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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered


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Perform welding, plasma-arc cutting, and develop and assemble plates and pipes.

Join this course and gain knowledge on preparing 2-D CAD drawings, interpreting drawings and developing pattern layouts based on geometrical methods of construction, perform brazing and gas cutting, and perform heatline bending.

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at production facilities within shipyards.

For general queries on the course, please email or call 6590 2433.

What you'll learn

  • Interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Develop pattern layouts
  • Prepare lines plan drawings.
  • Prepare structural steel drawings
  • Perform heatline bending
  • Perform hot and cold bending processes
  • Perform tack welding in flat and horizontal positions

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ Level

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Fabrication Technology (Hull & Structures) graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.

Nitec in Fabrication Technology (Hull & Structures)  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 Fabrication Technology (Hull & Structures) with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE

Career Opportunities

Graduates from Nitec in Fabrication Technology (Hull & Structures) course can look forward to employment opportunities in the marine and offshore industry. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Steel Fabricator and Technical Associate.

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