FinTech - Blockchain (Beginners)

An introduction to blockchain application development and at the end of the 120-hr course, participants will learn how to set up blockchain, create cryptocurrencies and develop smart contracts.

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Suitable for

Junior software developers/engineers with an interest in blockchain

Entry Requirements

1. Participants must have basic understanding of a programming language like Javascript.

2. Participants must have a Local Polytechnic Diploma or Degree in Information Technology, Business or any other relevant discipline.

3. Participants will be required to attempt a mandatory online quiz and attain 75% of the marks to pass. The quiz is single attempt only. Only participants who have successfully passed the quiz will be eligible to be enrolled into the programme.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness.


Singapore Polytechnic T1A


NTUC Centre, One Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989


 80RR, #08-01, 80 Robinson Road, Singapore 068898

Course Syllabus

  • Topic 1: What is Blockchain?

    • Digital Cash, Bitcoin and Blockchain
    • Cryptography in Blockchain
    • Proof of Work, How it Works
    • Byzantine Fault Tolerance, Consensus Protocols
    • Lab 1: Set Up a Blockchain

  • Topic 2: How Bitcoin Works?

    • Understanding Bitcoin Mining
    • Mining Hardware
    • 51% Attacks

  • Topic 3: What’s in a Bitcoin Transaction?

    • Wallets
    • Public Private Keys
    • Lab 2a: Using Crypto Wallets
    • Lab 2b: Create a Cryptocurrency

  • Topic 4: Beyond Bitcoin – The Blockchain Ecosystem

  • Topic 5: Ethereum & Smart Contracts

    • Lab 3: Writing a Smart Contract
    • Assessment Project

Guest Lecturers & Speakers

Ernie Teo

Dr Ernie Teo

CTO, - JEDTrade & Jupiter Chain
Hock Lai Chia

Chia Hock Lai

President - Singapore FinTech Association, Chairman - Token Economy Assoication
Daphne Ng

Daphne Ng

Founder & CEO, JEDTrade
Branson Lee

Branson Lee

Kevin Pang

Kevin Pang

CTO of Islandpeak Cloud

About FinTech - Blockchain (Beginners) Programme

The Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and the Token Economy  Association (TEA SG) have jointly created the 2 month FinTech - Blockchain (Beginners) Programme (FBB). Through this initiative, we are dedicated in grooming aspiring PMEs into exceptional FinTech & Blockchain leaders in their respective fields of expertise. We are committed to provide continuous engagements, career development platforms and networking opportunities for FBB Programme participants.

The FBB Programme features a stellar line-up of renowned industry practitioners, C-suite leaders and entrepreneurs from locally and internationally grown organisations. Over 500 Blockchain professionals will attend our monthly sessions held by esteemed practioners and experts, which aim to train participants in the areas of technical, leadership and soft skills.

Networking opportunities and sharing of experiences by our speakers will also be presented to all participants. The FBB Programme endeavours to equip Blockchain professional with the right set of skills required to succeed in the workplace while additionally providing opportunities to expand their network by connecting with fellow practitioners, leaders and entrepreneurs.