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Specialist and Graduate Certificate Course List (Data Centre)

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PaCE@NTU and Facebook are collaborating to launch a 9-month pilot programme to develop local talent in the data centre sector in Singapore. 

PaCE@NTU offers 4 Specialist Certificates and 1 Graduate Certificate in the pilot phase starting August 2020. The courses - developed in conjunction with NTU College of Engineering - are aimed at training and u​pskilling local engineering talent to fill the increasing demand ​for specialists in the data centre industry. They will run alongside NTU Undergraduate and Postgraduate curriculum, both on campus and online. The programme is open to the public and eligible for funding and mid-career enhanced subsidy provided by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)​. Courses are credit-bearing and stackable towards the relevant certificate(s). Registration closes on 15 Nov 2020.

  • Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Design Engineering)
  • Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Network Engineering)
  • Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Site Ops)
  • Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Facilities Ops)
  • Graduate Certificate in Intern​ational Construction Management
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  • FACEBOOK AND CBRE

    Facebook broke ground on their first Asia-based data centre in Singapore in 2018, which will be operational in a few years’ time. As a collaborator of Facebook, CBRE Data Centre Solutions (DCS) – one of Singapore’s leading data centre facilities management provider – will offer data centre specific training and career path advice for successful applicants of the pilot initiative. Graduates from this programme will be able to explore a career in the data centre sector or in other relevant engineering sectors.

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  • TARGET AUDIENCE

    These programmes target Engineers and Senior Engineers who are in the similar industry or looking for a career switch. Senior Engineers who are in sunset industry but possess relevant experience in managing mission critical infrastructures will be considered.

    NTU alumni with industry experience and are looking to pivot their career into a growing industry can use this programme and future iterations to upskill themselves.

  • HOW IT WORKS

    Each course is approximately 39hrs span over a 13-week semester period. They are equivalent to 3 Academic Units (AUs). To be awarded a Specialist or Graduate Certificate, learners must complete minimum 9 AUs worth of courses with minimum passing grade. A working professional may be able to handle 2 courses per semester or complete the Certificate program in 9 months.

  • QUOTES

    "When we decided to build a data centre in Singapore, local talent was an important consideration for us. We are honoured to partner with NTU Singapore and CBRE to offer new certificate programmes to develop talent for the local data centre industry. We hope this programme will help students become immersed in learning how to build and operate efficient data centres.”

    --- Gavin Chua, Head of Infrastructure Engagement in Asia for Facebook

    “CBRE congratulates NTU Singapore on the launch of its new certificate programmes. Singapore is a global hub for data centres services, and we are pleased to help develop local talent in this increasingly critical industry. CBRE is proud to deliver mission-critical facilities services and technology solutions for data centre owners, occupiers, and investors in Singapore and around the world – and strong local talent is the foundation of these services.”

    --- Andy Hobbs, Executive Director, Data Centre Solutions, CBRE APAC

    “IMDA would like to thank NTU Singapore and Facebook for this partnership to train and groom more local talent for the data centre segment of our ICT sector. Under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiative, Singaporeans can build their skills more confidently from the strong partnerships between industry leaders and academic institutions and equip themselves with industry-relevant skills for in-demand jobs in the digital economy.”

    --- Kiren Kumar, Assistant Chief Executive, Digital Industry and Talent Group at the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)



Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Design Engineering)

CATEGORY COURSE TITLE ​REGISTRATION
Engineering EE1003:
Introduction to Materials for Electronics
Closed
Engineering EE2001:
Circuit Analysis
Closed
Engineering EE3010:
Electrical Devices & Machines
Closed
Engineering EE3011:
Modelling & Control
Closed
Engineering MA2001:
Mechanics of Materials
Closed
Engineering MA2003:
Introduction to Thermo-fluids
Closed
IT & Information Studies MA2007:
Thermodynamics
Closed
Engineering MA4811:
Psychrometry & Air Conditioning
Closed
 

Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Network Engineering)

CATEGORY COURSE TITLE REGISTRATION
Computing EE3017: 
Computer Communications
Closed
Engineering EE4001:
Software Engineering
Closed
Engineering EE4110:
Optical Communication System Design
Closed
Computing EE4761:
Computer Networking
Closed
 

Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Site Ops)

CATEGORY COURSE TITLE REGISTRATION
Computing CZ3005: 
Artificial Intelligence
Closed
Computing CZ4032:
Data Analytics and Mining
Closed
Computing CZ4041:
Machine Learning
Closed
Computing CZ4046:
Intelligent Agents
Closed
Computing CZ4064:
Security Management
Closed
 

Specialist Certificate in Data Centre (Facilities Ops)

CATEGORY COURSE TITLE REGISTRATION
Engineering
EE3015: 
Power Systems and Conversion
Closed
Engineering EE4504:
Design of Clean Energy Systems
Closed
Engineering EE4534:
Modern Distribution Systems with Renewable Resources
Closed
Engineering EM9105:
Energy Resources Management
Closed
Engineering EM9107:
Environmental Health and Safety Management
Closed
 

Graduate Certificate in International Construction Management

CATEGORY COURSE TITLE ​REGISTRATION
Engineering CV6212: 
Construction Management
Closed
Engineering CV6213:
Construction Technology
Closed
Engineering CV6216:
Techniques of Project Planning & Control
Closed
Engineering CV6217:
Information Technology in Construction
Closed​
 
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