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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
Are you creative and like to draw? Do you want to work on objects that range from the everyday product to the high-tech gadgets? If your answer is yes, what do you study? Product design.

In the Nitec in Product Design course, you will learn essential skills in the design and creation of consumer products, furniture and home & living accessories.

What you'll learn

  • Source for information
  • Conduct design research
  • Conduct material research and selection
  • Prepare presentation materials
  • Produce conceptual sketches of products
  • Fabricate mock ups and models
  • Produce 2D and 3D CAD models
  • Fabricate prototype model
  • Prepare design presentation
  • Co-ordinate and validate production and design integrity

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level

Note:

  • Applicants for this course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency.
  • Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview and aptitude test.
  • 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 Product Design graduates with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma course at ITE:


Nitec in Product Design 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 Product Design 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 Product Design graduates are highly sought after across a broad range of industries such as creative & design consultancies, health and wellness, research & manufacturing, services design and engineering design.

Some of the job titles held by graduates include Product Designer, Product Illustrator, Prototyping Specialist, Product Developer, Project Management Executive, and Furniture and Lighting Designer.