technicians, in the precision engineering, logistics, and aerospace, and marine & offshore industries. It is highly suitable for those involved in design, planning, purchasing and supply robots and automation systems.




Webinar

Watch our webinar video for "Applying Robotics for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing" held on 22 May 2020 for more information about this Graduate Diploma course.
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For all modules

Certifications

Technical Modules
("LEARN & PRACTISE")

Certifications

  • Apply Robotics for Manufacturing Automation
Participants will be awarded the Graduate Diploma in Precision Engineering with specialisation in Industrial Automation, after successfully completing all five required modules. Alternatively, participants will be awarded a WSQ Statement of Attainment certificate (SOA) for passing each individual module.
  • Automation Components and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Control in Automation Systems
  • Automation Design and Simulation
  • Plan and Manage Project for Implementation

Upon Completion of Each Module

Participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment (SOA) certificate for each individual module, if they meet the following criteria:

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

They will be awarded with the Graduate Diploma in Precision Engineering after successfully completing the five required modules under the respective specialisation.

Click here to learn more about WSQ Certificates.




Left: Graduate Diploma in Precision Engineering 
Right: Official Transcript

SSG Graduate Diploma Transcript
Statement of Attainment:SSG SOA

Pre-Requisites

Pre-Requisites

  • 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 and Nett Course Fees

Full Course Fee for each module

M1M2 M3M4  M5
$4,000$4,000 $4,000$4,000
$4,000
All fees are before funding and prevailing GST.

Nett Course Fee for each module

 ModuleInternational
Participants
Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger), SPRs or LTVP+ Holders
Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)²
Enhanced Training Support
for SMEs¹
M1$4,280$1,284$484$484
M2$4,280 $1,284 $484
$484
M3$4,280$1,284$484$484
M4$4,280$1,284$484 $484
M5 $4,280$1,284$484 $484
All fees are inclusive of prevailing GST.
LTVP+ Holders = Long Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

Please visit the respective module's webpage for more information on the course details and fee breakdown.

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

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




List of Modules

M1: Apply Robotics for Manufacturing Automation (42 hours)

This module provides participants with the fundamental knowledge of industrial robots for implementation. It provides practical industrial training such as robotic system set-up and programming, robot safety and standards, as well as localisation and navigation technologies of mobile robots. The participants will be guided through the process of developing and executing real-world projects for acquiring the competencies of planning for robotics systems.

What You will learn

The course covers the following performance statements:
  • Fundamental knowledge of robotics
  • Selection of sensors and process tools for automation
  • Practical robotic programming and advanced robotic teaching methods
  • Understand the application of robotics standards
  • Mobile robots localisation and navigation methods



M2: Automation Components and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing (42 hours)

This module introduce participants to state-of-the-art technologies for part handling applications within equipment as well as among the equipment and storage systems on the factory floors. It teaches the methods for evaluating machinery and automation systems for implementing effective process automation. The participants will be guided through the process of developing and executing practical projects for acquiring the competencies of planning for part handling systems.

What You Will Learn

The course covers the following performance statements:
  • Understand principles of manufacturing automation
  • Gain awareness of the basic part transfer methods within equipment
  • Select and apply material transfer methods on factory floors
  • Review automated material transfer method for logistic industry
  • Understand the enabling technologies for robotic pick-and-place
  • Learn the latest development of robotic gripping technologies
  • Understand the sensor and sensing methods for parts identifications and localisation
  • Develop skills in planning automation projects



M3: Control in Automation Systems (42 hours)

This module equips participants with the competencies in selecting, designing, and planning state-of-the-art controllers for the factory automation systems. Participants will learn the capabilities of the state-of-the-art controllers and latest industrial interface standards used in equipment and automation lines. Various case studies on PC-based controller, SECS/GEM and other open source interface protocols will be discussed. Participants will be guided through the process of developing and executing practical projects for acquiring the competencies in planning for implementing control systems.

What You Will Learn

The course covers the following performance statements:
  • Script Programming for Automating Systems
  • Configuring for Local-Remote Control and Monitoring
  • Motion control for High-throughput Automation
  • Smart Sensors: Understanding the Specifications
  • Communication Devices Selection



M4: Automation Design and Simulation (42 hours)

This highly practical module provides participants with the methods for assessing the manufacturing processes so that automation meeting the requirements can be selected for productivity improvements. Techniques of design and simulation will be introduced for robotics system set up and programming. Methods of sensing and locating workpieces for part handing will be taught. The participants will be guided through the process of developing and executing practical projects for acquiring the competencies in automation process studies and automation system simulation.

What you will learn

Overview of Automation Design and Simulation
  • State-of-the-art tools for automation design and simulation
  • Manufacturing automation assessment method
  • Quantitative automation assessment by multi-criteria decision making
Automation Design and Robotic Application
    Product and part modelling and inspection
  • Robotic manipulation and simulation
  • Introduction of robot operation system (ROS)
  • Robot operation system for industrial application
Automation and Process Simulation
  • Material transfer process simulation for industry
  • Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) for industrial process simulation



M5: Plan and Manage Project for Implementation (30 hours)

This module covers the methods for planning, executing and managing projects for developing technology, products and processes. It teaches the applications of project planning tools and skills for managing uncertainties and disruptions in project activities. Human, financial and business factors that influence the conduct of projects will be considered and explored.

What You Will Learn

This module is designed to equip participants with fundamental understanding of project management. Content covered in this module include:
  • Concept of project management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Schedule management
  • Resource management
  • Risk management
  • Change management
  • Decision making






Contact Us




Brochure and Registration

Industrial Automation

Please register for the course(s) under 1. Graduate Diplomas in Precision Engineering > 2. Industrial Automation in the online registration form.

Note: Received registrations are placed on the waiting list for the next upcoming intake if the current intake is full or there is no available course schedule.



Schedules

Modules
Skills Course Code Reference Training Period (Click on dates to view schedules)
Registration Status 
M1:
Apply Robotics for Manufacturing Automation (42 Hours)
TGS-2019503417


M2:
Automation Components and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing (42 hours)
TGS-2019503415
EVE 23 Aug 2021 - 6 Oct 2021 CLOSED
M3:
Control in Automation Systems (42 hours)
TGS-2019504560 EVE 18 Oct 2021 - 1 Dec 2021
CLOSED
M4:
Automation Design and Simulation (42 hours)
TGS-2019504747EVE  7 Feb 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
OPEN
M5:
Plan and Manage Project for Implementation (30 hours)
TGS-2018502857


Sessions
FD : Full Day  AM : Morning PM : Afternoon EVE : Evening 




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