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Course Overview

Staying competitive and relevant in this ever evolving Industry 4.0 landscape is crucial. Companies in Advanced Manufacturing sector are looking into the technological trends in Industry 4.0 that they can align and adopt to transform their operation as a strategy to stay competitive & nimble in response to the rapid market changes in Advanced Manufacturing.


Jointly offered by OMRON-TP, this 6-month programme is designed to equip you with highly sought-after knowledge and practical skillsets in Advanced Automation so as to competently take up the job roles of trained Robotics and Automation Specialists in Advanced Manufacturing.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the course, graduates can look forward to taking up roles in wide range of industries such as in Medical Technology, Semiconductor, Media Storage, Automotive Electronics, Precision Engineering, etc as Automation Engineer/Specialist, Robotics System Integration Engineer/ Specialist, Customer Support Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Production Engineer, Project Engineer & Sales Engineer.

Application/Entry Requirement

  • Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents,* aged 21 & above
  • At least a Polytechnic Diploma or ITE Technical Diploma / Technical Engineer Diploma / Work-Learn Technical Diploma in Science or Engineering, or equivalent.

*Exclude Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents who:

a) Graduated or are graduating in Calendar Year 2019 I 2020 from ITEs, vocational institutions (e.g. private universities and overseas institutions); or

b) Graduated earlier from above institutions and completed National Service in 2019 or 2020.

Who Should Attend

This course is for individuals are keen to join the Advanced Manufacturing industry.

What You'll Learn

The Specialist Diploma in Robotics and Automation consists of 2 post-diploma certificates. 

Post-Diploma Certificate in Robotics

  • Robotics Systems, Control and Troubleshooting
  • Robotics Integration and Adaptation

Post-Diploma Certificate in Automation

  • Automation Control and Interfacing
  • Manufacturing Equipment and Troubleshooting


You will be equipped with the relevant skills to meet the industry demands for trained specialists in robotics and control & automation, and to undertake the following engineering functions:

  • installation, commissioning, and maintenance of robotic and automation equipment
  • troubleshooting of automation equipment
  • application of robot for collaboration in workplace
  • configuring programmable logic controllers (PLCs)

OMRON provides manufacturing automation technologies and solutions backed by an industry-leading line up of products to address the journey towards digitalization of factory manufacturing operations. We recognised the needs and demands of various companies to upskill their employees with the knowledge and the right skillsets to help them on the machine automation as they embark on Advance Manufacturing transformation. This course is specially curated so that trainees will attain relevant up to date knowledge and skill for machine automation design and programming.


What you will learn

  • Programmable Logic Controller Programming Techniques
  • Servo Motion Control and Safety Essential implementation
  • Design and Programming a Human Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Fundamentals of Vision Inspection Technology
  • Fixed and Collaborative Robotic Programming

This programme involves project-based learning, where you are required to be either attached to companies or work on real-life projects for companies or centres, related to your course of study. You are expected to undertake various activities discussed with and assigned by the supervisors or participating host organisations. The programme enables you to apply knowledge acquired in the course of your study to address practical problems in the real workplace.

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

20 September 2021

2 August 2021

6 months

Full-day Training


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


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 GEZ and course commencement date. 

Step 3 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees 
Singapore Citizens / PRs aged 21 and above


SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here


Full Course fee before subsidy: $16,230.00


Please take note of the following requirements in order to be eligible for the subsidy:

  • Trainees must fulfil minimum attendance requirements and pass assessments to qualify for course fee subsidies. Trainees who are unable to meet these requirements may be asked to return the course fee subsidies that they have received.
  • The programme allows trainees to exit without penalty if they are successfully placed into a job or have secured a job on their own accord while undergoing training. However, trainees who exit the programme without a valid reason may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they have received.

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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