SN41 – Operate electrical sensors

Course Objective
To provide the participant with knowledge of operating principles of the various types of proximity sensors used for handling and processing technology, including the analysis of sensing range and response characteristics of these sensors. The participant would also be able to identify and connect the sensors.

Target Group
Industrial operators, technicians, designers and engineers

Course Content

  • Fundamentals of sensors
  • Functions, characteristics and uses of binary proximity sensors:
    - Magnetic proximity sensors
    - Inductive proximity sensors
    - Capacitive proximity sensors
    - Optical proximity sensors
    - Ultrasonic proximity sensors
  • Functions, characteristics and uses of displacement sensors:
    - Analogue inductive sensors
    - Analogue optical sensors
    - Analogue ultrasonic sensors
    - Potentiometer
  • Functions, characteristics and uses of force sensors:
    - Strain gauges
    - Load cell
  • Functions, characteristics and uses of pressure sensors:
    - Pressure switch
    - Pneumatic-electronic sensor
    - Pressure sensor
  • Connection and circuit technology:
    - Two-wire connection
    - Three-wire connection
    - Four-wire connection
    - PNP and NPN
  • Simulation and practical exercises



  • Completed PSLE and are able to speak, read and write in basic English
  • Participants with the following competency rating from the Employability Skills System (ESS) are eligible:
    - Listening / Speaking – Min. level 4
    - Reading / Writing – Min. level 4
    - Numeracy – Min. level 4

4 days (32 hours)




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