Specialist Diploma in Cloud Data Centre Technology & Management

This course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to operate and manage enterprise level Information Technology (IT) service centres, data centres, operations centres and networking centres in the area of cloud computing.

The course objectives are as follows:

  • Design and implement cloud architecture;
  • Analyse various cloud environments;
  • Manage a shared services data centre environment;
  • Execute data centre management projects.

Target Participants
The intended target is working professionals from the information and communications technology industry who possess at least a Polytechnic diploma in IT or equivalent and 1 year working experience.

 Course Information

Course Date:

14 October 2019

Course Duration:

Part-Time / 1 year

This course consists of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC)

Course Frequency:

Once a week, 7pm to 10pm on weekdays. The course includes online lessons with collaborative engagement among lecturers and students.

Application Period:

29 April 2019 - 30 June 2019

 Course Fees

Course Fee Per Post-Diploma Certificate

Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)1 


SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens


Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above


Singapore Citizens aged below 40


Singapore Permanent Residents


Others & Repeat Students


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(nett fee payable inclusive of GST)
1Please refer to www.workfare.sg for more information on WTS
MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.
Fees payable is based on per MC.
The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

 Career Opportunities

Graduates of this course can ride on the growth of demand for Cloud Computing and they should be able to fill the following job roles: 

  • Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
  • Cloud Services Product Analyst
  • Cloud Software Engineer
  • Cloud Operations Engineer
  • Cloud Development Manger
  • Cloud Operations Manager
  • Cloud Services Product Manager

 Contact Us


Temasek SkillsFuture Academy 
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)

What You Will Learn

To be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Cloud Data Centre Technology & Management, students are required to complete a total of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs). Each PDC can be completed in 1 semester, ie. 6 months. A certificate will be issued once the requirements for each PDC are met.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Cloud Technology

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to design and implement cloud architecture. It covers networking structure, technologies and protocols for an enterprise cloud network environment. Concepts in network scalability, routing / switching technologies and protocols will also be covered in this subject.


This subject covers the design and development of cloud solutions by analysing the various cloud environments. Students will learn about server sprawl, shared storage, data replication and virtual desktop solutions.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Data Centre Management

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject equips students with the skills to manage a shared services data centre. It covers shared services data centre management skillsets such as assessment of appropriateness of shared services, service level management, problem management, change management, business resumption provision and establishment of a management metrics system.


This subject aims to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in the course to a project. The project will require students to implement data centre infrastructure and service management software. Students would be required to work in teams, present and demonstrate their solutions and products related to shared services data centre management.

Modes of Assessment

  • Assignments
  • Term tests
  • Projects

Minimum Entry Requirements

 At least a polytechnic diploma (or equivalent) in a technology or IT-related course.

 Holders of other equivalent academic qualifications from foreign institutions will be considered on a case-case basis.

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

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Application Procedures & Enquiries

Submit on-line application via: https://cetoas.tp.edu.sg/Account/Logon

Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
Temasek Polytechnic
(East Wing Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81)
21 Tampines Ave 1
Singapore 529757

Opening Hours
8.30 am to 7.00 pm (Mon to Fri)
Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

Contact Details
Tel: 6788 1212
Email: tsa_acadcet@tp.edu.sg
URL: http://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.

Last updated 1 November 2017