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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

Have you wondered how a machine can talk to another machine remotely?

Join this course and you will learn how digital systems monitor manufacturing processes and communicate with each other via the Internet in a “smart factory”. You will also learn how to set up and control the state-of-the-art machines and equipment to manufacture precision components.

What you'll learn

  • Generate CNC part-programs using advanced CAD/CAM system
  • Monitor and control digital manufacturing processes
  • Manufacture precision components using laser, additive & machining technologies
  • Perform quality checks

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ Level Grade 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.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Digital & Precision Engineering graduates with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma course at ITE:


Nitec in Digital & Precision Engineering graduates with a 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 Digital & Precision Engineering 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 Digital & Precision Engineering graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Digital & Precision Engineering graduates are employed to work in related manufacturing industry in particular the Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Precision Modules & Components, Medical Manufacturing, 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.