Specialist Diploma in Cloud Architecting and Management

School of Infocomm, Lifelong learning, Specialist Diploma in Cloud Architecting and Management

About the Course

The area of cloud computing is predicted to have exponential worldwide growth till 2020 and beyond according to market intelligence providers such as IDC and Gartner. This field has grown in increasing importance in Singapore and along with it, the demand for suitably-trained manpower.  In fact, cloud computing is recognised as one of the most sought after technical skill by LinkedIn in 2018.

The aim of the Specialist Diploma in Cloud Architecting & Management (SDCAM) is to equip participants with the skills and knowledge in the area of cloud computing architecting, cloud migration and implementation, cloud security and to provide an education and career pathway for those who aspire to pursue a career in the growing industry of Cloud Computing.

Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • design scalable cloud-computing environment with availability and latency considerations
  • configure essential cloud services and to perform provisioning of cloud resources
  • apply cloud migration framework and cloud implementation knowledge
  • identify both technological and non-technological security threats and risks, and adopt mitigation measures to reduce the threats and risks in the cloud environment
  • acquire fundamental skills in DevOps, which helps to gel application development and operating environment to achieve deployment consistency and scalability in Cloud environments

What is so unique about this programme?

This is a great opportunity for you to acquire a holistic set of knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Designing scalable cloud-computing environment
  • Configuring essential cloud services
  • Provisioning of cloud resources
  • Identifying threats and mitigation measures for cloud environment

How often do I need to attend the course?

Lessons will be held at Republic Polytechnic, Woodlands. Course commences in November.

Number of Lessons Duration
Three times a week(Weekday) 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Note: Some lessons will be conducted via e-learning.

What will I get out of this

My friend recommended me to take up this diploma, and I’m glad I did! Through the programme, I was able to apply what I learned at work, and vice versa, thus allowing me to keep up with the developments in the IT industry.
Ms Hui Yan Lin Lynette
Graduate

The Specialist Diploma in Cloud Architecting & Management consist of 2 Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC). Each certificate consisting of 3 modules each as shown below:

PDC in Cloud Architecting PDC in Cloud Management
  • Cloud Computing Fundamentals
  • Cloud Architecting
  • Cloud Architecting Project*
  • Cloud Implementation
  • Cloud Security & DevOps
  • Cloud Management Project*

*For Non ELP: Project is RP-based

 For ELP: Project is Company-based OJT

Module Synopses

1. Post-Diploma Certificate in Cloud Architecting

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

This module covers the basic architecture and functionality of cloud operating systems and network components required for a cloud deployment. It also covers the workload experienced by applications, service models employed by cloud providers, and the different deployment options for clouds.
 

Cloud Architecting

This module covers approaches to architecting cloud solution based on industry established framework such as AWS well-architected framework. This includes learning the essential architecting considerations for designing cloud solutions. Learners will undertake cloud lab practices that will cover the application of skills and knowledge to architect solution for cloud services. It also covers the engagement and utilization of on premise private cloud. Learners will be given opportunities to configure essential private cloud services and to perform provisioning of cloud resources.
 

Cloud Architecting Project*

This project allows learners to apply the knowledge and skills gained from PDC in Cloud Architecting covering Cloud Architecture to configure and provision cloud resources.
• Non ELP: Project as RP-based
• ELP: Project as Company-based OJT
 

2. Post-Diploma Certificate in Cloud Management

Cloud Implementation

This module covers the challenges faced in migrating workloads to private and public clouds. Workload movement includes multiple migration and deployment scenarios and proven methodologies in planning a successful migration. This module also covers the fundamentals of Linux administration and Shell scripting. It also includes infrastructure automation built for DevOps.
 

Cloud Security & DevOps

This module will identify both technological and non-technological security threats and risks, and adopt mitigation measures to reduce the threats and risks in the cloud environment. Legal responsibilities based on business compliancy and industry regulations will be discussed. It also covers the fundamental concepts of the emerging culture in IT applications development that are integrated into cloud infrastructure.

Cloud Management Project*

This project allows learners to apply the knowledge and skills gained from PDC in Cloud Management to manage cloud resources incorporating elements of migration, automation, provisioning & deployment.

• Non ELP: Project as RP-based
• ELP: Project as Company-based OJT

 
Commencement Date Duration Venue Schedule
June 1 Year Republic Polytechnic View Schedule Here

  • Applicants should possess a relevant local polytechnic Diploma or Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science from a recognised institution.

  • They must also have at least 2 years of relevant work experience. Applicants who do not possess the above qualification shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 

 

Singapore Citizen 

Fee Subsidy Eligibility 

Post Diploma Certificate (PDC) Net Fee 

Course Net Fee 

SME-sponsored 

$291.72

$583.44

40 years & above 

$282.48

$564.96

below 40 years old 

$423.72

$847.44

Singapore Permanent Resident 

Fee Subsidy Eligibility 

Post Diploma Certificate (PDC) Net Fee 

Course Net Fee 

Non-SME-sponsored

$1,142.76

$2,285.52

SME-sponsored 

$291.72

$583.44

Non Singapore Citizen/ Permanent Resident 

Post Diploma Certificate (PDC) Net Fee 

Course Net Fee 

$2,863.32

$5,726.64


Note:
*Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
*Fees reflected are inclusive of GST (Goods & Service Tax).
*From 1 July 2020, Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) and fee subsidy under WTS will cease. WTS will be replaced by Workfare Skills Support Scheme (WSS). For more information on WSS, please refer to www.wsg.gov.sg/programmes-and-initiatives/workfare-skills-support-scheme-individuals.html

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to sufficient number of participants.

All information is accurate at time of publishing.

Last updated on 29 Jun 2020

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fee and application closing dates without prior notice.  The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.