Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) (Traineeship)
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Did you know that heavy vehicles, such as buses, trucks and construction equipment, such as bulldozers work differently from cars?
In this course, you will specialise in troubleshooting, servicing, repairing and maintaining medium and heavy commercial vehicles. Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at fleet maintenance workshops.
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What you'll learn
Maintain, service, repair and troubleshoot systems in a heavy vehicle such as
- Engine system
- Suspension and steering system
- Brake system
- Power train system
- Electrical system
- Air-conditioning system
Complete GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level
Note: Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) graduates with a GPA of 3.0 and above may also apply for progression to Technical Engineer Diploma in Automotive Engineering course conducted by ITE in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS), Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to related ITE Work-Study Diploma (previously known as Work-Learn Technical Diploma).
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles) graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE.
For general queries on the course, please email Mr Samuel Gan at Samuel_Gan@ite.edu.sg
Nitec in Automotive
Technology (Heavy Vehicles) graduates are employed by fleet maintenance
workshops, public transport companies, distributors of heavy duty diesel plant
and vehicles, service garages and government transport departments. Some of the
job titles held by graduates include Truck or Bus Service Technician and Diesel
Engine Service Technician and Customer Service Advisor.
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.