Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Engineering

Overview

Pearson BTEC Level 3 90-credit Diploma in Engineering is designed to provide a highly specialist, work-related qualification in a range of vocational sectors. It gives learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualification accredits the achievement for courses and programmes of study for full-time or part-time learners in the college. The qualification provides career development opportunities for those already in work, and progression opportunities to higher education, degree and professional development programmes within the same or related areas of study, within universities and other institutions.

Learning Objectives

  1. To allow learners to develop the core specialist knowledge, understanding, including Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace and a choice of either Mechanical Principles and Applications or Electrical and Electronic Principles, required by the sector;
  2. To allow learners to develop practical and technical skills in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering, required by the sector;
  3. To encourage learners to consider personal development for occupational roles;
  4. To allow learners to apply generic skills such as communication skill, problem solving skill, and teamwork;
  5. To help people to become occupationally ready to take up employment in the Engineering sector at the appropriate level.

Course Duration

Full Time: 9 Months (3 hours per day X 5 days a week)

Part Time: 12 Months (3 hours per day X 3 days a week)

Modules

  1. Health and Safety in the Engineering Workplace
  2. Mathematics for Engineering Technicians
  3. Mechanical Principles and Applications
  4. Electrical and Electronic Principles
  5. Properties and Applications of Engineering Materials
  6. Engineering Drawing for Technicians
  7. Selecting and Using Programmable Controllers
  8. Principles and Applications of Electronic Devices and Circuits
  9. Microprocessors Systems and Applications

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

A candidate must satisfy one, or combination, of the following requirements:

  • Singaporean students with at least 16 years of age; 4 GCE ‘O’ Levels or completion of a recognised Access or Foundation programme in relevant Engineering field, NITEC, Higher NITEC.

                                                                                                                     OR

  • Mature Singaporeans over 30 years of age and at least 8 years of relevant working experience but who do not possess the required qualifications may also be considered.

                                                                                                                     OR

  • Foreign students with at least 16 years of age; 4 GCE ‘O’ level equivalent or successful completion of High School 10th Grade (10 years of formal education) with 4 passes or completion of a recognised Access or Foundation programme including Diplomas and other equivalent qualifications plus IELTS score of at least 5.50 (or equivalent) or have reached a level of competence equivalent to a TOEFL score of 500 or successful completion of a recognised Access or Foundation programme or TEG Certificate in General English and English for Academic Purposes (Level 3) is required.
    • Students who have successfully completed 2 years of full-time study conducted in English medium may satisfy the English Language requirement.
    • Students who do not meet the above requirement are required to pass TEG English Language Entry Test which is the equivalence to IELTS 5.5.

Programme Fee

Local Student

Application Fee: S$107

Full-time Programme (Local Admissions)

Course Fee*: S$9,500

Assessment Fee*: S$650

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$50

Part-time Programme

Course Fee*: S$7,600

Assessment Fee*: S$650

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$100

Singaporean/ PR are entitled fee discount for the programmes. Please contact our Sales & Marketing consultant for more information.

Financial Aid / Available Grants

International Student

Application Fee: S$139.10

Full-time Programme

Course Fee*: S$9,500

Assessment Fee*: S$650

Course Material Fee*: S$250

Medical Insurance*: S$50

International students can enjoy fee discount for certain programmes. Please contact our Sales & Marketing consultant for more information.

* All fees are exclusive of 7% GST & 3% FPS and may be subject to change.
*The above does not include Miscellaneous Fees, which refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable. Such fees are normally collected on an ad-hoc basis by the PEI when the need arises.


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