AI Data Apprenticeship Programme


AI Data Apprenticeship Programme (AIDP) is a 6-month, full time on-the-job training programme in data curation for AI solutions. It comprises 2 months of coursework on data curation and basic data engineering techniques and 4 months of hands-on training on a real industry project.

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Programme Structure

The duration will be a total of 24 weeks: 8 weeks of deep skilling and 16 weeks of practicum. Apprentices will learn to use selected tools as well as develop their own Python Scripts to carry out key tasks in Machine Learning (ML) projects. 

Content Covered

  • Data Labelling - Learn how datasets are handled and prepared for an AI/ML solution
  • Data Analysis - Basic statistical techniques to conduct exploratory data analysis (EDA) for various types of datasets
  • Machine Learning - Build simple baseline models which can be used as preliminary models in projects

Entry Requirements

  • Only Singapore citizens can apply
  • Diploma holder graduated or graduating in the calendar year 2019 or 2020 from a polytechnic or equivalent educational institution (e.g. private or overseas institutions)
  • Diploma holder graduated earlier from the above institutions and completed National Service in 2019 or 2020
  • Degree holders are not eligible for this programme

What We Are Looking For In A Candidate

  • Programming experience in one of these languages: Python, R, Scala, Java, C, C++, C#, Go
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel Skills such as:
    • Able to use advanced formulas like SUMIFS, MATCH, LOOKUP
    • Able to apply Conditional Formatting to a table
    • Able to use Pivot Tables to aggregate and summarise data
    • Able to visualise data with the appropriate visualisations
  • Able to present your ideas in a clear and effective manner

Move beyond books and MOOC, and gain real-world AI experience in the AI Data Apprenticeship Programme.

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