Blockchain Foundations

MODULE Description

Module Code: CBC-BF

Credit Value: 1

Blended Learning Mode

  1. E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Face-to-face Class (Facilitated Training) OR

  2. E-Learning (Self-directed Learning) with Online Class (Facilitated Training)

*Flipped classroom (Learners will attempt eLearning before attending the facilitated training)

Pre-requisite : CBC-FBP Fintech & Blockchain Primer

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, learners will be able to:

  • Define the terminologies of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT).

  • Categorize blockchain terms and platforms by its taxonomy

  • Analyze the relationship between Fintech, Blockchain, DLT, DAG and Cryptocurrency

MODULE Outline

Blockchain Reference Architecture (2 hours eLearning)

  • ISO TC307 Terminologies

  • Non-ISO TC307 Terminologies

  • User Layer

  • Non-DLT Systems Layer

  • API Layer

  • Blockchain Layer

  • Infrastructure Layer

  • Cross-layer Functions

  • Reference Architecture for a DLT Node

  • eLearning Assessment

Selected Topics for CBC Main Track

Blockchain Taxonomy

  • Classification of Level 1 to 6 Terms

  • Purpose of Blockchain Platform

  • Ledger Design

  • Authorization Access

  • Factors Description

  • User Access

  • Consensus Mechanism

Blockchain Ontology

  • Ontology for Ledger

  • Ontology for Distributed Ledger

  • Ontology for Blockchain

  • Ontology for Block

  • Ontology for Transaction

Administrative Details

Duration: 2 hours eLearning + CBC Course Day 1/2 (10am to 5pm)

Assessment & Certification


  • There will be a formative assessment for this module.

  • Formative assessment is an ungraded assessment.


  • Participants will receive an electronically issued Certificate of Completion (COC) on blockchain via GovTech's OpenCerts upon completing the eLearning session and completed end of eLearning evaluation form.