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Exploring Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality (Basic)

Programme Code D164
Smart Systems
Learning Partner(s)
Nanyang Polytechnic
1 Day
Format In-person
Visualization and UI (Digital Twin-specific) 3D Modeling
Job Roles
Specialised Systems Engineer Systems Engineer ICT&SS Professional


Gain an overview of the history, today and future of Virtual Reality (VR)/ Augmented Reality (AR) technology, and how its many applications will change the way that we interact with computers and technology.

Through this one-day programme, you will learn the basic concepts of VR and AR. You will also learn what the potential benefits are of using AR & VR applications in the real world. Discover the applications of AR and VR beyond entertainment, including the tools and technologies being used, and identify the hallmarks of successful AR and VR experiences.

Key Takeaways

At the end of this programme, you will be able to:
  • Explain the differences between the many Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality software and hardware that are available in the market
  • Analyse case studies of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality technology history and trends
  • Appreciate the use of an Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality application for entertainment or training

Who Should Attend

  • Please refer to the job roles section.
  • Public Service Officers who wants to know how Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality work and their history.

Programme Structure

This programme is delivered face-to-face and will cover the following topics:

  • Basics of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Hardware and Software
  • History of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Technology
  • Future Trends of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Technology
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality for Entertainment or Training


Full Fee

Full programme fee


9% GST on nett programme fee


Total nett programme fee payable, including GSTS$283.40

With effect from 1 Jan 2024

Funding is available for this programme. Please visit the Learning Partner's website to find out about the updated programme fee funding breakdown and eligibility.

How To Register


Step 1 Apply through your organisation's training request system.

Step 2 Your organisation's training request system (or relevant HR staff) confirms your organisation's approval for you to take the programme.

Your organisation will send registration information to the academy.

Organisation HR L&D or equivalent staff can click here for details of the registration submission process.

Step 3 GovTech Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.