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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Technical Diploma
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge in analysing and resolving complex technical problems associated with motor vehicles, managing workshop maintenance and repair services, and rendering technical advice and providing workshop services to motorists.

What you'll learn

  • Analyse mechatronic system of vehicle
  • Design components and assemblies
  • Create 3D models of assemblies
  • Optimise production process
  • Perform production planning and control
  • Analyse financial statement  
  • Formulate marketing strategy

Entry Requirements

To apply for the Technical Engineer Diploma in Automotive Engineering course, you need to be a Singapore Citizen with the following ITE qualifications:

Course Grade Point Average (GPA)

Higher Nitec in Aerospace Engineering 
Higher Nitec in Automotive Engineering 
Higher Nitec in Mechanical Engineering  
Higher Nitec in Mechatronics Engineering
Higher Nitec in Rapid Transit Engineering
Higher Nitec in Robotics & Smart Systems 

GPA 2.0 & above

Nitec in Aerospace Avionics
Nitec in Aerospace Technology
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
Nitec in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles)
Nitec in Mechanical Technology
Nitec in Mechatronics
Nitec in Mechatronics (Automation Technology)
Nitec in Mechatronics (Equipment Assembly)
Nitec in Mechatronics (Medical Technology)
Nitec in Mechatronics & Robotics
Nitec in Rapid Transit Technology

GPA 3.0 & above

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview and pass an aptitude test for admission.

For Holders of Other Full-time Higher Nitec and Nitec Courses as well as Related Part-time Higher Nitec and Nitec Courses

  • To apply for admission to the Technical Engineer Diploma in Automotive Engineering course, Singaporean graduates holding other full-time Higher Nitec or Nitec qualifications or part-time Nitec and Higher Nitec qualification are required to meet minimum GPA and have at least 2 years of work experience in automotive after-sales (including occupations relating to Vehicle Mechanics, Vehicle Technicians and Customer Service Advisors).
Courses Requirements
Other Full-time Higher Nitec
 Related Part-Time Higher Nitec
GPA 2.0 & above and 2 years of relevant work experience
Other Full-Time Nitec
Related Part-time Nitec
GPA 3.0 & above and 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Shortlisted applicants must attend an interview and pass an aptitude test to be considered for admission.
  • For the List of Other Full-time Higher Nitec or Nitec Courses and Related Part-time Higher Nitec and Nitec Courses, click here.

 

Successful students will be required to purchase a laptop which will cost about $900 - $1,900 for the 2-year course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available for eligible students under the ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. Click here for details on financial assistance.

 

Progression Opportunities

Graduates of the TED in Automotive Engineering course will be eligible to apply for admission to the related NUS Bachelor of Technology Programmes.  

To apply for further studies at Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany, TED in Automotive Engineering graduates will be required to fulfil 1.5 years of relevant work experience. Relevant work experience acquired before the TED in Automotive Engineering course may be recognised (including relevant internships and work experience gained prior and during training at Nitec and Higher Nitec levels).

Career Opportunities

Graduates can look forward to an attractive starting pay of between $2,000 and $2,400 in the automotive industry.  Job titles of graduates may include Service Advisor, Automotive Technical Executive, Workshop Executive, Automotive Engineer and After-sales Engineer.

There are excellent opportunities for career development and advancements to supervisory positions and beyond.