(SCTP) Smart and Sustainable Facilities Management (Classroom & Synchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of Design & Environment

SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) / 5-month / TGS-2022017397

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

Course Information

This course seeks to help learners to develop knowledge and skills in mechanical and electrical services operations as well as apply green and sustainability initiatives toward the management of facilities. Learners will also develop awareness in the areas of digitalisation in facilities management, smart facilities management, internet of things, data analytics, cloud computing, digital twin, workplace & location management, clean air solutions, energy & asset management, connected chillers and remote advisory services.  

The modules taught in this course are stackable into our Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management (Link). Learners can complete three other modules to be awarded the Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management. However, only learners who meet the entry requirements for the Diploma (Conversion) can be admitted into the programme.

Learners are REQUIRED to go for a 2-week learning with an industry partner within 1-month after completing the core modules of the 4-month course.

Learning Outcomes

After equipping learners with the necessary knowledge and skills for facilities management, this course seeks to enable learners to pick up smart and sustainable facilities management know-hows. These are essential skills listed in the Facilities Management Job Transformation Map to facilitate the FM industry’s digitalisation and automation drives.

Targeting mid-career individuals, the course with its’ attachment will help learners to re-skill so that they can join the facilities management industry.


Course Start Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Class Day(s): Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri
Time: 6pm – 10pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom & Synchronous
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online

Learners are required to go for a 2-week learning with an industry partner within 1-month after completing the core modules of the 4-month course.

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

Lesson Plan

Mechanical Systems – 45 hours

Develop knowledge and skills in the operation of various types of air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation, fire protection, water and sanitary systems as well as installation and maintenance requirements.

Electrical Systems – 45 hours

Develop knowledge and skills in the operation of electricity supply and circuits, deregulation of energy markets and its impact as well as electrical systems and communication.

Smart and Green Building Technologies – 45 hours

Able to apply sustainable and green building design concept to our built environment on building performance. It also covers the application of technologies to improve systems energy efficiency.

Water Efficiency Management – 22.5 hours

Able to apply sustainable and green building design concept to our built environment on building performance. It also covers the application of technologies to improve systems energy efficiency.

Two weeks of learning on Smart Facilities Management Application - 80hrs

Learning at Johnson Controls or equivalent organisation(s) to learn the practical deployment of smart and sustainability solutions in facilities management.

Trainer's Profile

Leon Pey

Leon started his tertiary education journey by completing a Diploma in Building and Real Estate Management at Ngee Ann Polytechnic before moving on to complete a Bachelor of Business (Property) at the University of South Australia where he graduated with the prestigious University of South Australia Medal. Subsequently, he moved on to complete the Master of Science (Real Estate) at the National University of Singapore and the Master of Education at The University of Adelaide. 

On the professional front, he is currently a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, the International Facility Management Association and the Singapore Institute of Safety Officers. His professional qualifications and experiences have also enabled him to be registered as a Business Continuity Certified Expert, Certified Risk Manager, Licensed Appraisal, LUMA Certified Practitioner, Senior Fire Safety Manager and Workplace Safety & Health Officer. He has also completed teaching and management courses at the Center of Creative Leadership, Civil Service College (Singapore), Institute of Adult Learning Singapore, Ministry of Education and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. 

Leon has been with Ngee Ann Polytechnic since 2007. His areas of competency include asset management, business continuity management, facilities management, fire safety, property management, risk management, valuation as well as workplace safety & health. During his career at Ngee Polytechnic, he has been awarded Teaching Awards as well as the National Day Award: Commendation Medal.  

Some of the MNCs, public institutions and SMEs that Leon has worked with are the Association of Property and Facility Management, Colliers International Asset Management (S), Council of Estate Agencies, Johnson Control International (S), Jones Lang Lasalle (S), Keppel FMO, Keppel Land International, Ministry of Manpower, Republic of Singapore Air Force and Singapore Civil Defence Force. 

In the Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s CET space, Leon currently lectures on the “Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management”, “Diploma in Engineering (Building Services and Fire Safety)” and SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme “Smart and Sustainable Facilities Management”. He also manages the curriculum related to Real Estate Professionals, Facilities Management, Strata Managers, Fire Safety and Workplace Safety & Health Management.


Learners who are keen to pursue the Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management must meet the entry requirements and complete another 3 modules within a 1.5-year validity period

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

▪ The following GCE ‘O’ Level grades and with at least 3 years of relevant work experience:
– English Language (Grade 1-6)
– Mathematics (Grade 1-6)
– One other subject(Grade 1-6)
▪ NITEC with GPA >=3.5 with at least 2 years of relevant work experience
▪ Higher NITEC with at least 1 year of relevant work experience
▪ NITEC in Technology or Services with GPA >= 3.5 and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience
▪ Higher NITEC in Technology or Services with at least 1 year of relevant working experience
▪ Relevant WSQ Diploma qualifications (depending on sector, Programme & level – bridging course may be required) with at least 3 years of relevant working experience
▪ WPLN (Level >= 6) may be accepted as ‘O’ Level equivalent English Language & Mathematics requirements

Preferred: have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office e.g. Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Important: Students enrolled in the course are expected to bring their personal laptops with the Windows 10 operating system.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Jan 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)
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.

*Additional course fee funding
Additional course fee funding support of up to 95% of course fees for jobseekers with greater needs. Individuals must be Singapore Citizens and meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more); or
  • Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients; or
  • Persons with Disabilities

For more information on course fee subsidies, please refer to SSG website here.

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 fees$10900.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$3270.00
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$1270.00
Singapore Permanent Residents qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$3270.00
Eligible Applicants for Additional Course Fee Funding Support*$770.00