Higher Nitec in Rapid Transit Engineering graduates, with their breadth and depth of skills and knowledge in a wide range of rapid transit technologies and systems, would be able to find attractive employment opportunities with mass rapid
transit operators (SMRT, SBS Transit), Land Transport Authority, Government planning agencies as well as companies dealing in high tech systems and equipment for the rail industry. Some of the job titles would include Rapid Transit Technical Officer
in the areas of Trains, Rolling Stock, Permanent Way, Electrical Systems, Communications, Signaling and Supervisory Control.
There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory and senior engineering positions and beyond. The challenge is for students to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by continual learning and taking up higher-level courses.