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Overview

Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course

Part-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec
Apply for this course and learn how to install, operate and maintain secured computer network systems or develop web / mobile applications across different platforms.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

  • Manage computer systems and devices
  • Provide 1st level remote helpdesk support
  • Manage computer network
  • Support networked servers
  • Configure routing and switching
  • Manage virtualization infrastructure

Entry Requirements

3 GCE 'O' Level Grades:

  • Grade 1-8 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in Mathematics (Elementary or Additional)
  • Grade 1-8 in one of the approved subjects*

*The approved subjects are: 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).

OR

  • Nitec in Technology qualifications, or
  • Nitec qualifications (Technical Skills)

Progression Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Technology - IT Systems & Networks graduates can be employed by information technology (IT) users and supplier organisations. The IT users are organisations (public, private, MNCs and SMEs) using computer systems (networked or stand-alone) in their business operations. The IT suppliers are companies providing computer hardware/software and IT services. 

Some of the job titles held by graduates include Network Support Technician, IT Technical Support Specialist, Web Developer, Multimedia Developer, Webmaster, Associate System Administrator, Desktop Support Engineer and Network Traffic Engineer.