AUTOMATE REPETITIVE TASKS WITH POWER AUTOMATE DESKTOP (SF)

AUTOMATE REPETITIVE TASKS WITH POWER AUTOMATE DESKTOP (SF)

Funded

Course Duration

16.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Written Assessment, Practical Performance

Who Should Attend

  • Citizen developers
  • Beginner or Experienced Developers

What's In It for Me

  • Learn and use Microsoft Power Automate Desktop interface.
  • Describe the components of Power Automate Desktop and their correct use.
  • Create and edit Flows.

Course Overview

This course is designed for beginners with no experience with Power Automate. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to create workflows using Power Automate Desktop that can solve real life automation challenges. Although the course is designed for beginners, the content is suitable for people with a very strong technical background who are willing to start automation with Microsoft Power Automate.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will gain a comprehensive, up-to-date, and in-depth knowledge of the following:

  • Establish a foundational understanding of Power Automate Desktop, covering setup and management.
  • Proficiently develop desktop flows using Power Automate Desktop's flow designer and action configurations.
  • Master the handling of variables, loops, and conditions for effective task automation.
  • Integrate Power Automate Desktop with various technologies like file management, CMD sessions, PDF automation, OCR activities, email automation, and Excel automation.
  • Expertly apply advanced logic to automate web and desktop applications seamlessly.
  • Optimize automation processes by debugging flows and ensuring efficient performance.
  • Adhere to best practices for security, governance, and efficiency while building automated solutions with Power Automate Desktop

Pre-requisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • General IT knowledge
  • No prior coding experience required

Hardware & Software
This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must own a zoom account and have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

System Requirement

Must-have:
Please ensure that your computer or laptop meets the following requirements.

  • Operating system: Windows 10 or MacOS (64 bit or above) 
  • Processor/CPU: 1.8 GHz, 2-core Intel Core i3 or higher 
  • Minimum 20 GB hard disk space 
  • Minimum 8 GB RAM 
  • Webcam (camera must be turned on for the duration of the class) 
  • Microphone 
  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband 
  • Latest version of Zoom software to be installed on computer or laptop prior to the class. 

Good-to-have:

  • Wired internet connection
    Wired internet will provide you with stable and reliable connection.
  • Dual monitors
    Using a dual monitor setup will undoubtedly improve your training experience, enabling you to simultaneously participate in hands-on exercises and maintain engagement with your instructor. 

Not recommended:
Using tablets are not recommended due to their smaller screen size, which could cause eye strain and discomfort over the course of the program's duration.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Power Automate Desktop

  • Set up Power Automate Desktop.
  • Manage & Monitor desktop flows.
  • Power Automate Desktop flow designer.
  • Configure actions and the actions pane.
  • Manage the flow designer workspace.
  • Manage variables and the variables pane.

Module 2: Working with Power Automate Desktop

  • Variables – Handling variables.
  • Loops – Automate Repetitive tasks using loops.
  • Conditions – Control the behavior of the flow using conditions.
  • Recorders – Create desktop flows using recorders.

Module 3: Integrating Power Automate Desktop with other technologies

  • Managing Files & Folders
  • CMD Sessions
  • PDF Automation
  • OCR Activities
  • Email Automation
  • Debug a desktop flow
  • Excel Automation

Module 4: Advanced logic in power Automate Desktop

  • Automate web Application.
  • Automate desktop Applications.

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Upon meeting the attendance and assessment(s) criteria, participants will be awarded with a digital Statement of Attainment (SOA), accredited by SkillsFuture Singapore. SOA will be reflected as [ICT-DIT-3002-1.1 Applications Development].
  • Upon meeting the attendance and assessment(s) criteria, participants will be awarded with a digital Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English
Trainer to trainee ratio: 1:25

Mode of Delivery: Physical class or VLC

Price

Course Fee and Government Subsidies

  

Individual Sponsored 

Company Sponsored 

 

Non-SME 

SME 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Before GST 

With GST 

Full Course Fee
(For Foreigners and those not eligible for subsidies)

$1,500.00

$1,635.00

$1,500.00

$1,635.00

$1,500.00

$1,635.00

For Singapore Citizens aged 39 years and below
and
For all Singapore Permanent Residents
(The minimum age for individual sponsored trainees is 21 years)

$450.00

$490.50

$450.00

$490.50

$150.00

$190.50

For Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

$150.00

$190.50

$150.00

$190.50

$150.00

$190.50

 

Funding Eligibility Criteria

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses.
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance.
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments and attain 100% competency.
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents
  • From 1 October 2023, attendance-taking for SkillsFuture Singapore's (SSG) funded courses must be done digitally via the Singpass App. This applies to both physical and synchronous e-learning courses.
  • Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance.
  • Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments and attain 100% competency.
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria.

 

Remarks

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit: 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding.

UTAP:

  • This course is eligible for Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).
  • NTUC members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under UTAP.

PSEA: 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) funds to offset course fees payable after funding. 
  • For Virtual Learning Class (VLC), check my SkillsFuture (TGS-2023037653), scroll down to “Keyword Tags” section to verify for PSEA eligibility.
  • For Face-to-Face class, check my SkillsFuture (TGS-2023037654), scroll down to “Keyword Tags” section to verify for PSEA eligibility.
  • If there is “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is eligible for PSEA.
  • And if there is no “PSEA” under keyword tags, the course is ineligible for PSEA.
  • Not all courses are eligible for PSEA funding.

Absentee Payroll (AP) Funding:

  • $4.50 per hour, capped at $100,000 per enterprise per calendar year.
  • AP funding will be computed based on the actual number of training hours attended by the trainee.
  • Note: Courses / Modules under Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) will not be eligible for AP funding claim.

 

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Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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