Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)

Offered by School of Engineering

Part-time Diploma / 2.5 years

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

Course Information

Electricity is essential to life as we know it, and the systems that meet the world’s energy requirements are imperative. As such, the role of the electronic engineer is indispensable in providing real-world applications to satisfy rising needs.

Learning Outcomes

Accelerate your career in electronic engineering, computer networking and aerospace industries with sought-after skills in electronic devices, such as the ability to design and build projects on digital electronics and support networks. Go away with a thorough understanding of how circuits work, as well as gain the skills to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches, and resolve common issues.


Course Start Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Application Outcome Date: One month after application closes
Class Day(s): 3 weekdays, exact days to be advised
Time: 6.30pm to 10pm
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face & Home-based Learning (Async & Sync)
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online

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

Lesson Plan

Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Fundamentals (TGS-2020500374)
DC Technology & Applications
Provides knowledge and skills in solving dc network by using Ohm's Law, Kirchhoff's Law and Thevenin Theorem.
AC Circuits
Provides knowledge and skills to understand the principles and operations of ac systems and devices in the industry.
Basic Electronics & Applications
Covers the basics of electronic devices and some common applications. Equips participant with the ability to analyze and calculate the electrical parameters of diode and transistor circuits.
Certificate in Digital Electronics & Programming (TGS-2020500457)
Digital Electronics & Applications
This is a hands-on intensive module enables participant to design and build application projects based on digital electronics. It covers the fundamentals of digital electronics, the basic principles and techniques of digital system design. Topics covered include Combinational logic circuits, Flip-flops and multivibrators, IC Counters, and Data handling devices.
Microcontroller & Interfacing
Introduces the fundamentals of microcontroller architecture as well as basic programming to interface with various external input and output devices.
Provides knowledge and skills in computer programming using a suitable high-level language. Topics covered include programming concepts and constructs such as sequences and repetition.
Certificate in Internetworking (TGS-2020500456)
Network Fundamentals
Introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. Enables participants to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
Routing & Switching
Equips participants with the ability to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues in networks in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
Scaling & Connecting Networks
Provides knowledge and skills needed to implement a WLAN in a small-to-medium network, configure PPPoE, GRE, single-homed eBGP, extended IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs., SNMP and Cisco SPAN, QoS and the trends in networking including Cloud, virtualization, and SDN.
Certificate in Analytics & IOT (TGS-2020513738)
Internet of Things
Provides knowledge on the system architecture of a typical IoT system with a good understanding on functionalities of its building blocks. Enables participant to design and implement a simple IoT system prototype with off-the-shelf equipment/platforms/services.
Quality Systems & Analytics
Prepares participant to apply quality system management techniques and principles in their future workplace. Topics include Quality Systems and Audits, quality tools and techniques to optimize and improve products and processes.
Servers & Cloud Fundamentals
Covers the basics of Linux operating system, server, overview of cloud computing, simple architecture, design, implementation, management and security of cloud services.
Certificate in Control Systems (TGS-2020500455)
Practical Electronics with Application to Control Systems
A highly practical oriented module devoted to hands-on activities. It covers the analysis, design and assembly of an electronic feedback control system. Enables participant to apply control theory in the real world.
Analog Electronics & Applications
Provides knowledge of the operating principles, the design characteristics and applications of commonly used analogue devices and circuits.
Control System Formulation & Analysis
Introduces fundamentals of feedback control principles and basic concepts of automatic control, control systems hardware, simple analytical tools and stability analysis of systems.


1 Diploma
5 Certificates
15 Modules


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

Funding period for this course is from 16 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2024.


  • The fees below are per semester. For full course fees throughout the semesters, please refer here.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST. Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
  • 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 here.

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..

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 aged below 40 $460.79
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above $307.20
Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME $317.24
Singapore PRs $1261.65
Singapore PRs sponsored by SME $327.09
Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules) $3071.97
Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules) $3154.14