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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 parts of an appliance are being manufactured? Learn about it and apply the latest digital-enabling technologies and engineering applications to make the part.

Join us and learn how digital and smart technologies which are part of our daily lives can be used in a ‘Smart factory’. In this course you will gain the skills necessary to manufacture tools and components through precision engineering assisted by mixed and virtual reality technologies, as well as train in digital manufacturing systems using mobile devices to monitor machines and deployment of Autonomous Mobile Robots for material delivery.

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 courses 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 by high value manufacturing industries, in particular the Aerospace, Medical Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Precision Modules & Components and Machinery & Systems sectors. Some job titles held by graduates include Manufacturing Specialist, CNC Programmer, CAD/CAM Specialist and Engineering Technician.