Deep Dive into Python (Synchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of InfoComm Technology

Short Course / 5 days / TGS-2020504452

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Python is one of the most popular programming languages around due to its powerful yet simple-to-learn features.

Used in diverse fields ranging from academic research, Artificial Intelligence, scientific computing to game development, Python is a valuable and versatile tool for creating quick solutions that can be easily understood.

Learning Outcomes

Get a solid grounding in Python for development of applications, websites and web applications. Arm yourself with fundamental concepts of programming such as data types, variables, expressions, operators, selection structures, lists, functions, objects, classes and file I/O.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:
  • Apply the steps involved in problem solving using computers
  • Analyze problems and design suitable algorithms to solve real-world problems with a programming language
  • Apply the fundamental concepts of programming such asdata types, variables, expressions, operators,selection structures and repetition structures,lists,functions,objects and classes andfile I/O.


Course Date: 18 Sep 2024 – 24 Sep 2024
Application Period: 20 Jul 2024 – 25 Aug 2024
Duration: 5 days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Synchronous e-Learning
Venue: Online

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

Lesson Plan

  • Problem solving using computers and Introduction to Python
  • Simple Python Programming and Debugging – Variables – Data types (integer, float, boolean) – Interactivity – Operators (mathematical, logical)
  • Formatting
  • Strings and Lists
  • Functions
  • Selection Structure
  • Repetition Structure
  • File I/O
  • Introduction to Classes
  • Exception Handling
  • Mini Assignment / Assessment

Trainer's Profile

Andy Ng

Andy Ng holds a Bachelor of Electronics & Computer Engineering (Hon) from the University of Birmingham. His passion lies in imparting knowledge and shaping the next generation of IT professionals. Currently, he is a full-time lecturer at the Polytechnic, where he specializes in teaching programming languages. His expertise spans Python, Java and C#, all of which are crucial for students pursuing a Diploma in Information Technology.

Ong-Quek Mui Hoon

Mui Hoon graduated from the Concordia University in Montreal, Canada with a Bachelor in Science (Honours in Mathematics) and holds a Master of Science (Computer Science) from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Mui Hoon has more than 30 years of teaching experience in the Polytechnic. She is currently teaches both full-time students (young adults) and part-time students (adult learners) programming in various languages such as Python, C#, etc.  She has also experience in teaching programming modules in the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).

Sharon Goh-Chin

Sharon Goh-Chin graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Mathematics and holds a Master of Science in Information Technology (Knowledge-Based Systems) from the University of Edinburgh.  Sharon has been a full-time lecturer in the Polytechnic with over 30 years being an educator and is currently serving as a Senior Manager in the School of InfoComm Technology.  She teaches programming and IT modules for full-time students pursuing the Diploma in Information Technology and also teaches programming for part-time students (adult learners).


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

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to learner who meet the 75% attendance requirement.

Entry Requirements

  • Participants are to bring their own laptopfor the course
  • Participants should be familiar with the use of computers
  • Participants should preferably have passed GCE ‘O’ Levels course of study
  • No previous programming experience is necessary

Course Fees

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

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. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP)


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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 fee$1504.20
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for Singapore Citizen Aged Below 40$451.26
SkillsFuture Baseline Funding for SPR/LTVP+$451.26
SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy for Singapore Citizen aged 40 and above$175.26
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs for Singapore Citizen$175.26
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs - SPR & LTVP+$175.26