Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)

Part-time Diploma / 2.5 years

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Electrical engineering is the foundation of new technologies that assist the lives of millions of people on a day-to-day basis in all manner of industries. With advances in technology, the role of the electrical engineer in the innovation of game-changing ideas has become increasingly significant.

Learning Outcomes

Empower your future with foundational skills in electrical & electronic engineering. Broaden your career options in the fourth industrial revolution by acquiring practical knowledge in programmable logic controllers, electrical machines & drives, and electrical distribution and protection.

Course 
Schedule

Course Start Date: 18 Oct 2021
Application Period: 15 Jun 2021 – 2 Aug 2021
Application Outcome Date: One month after application closes

Day: 3 weekdays per week
Time: 6pm to 10pm

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

Certificate in Fundamentals of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Module
DC Technology & Applications
Provides knowledge and skills in solving DC network by using Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Law and Thevenin Theorem.
Module
AC Technology & Applications
Provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to understand the principles and operations of AC systems and devices in the industry.
Module
Basic Electronics & Applications
Covers the basics of electronic devices and some common applications. Equips participants with the ability to analyze and calculate the electrical parameters of diode and transistor circuits.
Certificate in Electronic Devices & Applications
Module
Digital Electronics & Applications
This hands-on intensive module enables the participants to design and build application projects based on digital electronics. It covers the fundamentals of digital electronics, and the basic principles and techniques of digital system design.
Module
Analog Electronics & Applications
Provides knowledge of the operating principles, the design characteristics and applications of commonly used analogue devices and circuits.
Module
Microcontroller Programming
Introduces the fundamentals of microcontroller architecture as well as basic programming to interface with various external input and output devices.
Certificate in Power Electronics & Drives
Module
Electrical Circuit Analysis *
Provides the concepts for analysing three-phase electrical circuits, applying the relevant theories and techniques to solve and troubleshoot three-phase electrical circuit problems and system designs * Common module for the Certificate in Power Electronics & Drives and the Certificate in Electrical System Design & Protection.
Module
Electrical Machinery
Provides basic concepts and working principles of the common type of electrical machines and drives used in the industry.
Module
Power Electronics & Applications
Provides broad-based understanding and hands-on practical experience on power electronics converters and their applications.
Certificate in Instrumentation & Control
Module
Industrial Control & Automation
Provides training in the design and wiring of electrical control systems, using programmable logic controllers, control devices and relevant Windows-based programming control software.
Module
Control System Formulation & Analysis
Introduces fundamentals of feedback control principles, automatic control concepts, control systems hardware, analytical tools and stability analysis of systems.
Module
Sensors & Instrumentation System
Imparts the fundamental concepts of measurements, sensors and transducers, signal conditioning and data acquisition. Includes hands-on practice on sensors characterisation, build and test sensor circuits, and data acquisition using LabVIEW, a virtual instrumentation software.
Certificate in Electrical System Design & Protection
Module
Electrical Circuit Analysis*
Provides the concepts for analysing three-phase electrical circuits, applying the relevant theories and techniques to solve and troubleshoot three-phase electrical circuit problems and system designs. * Common module for the Certificate in Power Electronics & Drives and the Certificate in Electrical System Design & Protection.
Module
Distribution System Design
Focuses on electrical installation design for residential, commercial and industrial premises to understand the electrical distribution in Singapore and the techniques used in the design.
Module
Distribution System & Protection
Provides practical knowledge on high voltage (HV) distribution system (up to 22 kV), the electrical equipment used, the protection and safety schemes/devices implemented for the protection of both the equipment and working personnel.

Certification

1 Diploma
5 Certificates
14 Modules

Certification

You are required to complete 5 modular certificates within 5-year validity period to be awarded the Diploma qualification.


Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

The following GCE ‘O’ Level grades and with at least 1 year of relevant work experience:
– English Language (Grade 1-7)
– Mathematics (Grade 1-6)
– Science (Grade 1-6)

OR NITEC with GPA >= 3.5
OR NITEC with GPA >= 3.0 and with at least 1 year of relevant work experience

OR Higher NITEC with GPA >= 2.0
OR Higher NITEC with GPA >= 1.5 and with at least 1 year of relevant work experience

OR NITEC in Technology or Services with GPA >= 3.5 and with at least 1 year of relevant working experience
OR Higher NITEC in Technology or Services with GPA >=2.0 and with at least 1 year of relevant working experience

OR relevant Advanced WSQ Certificate (or higher) and Level 6 WSQ Workplace Literacy SOA and Workplace Numeracy SOA and with at least 1 year of relevant working experience

OR applicants with at least 2 years of relevant working experience may apply for the course

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Course Fees

Note:

  • The fees below are per semester.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST.
  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.

SkillsFuture Credit
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay f​or a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens (SC) below the age of 40 years$535.18
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$356.79
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$1427.17
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$368.46
Others (and Repeat Students)$3567.92