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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

As buildings become smarter with Digitalisation and Internet of Things (IoT), what would it be like to be part of the team to manage these modern building facilities?

Higher Nitec in Facility Management graduates are employed directly by building owners or indirectly by facility management managing agents to provide integrated facilities management for our modern Build Environment. These facilities include airports, country clubs, integrated resorts, business & financial facilities, medical and health centres, leisure and entertainment hubs, hospitality and tourism attractions, as well as residential buildings.

What you'll learn

  • Interpret contract specifications and drawings
  • Plan maintenance work schedule  
  • Coordinate building maintenance work  
  • Supervise workers in carrying out maintenance work

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/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)]

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

 

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

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Facility Management graduates with a Grade Point Average (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.

Higher Nitec in Facility Management graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above together with 2 years of relevant work experience may also apply for progression to a related Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE. For more details, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Facility Management graduates could be employed directly by large establishments who managed their own facility or indirectly via facility management companies. They will be able to take on jobs as Facility Maintenance Technical Officer, Facility Maintenance Supervisor and Facility Maintenance Executive.  They can also take up the additional role of fire safety manager if they have passed the Fire Safety Management elective module accredited by SCDF.  

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level.