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Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

While using social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, you may not realise these platforms depend on sophisticated large servers housed in data centres located around the world without any geographical constraint.

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Infocomm Technology sector. Join this course to be a Data Centre Engineer who manages data centre information / network systems, monitors data centre operation and services, maintains internal documentation and performs independent first-level troubleshooting of recurrent issues.

For general queries on the course, please e-mail or call 6590 2574.

What you'll learn

  • Perform network system installation, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Monitor network servers and storage systems.
  • Identify, diagnose and resolve IT or facility related issues.
  • Conduct inspections on power and cooling infrastructure.
  • Inspect and troubleshoot fire protection system.
  • Implement security measures.

Entry Requirements

  1. This course is open to fresh graduates from the following Nitec and Higher Nitec courses:
    • Nitec in:
      • Electrical Technology
      • Electronics, Computer Networking & Communications
      • Facility Technology
      • Built Environment
      • Infocomm Technology
      • Mechatronics 
    • Higher Nitec in:
      • Business Information Systems
      • Cyber & Network Security
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Electronics Engineering
      • Facility Management
      • IT Systems & Networks
      • Mechatronics Engineering

  2. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for Nitec graduate, while no GPA is required for Higher Nitec graduate.
  3. Male graduates must have completed or be exempted from full-time National Service.
Applicants with any Nitec / Higher Nitec qualifications, relevant work experience and support from their employers that are participants of the WSDip programme can also apply. Non-ITE graduates with relevant experience and strong employer endorsement will also be considered. Non-ITE graduates without GCE ‘O’ Level qualification should preferably have Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5.

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

Work-Study Diploma in Data Centre Infrastructure & Operation graduates are employed by data centres.  Some of the job titles held by graduates include Data Centre Engineer and Data Centre Operation Engineer.
There are excellent opportunities for career development and advancement to supervisory positions and beyond.