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Course Overview

5G is the next generation of mobile broadband that will replace the current 4G long-term evolution (LTE) connectivity. With faster downloads and upload speeds, the Internet latency or delays we currently experience with our mobile devices will become a thing of the past. 5G connectivity will impact how we communicate and operate at work, in our businesses and at home. Discover what 5G connectivity can enable, explore future possibilities and business opportunities, and understand its limitations. Your understanding of 5G will help you and your organisation tap into the exciting opportunities that are possible with 5G technology.

Who Should Attend

This course is for individuals who are new to the subject on 5G and possess minimal relevant IT knowledge or currently working in a role where minimal or broad-based knowledge of IT will be useful. 


This course is also for you if you are currently employed in an unrelated job role but wish to learn more about new network trend and how it can be used in businesses as a complementary knowledge area.

What You'll Learn

What is 5G


  •  Evolution of wireless communications
  • 5G vision
  • 5 key areas in 5G
  • Understanding spectrum
  • 5G spectrum
  • Timeline for standardization


5G technology drivers


  • What are the limitations of 4G and legacy networks
  • What are the challenges faced by Telecom Operators today
  • Why Telecom Operators are interested in 5G
  • 5G applications and motivations


5G deployment options


  • 5G deployment options
  • Approach taken by various telecom operators to implement 5G


5G features, benefits & limitations


  • Features
  • Benefits
  • Limitations


Typical 5G use cases & deployment scenarios


  • Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB)
  • Massive Machine-Type Communications (mMTC)
  • Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communications (URLLC)


Outline the early 5G trials


  • 5G industry eco system and readiness
  • Current status of 5G in various markets across the world


Security in 5G


  • Security considerations
  • Mobile device security best practices



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

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

Intake 1:

21 & 22 December 2020

9 AM – 5 PM

21 Nov 2020

2 Days


Application Procedures 


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online. Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming responses.


Steps to follow in your application: 


Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No. 

Step 2 - Select ZNA and course commencement date. 

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 

Step 4 - Applicable for 'Stackable based modular course' or 'Diploma or Post-Diploma courses' only. Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees


Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Full Course Fee


SG Citizens aged 39 & below / Permanent Residents


SG Citizens aged 40 & above / SME-sponsored SG Citizens & Permanent Residents


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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • 8.30 am to 6.00 pm (Mon to Thu)

    8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A,
    Level 3, Unit 81
    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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