Jumpstart to Digital Media and Programming

Offered by School of InfoComm Technology

Short Course / 3 days / TGS-2019507804

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

Course Information

Digital media products can be found in all industries from health to education. Combining technology and creative content, the best digital media products deliver an engaging and simple-to-operate user experience that require diverse skills from technical, analytical, to artistic in their creation.

Learning Outcomes

Get a good understanding of different digital approaches and how they are intertwined with each other to create wholesome digital experiences for the user.

You will learn key concepts in design principles, digital marketing, web programming, as well as search engine optimisation.


Course Date: TBC
Application Date: TBC
Duration: 3 Days
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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

  • Essentials of Web Design & Programming
  • QuickStart to User Experience
  • Creating a Web Site with a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Jumpstart to Social Media & Branding
  • Essentials of Search Engine Optimisation
  • Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

Trainer's Profile

Malcolm Yam

Malcolm graduated from the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore with a Bachelor’s in computer science (Hons) and has delved in web technologies for 10 over years. Malcolm teaches full stack web development, social media and branding and immersive media in the Diploma of Immersive Media and Game Design. Malcolm has been a full-time lecturer with the Polytechnic since 2016. He is the coach for the Ngee Ann Polytechnic World Skills (Web Technologies) team. Malcolm also undertakes consultancy work, working with companies such as Canon to create full-fledged applications. He has also been the lead user experience designer for in-house applications.


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

A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jul 2019 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)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

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.
  • Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

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$1382.40
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$410.88
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$154.88
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$154.88
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $414.72
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $158.72
Others (and Repeat Students) $1382.40