Traineeship is a formal training arrangement involving three parties: the trainee, the employer and ITE. Over 25 courses from 12 trade clusters are offered under ITE’s traineeship system.
The role of the trainee is to pursue and complete the course within the given duration to the satisfaction of the sponsoring company.
The sponsoring company agrees to train and instruct the trainee and assign a qualified trainer who would supervise and monitor the trainee's progress throughout the course.
Traineeship gives the applicant several advantages:
> Learn from qualified and experienced trainers
> Acquire life skills through on-the-job training
> Enjoy similar benefits as other employees in the company
> Gain a head start in career
> Receive the same National Certificate as full-time ITE graduates
> Obtain an additional certificate – The Traineeship Certificate
> Have the same opportunities as full-time graduates to upgrade skills through further education
The training received by a trainee comprises off-the-job training and on-the-job training. Under the off-the-job training component, trainees are taught the technical knowledge and techniques while under the on-the-job training component, trainees apply the knowledge and skills learnt in the off-the-job component.
Intake & Application Process
There are two intakes a year: January and April.
Application Period for Traineeship Courses for January 2017 Intake for GCE'N' Level Holders
Application for Nitec and ISC Courses will start from Mon 19 Dec 2016 (2.30 pm) to Wed 4 Jan 2017.
Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by Application for Traineeship Courses for Jan 2017 Intake'.
Application Period for Traineeship Courses for January 2017 Intake for GCE'O' Level Holders
Application for Nitec Courses will start from Wed 11 Jan 2017 (3 pm) to Wed 1 Feb 2017.
Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by Application for Traineeship Courses for Jan 2017 Intake for GCE’O’ Level Holders'.
Application for Higher Nitec Courses start from Wed 11 Jan 2017 (3 pm) to Fri 31 Mar 2017.
Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by Application for Traineeship Higher Nitec Courses for Apr 2017 Intake’.
Preparing for the Interview
Please click here to read.
Courses under Traineeship
Click here for the full course catalogue.
For some Frequently Asked Questions, click here.
For further information, please contact:
Customer & Visitor Centre
Block A, Level 2
2 Ang Mo Kio Drive
Tel: 1800 CALL ITE (1800 2255 483)
Fax: 6872 2534
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. We shall reply to your email within two working days.
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