Smart Chilled Water Pumping System – Designing for Maximum Energy Savings

Offered by CET

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2020505670

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Understand what is Distributed Pumping System, how it should be designed, and explain why it is a preferred pumping system for the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of the pumping components of the conventional chilled water pumping system
  • General factors that should be considered when designing and installing chilled water system equipment for energy efficiency
  • How system should be commissioned and controlled


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: Please register your interest now (
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 5pm
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.


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

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

A copy of 300 pages ASHRAE training book by Steven Taylor titled “Fundamentals of Design and Control of Central Chilled-Water Plants” will be provided free of charge as part of the course materials.

PDU points: (pending)

SCEM-PDU points: (pending)

Entry Requirements

As this course involves a substantial amount of technical content, applicants should preferably have a diploma or degree in mechanical or relevant engineering. Applicants would benefit more if they have fundamental knowledge and prior experience on areas as follows:
(i) Central chilled water air-conditioning systems design
(ii) Hydronic pumping systems and hydraulic principles
(iii) Basic energy consumption and efficiency calculation
(iv) Control and operation of central chilled water air-conditioning systems

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 6 Aug 2020 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$1199.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $359.70
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $139.70
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $139.70
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $359.70
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $139.70
Others (and Repeat Students)$1199.00