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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East ITE College West

Course Certification


Do you know that a building needs to be serviced regularly in order to maintain its health?

Join this course and be a “doctor” in providing first line and planned maintenance and undertake servicing work on air-conditioning systems, fire fighting and fire protection systems. 

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at hotels, engineering firms and malls. 

For general queries on the course, please email or call 6590 2432.

What you'll learn

  • Service electrical and emergency systems
  • Maintain fire detection and protection systems
  • Rectify faults in air-conditioning and mechanical ventilation systems
  • Service water supply and sanitary pipework and fixtures
  • Conduct checks on security systems (CCTV)
  • Maintain building works

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE 'N' or 'O' Level

Note: Applicants applying for this course must ensure that they do not suffer from colour-appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services) graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.

Nitec in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services) 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 Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services) graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. 


Career Opportunities

Nitec in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services) graduates are employed by companies providing building management and maintenance services in private residences, offices, hotels, airports and integrated resorts.  Some of the job titles held by graduates include Facilities Technician, Building Maintenance Technician and Building Services Technician.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. Students can prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.