SGUP - Company Training
for Robotics & Automation


As the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies increases globally, demand for Robotics & Automation talent will continue to grow. Robotics Automation Centre of Excellence (RACE), an independent training academy powered by PBA Robotics, offers the 6-month SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways Programme – Company Training (SCT) for R&A, a training programme that equips you with skills to be future-ready for a career in Robotics & Automation.

Created for Singapore Citizens and PRs, SCT is a full-time training programme conducted in a modular format. The course fees have been heavily subsidised and trainees will receive a monthly allowance of $1,500. Trainees will also receive career advisory and employment assistance in their search for relevant jobs that will utilise their newly acquired skills.

Why join RACE’s SCT programme?

You will go through 6 months of vocational training in Robotics & Automation, and receive a monthly training allowance of S$1,500. Training costs $500 after subsidy, payable in SkillsFuture Credit.

Industrial Training Content

Structured by industry experts to provide relevant skills and industry insights on best practices.

Extensive Industry Exposure

Work on projects exercises supported by a wide repertoire of robots to equip our students with relevant hands-on experience for the industry.

Career Coaching & Job Placement

RACE will provide you with career coaching and job placement facilitation services.


RPA & Software

Gain insights in Software Automation and programming skills setting up for a fulfilling career as an RPA associate or automation software engineer
  • Core Programming Fundamentals: Learn the foundations of programming in python and C++.
  • Data Visualisation and Foundation Machine Learning: Learn to use Excel as well as Python scripting for data visualisation and data analytics.
  • Foundation VB.NET / VBA: Build up your capability in VB.NET / VBA to prepare for RPA.
  • Robotic Process Automation: Learn to automate tasks by integrating different applications using the UiPath Studio & Orchestrator.
  • Workplace soft skills: Learn to navigate the work environment, work well with others, perform well and achieve goals to complement hard skills.

Career Paths: RPA Associate, Automation Software Engineering Role, Data Analyst Role

Factory 4.0 & Product Design

Gain insights on Factoy 4.0 and the use of Robotics and Automation in today’s industrial landscape by holistically touching on 2D and 3D design tools for fashioning modular, plug-&-play and user-centric robotic and automation solutions.


  • Mechanical Component Technologies
  • Electrical Motor Technologies
  • Computer Aided Design – SolidWorks (CSWA Certification)
  • Visual Components Simulation
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
  • 3-D Printing
  • Project Exercises
  • Workplace soft skills: Learn to navigate the work environment, work well with others, perform well and achieve goals to complement hard skills.

Career Paths: Product Engineer, Simulation Engineer, Application Engineer

RACE to the future with us! 

Sign up for our free webinar session to claim your spot in the programme.


Neo Shi Xiong

“I joined RACE Academy (Software for Automation) to prepare for a career switch. The training taught us the necessary technical & soft skills to prepare us for our future careers. On top of that, we also received career coaching so we could present the most competitive side of us to potential employers. RACE also provided guidance on career alternatives such as initiating start-ups, freelance, and hybrid (Employment + Freelance)."

Currently a Certified UiPath RPA Associate and working as a Low Cost Automation Engineer with more than 10 years experience in Engineering and Facilities Management​

Tng Thian Soon

"New technologies and digital tools make learning easy, safe and systematic. If you are determined enough, you will get what you want. Age shouldn’t be a consideration. Leverage the available resources and upskill. I hope to benefit others with my knowledge, certain things cannot be learnt from textbooks."

Currently a Senior Engineer in his 60s with more than 50 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering

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