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Introduction to Web 3.0


Jul 27 2023, Thursday09:00 AM - 06:00 PM (GMT+08:00)-Kuala Lumpur, Singapore


Physical, 80 Robinson Road

, Singapore

, 068898


A 1 day short course to explore a brief history of Web 1.0 and 2.0. You will also learn about Web 3.0; the direction of Web 3.0 as it is being developed, and the core and the limitations of Web 3.0 from not only the technology perspective, but from an ownership perspective.

Introduction to Web 3.0 is delivered by Ngee Ann Polytechnic and co-marketed by SGI.

The internet has gone through two successful iterations: Web 1.0 during the 1990s and Web 2.0 during the early 2000s. Web 1.0 was a collection of decentralised static webpages where there were distributed computers directly communicating with each other. It was a “Read-only” era: you could read but could not easily add your own voice to other’s content.

In Web 2.0, internet was transformed from read-only content to content that allowed interactivity, social connectivity, and user-generated content. Web 3.0 promises to hand some ownership back to users by rewiring how the web works. Web 3.0 envisions to adopt some tenets of decentralisation seen in Web 1.0 together with the functionality of Web 2.0 that is community driven and self-governing. While all of this sounds great, it does not come without its own drawbacks.

This programme is offered in partnership with Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and will be co-delivered by SFA and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Learning Outcomes

1. The evolutions of Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0

2. Be acquainted to:

  1. Machine learning, big data web application
  2. AI driven bots based on machine learning
  3. Augmented reality, metaverse virtual world

3. Web 3.0 and the use of decentralised technologies such as blockchain and inter planetary filing system (IPFS).

4. Web 3.0 and the rise of cryptocurrencies such Bitcoin and Ethereum. This would also include Decentralised Finance (DeFi), Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) and even Decentralised Autonomous Organisations (DAOs) which help groups of people organise and make decisions.

5. Web 3.0 inefficiencies such as high energy consumption, scams, and scalability.

6. Government policy with regards to treating ownership of your own data together with protecting privacy that are being developed as well.

Entry Requirements

Entry-level executives and officers in the banking and finance industry who wish to:

  • Equip themselves with essential FinTech concepts
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and to know how these technologies will impact their work and the industry
  • Discover ways to prepare themselves for digital transformation
For enquiries, please send an email to [email protected] 
Applicants / EligibilityCourse Fees* (inclusive of GST)

Full course fees


Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding*


Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy*


Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs*


Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding


Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs


Others (and Repeat Students)



Funding period for this course is from 13 Jan 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Enhanced Training Support

For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.


Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) Holders

Please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:

Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.

Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)



Approximately 1 week before course starts: Asynchronous e-learning ~2 hours (materials will be emailed to participants for reading)

Time: 0900 - 1030

  • Overview of Web 1.0, Web 2.0, Web 3.0
  • Machine learning, big data web application
  • AI driven bots based on machine learning
  • Augmented reality, metaverse virtual world

Time: 1030 – 1045

  • Break

Time: 1045 – 1245

  • Segue into Web 3.0
  • Snapshot of login for Web 1.0, Web 2.0 and Web 3.0

Time: 1245 – 1345

  • Lunch

Time: 1345 - 1600

  • Core of Web 3.0
  • What is ownership in Web 3.0?
  • Censorship work in Web 3.0
  • Identity change in Web 3.0
  • Financial systems like in Web 3.0

Time: 1600 – 1615

  • Break

Time: 1615 - 1730

  • Web 3.0 Case Study highlighting the following
  • Accessibility of Web 3.0
  • User experience of Web 3.0
  • Web 3.0 education
  • Web 3.0 ownership
  • Web 3.0 infrastructure

Time: 1730 - 1800

  • Online Assessment