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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Flaunt your flair in communication and relationship building – discover the art and science of human resource management with us!

Human resource is the foundation of any successful business. Though the global business climate is rapidly evolving and there are uncertainties, knowledge and skills in human resource is more than ever a crucial function that will allow businesses to ride the tide through these challenging times.

In the Higher Nitec in Human Resource & Administration course, you will be trained through modules such as Talent Acquisition & Rewards, Learning & Talent Development, Employee Engagement & Retention and Cross Cultural Intelligence. Students will be kept abreast of the fast-changing digital landscape through modules like Elementary Business Analytics & Cyber Security, Digital Commerce & Marketing and Customer Relationship Management.

What you'll learn

  • Handle talent acquisition and related activities
  • Coordinate onboarding and offboarding activities
  • Handle compensation and benefits administration
  • Organise employee learning and well-being programmes
  • Provide workplace administrative support

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics/Principles of Accounts and 1 other subject:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-8 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) or Principles of Accounts*
  • Grade 1-7 in one other subject
    *To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).


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 Human Resource & Administration graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

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

Higher Nitec in Human Resource & Administration 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

A career in human resource opens windows of opportunities to small and medium enterprises and large multinational corporations. Options for in-depth skill specialisation are aplenty. HR Administrative Assistant, Payroll Assistant and HR Executive are just some of the exciting jobs available for you.