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Congratulations to all GCE 'O' and 'N' level graduates for completing your secondary school education!


Now you can embark on a successful career by enrolling in the post-secondary ITE courses. With a wide range of Applied & Health Sciences, Business & Services, Design & Media, Hospitality, Electronics & Info-Comm Technology and Engineering courses to choose from, you can be certain of finding one that's right for you.

ITE conducts full-time courses which lead to certification at the Nitec and Higher Nitec levels. The number of courses offered under each level of certification together with the general entry requirements are listed below:

 

 Type of Certification
No. of Courses
General Entry Requirements
Higher National ITE Certificate (Higher Nitec)
41
GCE 'O' or 'N(Academic)' level school leavers who meet pre-requisites
National ITE Certificate (Nitec)
57
GCE 'O' or 'N' level school leavers


The offer of an ITE course to applicants is subject to them being physically, medically and mentally fit to pursue the course.  This is to ensure that all students can benefit from ITE training in a safe and conducive environment.  Applicants or students assessed by ITE as being unfit can be withdrawn from the course.  Where appropriate, they may be considered for other courses if there are suitable ones. Applicants with specific disabilities are strongly encouraged to seek prior academic course advising from the respective College(s) before selecting their choice of application. For further assistance on course advising before the submission of application, please call Customer & Visitor Centre on Tel 1800-CALL ITE (1800-2255-483).


 

 

APPLICATION FOR ITE COURSES

January 2014 Intake Advertisements:

The Straits Times
The New Paper
 

April 2014 Intake Advertisements:
The Straits Times
The New Paper
 

Intake Admission Booklet:
January 2014
April 2014




 

FULL-TIME HIGHER NATIONAL ITE CERTIFICATE (HIGHER NITEC) COURSES

During January 2014 Joint Intake Exercise in December 2013 for Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP) for N(A) Students

 

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are issued with Form N by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) or if you are a Singaporean or Permanent Resident without Form N but possess the pre-requisite GCE N(A) qualifications, you can submit your application via Internet. Instructions for Internet application are as follows:
 

Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by 'Application for Full-Time Higher Nitec Courses under Direct Entry Scheme to Polytechnic Programme (DPP) for Jan 2014 Intake'.

Click 'Apply Online Now'

Click 'Higher Nitec Courses (JIE 'H')'.

Enter your NRIC/FIN and Birthdate. Click 'I WANT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION' to logon for application.


You are to check the result of your application at http://www.ite.edu.sg/admission/ft/results.html.
 

Application for DPP courses will start on Thu 19 Dec 2013 at 2.30pm.

 

 

During 2014 Joint Admissions Exercise in April 2014

 

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are a school candidate who had sat for the 2013 Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examinations or a Singaporean/Singapore Permanent Resident with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level Examination results, please submit your application via Internet at www.moe.gov.sg/education/admissions/jae. You can log in to apply for courses using your JAE PIN (Form A holders only)/SingPass. If you are a Singaporean/Singapore Permanent Resident with valid Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level Examination results who wish to participate in JAE but do not have a JAE PIN/SingPass, you could submit your application at the MOE Customer Service Centre at 1 North Buona Vista Drive. You have to bring with you your Identity Card, original GCE ‘O’ Level Certificate(s)/Result Slip(s) and Secondary School Report Book/CCA Certificate(s). An application fee of $7 will be charged for your first application and $10 for amendment made to your submitted application. All JAE application fees incurred will be collected by the institution that you are enrolled in, after the exercise.
 

If you are an international applicant who had sat for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level Examination as a candidate in a Government School, Government-Aided School or Independent School in Singapore before 2013, please apply at the ITE Customer & Visitor Centre at 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive. You have to bring with you your Student Pass/Dependent Pass, Passport, original GCE 'O' Level Certificate(s)/Result Slip(s) and Secondary School Report Book/CCA Certificate(s).

 

 

 

SYNCHRONISED NITEC INTAKE

 

ITE currently offers two intakes for Nitec courses annually, one in January for GCE ‘N’ holders and the other in April for GCE ‘O’ holders. With the GCE ‘O’ level examination results released in January, ITE will bring forward the Nitec April intake to January. From January 2014, GCE ‘O’ holders will start their Nitec courses in January instead of April. The Synchronised Nitec Intake will benefit the GCE ‘O’ holders, as they can graduate three months earlier. GCE ‘N’ holders may apply for January 2014 intake Nitec courses in December 2013, after the release of the GCE ‘N’ Level results.

 

 

FULL-TIME NATIONAL ITE CERTIFICATE (NITEC) COURSES

During January 2014 Joint Intake Exercise in December 2013

 

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are issued with Form N by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) or if you are a Singaporean or Permanent Resident without Form N but possess the pre-requisite GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' level qualifications, you can submit your application via Internet. Instructions for Internet application are as follows:
 

For 2-Year Nitec Courses under JIE 'N'

 

Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by 'Application for Full-Time 2-Year Nitec Courses for Jan 2014 Intake'.

Click 'Apply Online Now'

Click '2-Year Nitec Courses (JIE 'N')'.

Enter your NRIC/FIN and Birthdate. Click 'I WANT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION' to logon for application.

 

For 3-Year Nitec Courses with Enhanced Nitec Foundation Programme under JIE 'E'

 

Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by 'Application for Full-Time 3-Year Nitec Courses with Enhanced Nitec Foundation Programme for Jan 2014 Intake'.      

Click 'Apply Online Now'

Click '3-Year Nitec Courses (JIE 'E')'.

Enter your NRIC/FIN and Birthdate. Click 'I WANT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION' to logon for application.


You are to check the result of your application at http://www.ite.edu.sg/admission/ft/results.html.

 

Application for Nitec courses under JIE 'N' and JIE 'E' will start on Thu 19 Dec 2013 at 2.30pm. 

 

 

During January 2014 Joint Intake Exercise 'O' in January 2014 for GCE ‘O’ Level Holders

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are issued with Form J by the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) or if you are a Singaporean or Permanent Resident without Form J but possess the pre-requisite GCE 'O' level qualifications, you can submit your application via Internet. Application for Full-Time 2-Year Nitec Courses under JIE 'O' for GCE 'O' Level Holders will commence after the release of the GCE 'O' Level examination results in January 2014. Successful applicants will start their Nitec courses in January.

 

For 2-Year Nitec Courses under JIE 'O'

 

Go to http://www.ite.edu.sg and click on the icon 'Apply for ITE Courses' followed by 'Application for Full-Time 2-Year Nitec Courses for Jan 2014 Intake for GCE ‘O’ Level Holders'.

Click 'Apply Online Now'

Click '2-Year Nitec Courses (JIE 'O')'.

Enter your NRIC/FIN and Birthdate. Click 'I WANT TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION' to logon for application.

 

You are to check the result of your application at http://www.ite.edu.sg/admission/ft/results.html.

 

 

 

COMBINED RESULTS

SC/PR applicants who wish to combine GCE 'O'/'N' examination results of 2 sittings should bring both result slips and apply over the counter at the College offering your first choice course.


For more details on the application procedure, please refer to the Admission Booklet available at the ITE Colleges.

For application at the College, you must bring the following documents:
 

Your NRIC/Passport

Your Examination Results Slip/Certificate

Your ECA/CCA Certificate

 

 

SPECIAL ADMISSIONS EXERCISE FOR HIGHER NITEC COURSES FOR APRIL 2014 INTAKE
 

Higher Nitec in Paramedic & Emergency Care

Application for admission to the 1-year and 3-month Higher Nitec in Paramedic & Emergency Care course is ONLY conducted through the Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) administered by ITE College East for Nitec in Nursing graduates who possess a passion for wanting to save lives and strong interpersonal, critical thinking and decision making skills.  Applicants who are interested to apply for the course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency and may check directly with ITE College East for more information. Shortlisted candidates have to attend and pass an interview.  Due to the special requirements of the healthcare profession and in the delivery of direct patient care, all applicants have to pass a pre-admission medical examination and be free from physical and mental handicap to ensure suitability. Whilst not comprehensive, the following medical conditions will lead to non-acceptance into the course:

 

Colour Appreciation Deficiency Uncontrolled Diabetes
Epilepsy Uncontrolled Hypertension
Legal Blindness HBsAg Positive / Hepatitis B Carrier
Active Tuberculosis Mobility Restricted (Hindering Performance)
Profound Deafness Physical Dependence Upon Mobility Equipment
Psychiatric Condition Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive (HIV +ve)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Uncontrolled Asthma  

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College East.

 

Higher Nitec in Performance Production

Application for admission to the Higher Nitec in Performance Production course is ONLY conducted through the Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) administered by ITE College Central for those who possess a passion for and strong interest in stage management and technical theatre.  Applicants who are interested to apply for the course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency, hearing deficiency and acrophobia (fear of height) and may check directly with ITE College Central for more information.  Shortlisted applicants have to attend and pass an interview. 

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College Central.

 

Higher Nitec in Beauty & Spa Management 

Besides the JAE, ITE College East also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess a good service mindset, pleasant disposition and good skin complexion and enjoy working in the beauty and spa industry to apply for Higher Nitec in Beauty & Spa Management. Applicants who are interested to apply for the course may check directly with ITE College East for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an interview before the final selection. All applicants also have to pass a pre-admission medical examination.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College East.

 

Higher Nitec in Filmmaking (Cinematography)

Besides the JAE, ITE College Central also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess a strong interest to be camera and lighting crew in a filmmaking environment to apply for Higher Nitec in Filmmaking (Cinematography). Applicants who are interested to apply for the course must ensure that they do not suffer from colour appreciation and physical deficiency and may check directly with ITE College Central for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an interview before the final selection.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College Central.

 

Higher Nitec in Sport Management

Besides the JAE, ITE College East and ITE College West also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess a strong sports background and healthy lifestyle mindset to apply for Higher Nitec in Sport Management. Applicants who are interested to apply may check directly with ITE College East and ITE College West for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an interview before the final selection.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College East and ITE College West.

 

Higher Nitec in Hospitality Operations 

Besides the JAE, ITE College West also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess a strong affinity towards customer service and have an outgoing personality to apply for Higher Nitec in Hospitality Operations. Applicants who are interested to apply may check directly with ITE College West for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an interview before the final selection.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College West.

 

Higher Nitec in Leisure & Travel Operations 

Besides the JAE, ITE College West also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess the right service attributes and a pleasant disposition, are outgoing and enjoy working in the tourism industry to apply for Higher Nitec in Leisure & Travel Operations. Applicants who are interested to apply may check directly with ITE College West for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an interview before the final selection.


Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College West.

 

Higher Nitec in Visual Merchandising 

Besides the JAE, ITE College Central also conducts a Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) for those who possess a passion for designing window and in-store displays to apply for Higher Nitec in Visual Merchandising. Applicants who are interested to apply for the course must ensure that they do not suffer from colour appreciation deficiency and may check directly with ITE College Central for more information. Shortlisted candidates under SAE are required to attend an aptitude test and interview before the final selection.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College Central.

 

Higher Nitec in Space Design Technology

Application for admission to the Higher Nitec in Space Design Technology  course is conducted through the Special Admissions Exercise (SAE) administered by ITE College Central for GCE 'O' Level applicants who possess a passion for and strong interest in managing architectural technology such as Building Information Modeling and Green Mark. Applicants who are interested to apply for the course must ensure that they are free from colour appreciation deficiency and may check directly with ITE College Central for more information. Shortlisted candidates are required to attend an interview and drawing test.

 

Interested applicants are to apply personally at ITE College Central.

 

ITE SPECIAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS SCHEME 

The ITE Special College Admissions Scheme (SCAS) provides flexibility for ITE Colleges (ITE College Central, ITE College East and ITE College West) to consider students with special talents and achievements, for direct admission into ITE full-time Higher Nitec and Nitec courses.  This will provide applicants under SCAS, the advantage of admission into an ITE College and course of their choice. The scheme will be open for application for admission to courses for year 2015 intake. 

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students with special talents and achievements in the following areas may apply for admission into ITE full-time Higher Nitec and Nitec courses under SCAS:

 

 Areas
Criteria
Examples
Course-related Skills
Students who have exhibited abilities and talents for course applied through awards and/or personal portfolio.

Students who :

 

Won awards at national level competitions with relevant course related skills.

(eg robotics/digital design competitions) OR

Demonstrated strong abilities and talents for the courses applied with personal portfolio

 

Sports

Students who have obtained awards or achievements at zonal/national/international levels.

 

Students who possess exceptional talents for one or more sports.

Students who :

 

Won awards in various zonal/national/international sports competitions/Championships.

(eg B Division Football Championships etc)

 

Performing & Visual Arts

Students who have obtained awards or achievements at zonal/national/international levels.

 

Students who are performers of arts groups with public performing experience.

Students who :

 

Won awards in various zonal/national/international sports competitions/Championships.

(eg Singapore Youth Festival, National School Band competition, Danceworks Anti Drug Dance etc)

 

Leadership & Entrepreneurship

Students who have obtained awards or achievements at zonal/national/international levels.

 

Students who have held key role/leadership positions in the CCA or community or have organized school-wide or community- wide events.

Students who :

 

Leadership

 

Held key appointments in a CCA, clubs/societies group and had organised school-wide events or beyond.

(eg Vice President of Arts Club, Student Councillor, NPCC Staff sergeant/Station Inspector, Sports Leader, CCA Head or lead overseas/local community Involvement project (CIP) etc).

 

Entrepreneurship 

 

Won awards or achievements at school/zonal/national/international entrepreneurship events.

(eg Set up or manage a school retail cafe)

 


To ensure that students admitted through SCAS will be able to cope with the ITE courses, they are expected to meet the minimum entry requirements (where applicable) of their respective Higher Nitec and Nitec courses based on their GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level results.  Successful applicants are also expected to pass the colour vision test and/or medical check for admission into selected courses.


 

SCHEDULE

The key dates for SCAS are as follows:

 

 Phase
Period
Application Dates Mon 7 Jul to Fri 25 Jul 2014
Interview Dates Mon 4 Aug to Fri 29 Aug 2014
Notification/Acceptance of Application Outcome Mon 20 Oct to Mon 27 Oct 2014

 

APPLICATION

Application is open to final-year secondary school students from the Normal (Technical), Normal (Academic) and ‘O’ level streams, as well as past-year secondary school leavers. Applicants are advised to submit their online application by Fri 25 July 2014, to be considered for admission into 2015 intakes. 

 

Current ITE students are not eligible for this scheme. Students can apply up to a maximum of 3 choices of courses online.  Each ITE College will notify short-listed applicants on the interview dates. 
 

 

SELECTION AND OFFER

In selecting the students, ITE Colleges will take into account, their suitability and motivation for admission to the course applied for, based on their CCA records, personal portfolio of achievements and performance at interview.


Final-year secondary school students without their GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level examination results, and who are selected, will be given a conditional offer of a place in ITE.  Confirmation of admission will be based on students meeting the minimum entry requirements (where applicable) for the selected courses, when the final GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ level examination results are released.  Students, who have applied to more than one ITE College, may receive only 1 offer based on the order of choice.

 

For students who are offered a place via their non-academic achievement in the areas of Sports, Performing & Visual Arts and Leadership & Entrepreneurship, the course offer will continue to be conditional, subject to them meeting the minimum entry requirements for the courses. These students will be required to contribute in the same CCA or similar CCA offered at their ITE College of study for 2 years with the objective of enriching the campus life with their talents.

 

For more information, please click here for FAQs on the ITE SCAS.

 

TRAINEESHIP SCHEME
 

HOW TO APPLY:
You are to attend a briefing at the following address before submitting your application:

Customer & Visitor Centre
ITE Headquarters
Block A, Level 2
2 Ang Mo Kio Drive
Singapore 567720
 

You must bring the following documents:

NRIC/Passport

Examination Results Slip/Certificate

ECA/CCA Certificate
 

 

APPLICATION FOR RETURNING SINGAPOREANS
Returning Singaporeans with foreign qualifications who wish to apply for ITE full-time courses will need to complete the “Application for ITE Full-Time Courses (For Singapore Citizen/Permanent Resident with Foreign or WPLN Qualification)” form to be submitted together with a photocopy of the following documents (to be translated into English if in other language):

 

1) Identity card/passport
2) Educational certificates with detailed results/transcripts.
 

Application for January 2014 Intake for Nitec courses and April 2014 Intake for Higher Nitec courses commences on Mon 25 Nov 2013.

The completed application form with the supporting documents should reach the following address by Tue 24 Dec 2013 for January 2014 Intake and Thu 16 Jan 2014 for April 2014 Intake:


Admissions Department
Institute of Technical Education
Block A, Level 5
2 Ang Mo Kio Drive
Singapore 567720


Admission is subject to intake places available and based on merit.

 

 

 
 

ON-GOING ITE STUDENTS

On-going ITE students who wish to seek course transfer to another ITE course are to approach their Class Advisor or Section Head to apply for the transfer and not to submit their application in the intake exercise.

 

ITE GRADUATES

If you have graduated from a full-time Higher Nitec course at ITE and wish to return to do a second full-time Higher Nitec course, you may apply for admission one year after graduation.  For April 2014 intake, you may submit your admission application if you have graduated before 1 May 2013.

 

If you have graduated from a full-time Nitec course at ITE and wish to return to do a second full-time Nitec course, you may apply for admission one year after graduation.  For January 2014 intake, you may submit your admission application if you have graduated before 1 February 2013.  

 

NS DEFERMENT

National Service (NS) liable males who wish to pursue full-time ITE courses in 2014 and were born in the year 1994 or earlier  (for Secondary 4 Express and Sec 4 Normal Stream students) or born in the year 1993 or earlier (for Secondary 5 Normal Stream students and ITE Graduates seeking progression to Higher Nitec courses) will have to check their eligibility for NS Deferment at the Central Manpower Base (CMPB). Only those who are eligible for NS deferment will be allowed to enroll in the course.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

ITE will not be admitting International Students with foreign qualifications or private qualifications to its full-time courses.

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:
 

Customer & Visitor Centre
ITE Headquarters
Block A, Level 2
2 Ang Mo Kio Drive
Singapore 567720

Tel:  1800 CALL ITE (1800 2255 483)
Fax:  6872 2534
Email:  training@ite.edu.sg. We shall reply to your email within two working days.

 

[Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014 11:02:28 AM Singapore]
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