Most Popular Short Courses

Republic Polytechnic offers close to 200 courses to cater to the diverse interests of learners, of all levels.  These courses are conducted by certified trainers and experienced industry professionals. 

The SkillsFuture Series (SFS) is a curated list of short, industry-relevant training programmes that focus on emerging skills. SFS is an initiative under the national SkillsFuture movement for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) to stay relevant with the latest skills and knowledge, and prepare for future challenges.

Enhanced Alumni Skills Advancement Programme (ASAP)

Each RP alumni is entitled to attend three complimentary SFS courses under ASAP. Registration of courses using your ASAP entitlement is on a first come, first served basis, subject to available vacancies. The ASAP scheme is valid from 1 June 2019 to 31 May 2022.

Upskill and reskill to stay relevant at your workplace. Check out these highly popular short courses: both SFS and Non-SFS (denotes by an asterisk *)!

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Agriculture 101

This is a short introductory course to urban agricultural technology. You will learn the fundamentals of growing plants using hydroponics systems in a controlled environment. 

Pharmaceutical Inventory Management

It is crucial to manage the operations and business aspects of a retail pharmacy to ensure its sustainability. Gain an overview of the challenges in managing pharmaceutical products with short shelf lives and the possible solutions through this course.

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Experience How Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Makes Your Work Easier – UiPath

Too many administrative and repetitive tasks to handle? Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can help you! This one-day course introduces RPA; giving insight into how it can be used to automate digitised administrative tasks that are repetitive, and improve work efficiency.

Class A Rotorcraft Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) up to 7kg Multirotor

Are you planning to apply for the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) Class A Rotorcraft Unmanned Aircraft Pilot Licence (UAPL) to operate up to 7kg multirotor? Approved by CAAS, this five-day practical course is designed to prepare participants for the UAPL assessment.

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Customer Experience 4.0

Customer Service and Customer Experience (CX) is essential for business success. Through this course, participants will gain an overview of CX and get the chance to plan a customer experience strategy for their respective organisations. 

Project Management – Made Fun and Easy

Always wanted to manage a project but felt that it could only be done by professionals? Through this course, participants will learn practical skills and knowledge that can be applied to any project, such as Corporate Events, Product Launches, Sport Events, and even weddings.


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Fundamentals of Data Analytics

Data offers an invaluable range of fresh perspectives for those who can interpret them. Through this two-day course, you will learn the basics of data analysis and how to apply various analytical techniques to interpret data.

CyberSecurity Essentials

Through this foundational programme, participants will learn the fundamental concepts and issues related to securing computing environments – for both individual and organisation. Various implementations of information security controls will also be covered.

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Staying Relevant in the Digital Economy

No matter what line of business you are in, there is no escaping the need for digitisation. Embracing technology can bring much enhancements to business processes, but only if it is properly harnessed. Through this course, you will learn how to recognise challenges and opportunities presented by embracing technology. 

Basic Video Creation and Editing

Have you ever tried creating your own video for Facebook or YouTube? Are you keen on understanding and developing the skills needed to create and edit your own professional-looking videos? This entry-level course will introduce you to the main principles of digital video production.

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Caregiver Basics

This two-day workshop is suitable for new caregivers. Participants will learn how to care for the seniors and manage their Activities of Daily Living. Upon completion, you will be able to create a safe and comfortable environment for your care recipient and yourself.

Team Sports Performance Analysis

This course introduces participants to various video-based technology and how they can be harnessed to support coaching. You will also gain hands-on experience in using cutting-edge software used by professional sports clubs.


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Design Thinking For Successful Problem Solving

To stay competitive, the new age requires changemakers, inspirers of new ideas, implementers, and solution finders. Learn how to apply a human-centric approach to creative thinking and problem solving through this course and better connect with your users and customer. 

Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation

Experience planning, prototyping, and evaluating the effectiveness of relevant immersive technologies. This course includes hands-on handling of consumer and advanced immersive systems for a variety of use cases and user experiences, such as entertainment, marketing, therapy, skills training, as well as classroom learning.


Essentials of Online Facilitation 

Learn about the various stages of Gilly Salmon’s 5-stage model in online learning environment. You will explore strategies to effectively facilitate online and how to craft effective discussion forum topics to enhance trainees’ learning. 

Introduction to Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach 

Implementing the ADDIE design model (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instruction) allows the development of instructional / training materials which address pre-identified instructional problems or performance gaps.

Course Schedule for 2021

Plan ahead and secure a spot in your favourite courses at RP! Download the e-Course Brochure today. 

* Information is correct as of June 2021 and subject to changes. 


July to December 2021 Course Brochure