Industrial Automation in Practice

Industrial Automation in Practice


Upcoming Course Date

Corporate Run Only
27 Mar, 3 Apr 2024

Training Duration

24 Hrs

Full Fee


Funding Support

Up to 90%

Training Mode



Entry Level, Aspiring Professional

Industrial Automation in Practice


In this course, participants will be able to design automation solutions in the advanced automation sector with the widely adopted OMRON machine controllers. They will have first-hand experience in creating and testing automation and control solutions using the Sysmac Studio software. The scope includes PLC open library function blocks, software design and diagnostic & simulation tools available in Sysmac Studio. Deployment of Industry 4.0 communication protocols namely EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, IO Link etc. will also be demonstrated via a learning journey to the smart factory within Temasek Polytechnic Advanced Manufacturing Centre. 

Learning Objectives:

Advanced manufacturing 

  • The industrial revolutions 
  • The 9 “Pillars” of Industry 4.0 
  • Overview of Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) 


  • Compressed clean dry air in automation systems 
  • Pneumatic cylinders, actuators and valves 
  • Configure and assemble electro-pneumatic circuits 

Sensors and motors 

  • Industrial sensors in automation systems 
  • Working principle of motors in industrial automation 
  • DC, AC and stepper motors
  • Servo systems 

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hardware, software and applications 

  • Building blocks of a PLC 
  • Controlling inputs and outputs 
  • Programming languages according to IEC 61131-3
  • Program structure 
  • PLC instructions 
  • Controlling an industrial automated system 
  • Complete programming application 

Industrial networks and communications 

  • Industrial busses and networking 
  • Ethernet-based protocol
  • Machine-to-machine communication


Singapore Citizens

Full Course Fee / Repeat Students 


Aged 40 and above / SME-sponsored 


Aged below 40 


Non-Singapore Citizens

Full Course Fee / Repeat Students 


Singapore Permanent Residents / Long-Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holder 


SME-sponsored (Singapore Permanent Residents) / Long-Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holder)


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