First Steps in Programming and IoT using the MicroBit

Take a step into the future! This course will teach you how to code and programme using the MicroBit programme. Embrace Internet of Things (IoT) technology and see how you can connect all manner of devices to each other through the internet to increase your productivity. This course will also cover the basic computer programming concepts required for building simple IoT projects. Learn how you can use the powerful, hand-held, fully programmable minicomputer known as the MicroBit. 

Learning Objectives 

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

  • understand the features of MicroBit
  • structure a computer program and use variables and programming constructs in their programs
  • use the Microsoft Block Editor and Python Editor as platforms for writing computer programmes
  • build an IoT system using the MicroBit to sense, gather and process data with written programmes and produce relevant outputs

Who should attend?

This course is designed for participants who wish to:

  • understand what IoT and physical computing are
  • know how to apply IoT
  • learn how to use a MicroBit

Entry Requirement

Suitable for all levels of experience


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement. 

Course Date

To be confirmed

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Course Duration

1 day

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic @ Woodlands 
Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme(WTS) Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
$288.90 $19.17 $28.89 $32.67 $86.67
*SkillsFuture credit approved.
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Last updated on 13 Feb 2020

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

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees 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.