Understanding Internet of Things

Overview

Overview

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This course is delivered by GovTech.

The course "Understanding Internet of Things" is developed by GovTech SIoT Division. It is a 3-part e-learning course that provides learners with a fundamental understanding and appreciation of IoT.


Key Takeaways

Key Takeaways

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

Module 1
• Describe the technologies that support IoT and the major components of an IoT application
• Identify the more commonly used sensors
• Describe the basic hardware components that make up an IoT node
• Identify basic components that make up an IoT gateway
• Explain the difference between microprocessor and embedded processors (ARM)

Module 2

• Identify the communication protocols of a network in an IoT application such as 6LowPAN, ZigBee, MQTT, DDS
• Describe IoT cloud storage models and Communication Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), store sensor data on cloud services and Cloud Analytics
• Explain the IoT device management system (data aggregation and visualization, device de/commissioning and authentication, secure certs etc)
• Explain the difference between Switchers and Routers in a network
• Explain the difference between Edge analytics and Cloud analytics

Module 3
• Explain the value proposition of IoT and ioT application challenges such as security and privacy requirements
• Specify the real world constraints on an IoT system in a case study
• Describe IoT application scenarios in various environments and industry sectors, for example healthcare, indoor, outdoor, automotive environments as well as retail and supply chain
• Describe the latest development of IoT

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

This course is specifically for GovTechies who are keen to understand more about the internet of things.

ICT and SS Competency Framework

ICT and SS Competency Framework

As part of the ICTCF, this course falls under the Sensors & IoT functional cluster and tagged to the following competencies:
  • Embedded System Development
  • Research & Development (SIOT)
  • Robotics
  • IoT System
The course is mapped to the following job roles:
  • Embedded Engineer
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • R&D Engineer

Course Structure

Course Structure

This (self-paced) course is delivered in e-learning mode with a series of videos hosted on Workday.

Instructors

Instructors


Fees

Fees

This course is complimentary (only GovTechies can take this course).

How To Register

How To Register


Agency-sponsored

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 course.

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 The Digital Academy will inform you whether you have been successful in enrolment.