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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Technical Diploma

The ITE Technical Engineer Diploma in Automotive Engineering equips you with comprehensive skills and knowledge in analysing and resolving complex technical problems associated with motor vehicles and handling vehicle aftersales operations.

You will be trained in electromobility to work on the latest range of electric vehicles, manage workshop operation and repair services, and provide technical advice to customers.

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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 (TED) in Automotive Engineering course, you need to be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident with the following ITE qualifications:


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
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles)
  • Nitec in Mechanical Technology
  • Nitec in Mechatronics (Automation Technology)
  • Nitec in Mechatronics (Equipment Assembly)
  • Nitec in Mechatronics (Medical Technology)
  • Nitec in Mechatronics & Robotics
  • Nitec in Mechatronics
  • Nitec in Rapid Transit Technology
 GPA 3.0 & above
Applicants with qualifications not listed above can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants with at least 1 year of work experience in automotive after-sales can be considered for admission if they meet the following academic requirements:

  • Relevant ITE CET Higher Nitec in Technology (GPA of 2.0 and above)
  • Relevant ITE CET Nitec in Technology (GPA of 3.0 and above)
  • Relevant Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) diplomas and Level 6 WSQ Workplace Literacy and Workplace Numeracy

Click here to view the list of relevant CET qualifications and Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) diplomas. 

Working adults with at least 2 years of relevant work experience can be considered for admission. 

Shortlisted applicants must attend an interview and pass an aptitude test, and be free from colour appreciation deficiency for admission.

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. View details on financial assistance.

Progression Opportunities

You can progress to study the related Bachelor of Technology Programmes in the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and the Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany.

Career Opportunities

This Technical Engineer Diploma is your pathway to an exciting career in the automotive industry.

Job options include roles like Service Advisor, Automotive Technical Executive, Automotive Operations Executive, etc.