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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Nitec

Do you know that an aeroplane is made up of many precise components of different materials and shapes?

Aerospace is a rapidly developing field with many new discoveries each year. Join this course now and you will learn to manufacture aerospace components, using the state-of-the-art machines and software to monitor precision machine operations, as well as perform quality checks.

What you'll learn

  • Generate CNC part-programs using CAD/CAM system.
  • Set up multi-axis CNC machining centres
  • Operate and monitor precision machining operations
  • Manufacture aerospace components
  • Perform quality checks

 

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8

or

GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics or Science* and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

* Mobile Robotics and Smart Electrical Technology subjects can be used in lieu of Science for admission to this Nitec course.


Note: Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview and aptitude test.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Aerospace Machining Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 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.

Nitec in Aerospace Machining Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and above may apply for progression to a related Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE.

Nitec in Aerospace Machining Technology graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more information on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Aerospace Machining Technology graduates are employed as manufacturing specialist by high value manufacturing industries in particular the Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Precision Modules & Components, Medical Technology, Transport Engineering and Machinery & Systems sectors.

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