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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Are you aspired by how industrial/collaborative/mobile robots work in manufacturing, hospitals and restaurants? If yes, this is the course for you to find it out!

Take up this course and you will discover the wonders of mechanical design, electrical and electronics wiring, highly intelligent programming and control, and Internet of Things. This course will equip you with knowledge and skill sets to set up, install, operate and service novel robotic mechanisms, sensing and control strategies for mobile robots and smart systems.

What you'll learn

  • Set up robotic systems
  • Maintain robotic control systems
  • Set up and maintain mobile robot
  • Set up smart sensor system
  • Design and produce end effectors
  • Program human robot interface
  • Set up microcontroller system

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language, Mathematics and 1 approved subject:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language.
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in an approved subject: [Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computing / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Electronics / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physics / Engineering Science / Science (Chemistry, Biology) / Science (Physics, Biology) / Science (Physics, Chemistry) / Physical Science / Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry)]

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Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.


Note: Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Robotics & Smart Systems graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:


Higher Nitec in Robotics & Smart Systems 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 Robotics and Smart Systems 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 Robotics and Smart Systems graduates would be employed as Robotics Technicians to install, program, service and maintain robots to enhance the productivity, quality and service in the industrial, healthcare, logistics and service sectors in accordance with contract specifications and drawings.