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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.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Digital & Precision Engineering 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 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.