5G Fundamentals and Applications

This course covers 5G technologies in the areas of radio frequency antenna, radio channels, and core networks. Participants will find out how 5G compares to 4G in terms of speed, flexibility, and intelligence. Participants will also be able to explore the use of software defined networking (SDN) concepts in the development of 5G core networks. Emerging trends such as Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities, and autonomous vehicles employing 5G will be covered in this course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • appreciate the evolution in mobile communications
  • understand the technology drivers of 5G
  • understand the network architecture, components, and features of 5G
  • explain the radio frequency and core network of 5G
  • describe typical use cases and deployments of 5G
  • understand the parameters of 5G through software simulation
  • understand its impact and transform various industry verticals, and new business use cases

Who should attend?

Technical personnel in the telecom industry, communication hobbyists, and electronic engineers.

Entry Requirement

Some knowledge of cellular technology would be good but not necessary.


Participants will be awarded a certificate of completion upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

For courses with assessment component, participants will be awarded the certification of completion upon passing the assessment. Otherwise, a certification of attendance will be issued instead upon meeting the 75% course attendance requirement.

Course Dates

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Course Duration

1 day, 9:00am to 5:00pm (including lunch break at participants’ own expense)

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Fees for 2022

Full course fee (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below OR Singapore PR Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens OR Singapore PR
$358.45 $107.54 $35.85 $40.54

Fees for 2023

Full Course Fees (with GST) Singapore Citizens aged 39 & below Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above Singapore PR SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens SME-sponsored Singapore PR
$361.80 $107.54 $35.85 $108.54 $40.54 $41.54
- Payment may be made using SkillsFuture Credit.
- Fees reflected are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In line with the government fee freeze directive from 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023, the fees in 2023 for Singapore Citizen will remain the same as 2022. RP will absorb the additional 1% GST for Singapore Citizen in 2023 only.

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 18 Jul 2023

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