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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Technical Diploma

This course provides students with comprehensive skills and knowledge in the designing, supervising and managing civil and structural engineering works in the Built Environment sector. 

The course comprises a total of 2,050 curriculum hours which are conducted in ITE campus, which 400 hours may be dedicated to company-based on-the-job training (OJT). Students are assessed based on in-course assessments such as practical tests, class tests and projects and written examinations.

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What you'll learn

  • Digital Construction and Project Management
  • Advanced building and construction technology
  • Design for Manufacturing & Assembly
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM) & 2D CAD
  • Civil & Structural Engineering principles and design
  • Construction Contract and Administration
  • Engineering Surveying

Entry Requirements

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


Grade Point Average (GPA)

Higher Nitec in Architectural Technology
Higher Nitec in Civil & Structural Engineering Design
Higher Nitec in Electrical Engineering
Higher Nitec in Engineering with Business
Higher Nitec in Facility Management
Higher Nitec in Facility Systems Design
Higher Nitec in Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Design
Higher Nitec in Marine & Offshore Technology
Higher Nitec in Marine Engineering
Higher Nitec in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design
Higher Nitec in Offshore & Marine Engineering Design
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 Architectural Technology
Nitec in Aerospace Avionics
Nitec in Aerospace Technology
Nitec in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Nitec in Built Environment (Vertical Transportation)
Nitec in Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
Nitec in Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Nitec in Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
Nitec in Interior & Exhibition Design
Nitec in Mechanical Technology
Nitec in Mechatronics
Nitec in Mechatronics & Robotics
Nitec in Rapid Transit Technology

GPA 3.0 & above


Applicants with at least 1 year of relevant work experience in Built Environment industry 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. 

Applicants with qualifications not listed above or working adults with at least 2 years of relevant work experience can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Shortlisted applicants must attend an interview and pass an aptitude test to be considered for admission.

Progression Opportunities

Graduates of the Technical Engineer Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering course may be considered for admission to the related undergraduate degree programmes at the Singapore Institute of Technology and Singapore University of Social Sciences, based on merit and case-by-case basis.

Applicants are required to meet the minimum entry requirements, specified for the course, as stipulated by the respective Universities for admission.

Career Opportunities

Technical Engineer Diploma in Civil & Structural Engineering is your pathway to become an Assistant Civil & Structural (C&S) Engineer, a BIM Coordinator or a C&S Resident Technical Officer. 

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