Understanding of Electric Vehicles (Synchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2020504466

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Course Information
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Course Information

Learn about the fundamental concepts, principles, and analysis of hybrid and electric vehicles in this short course. Discover the various aspects of electric-drive vehicles such as configuration, electric machines, drives, energy storage, charging, and communications.

Learning Outcomes

After this course, you will be able to understand about (with case studies):

• Electric vehicles (introduction)
• Vehicle dynamics
• Power semiconductor devices
• Converters and inverters
• Electric propulsion
• Speed control of electric motors
• Energy sources
• Charging infrastructure
• In-vehicle communications

There will be an assessment (30 mins).



Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 1 day
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

Trainer's Profile

Zhu Taixiu

Mr Zhu Taixiu holds a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a PhD degree in the Electrical Engineering field. He has been a full-time lecturer with the Polytechnic since 1998. He is currently serving as a Senior Manager in the Power & Sustainable Cluster, School of Engineering. He trains adult learners in electrical and power electronics. He has also undertaken research projects and worked as a Principal Investigator in a Microgrid project funded by the Ministry of Education, from 2013 to 2016. He is a senior member of IEEE.


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).

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 29 May 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.
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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 $348.80
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $104.64
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $40.64
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $40.64
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $104.64
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $40.64
Others (and Repeat Students)$348.80