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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East ITE College West

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Can you imagine how chaotic our life will be without electricity?  You could be the important person to depend on for reliable & quality power systems.

Apply for this course and be an expert in installing, maintaining, operating, troubleshooting electrical installations, control circuits, electrical equipment and systems in domestic premises, commercial buildings and industrial plants.

What you'll learn

  • Install and maintain electrical switchboards   
  • Install and maintain electrical installations  
  • Maintain control and automation equipment and systems  
  • Maintain electrical motor and equipment
  • Perform installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure equipment
  • Perform solar photovoltaic installations

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any two subjects:

  • Grade 1-8


GCE ‘N’ level passes in Mathematics and two other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

Note: Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control) 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 Electrical Technology (Power & Control) graduates with a GPA of 3.0 and above together with 2 years of relevant work experience may apply for progression to a related Technical Engineer Diploma course at ITE.

Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control) graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more information on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control) graduates are employed by government departments, statutory boards, electricity generation, transmission and distribution companies, manufacturing plants, and companies dealing in M&E consultancy services, electrical engineering works and building services. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Electrical Technician, Electrical Installation Technician, Electrical Power Technician, Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Technician and Electrical Draughtsman.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.