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Course Overview

This course will provide participants with an understanding of the purpose of integrating various subsystems in an industrial automation system. The course will cover the purpose and types of fieldbus used in the industrial automation. It also introduces the concept of Human Machine Interface (HMI) which forms part of the industrial automation system.

Who Should Attend

Participants who have completed Introduction to Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) and gain insights of the purpose of system integration, the purpose of fieldbus and its applications, and Human Machine Interface used in the industry automation system.

What You'll Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


  1. Define the term fieldbus.

  2. Explain fieldbus and the Open Systems Interconnection model (OSI model).

  3. List the types of fieldbus used in industrial automation.

  4. Identify the appropriate field bus based on the application requirements

  5. Explain the purpose of integrating signals from various subsystems of an Industrial Automation System.

  6. Configure the systems for M2M communication.

  7. State the purpose and use of Human Machine Interface in Industrial Automation System.

  8. Explain the concept of virtual instrumentation and measurements to support industrial automation.

  9. Implement Human Machine Interface using graphical software virtual instrumentation.


Participants who complete the following suite of MLCs will be eligible to apply for exemption to part-time Specialist Diploma in Industrial Internet of Things upon successful admission into the programme offered by Temasek Polytechnic, subject to the approval of the polytechnic:



Upon successful admission, they will also be granted partial exemption from the IIOT Connectivity module.


(Note : Partial exemption can be granted in the form of exemption from theoretical lessons and/or test components.)


Mode of Assessment

Quizzes – measure participants’ understanding of key concepts of system integration, Human Machine Interface, and fieldbus used in the industry.





Participants will receive an electronic Certificate of Completion issued by Temasek Polytechnic upon completion of each MLC.

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Mobile Online Learning

No Expiry date.


10 to 15 lessons with each lesson duration of about 15 mins



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Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Full Course Fee 


You can make payment via credit card at our partner's (Gnowbe) payment gateway when you click 'Buy Now' in our website. Upon successful payment and registration, you will receive a receipt via email and you may start your course immediately.


(Singaporeans aged 25 and above can also purchase the MLCs using their SkillsFuture Credit at checkout if the course is SkillsFuture Credit Approved.)

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Course Contact

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  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

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