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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered


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Lifts and escalators are essential mobility installations of modern skyscrapers and buildings. Get equipped with the skills to keep our lifts and escalators safe and reliable for use!

Join this course and gain knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot and rectify defects and faults in lift and escalator installations, perform lift rescue operations, maintain and replace lift and escalator equipment.

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at Fujitec Singapore Corporation Ltd.


What you'll learn

  • Maintain lift and escalator equipment
  • Perform periodic maintenance of lifts and escalators
  • Troubleshoot faults in lifts and escalators
  • Replace faulty components in lifts and escalators
  • Perform installation, testing and commissioning of lifts and escalators

Entry Requirements


Subject Grade
GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects 1 – 8
GCE ‘N’ level Passes in Mathematics and 2 other subjects A – D or 1 – 5


  • If liable for National Service, must be:
    • Below 17 years of age at the commencement of the course for those with qualifications below GCE 'N' level; or
    • Below 19 years of age as at 1 Jan of the commencement year of the course for those with GCE 'O' or GCE 'N' level; and
  • Must not be colour blind

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Lift & Escalator Technology graduates with a minimum GPA of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Nitec in Lift & Escalator Technology graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.

Nitec in Lift & Escalator Technology graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. 


For general queries on the course, please email Mr Abdul Rahmat at

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Career Opportunities

Nitec in Lift & Escalator Technology graduates are employed by companies that market, install and/or provide maintenance services for lifts and escalators.  Some of the job titles that are held by graduates include Lift & Escalator Technician, Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance Technician and Facility Maintenance Technician.