Specialist Diploma in Internet of Things


This course provides you with the core knowledge and skills required to engage in the creative development of innovative IoT solutions using state-of-the-art technologies. The acquired skills will enable you to develop disruptive solutions or improve productivity for your organisation.

Upon graduating from the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand architecture and system design of IoT;
  • Design and develop smart IoT applications;
  • Manage smart IoT projects.

Target Participants
The intended target is working professionals who possess at least a Polytechnic diploma or equivalent in a technology or IT-related course.

This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Study Award. For more information, please visit the website below. 

 Course Information

Course Date:

Not available for October 2019 intake

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:

Not applicable

 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 work towards attaining industry certifications upon graduation. Furthermore, graduates would be in a position to propose and develop IoT solutions for their organisation in order to widen their business product or services offering or improvement in productivity.

 Contact Us


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

What You Will Learn

Post-Diploma Certificate in IoT Technology

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject covers the IoT architecture and gives an overview of the core technologies required for supporting the IoT. It also covers typical application scenarios in which IoT provides innovative new services to increase productivity and save costs. Students will develop an understanding of the conceptual framework and technologies underpinning the IoT and how these interconnected devices have data regularly collected, analysed and used to help streamline business processes.


This subject equips students with the knowledge and skills to apply design techniques when designing an Internet of Things system. Topics covered include design principles for connected devices, prototyping of embedded devices and prototyping of online components. It also allow students to have an overall view of the underlying principles in building interactive systems, using a combination of hardware, embedded software, web services and cloud computing platform that can sense and respond intelligently to inputs from smart devices in the real world.

Post-Diploma Certificate in IoT Smart Solutions

Subject code Subject LevelCredit Units

This subject equips students with the knowledge and skills to apply techniques and tools to develop an IoT application. Students will learn to use a basic selected environment such as Raspberry PI for creating an embedded smart application. Students will also use cloud services to provide the tools and services to integrate the application with the connected objects or devices to create a smart solution. 


This subject aims to provide students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the course to a project. Students would be required to work in teams, to present and demonstrate their smart IoT solutions and products.

Modes of Assessment

100% coursework - Hardware purchase is required to complete some e-Learning assignments and/or project deliverables for submission and grading.

Minimum Entry Requirements

 At least a Polytechnic diploma or equivalent in a technology or IT-related course

 Relevant working experience could also be considered on a case-by-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