Basic Statistical Methods & Data Presentation

Offered by School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology

Short Course / 2 days /TGS-2023025563

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

This short course focuses on preliminary testing on data prior to further analysis by using basic statistical methods. MS Excel is a powerful analytical tool which can be used for the interpretation of data and its presentation as information. You will find this course useful if you work in laboratories, production, product development, quality, healthcare or in any other work environment where interpretation of data is critical for the operation of the business function.

Learning Outcomes

  • Data sampling methods
  • Data evaluation
  • Data assessment and detection of outliers
  • Data comparisons using inferential statistics
  • Parametric and non-parametric tests
  • Means comparisons
  • Chi-square tests
  • Linear regression
  • Data presentation with statistical information


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
Time: TBC
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

The course is designed to jumpstart course participants’ ability to handle and present data using statistical methods.


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jul 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
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Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$708.50
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$212.55
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$82.55
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$82.55
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $212.55
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $82.55
Others (and Repeat Students)$708.50