Introduction to Computing and Programming I

School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE)

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Students will learn to: (a) appreciate the use of abstractions and composition to deal with complexities in computing systems; (b) explain commonly used computing terms and the relations between them; (c) develop simple programmes using branches, loops, standard input/output, and functions; (d) understand how data and programmes are represented and executed within a computer; It develops an aptitude in students to seek out and use existing tools to explore how computer systems and applications works beyond treating them as black boxes.

Who Should Attend

Entry-level jobs. eg. Application Programmer, Rich Internet Application (RIA) Developer and those under the "Software Design and Development" functional group.

Entry Requirements

Poly diploma or equivalent local/foreign qualification. Part-time diploma holders are required to complete a bridging course in Maths.

Class Schedule

Thursday (6.30 PM - 8.30 PM)

Tutorial Schedule

Different Day from Lecture

Lesson Delivery

1. Facilitated Learning - 65 hours; 2. Project - 26 hours; 3. Assessment - 2 hours.

Full Fees (before GST)


Nett Fees payable after SSG Funding

International Participant Singapore Citizen 39 years old or younger Singapore Citizen 40 years or older eligible for MCES Singaporean PRs Enhanced Training Support for SMEs
Full Programme Fee S$4600.00 S$4600.00 S$4600.00 S$4600.00 S$4600.00
SSG Funding *
Eligible for Claim Period 1 Jul 2021 to 30 June 2024
- (S$3220.00) (S$3220.00) (S$3220.00) (S$3220.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$4600.00 S$1380.00 S$1380.00 S$1380.00 S$1380.00
7% GST on Nett Programme Fee S$322.00 S$96.60 S$96.60 S$96.60 S$96.60
Total Nett Programme Fee Payable, Incl. GST S$4922.00 S$1476.60 S$1476.60 S$1476.60 S$1476.60
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$920.00) - (S$920.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes S$4922.00 S$1476.60 S$556.60 S$1476.60 S$556.60

* : Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

TIC1001 (TGS-2020502063)

Funding Type
SSG Funding

Modular Course


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