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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
This course equips students with the skills and knowledge to install, configure, test and maintain sensors devices and controllers to support the Internet-of-Things (IoT) architecture platform.

The course duration is 2 to 4 years.

What you'll learn

  • Set up, maintain and troubleshoot IoT & communications system. 
  • Optimise IoT system and network performance. 
  • Set up cloud services for IoT integration. 
  • Perform IoT data collection and visualisation. 
  • Set up, maintain and troubleshoot electronic systems and modules such as communications, computer and automated testing.
  • Perform functional, operational and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of electronic equipment and systems.

Entry Requirements

3 GCE ‘O’ Level Grades:
(i) Grade 1-8 in English Language;
(ii) Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary/Additional);
(iii) Grade 1-8 in one of the approved subjects: Biology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Combined Science / Computer Studies / Design & Technology / Engineering Science / Fundamentals of Electronics / Human & Social Biology / Integrated Science / Physical Science / Physics / Science (Chemistry/Biology) / Science (Physics/Biology) / Science (Physics/Chemistry) / Science (Physics/Biology/Chemistry).


Nitec in Technology qualifications; or
Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills); or
Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 in Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing and Numeracy, and one year relevant work experience; or
Completed four Foundation modules.


Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements will need to complete Foundation modules before taking Core/Specialisation modules.

Entry requirements for Foundation modules:
2 GCE 'O' Level Grades (Grade 1-8) in any two subjects; or
3 GCE 'N' Level Passes (Grade A-D or Grade 1-5) in Mathematics or Science and two other subjects; or
Passed ISC/CoC in Electronics Manufacturing; or
Passed ISC/CoC in Wafer Fabrication; or
Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 in Speaking and Listening, and Level 4 in Reading and Numeracy.

Progression Opportunities


Career Opportunities

Career opportunities include Engineering Assistant, Technical Specialist, Quality Technical Support, IoT Assistant Engineer, Communication Equipment Assistant Engineer, Assistant Sales Engineer, Assistant Field Customer Engineer and Computer Services Assistant Engineer.