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.

3D Printer Build and Print

Harness the benefits of 3D printing and reduce your prototyping and manufacturing time. Sign up for this course and be equipped with the fundamental skills and knowledge in 3D printing – including how to build a 3D printer and get familiarised with its accompanying software.  

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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.

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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! Check out the course schedule below or download the e-copy of the Course Brochure. 

* Information is correct as of 4 December 2020 and subject to changes. 

January to June 2021 Course Brochure

Upskill to stay relevant and competitive.
Sign up today by clicking on the course title. 

 

  • JANUARY
  • FEBRUARY
  • MARCH
  • APRIL
  • May
  • June
Course Title Dates
Basic Sports Science  5-26
16 Jan-6 Feb
Basic Exercise Science  7-8
SG-Coach Theory Level 1 *  9-30
Digital Marketer Essentials
 12
Introductory Programming using Python  12-13
Caregiver Basics  12-13
Customer Experience 4.0  13 
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
 13
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience  14
Gamification: Engaging customers for Businesses  14
Quality Visitor Experience through Immersive Technologies  14
Agriculture 101 *
 14-15
Agriculture Technology
 15
Knowing Your Nutritional Needs (Malay)  15 (Malay)
Basic Barista and Coffee Appreciation Workshop *  16
Mobile Video Creation
 18-19
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving  19
Basic Video Creation and Editing  20
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
 20
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media  20 -21
Building AR Experience  21
Designing for Digital Platforms  21-22
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning  22
5G Fundamentals and Applications   23
Fundamentals of Data Analytics  25 -26
Inventory Replenishment and Ordering Decision 26
Cybersecurity Essentials
 28
Fundamentals of Data Visualisation  28 -29
Storytelling through Infographics
 28-29
Basic Enriched Bread Making Workshop *
 30
* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course
Course Title Dates
Mobile Video Creation
3-4
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
 4
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
4
Basic Exercise Science 4-5 
Designing for Digital Platforms
4-5
Introductory Programming using Python
4-5
Basic Enriched Bread Making Workshop *
6 & 27
Know Your Customer – Mapping Customer Experience & Journey
5, 19, 26
Staying Relevant in the Digital Economy
8
Introduction to User Experience 9-10
Mining Data for Insights @ Work
9-10
Creativity and Innovation Workshop
15
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience 16
Basic Sports Science 16 Feb-9 Mar
Fundamentals of Data Analytics
16-17
Cybersecurity Essentials
17
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving
17
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media
17-18
SG-Coach Theory Level 1 *  17 Feb-11 Mar
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning 18   
Gamification: Engaging customers for Businesses
18
Starting an Online Business
18-19
Understanding Behavioural Insights
23
5G Fundamentals and Applications 
24
Applied Digital Design 25
Building AR Experience
25
Developing Your First Chatbot 25
Agriculture 101 * 27
Basic Barista and Coffee Appreciation Workshop *
27

* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course
Course Titles Dates
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
2
Basic Sports Science 2-23
Mobile Video Creation
2-3
Storytelling through Infographics
3-4
Agriculture 101 *
6
Basic Barista and Coffee Appreciation Workshop *
6
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
8
Designing for Digital Platforms
8-9
Introduction to User Experience 8-9
Know Your Customer - Customer Experience- Digital vs Human
9
Fundamentals of Data Analytics
9-10, 20 & 27
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving
10
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Technology
10
Strategies to Improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for Air-conditioned and Naturally Ventilated Places
10
Caregiver Basics
10-11
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media
10-11
Marketing Analytics: From Data to Decisions
10-11
Analytics for Hospitality Industry
11
Cybersecurity Essentials 11
Basic Exercise Science
11-12
Introductory Programming using Python
11-12, 30-31
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning
12
Agriculture Technology
15
Gamification: Engaging customers for Businesses
18
Adopting Digital Technologies into Operations
19
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience
19
Applied Digital Design
22
Developing Your First Chatbot
22
Warehousing Technologies and Management
22
Inventory Replenishment and Ordering Decision
23
Pharmaceutical Inventory Management
24
Building AR Experience
25
A Primer in HR Analytics
25-26
Fundamentals of Data Visualisation
25-26
Project Management – Made fun and easy 
25-26
5G Fundamentals and Applications 
27
Phlebotomy Principles and Practice
29-31

* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course
Course Title Dates
Cold Chain Technology and Management (e-learning)
1 or 15

Introduction to Autonomous Robots Integration and Programming

1
Know Your Customers: Mapping Customer Experience and Journey 1,9&16
Designing for Digital Platforms
5-6
Mobile Video Creation
5-6
Introduction to Disability Sports
6
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving
7
Understanding Behavioural Insights 7
Storytelling through Infographics
7-8
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning 8
Cybersecurity Essentials
8
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
8
Agriculture 101*
8-9
Basic Exercise Science
8-9
Fundamentals of Data Analytics 8-9
Mining Data for Insights @ Work 8-9
Introduction to Drones
8-9
Starting an Online Business
8-9
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience
9
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
9
Analytics for the Hospitality Industry 12
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media
12-13
Know Your Customer - Customer Experience- Digital vs Human 13
Introductory Programming using Python
13-14
Basic Video Creation and Editing 15
Building AR Experiences
15
Leveraging on Immersive Media for Marketing Communication
15
Applied Digital Design 16
Fundamentals of Data Visualisation 13-14
Quality Visitor Experience through Immersive Technologies
22
5G Fundamentals and Applications
28
Developing Your First Chatbot 29
* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course
Course Title Dates
Cold Chain Technology and Management (e-learning) 1
Essentials of Online Facilitation
3-7, 10
Digital Marketer Essentials 5
Introduction to Disability Sports
6
Basic Exercise Science
6-7
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
7
Basic Barista and Coffee Appreciation Workshop *
8
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience 11
Customer Experience 4.0
11
Quality Visitor Experience through Immersive Technologies
11
Caregiver Basics
11-12
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media
11-12
Designing for Digital Platforms
11-12
Analytics for the Hospitality Industry
12
Introduction to Drones 13-14
Knowing Your Nutritional Needs 14
Agriculture Technology *
15
Basic Enriched Bread Making Workshop *
15
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
18
Understanding Your Visitors 18
Mobile Video Creation
18-19
Introduction to User Experience 19-20
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving
19
Gamification: Engaging customers for Businesses
20
Storytelling for Businesses in the Digital Era
20
Introductory Programming using Python
20-21
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning 21
5G Fundamentals and Applications
22
Cybersecurity Essentials 22
Agriculture 101
22&29
Fundamentals of Data Visualisation 24-25
Fundamentals of Data Analytics 27-28
Mining Data for Insights @ Work 27-28
Storytelling through Infographics
27-28
* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course
Course Title Dates
Artificial Intelligence for Techies - A Hands-On Approach
1
Cold Chain Technology and Management (e-learning)
1
Introduction to Pharmaceutical Technology
Basic Exercise Science
3-4
Basic Barista and Coffee Appreciation Workshop *
5
Basic Enriched Bread Making Workshop *
5
AWS Academy Cloud Architecting
5,12,19,26
Artificial Intelligence for Everyone - A Practical Experience 8
Introduction to Disability Sports
8
Know Your Customer - Customer Experience- Digital vs Human
8
Understanding Your Visitors
9
Developing Digital Proficiencies
9-11
An Introduction to Code-Free Machine Learning
10
Understanding Behavioural Insights
10
Data Science with Python
10-11
Introductory Programming using Python
10-11
Starting an Online Business
10-11
3D Printer Build and Print Course
11
Brand Storytelling with Design for Business
11
Know Your Customers: Mapping Customer Experience and Journey
11&18
Fundamentals of Data Analytics
12&19,
24-25
Experience how Robotic Process Automation (RPA) makes your work easier - UiPath
14
Mobile Video Creation
14-15
Phlebotomy Principles and Practice
14-16
Introduction to User Experience
14-15
Professional Certificate in Entrepreneurship
14-19
Essentials of Online Facilitation
14-18 & 21
Everyday Botanica (English) *
15
Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media
15-16
Designing for Digital Platforms
15-16
Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving
16
Gamification: Engaging customers for Businesses
17
Immersive Experiences: Introduction to AR, VR and 360 Media Creation
17
Introduction to Drones
17-18
Project Management – Made fun and easy 
17-18
Marketing Analytics: From Data to Decisions
17-18
Adopting Digital Technologies into Operations
18
Knowing Your Nutritional Needs
18
Alibaba Cloud Technical Essentials
19&26
Creating Your Digital Voice Assistant
21
Warehousing Technologies and Management
21
Fundamentals of Data Visualisation
21-22
Introduction to Instructional Design: The ADDIE Approach
21-25&28
Inventory Replenishment and Ordering Decision 22
Pharmaceutical Inventory Management 23
5G Fundamentals and Applications
23
goData Visualisation
23-24
Mining Data for Insights @ Work
23-24
Content Management System for Social Media
23-25
Cybersecurity Essentials
24
Developing Your First Chatbot
24
Agriculture 101
24-25
Fundamentals of Data Analytics
24-25
Introduction to Autonomous Robots Integration and Programming
25
Staying Relevant in the Digital Economy
28
Storytelling through Infographics 28-29
Creativity and Innovation Workshop
29
* Denotes Non-SkillsFuture Series Course