Smart and Sustainable Facilities Management

Offered by School of Design & Environment

SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) / 4-month / TGS-2022017397

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
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 who are keen can also opt to go for a 2-week attachment immediately after completing 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 
Schedule

Course Start Date: 17 Apr – 2 Sep 2023
Application Period: 3 Jan – 15 Feb 2023
Class Day(s): Mon, Wed and Thu
Time: 6pm – 10pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom & Synchronous
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online

Learners who are keen can also opt to go for a 2-week attachment immediately after completing 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 attachment on Smart Facilities Management Application – 80 hours (Optional)

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

Certification

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..

*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.

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

Note:

(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)

Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023.

Please refer to our FAQs for more information.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fees$10800.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$3210.00
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$1210.00
Singapore Permanent Residents qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$3240.00
Eligible Applicants for Additional Course Fee Funding Support*$710.00