Harness the power of tech with Intro To Blockchain Course

Learn the concepts of Blockchain to develop key solutions, reduce costs, improve efficiency and even reduce fraudulent activity across sectors.

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Why Blockchain?

“Market projections predict that by 2027, as much as 10% of global GDP could be stored on blockchains. The impact of blockchain on value-creation levels in the global technology market is expected to reach US$3.1 trillion by 2030.”

– The Straits Times, April 2022

 

The market for blockchain technology and services is expected to grow from US$4.9 billion in 2021 to US$67.4 billion by 2026.

– Osborne Clark, January 2022

 

Learn the fundamental concepts of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology through our Intro To Blockchain Course that is taught by industry experts.

Up To 90% Funding Support Available For Singaporean & PRs*

This programme has been accredited under the IBF Standards, and is eligible for funding under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all eligibility criteria being met. Find out more on www.ibf.org.sg

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Our tech course graduates work as Data Analysts, Digital Marketers and User Experience (UX) Designers at some of the most successful companies in our era. Why do companies hire our alumni? They are equipped with industry relevant skills that are taught by our strong academic team.

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Course Overview

  • Course will span across 5 lessons, each lesson will be 3 hours
  • Consist of in-class activities & assessments
  • Minimum of at least 75% attendance required
  • Passing of the Capstone Project is required for Course Completion
  • Mode of conduct: Live Webinar
  • No prior technical/programming background is required

Upcoming Classes

Intro To Blockchain Course – November Intake 2022: (TBC)

  • 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 November 2022
  • Saturday & Sunday: 9AM – 12PM or 1PM – 4PM

 

Intro To Blockchain Course – December Bootcamp 2022: (TBC)

  • 5, 6, 7, 8, 12 December 2022
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Time slot: 9AM – 12PM or 1PM – 4PM or 7PM – 10PM
  • You have to attend classes for all the dates mentioned above
  • For example: If you pick 9AM – 12PM, you have to commit to this time slot for all the dates.

 

You can pick one of the time slots above.
Kindly note that you have to commit to the time slot chosen for the above dates.

Intro To Blockchain Course – November Intake 2022

Intro To Blockchain Course – December Bootcamp 2022

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Smartcademy will provide Industry Placement Assistance (IPA) to our alumni that completed any of our courses.

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Course Fees

Course Fees: S$5,885 w/GST before subsidy

 

For Eligible Self-Sponsored:
Nett Course Fees after 90% IBF Subsidy: S$935 w/GST (For Singaporeans that are 40 years old and above)
Nett Course Fees after 70% IBF Subsidy: S$2035 w/GST (For Singaporeans & PRs that are below 40 years old and classes commencing from 1st July 2022)

 

📌 3 Months (Interest-Free) Instalment Option Available Via Our Payment Partner (PACE) for the remaining 10%/30% of the course fees 📌

 

All Singaporeans age 25 years old and above can use their SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the remaining $935 / $2035.

 

Kindly note that from 3 Oct 2022, GST funding support will no longer be applicable for all courses.

 

For more info on your eligibility, click on the link below.

Funding Support

IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS)

This programme has been accredited under the IBF Standards, and is eligible for funding under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all eligibility criteria being met.

Find out more on www.ibf.org.sg

Frequently Asked Questions

Information is the key in any business. The speed and accuracy of transmitting information from one source to another matters a lot and blockchain is the ideal solution for it.

A huge number of high-profile companies are hiring blockchain professionals due to the exponential growth of this technology.

The pay scale you get after being certified as a blockchain professional will be unparalleled.

The IBF Standards Training Scheme (“IBF-STS”) provides funding for training and assessment programmes accredited under the Skills Framework for Financial Services.

For our blockchain course training programmes that are accredited under the IBF Standards, eligible Singaporeans & PRs can apply for funding support under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all eligibility criteria being met.

For training programmes commencing between 1 Jul 2022 – 31 Dec 2022 (both dates inclusive):

  • Singaporeans (below 40 years old) and PR (regardless of age) will be eligible for 70% funding of direct training cost
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90% co-funding of direct training costs.
  • Kindly note that from 3 Oct 2022, GST funding support will no longer be applicable for all courses.
    ​Funding of training courses under the Critical Core skills and Future-Enabled skills categories will only be available to locals (Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents) employed in the financial sector (i.e. by financial institutions or SFA certified FinTech firms)

For more information on the funding support, please visit: https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/IBF-STS.aspx

For Singaporeans aged 25 years old and above, you may use your SkillsFuture Credits to pay for the remaining blockchain course fees. A step-by-step guide will be emailed to you to guide you with the claim application.

Yes, the blockchain course is supported under the UTAP program.

Under this program, NTUC members can enjoy up to $250 course fee support (subject to eligibility requirements).

Upon successful completion of our blockchain course, attendees will be awarded a Blockchain IBF-accredited certificate.

The blockchain course curriculum is designed for beginners without any relevant background. There will be live guided learning assisted by experienced trainers and training assistants.

Course Outline

Topic:

  • Blockchain Fundamentals – What is it and why do we need it?

Breakdown:

  • Course introduction
  • What are some pain points and issues in how we currently do things?
  • What is Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technology?
  • Building common understanding with definitions.
  • Breakdown jargons used throughout the course.
  • Types of Blockchain networks and their use cases.

Topic:

  • Understanding the technology behind blockchain

Breakdown:

  • Learn how Bitcoin works by re-creating Bitcoin.
  • Ledgers
  • Digital Signatures using Public Key Cryptography
  • Distributing our Ledger
  • Consensus
  • Hashing
  • Distributed Consensus

Topic:

  • Diving deeper into Blockchain, how to trust strangers?

Breakdown:

  • Alternate Consensus Mechanisms
  • Proof of Stake
  • Proof of Authority
  • Proof of Reputation
  • pBFT (practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance)
  • Other Consensus Mechanisms

Topic:

  • Blockchain Applications for the Financial Industry

Breakdown:

  • What are Smart contracts?
  • How do Smart Contracts work?
  • Financial decentralized applications (dApps)
  • Example financial decentralized applications.

Topic:

  • Future of Blockchain

Breakdown:

  • Limitations and Solutions of first generation Blockchains.
  • Limitations of Blockchain and workarounds.
  • Course conclusion and Q&A session

Smartcademy Support

 

At Smartcademy, we believe in lifelong learning. Our courses offer in and post-course support to fulfil your goals and meet your development needs.

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Are you ready for Blockchain?

 

Start your journey by joining Smartcademy’s Intro To Blockchain Course today.

 

Reserve a spot now – classes are filled on a first come, first served basis (and filling fast)!

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