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Course Overview

Digital Service Automation is enabling us to provide more efficient services, better customer engagement and enhanced client and work experience. Digital Service Automation refers broadly to a series of human actions that are automated by the use of technologies. In this course, you will learn how to create error-free workflows to speed up your IT requests, automate routine tasks and coordinate workflows to bring your tasks to the Cloud. If you are a system administrator, IT support executive or IT manager, this course will help you enhance the efficiency of your work by employing innovative service delivery automation solutions. 

Application/Entry Requirement

The minimum admission requirement is at least a Polytechnic Diploma, ITE Technical Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Work-Learn Technical Diploma in a technology-related course.


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.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for IT professionals in the area of Telecommunication, DevOps, Cloud Computing, IT Service Management, System Integration and Technology Consultation who are interested in the implementation of service automation and processes. You’ll gain insights into the technologies underpinning RPA, Cloud, and service orchestration, helping you to get up to speed in implementing such solution in your work.

What You'll Learn

To be awarded the Specialist Diploma, participants are required to complete a total of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs). A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of each PDC.


Post-Diploma Certificate in Cloud and Automation Technologies

The growing local cloud technology and automation industry requires staff who are professionally trained. The Certificate in Cloud and Automation provides students with an overview of cloud computing concepts and the core services of a cloud platform, including their common use cases. It will also provide a detailed overview to adopt a structural approach to deliver software automation models.

Subject Code Subject
CSA1C01 Cloud Technology

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.

CSA1C02 IT Infrastructure Automation

This subject covers the concept and techniques to adopt a structural approach to deliver software automation models across the complete life cycle. Topics covered include the provisioning, configuration management, application deployment and security compliance. The subject also covers scripting language that is essential for workflow automation.

CSA1C03 Cloud & Automation Project

In this subject, students will use the knowledge and skills acquired on cloud technology and IT infrastructure automation to work on a project based on real use cases provided by Industry. The project will help students to conceptualise and deepen their skills in automating the configuration and deployment of resources in a cloud environment.

Post-Diploma Certificate in Service Automation Solutions

The growing local service automation industry requires staff who are professionally trained. The Certificate in Service Automation Solutions provides students with the knowledge and skills to engage in the creative development of innovative service delivery automation solutions and access to state-of-the-art technologies.

Subject Code Subject
CSA1C04 IT Service Orchestration

This subject equips students with an essential understanding and skills to organise, sequence and manage workflow activities and scripts across multiple functional pockets of IT service automation to help visual, control and simply the delivery of IT services. Orchestration tools such as ServiceNow will integrate with other applications or services such as Resolve to automate a process, or synchronize data in real-time.

CSA1C05 Robotic Process Automation

This subject covers the concepts and techniques of Enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and its technology enabled by context-aware robots. Topics covered include RPA concepts, end-to-end automation using RPA tools such as UiPath, software robots, and no or low code development.

CSA1C06 Service & Process Automation Project

This subject leverages on the knowledge and skills students have acquired in IT service orchestration and robotic process automation to work on a project based on real use cases provided by Industry. The project will help students conceptualise and deepen their skills in integration required for IT Service Orchestration and RPA for service automation.

Modes of Assessment


All subjects are skills-based. Assessment is by coursework with no examinations. Candidates will be assessed using the following methods:


  • Assignments
  • Written Tests and/or Quizzes
  • Project


The course employs both formative and summative assessments for its students to demonstrate their learning, in terms of knowledge, concepts, skills and attitudes. Each subject will be assessed through continuous assessment (coursework). Different weightages are accorded to each of the assessment components depending on the content of the modules and the skills assessed.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the course can contribute to job roles such as Enterprise Architect, Platform Engineer, Cloud Architect and Solution Integration Architect with business process re-engineering technical skills and competency.  They can also assume emerging job roles as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Developer, Software Developer (Automation), Development and Operations (Devops) Specialist.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

19 April 2021

02 November 2020 - 11 January 2021

1 Year


Course Fees

Course fee per Post-Diploma certificate 

Fee Type Total Fees
w GST    
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$291.72
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above S$282.48
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$423.72
Singapore Permanent Residents S$1,142.76
Others & Repeat Students S$2,863.32

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Course fees payable is based on per MC.

Course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.

MOE subsidy will not be applicable for students who repeat a module or semester.


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    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
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    21 Tampines Ave 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.

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