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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Are you enthusiastic about how computer systems communicate with other computers and peripherals in a networked environment? Do you want to know how to manage server operating system and implement secured wireless and wired networking environment?

To cater to industry demand, the new 3-year curriculum structure comprises the specialised and deepened skills sets built upon broad-based foundation skills sets for the Infocomm Technology (ICT) sector. You will learn how to set up, maintain and troubleshoot end-user computing devices, network, server and application in a hybrid infrastructure environment. You will also implement wireless LAN and network security, as well as assist in the support of IT project development to ensure smooth operations of Infocomm hardware and software in the organisation.

What you'll learn

  • Manage computer systems and devices
  • Manage computer network
  • Support networked servers
  • Assist to manage virtualisation infrastructure
  • Implement wireless LAN
  • Implement network security
  • Assist support of IT project development

Entry Requirements

Admission to Year 1 of the 3-year curriculum structure:

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8


GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science* and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

* Mobile Robotics, Smart Electrical Technology, Mechanical Design & Automation, IoT Applications, and Mobile Web Applications subjects can be used in lieu of Science for admission to this Higher Nitec course.

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.


Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in IT Systems & Networks graduates can be employed by Information Technology (IT) users and supplier organisations. The IT users are public or private organisations using computer systems (networked or stand-alone) in their business operations. The IT suppliers are companies providing computer hardware / software and IT services. Some of the job titles held by graduates include IT Specialist, IT Technician, Network Support Specialist, IT Technical Support Specialist, Associate System Administrator, Desktop Support Engineer and Network Traffic Engineer.