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Course Duration

1 year 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification


This course provides students with the skills and knowledge in troubleshooting, servicing, repairing and maintaining passenger and commercial vehicles.

The course duration is 1.5 years to 3 years.

What you'll learn

  • Engine mechanical and management system.
  • Air Intake System.
  • Emission control systems.
  • Suspension and steering system.
  • Brake system.
  • Drivetrain system.
  • Electrical and Electronic systems.
  • Air-conditioning system.
  • Supplemental restraint system (SRS)

Entry Requirements

  • Completed GCE ‘O’ level; or
  • Completed GCE ‘N’ level; or
  • Passed BEST 4 Mathematics (for those with work experience); or
  • Passed ISC in Mechanical Servicing; or
  • Accumulated at least 60 hours of structured On-the-Job Training under the Certified On-the-Job Training Centre (COJTC) system. The OJT must be relevant to the course applied for; or
  • WDA’s Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 in Reading, Speaking, Listening and Numeracy.
  • Free from colour appreciation deficiency.


Progression Opportunities


Career Opportunities

Nitec in Technology - Automotive Technology graduates are employed by fleet maintenance workshops, public transport companies, distributors of passenger and commercial vehicles, service garages, franchised motor dealers, vehicle inspection centres, service garages and government agencies. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Truck or Bus Service Technician, Diesel Engine Service Technician, Motor Vehicle Service Technician, Service Adviser and Vehicle Inspector. The challenge is for students to prepare themselves by upgrading their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.


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