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Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

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 process improvement in a manufacturing environment, analyse trend chart and detect in-line issues.


An Assistant Process Engineer is able to communicate information with peers to implement engineering processes during daily production meeting.  He/She should be able to analyse, troubleshoot and optimise in-line issues.  As a team player, he/she 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:

A Process Engineer is one who is be equipped with the skills and knowledge to implement process improvement in a manufacturing environment to meet organisational objectives. He/She also assist in analysing trend chart and detect in-line issues.

The work he/she performs includes the following:

  • Administer process engineering
  • Monitor out of control processes
  • Conform to standard operation procedures
  • Contribute to continuous improvements
  • Support process in-line issues

Some of our partners:

STMicroelectronics Pte Ltd   |   Globalfoundries Singapore Pte Ltd   |   Lincstech Circuit Singapore Pte Ltd 

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

What you'll learn

  • Troubleshoot in-line issues
  • Comply with standard operating procedures
  • Monitor SPC trends
  • Detect in-line highlights
  • Provide feedback for potential process improvement

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

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

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • All courses from School of Engineering
    • All courses from School of Electronics & Info-Comm Technology

    Higher Nitec:

    • All courses from School of Engineering
    • All courses from School of Electronics & Info-Comm Technology


    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 (Process Track) 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 Process Engineer.

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