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Overview

Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course

Work-Study

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

Course Coverage

The Work-Study Diploma in Automation Engineering adopts a work-study approach to prepare you for a professional career in the Precision Engineering sector.

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of computer-controlled systems, equipment and robotics in advanced manufacturing facilities.

Prerequisite:

Trainees must have good learning attitude and have interest to grow their careers in the Advanced Manufacturing industry. Free from colour appreciation deficiency

Job Role:

An Assistant Automation Engineer is one who sets up automated equipment and systems, including assembly, integration, testing, inspection, as well as carrying out maintenance and troubleshooting activities to ensure optimum performance in production to meet organisational objectives.

The work he/she performs includes the following:

  • Install mechanical system
  • Install electrical and electronic systems
  • Install sensory system
  • Integrate automated system
  • Maintain automated system
  • Set up smart monitoring system
  • Develop conceptual design
  • Improve automated system

Some of our partners

Murata Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd  |  Pepperl Fuchs Asia Pte Ltd  

Employers that wish to offer training places, please click here.

For general queries on the course, please e-mail Lieu_Jing_Ying@ite.edu.sg or call 6590 2480.

What you'll learn

  • Develop conceptual design
  • Improve automated system
  • Install electrical and electronic systems
  • Install mechanical system
  • Install sensory system
  • Integrate automated system
  • Maintain automated system
  • Set up smart monitoring system

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses:

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
    • Mechanical Technology
    • Mechatronics & Robotics 

    Higher Nitec:

    • Electrical Engineering
    • Engineering with Business
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics Engineering
    • Robotics & Smart Systems 

    OR

    In-service employees with:

    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement
  2. Free from colour appreciation deficiency
  3. Pass company screening and interview

Progression Opportunities

Graduates may be considered for admission to related full-time degree programmes in local universities, subject to meeting the admission requirements of the respective programmes.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this diploma programme, you can take up jobs as Assistant Engineers or Associate Engineers.