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Course Duration

501 hours

Type of course

Train and Place

Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

SGUnited Skills (SGUS)

This course provides students with the technical skills and knowledge in first line maintenance work, carry out planned maintenance, and undertake servicing work on air-conditioning systems, plumbing and firefighting and fire protection systems, amenities, fittings and fixtures, to ensure optimum functioning of building facilities. 

Course Outline

1. Electrical Services 

  • Prepare electrical circuit diagrams
  • Install conduits and trunkings
  • Install lighting circuits and power circuits
  • Replace lighting fittings and accessories
  • Rectify faults in lighting circuits and power circuit
  • Conduct electrical tests

2. Residential Air-Conditioning Services

  • Set up refrigeration system
  • Charge refrigerant into refrigeration system
  • Install unitary and split-type air conditioners
  • Perform inspection and preventive maintenance on residential air-conditioning equipment
  • Rectify excessive noise generated by air-conditioner
  • Rectify refrigerant shortage in air-conditioning equipment
  • Replace faulty components of residential air-conditioner (indoor)
  • Perform testing and commissioning of residential air-conditioning equipment

3. Piping and Plumbing Services

  • Fabricate piping system
  • Install water supply and sanitary piping system
  • Repair water supply and sanitary piping system
  • Replace cold/hot water service fittings
  • Replace sanitary appliances
  • Replace pedestal water closet pan and cistern
  • Rectify faulty water heaters
  • Clear pipe and drain chokes

4. Residential Air-Conditioning System (Refrigerant)

  • Installation/maintenance of Split-type Air-Conditioners focusing on (a) Leak Testing Methods, (b) Evacuation and Charging methods and (c) Refrigerant Handling Process (charging, and pump down process)
  • Recovery of refrigerant

5. Fire Protection System

  • Inspect hose reel system and riser system (dry and wet)
  • Inspect automated sprinkler system
  • Inspect portable types of fire extinguishers

6. Project

  • Plan and design project
  • Execute project
  • Prepare project report
  • Present completed project

What you'll learn

  • Electrical Services 
  • Residential Air-Conditioning Services
  • Piping and Plumbing Services
  • Residential Air-Conditioning System (Refrigerant)
  • Fire Protection System
  • Project

            Entry Requirements

            It is preferred that applicants for the SGUS programmes possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.