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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Traineeship

Campus where course is offered

Others

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Are you interested to be part of the Marine industry, and ensure the smooth sailing of ships, vessels and offshore structures? 

You will learn how to provide technical support and supervise fabrication, repair and refurbishment activities of all types of vessels and offshore structures in the marine and offshore industry. 

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at production facilities within shipyards. 

For general queries on the course, please email Abdul_Rahmat_Mordiffi@ite.edu.sg or call 6590 2433.

What you'll learn

  • Interpret general arrangement drawings
  • Interpret specifications and test procedures
  • Perform non-destructive tests
  • Perform quality control checks
  • Involve in testing and commissioning works]
  • Plan work schedule and resources

Entry Requirements

Subject Grade
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 / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Engineering Science / Fundamentals of Electronics / Integrated Science / Physical Science / Physics / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]
or  
One of the following Nitec qualifications:
  • Nitec in Fabrication Technology (Marine Pipe)
  • Nitec in Fabrication Technology (Hull & Structures)
  • Nitec in Welding
  • Nitec in Marine Technology
  • Nitec in Marine Electrical Technology
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles)
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
  • Nitec in Facility Technology
  • Nitec in Mechanical Technology
  • Nitec in Precision Engineering
Pass in Nitec

Progression Opportunities

  • Higher Nitec in Marine & Offshore Technology 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 Marine & Offshore Technology graduates may apply for progression to related ITE Work-Study Diploma (previously known as Work-Learn Technical Diploma).

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Marine & Offshore Technology graduates are employed by shipyards, and other supporting companies which provide services relating to repair, fabrication, refurbishment activities of all types of vessels, offshore structures in the marine and offshore industry. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Assistant Supervisor, Trainee Supervisor, Assistant Marine Supervisor and Foreman.