Cloud Begins with Me

Course Reference No:
TGS-2021003726 (Classroom Learning)


Course Objectives

Cloud computing brings faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale with the delivery of services through the Internet. With remote teams and diverse markets, cloud computing facilities collaboration in a secure environment expediently and with low start-up cost, bringing powerful applications and services to businesses of all sizes.

This course provides insight into the potential of cloud computing – from data storage and software services to computing on demand.

This is a fundamental course designed for participants who would like to know what cloud services are and how to implement cloud service especially for those who have not had any prior experience with cloud services. 

This course aims to:

  • Equip participants with essential knowledge and skills about cloud services and how to use resources from these services;
  • Share and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using cloud services;
  • Introduce and examine the basic concepts of cloud services in terms of how to create and utilize services such as infrastructure, platform, and application as a service (IaaS, PaaS, and AaaS); and
  • Equip participants with an understanding and appreciation of the basic cloud concepts, and to apply cloud services in their work roles

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

  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of using Cloud services;
  • Decide whether it is suitable to move their company’s infrastructure, platform, and applications to the cloud services; and
  • Apply basic cloud services in their work roles.


  • Understand the services provided by the cloud.
  • Consider the advantages and disadvantages of deploying cloud services.
  • Understand the differences between Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
  • Understand what public, private and hybrid cloud models are.
  • Understand how cloud services that may solve your work challenges.
  • Appreciate the security, privacy, compliance that the cloud services provided.
  • Understand the service level agreements, and lifecycles of the cloud services.


Microsoft Azure


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Who Should Attend

Anyone without any experiences with Cloud services.

Mode of Training





1 Day
9.00am to 5.30pm


National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(39 yrs old or younger) 


Singapore PRs


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens
(40 yrs or older)


Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs


Incl. GST

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Fees & Funding

Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00 S$850.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00) (S$595.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$850.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00 S$255.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$59.50 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85 S$17.85
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85 S$272.85
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$170.00) - (S$170.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$909.50 S$272.85 S$102.85 S$272.85

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

  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. Click Here for more information. 
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- WSG for more information..
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
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27 July 2021