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Overview

Course Duration

12 months

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Have you ever wonder how precision engineering works in real life?

In this course, you will learn to create, interpret CNC part program and use machining to produce the precise parts.

What you'll learn

  • Prepare job requirements
  • Create and interpret and edit CNC part program
  • Perform tooling setup
  • Perform CNC machining to produce precise parts
  • Troubleshoot machining faults

Entry Requirements

Nitec GPA:
Nitec graduates of the following courses with minimum GPA of 2.8 (inclusive of CCA bonus points):

  • Aerospace Machining Technology
  • Digital & Precision Engineering
  • Laser & Tooling Technology
  • Machine Technology
  • Medical Manufacturing Technology
  • Precision Engineering (Aerospace / Injection Mould / Machining / Press Tool / Tool  & Mould) 

Progression Opportunities

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


Higher Nitec in Precision Engineering 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 Precision Engineering graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above 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 Precision Engineering graduates are well suited for employment as technical specialist by a wide range of niche manufacturing industries, in particular the Aerospace, Semiconductor, Oil & Gas, Medical Technologies, as well as Precision Modules and Components, and Machinery and Systems sectors.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to prepare themselves through upgrading and deepening their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.