NICF- NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning

Overview

This certificate will cover the key competencies required to architect and design software solutions that meet business requirements and the technical qualities required by an organisation with optimum use of technology services. Participants are required to complete three courses and one project to be awarded the Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning.


Key Takeaways

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Architect enterprise-scale software solutions
  • Architect software solutions that utilise cloud services
  • Incorporate security in the software architecture
  • Demonstrate your skills through a project

Certificate
Participants will be awarded with NICF-NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning at the end of the course.

Possible job roles
  • Software Architect
  • Solutions Architect
  • Head of Software Engineering



Who Should Attend

This course is targeted at individuals who are interested to learn and apply architectural skills, knowledge and experience in the context of their software architecture solutions.
  • IT professionals working in software development roles, who wish to upskill or cross-skill to become software architects
  • IT professionals who wish to keep pace with the latest practices in software architecture

Pre-requisites:
  • Have at least two years of relevant work experience.
  • Professionals from the IT, engineering and scientific disciplines with experience in software development and an interest in deepening their knowledge in software architecture would make ideal candidates
  • Individuals who are domain experts, working in an environment where software solutions are used are also welcome to apply



What Will Be Covered

Format
Lectures and workshop




Fees & Funding

Self-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Full course fee

S$2700

S$2700

S$2700

S$2700

SSG grant

-

(S$1890)

(S$1890)

(S$1890)

Nett course fee

S$2700

S$810

S$810

S$810

7% GST on nett course fee

S$189

S$56.70

S$56.70

S$56.70

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$2889

S$866.70

S$866.70

S$866.70

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes

-

-

(S$540)

(S$675)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$2889

S$886.70

S$326.70

S$191.70


Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. For more information, click here.

Company-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$2700

S$2700

S$2700

S$2700

S$2700

SSG grant

-

(S$1890)

(S$1890)

(S$1890)

(S$1890)

Nett course fee

S$2700

S$810

S$810

S$810

S$810

7% GST on nett course fee

S$189

S$56.70

S$56.70

S$56.70

S$56.70

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$2889

S$866.40

S$866.40

S$866.40

S$866.40

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#
(company needs to submit training grant and claim via Skillsconnect)

-

-

(S$540)

(S$675)

(S$540)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$326.70

S$191.70

S$326.70

Actual financial outlay by company

Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and earn not more than $2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course attendee is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#For company-sponsored participants, companies would need to pay upfront 30% of the course fee to NUS-ISS and submit a training grant application for the remaining eligible subsidies, and subsequently a claim in Skillsconnect. For details, please refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 & 5.1.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.


Self-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Full course fee

S$4050

S$4050

S$4050

S$4050

SSG grant

-

(S$2835)

(S$2835)

(S$2835)

Nett course fee

S$4050

S$1215

S$1215

S$1215

7% GST on nett course fee

S$283.50

S$85.05

S$85.05

S$85.05

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$4333.50

S$1300.05

S$1300.05

S$1300.05

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes

-

-

(S$810)

(S$1012.50)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$4333.50

S$1300.05

S$490.05

S$287.55


Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. For more information, click here.

Company-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$4050

S$4050

S$4050

S$4050

S$4050

SSG grant

-

(S$2835)

(S$2835)

(S$2835)

(S$2835)

Nett course fee

S$4050

S$1215

S$1215

S$1215

S$1215

7% GST on nett course fee

S$283.50

S$85.05

S$85.05

S$85.05

S$85.05

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$4333.50

S$1300.05

S$1300.05

S$1300.05

S$1300.05

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#
(company needs to submit training grant and claim via Skillsconnect)

-

-

(S$810)

(S$1012.50)

(S$810)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$490.05

S$287.55

S$490.05

Actual financial outlay by company

Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and earn not more than $2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course attendee is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#For company-sponsored participants, companies would need to pay upfront 30% of the course fee to NUS-ISS and submit a training grant application for the remaining eligible subsidies, and subsequently a claim in Skillsconnect. For details, please refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 & 5.1.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.


Self-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Full course fee

S$4500

S$4500

S$4500

S$4500

SSG grant

-

(S$3150)

(S$3150)

(S$3150)

Nett course fee

S$4500

S$1350

S$1350

S$1350

7% GST on nett course fee

S$315

S$94.50

S$94.50

S$94.50

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$4815

S$1444.50

S$1444.50

S$1444.50

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes

-

-

(S$900)

(S$1125)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$4815

S$1444.50

S$544.50

S$319.50


Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. For more information, click here.

Company-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$4500

S$4500

S$4500

S$4500

S$4500

SSG grant

-

(S$3150)

(S$3150)

(S$3150)

(S$3150)

Nett course fee

S$4500

S$1350

S$1350

S$1350

S$1350

7% GST on nett course fee

S$315

S$94.50

S$94.50

S$94.50

S$94.50

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$4815

S$1444.50

S$1444.50

S$1444.50

S$1444.50

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#
(company needs to submit training grant and claim via Skillsconnect)

-

-

(S$900)

(S$1125)

(S$900)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$544.50

S$319.50

S$544.50

Actual financial outlay by company

Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and earn not more than $2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course attendee is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#For company-sponsored participants, companies would need to pay upfront 30% of the course fee to NUS-ISS and submit a training grant application for the remaining eligible subsidies, and subsequently a claim in Skillsconnect. For details, please refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 & 5.1.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.


Self-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Full course fee

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

SSG grant

-

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

Nett course fee

S$5000

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

7% GST on nett course fee

S$350

S$105

S$105

S$105

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$5350

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes

-

-

(S$1000)

(S$1205)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

S$5350

S$1605

S$605

S$355


Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for course fees, apart from government subsidies. For more information, click here.

Company-sponsored

International Participants

S'poreans and PRs 
(aged 21 and above)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy1 
(S’poreans aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support2
(S’poreans aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month)

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs3

Notes

Full course fee

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

S$5000

SSG grant

-

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

(S$3500)

Nett course fee

S$5000

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

S$1500

7% GST on nett course fee

S$350

S$105

S$105

S$105

S$105

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$5350

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

S$1605

Fee payable to NUS-ISS

Less additional funding if eligible under various schemes#
(company needs to submit training grant and claim via Skillsconnect)

-

-

(S$1000)

(S$1250)

(S$1000)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from the various funding schemes

-

-

S$605

S$355

S$605

Actual financial outlay by company

Various Funding Schemes

1Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

  • Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees.


2
Workfare Training Support (WTS)

  • Singaporeans aged 35 and above (13 years and above for Persons With Disabilities) and earn not more than $2,000 per month, may enjoy subsidies up to 95% of the course fees.


3
Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)

  • SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the course fees. For more details, click on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs.


Course attendee is eligible for only one funding scheme.

#For company-sponsored participants, companies would need to pay upfront 30% of the course fee to NUS-ISS and submit a training grant application for the remaining eligible subsidies, and subsequently a claim in Skillsconnect. For details, please refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 & 5.1.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll and up to 70% SSG funding of the course fee is available for eligible participants (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents). Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.





Certificate

Participants will be awarded with NICF-NUS-ISS Certificate in Software Architecture - Solutioning at the end of the course.

Certificate of Completion
The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.

WSQ Assessment
  • Broad Schedule of Assessment: During and end of course
  • Passing Criteria: Generally achieve above 50% marks for workshop, course assignments and written examination.
  • Assessment Method: Workshop, course assignments, written examination and project

Upon passing the assessment, Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued to certify that the participant has passed the following Competency Units:

  • IT-SE-405S-1 Perform threat modelling
  • IT-DD-501S-1 Develop application components
  • IT-CLA-501S-1 Design cloud application architecture
  • IT-IA-501S-1 Undertake capacity planning
  • IT-DE-503S-1 Design software applications
  • IT-SE-406S-1 Design security guidelines for system development projects
  • IT-SE-503S-1 Review security design for each system development project
  • IT-GS-503S-1 Resolve conflict
  • IT-DE-501S-1 Design common application infrastructure components

Participants may need to attend additional coaching sessions and re-assessments if they do not pass the required competency units.

 



Preparing for Your Course

NUS-ISS Course Registration Terms and Conditions

Find out more.

NUS-ISS and Learner’s Commitment and Responsibilities

Find out more.

WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.

Venue

Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

Click here for directions to NUS-ISS.

In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to isstraining@nus.edu.sg or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.




Instructors

Ms. Angela HUANG

Principal Lecturer & Consultant, IT Strategy & Management Practice View Profile >

Mr. HOO Chuan Wei

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Mr. NG Kok Leong

Senior Manager, Information Services View Profile >

Dr. Suriya Priya ASAITHAMBI

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

Mr. Yunghans IRAWAN

Senior Lecturer & Consultant, Software Engineering & Design Practice View Profile >

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