COURSE TYPE:  PART TIME DIPLOMAS

DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (AEROSPACE)

INTRODUCTION | COURSE OBJECTIVE | WHO SHOULD ATTEND | MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENT | ASSESSMENT | AWARD/CERTIFICATION/ACCREDITATION | COURSE LEADER | ADDITIONAL NOTES


INTRODUCTION

The Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace) will replace the Diploma in Technology (Aerospace). The course can be completed in 2.5 years on a part-time basis.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Under a revised framework, the new diploma aims to provide greater accessibility for working adults through:
- Reduced course duration
- Modular qualification structure
- Increased mobility between academic and competency-based systems
- Learning platforms that are adult-learner centric


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Working adults who wish to upgrade themselves and to add value to their jobs. This will, in turn, raise the productivity level of Singapore's workforce.

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

a. Minimum 3 relevant GCE ‘O’ level passes in the following subjects with at least 3 years of relevant working experience:
  • English Grades 1-7
  • Mathematics Grades 1-6
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry or Biology) OR Design & Technology Grades 1-6

  • b. NITEC ≥ GPA 3.5 with at least 2 years of relevant working experience.
    c. NITEC in Technology/Services with GPA ≥ 3.5 and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience AND successful completion of the Bridging Programme offered by ITE.
    d. Higher NITEC with at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
    e. Higher NITEC in Technology/Services with at least 1 year of relevant working experience AND successful completion of Bridging Programme offered by ITE.
    f. Relevant WSQ Diploma qualification (By sector, programme &/or level-bridging course may be required), with relevant working experience AND WPLN accepted at Level ≥ 6 in lieu of "O" levels English & Mathematics.

    Applicants who do not meet the pre-requisite subject grades of relevent qualifications but are assessed by Ngee Ann Polytechnic as potentially suitable candidates may, at the discretion of the Polytechnic, be considered for entrance tests.


    COURSE OUTLINE

    This new CET Diploma comprises five 180-hour Modular Certificates (MCs). A Certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of each MC. Each MC comprises two to four modules, and focuses on a specific area of expertise that will enable the participant to acquire the knowledge and ability to perform a job function better.

    The five modular certificates are:

    1. Certificate in Aviation Fundamentals
    - Aerospace Fundamentals
    - Flight Mechanics
    - Aerospace  Maintenance Practices

    2. Certificate in Aircraft Electrical & Avionics System
    - Basic Electricity and Electronics
    - Aircraft Electrical Systems
    - Avionics Theory & Systems

    3. Certificate in Aerospace Design & Processes
    - Aerospace Materials and Processes
    - Airworthiness Legislation and Quality Systems
    - Aerospace Computer Aided Design

    4. Certificate in Aircraft Propulsion Systems
    - Mechanics of Fluid
    - Propulsion Fundamentals      
    - Aircraft Propulsion Systems

    5. Certificate in Aircraft Structures & Systems
    - Aircraft Structures and Mechanics
    - Aircraft Systems 
    - Aircraft  Environment & Auxiliary Systems

    Note: The modules above are subject to changes.



    ASSESSMENT

    Assessment includes examinations and continuous assessments.

    AWARD/CERTIFICATION/ACCREDITATION

    Upon completion of five Certificates within a five-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Diploma qualification from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

    CET Qualification Award (CQA): All subsidised part-time Singaporean students who graduate from their first full diploma qualification from 1 March 2011 will receive a CQA of S$1,000 upon graduation, as long as it is a higher qualification than other full qualifications that the students had attained previously.


    COURSE LEADER

    Course Leader Name :  Mr Liu Kok Sung
    School :  School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Division

    ADDITIONAL NOTES

    The relevant documents to be submitted to CET Academy include:

    1. Photocopies (both sides) of NRIC for Singaporeans and PRs; and Employment Pass, S Pass or Work Permit for foreign applications. Employment Pass, S Pass or Work Permit must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of commencement of the course, otherwise an original company letter stating that the employer will extend the work pass is required.

    2. One passport size photograph.

    3. Photocopies of academic certificates with detailed transcripts for English, Mathematics and Science / ES WSQ WPLN qualifications. For notary certified true copies for certificates not in English, translation is available at respective embassies or the Supreme Court (tel: 63360644). Notarial translation is not required for Malaysian SPM and STPM qualifications.

    4. Original company letter stating designation, job description and years of service. The letter should be signed off, and should include the contact details of the signatory.

    5. Curriculum vitae / resume stating employment history, job titles and job description of all employment.

    6. Application Checklist (to be downloaded and completed for submission - compulsory)

    MAILING ADDRESS:
    Ngee Ann Polytechnic
    CET Academy
    Blk 56 #01-04,
    535, Clementi Road
    Singapore 599489

    Note: Selected applicants may be offered a placement to another Modular Certificate instead, depending on the vacancies in the MCs

    Have queries? You may refer to the Frequently Asked Questions at: http://www.np.edu.sg/cet/courses/Pages/dipFAQ.aspx
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    IMPORTANT DATE

    Intake 5

    Application No: 1

    Application Begin:    02-Dec-13
    Closing Date:     06-Feb-14

    Course Start Date:    21-Apr-14
    End Date:    31-Aug-14

    Application is open for Certificate in Aviation Fundamentals. Students may be enrolled in other modular certificates, depending on the vacancies available.

    The above course start and end date is on per modular certificate basis.

    Orientation Date (Compulsory): For selected applicants, course orientation is scheduled on 21 April 2014, 5pm.
    Venue : To be advised

    Applicants may check their application status after 28 February 2014 via the following link: https://admissions.np.edu.sg

    COURSE DETAIL

    Intake 5

    Application No: 1
    Duration :    180 hours over 6 months (For each modular certificate)
    Day :    TBA
    Time :    Contact hours (6.30pm - 10.00pm). Remaining hours will be set aside as self-learning hours
    Venue :    Ngee Ann Polytechnic

    COURSE FEE

    Per Modular Certificate fees:
    Singaporean: $960.00
    Permanent Resident: $1,280.00
    Foreigner: $3,200.00

    Insurance fee : $4.60
    Miscellaneous fee : $8.00

    The fees indicated (inclusive of 7% GST) are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review. Singaporeans and PRs are eligible for subsidised course fees. Fee is payable on a certificate basis, i.e. upon the acceptance of certificate placement.

    PAYMENT MODE

    An application fee of $10 (non-refundable) can be made by:
    a. Cheque payable to “NGEE ANN POLYTECHNIC” through post or submission with the documents, or
    b. Credit card (MasterCard/Visa), Debit card (MasterCard/Visa Electron) during the online application.

    FUNDING INCENTIVE AND DISCOUNTS

    Academic CET course funding is available for eligible Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Please visit http: http://www.np.edu.sg/cet/funding/Pages/cetfund.aspx for part-time diploma and post-diploma course funding information.

    # Applicants under this scheme will not be eligible for further discounts on course fees.

    For companies applying for absentee payroll funding (for individual certificates of this diploma), please visit www.skillsconnect.gov.sg

    Discounts are also available for Ngee Ann full-time students, graduates, alumni members and staff. For details, please visit http://www.np.edu.sg/cet/news/Documents/discounts.pdf


    For more information, please visit
    CET Academy Homepage

    WITHDRAWAL/DEFERMENT/REFUND POLICY

    For more Information please visit the below link:
    Refund Policy

    HOW TO APPLY

    Submit on-line application via https://admissions.np.edu.sg

    All relevant supporting documents MUST be submitted to CET Academy within one week from the date of your online application. Applications with incomplete/ no supporting documents will not be evaluated.

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    DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS

    Download and complete the following document(s) for submission:
    1. Course Application Checklist - compulsory for all applicants
    2. Company Sponsorship Form - for company sponsored applicants only


    ENQUIRIES

    General Administration

    CET ACADEMY

    Tel: 6460 6353
    Fax: 6462 0075

    http://www.np.edu.sg/cet

    Office Hours:

    8:30 am - 6:00 pm ( Mon - Thu )
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm ( Fri )

    Counter Service:

    9:00 am - 7:00 pm ( Mon - Thu )
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm (Fri)

    The Office is closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays