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Course Overview

Leveraging on the wide range of OMRON Adept Robots deployed at the smart factory within Temasek Polytechnic Advanced Manufacturing Centre for flexible production of 6 different products in high-mix-low-volume, our experienced trainers and industrial coach from Advanced Automation Queen Bee, OMRON Electronics will equip the participants with knowledge and skills to initialise, calibrate, operate industrial robots in particular mobile robots and articulated robots. The learners will also be guided to set up and plan paths and tasks for mobile robots, design Human Machine Interface(HMI), write robot motion programmes as well as read and write RFID tags for tracking components. In addition, participants will learn to interface programmable logic controllers(PLC) with robots as well as debug robotics programs for recovering common faults in robotic applications.

Entry Requirements

Participants should have relevant working experiences in manufacturing sector.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, Technology Specialist

What You'll Learn

Introduction to Robot Safety

  • Robots in the Workplace
  • Accidents involving Robots
  • Robots Safety Standards
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Reduction


Mobile Robotics Configuration & Installation

  • AGV vs AIV
  • Hardware Overview
  • Software MobilePlanner
  • Map Features
  • Routes and Robot Tasks


Robot Operation using Programming Software and Teach Pendent

  • Robot Coordinates System
  • Robot Motion Types
  • Simulation of Robot Applications in ACE
  • Jogging the Robot on the Training System


Robot End Effectors and Tool Centre Point Calibration

  • Robot End Effectors
  • Tool Centre Point Calibration using ACE
  • Verification of the Tool Centre Point


Robot IO Signal Configuration and Control

  • Robot Communication Interface
  • Digital IO on Robot
    • Robot Base to interface with Robot Controller
    • Robot Arm to interface with end-effector
    • Extended I/O board interface
  • IO Interfacing and Control
  • Monitoring and Controlling Digital I/O at ACE





Written test, online quiz, oral assessment










Participants will be issued a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.

Career Opportunities

Automation Engineer, Robotics Engineer, Machine Vision Specialist

Course Schedule/Apply

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

22 - 23 September 2022

22 August 2022

2 days - Face to Face (9.00am - 5.00pm) and 16 hours of self-paced e-learning


10 – 11 November 2022

10 October 2022

2 days - Face to Face (9.00am - 5.00pm) and 16 hours of self-paced e-learning


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


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View the application guide here.


Please write to tsa_shortcourse@tp.edu.sg to be included in the course waitlist for future intakes.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$1,284.00
Singapore Permanent Residents S$385.20
Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below S$385.20
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above S$145.20
SME company-sponsored Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents S$145.20

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