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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Did you know that modern vehicles are electronically controlled to improve efficiency, safety, reliability and performance? 

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to perform a range of progressively responsible tasks involving the service, inspection, repair and diagnosis of systems for petrol, diesel, and high voltage vehicles. Work ranges from inspection and service to mechanical and electrical systems analysis using diagnostic equipment and related software. 


What you'll learn

  • Perform vehicle servicing
  • Inspect vehicle for faults
  • Interpret diagnostic results 
  • Repair faults in vehicle

Entry Requirements

  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) 
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles) 
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology
  • Nitec in Aerospace Avionics 
  • Nitec in Aerospace Technology 
  • Nitec in Mechanical Technology
  • Nitec in Mechatronics 
  • Nitec in Mechatronics & Robotics
  • Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control) 
  • Nitec in Electronics, Computer Networking & Communications  
  • Nitec in Rapid Transit Technology
Pass in Nitec   

Note:  Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Automotive Engineering graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Automotive Engineering graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.


For general queries on the course, please email Mr Samuel Gan at 

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Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Automotive Engineering graduates are employed by fleet maintenance workshops, service garages, franchised motor dealers, vehicle inspection centres and government agencies. Common job titles may include Senior Technician, Team Leader and Senior Vehicle Inspector.