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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

Ever wondered what is inside your mobile devices and electronic appliances you make use of everyday?

Semiconductors play an increasing role in our daily lives today. With greater demand for efficiency and reliability of such materials in the 21st Century, scientific breakthroughs in semiconductor research makes it possible to provide the user with electronic gadgets coming with enhanced capabilities and providing convenience previously impossible.

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Manufacturing sector. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to implement equipment engineering process in a manufacturing environment, analyse equipment maintenance issue and develop maintenance plan for performance enhancement.

Prerequisite:

An Assistant Equipment Engineer is able to communicate information with peers to implement equipment engineering processes during daily production meeting.  He should be able to analyse, troubleshoot and optimise equipment automation issue.  As a team player, he will contribute to a cooperative working environment by fulfilling own responsibilities and providing support to co-workers to meet team goals. He/She may be required to work in a clean room environment.

Job Role:

An Assistant Equipment Engineer is one who applies engineering principles and techniques to support equipment engineering processes in a manufacturing environment to meet organisational objectives. He/She also assists in analysing equipment maintenance issues.

The work he/she performs includes the following:

• Administer equipment engineering

• Manage equipment capability

• Conform to management system requirements

• Contribute to continuous improvements

• Support maintenance process and manufacturing issues

 

Some of our partners

STMicroelectronics Pte Ltd   |   Micron Semiconductor Asia Operations Pte Ltd   |   Showa Denko Materials

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

For general queries on the course, please e-mail Yeo_Yin_Yin@ite.edu.sg or call 6590 2434.

What you'll learn

  • Manage equipment capability
  • Administer equipment engineering
  • Implement equipment engineering process
  • Maintain management system requirements
  • Supervise maintenance process and escalate manufacturing issue
  • Develop maintenance plan for performance enhancement

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

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

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • Electronics, Computer Networking & Communications
    • Mechanical Technology
    • Mechatronics
    • Microelectronics 

    Higher Nitec:

    • Electronics Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mechatronics Engineering

    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

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 Microelectronics graduates are employed by major companies in the wafer fabrication plants, and assembly and test operation sector. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Assistant Equipment Engineer and Assistant Process Engineer.