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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Are you interested in pursuing a career that combines the acquiring of skills and knowledge of engineering with business concepts?

This course will provide you with the required skills and knowledge to carry out technical support functions in mechanical engineering design and operations, machine operations and maintenance, quality assurance, process improvements and productivity innovation. You will also acquire business fundamentals and concepts relevant to technical marketing, purchasing, logistics, sales and services.

What you'll learn

  • Troubleshoot problems in manufacturing processes
  • Design jigs and fixtures for manufacturing
  • Initiate continuous work improvement activities to manufacturing processes
  • Perform production scheduling and material requirement planning for manufacturing processes
  • Maintain quality assurance system for manufacturing
  • Prepare necessary documents for manufacturing and assembly
  • Perform technical marketing, sales and services

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]


Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

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

Higher Nitec in Engineering with Business graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Higher Nitec in Engineering with Business graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also 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.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Engineering with Business graduates are employed by high value manufacturing industries in consumer electronics, precision engineering and equipment/ products/ components manufacturing companies. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Engineering Assistant, Manufacturing Engineering Technician, Production Supervisor and Quality Assurance Technician. They are also suitable to be employed as Sales Executives and Assistant Sales Engineers.