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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 we enjoy the comfort and convenience a modern building can offer, you may not realise the intelligence behind is a complicated network of engineering systems integrated within the building you may not know existed.

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Built Environment sector. You will be equipped with skills and knowledge in supervising, coordinating, inspecting, testing and commissioning M&E services in buildings to ensure M&E works are carried out in compliance with contract specifications, drawings and statutory requirements.


Keen eye for details and an inquisitive nature. Trainees are expected to perform duty in challenging work environment in the built environment sector and ready to be firm and assertive in communicating instructions.  

Job Role:

You will play an important role to deliver high quality building projects in Singapore. The job role includes but not limited to supervision and coordination of M&E works in the Built Environment sector. Job role also includes conducting and verifying test results for commissioning of M&E services, working with government agencies on building guidelines and requirements, verification of payment for completed works, as well as performing inspections for the handing over of property to the owner. 

Some of our partners:

ENGIE Services Singapore Pte. Ltd.   |   Teambuild Engineering & Construction Pte. Ltd.   |   CBRE GWS Pte Ltd

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

What you'll learn

  • Update BIM models
  • Perform M&E services inspection
  • Monitor work progress and quality
  • Resolve technical issues of M&E works
  • Interpret contract specifications and drawings  
  • Involve in testing and commissioning of M&E services

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

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

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
    • Built Environment (Vertical Transportation)
    • Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
    • Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
    • Facility Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration)
    • Facility Technology (Landscaping Services)
    • Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
    • Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
    • Mechanical Technology
    • Mechatronics
    • Space Design (Architecture)

    Higher Nitec:

    • Civil & Structural Engineering Design
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Facility Management
    • Facility Systems Design
    • Marine Engineering
    • Marine & Offshore Technology
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics Engineering
    • Offshore & Marine Engineering Design
    • Process Plant Design


    In-service employees with:

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

Progression Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma graduates can apply to related full-time or part-time degree programmes in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), subject to the admission requirements of the university.

Career Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma in Mechanical & Electrical Services Supervision graduates are employed by consulting firms, construction firms (main contractor) or M&E contractors.  Some of the job titles held by graduates include M&E coordinator and M&E Registered Technical Officer.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to M&E Site Engineer or M&E Resident Engineer.