Last Updated on August 12, 2023 by Oluwajuwon Alvina

ITE College East – ICT (Simei)

10 Simei Avenue
Singapore, Singapore
Singaporehttp://Cisco Academy, ID 3015919

Institute of Technical Education

ITE College East (Abbreviation: ITE CE) is an educational institution under the Institute of Technical Education. The campus is the 1st ITE campus and under ITE’s “One ITE System, 3 Colleges” plan in Singapore. It is located in the eastern part of Singapore in the estate of Simei. ITE College East covers Nursing, the Life Sciences, Logistics Management , Health Services Management and Industrial Automation.

ITE College East opened on August 2004 and started its operations on January 2005.

Schools and courses

The college has four schools which currently provides 43 full-time courses, 75 part-time courses, 3 traineeships and 9 work-study diplomas.

Full Time Courses
SchoolCourse
School of Applied & Health Sciences (AHS)Nitec in Applied Food Science
Nitec in Chemical Process Technology
Nitec in Community Care & Social Services
Nitec in Nursing
Nitec in Opticianry
Higher Nitec in Biotechnology
Higher Nitec in Chemical Technology
Higher Nitec in Paramedic & Emergency Care
School of Business & Services (BS)Nitec in Beauty & Wellness
Nitec in Business Administration
Nitec in Business Services
Nitec in Fitness Training
Nitec in Hair Fashion & Design
Nitec in Logistics Services
Nitec in Retail Services
Higher Nitec in Accounting
Higher Nitec in Beauty & Wellness Management
Higher Nitec in Event Management
Higher Nitec in Human Resource & Administration
Higher Nitec in International Logistics
Higher Nitec in Passenger Services
Higher Nitec in Sport Management
School of Electronics & Info-comm Technology (EIT)Nitec in Electronics & Internet of Things
Nitec in Electronics, Computer Networking & Communications
Nitec in Infocomm Technology
Nitec in Web Applications
Higher Nitec in Business Information Systems
Higher Nitec in Cyber & Network Security
Higher Nitec in Electronics Engineering
Higher Nitec in IT Applications Development
Higher Nitec in IT Systems & Networks
School of Engineering (ENGG)Nitec in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services)
Nitec in Built Environment (Vertical Transportation)
Nitec in Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
Nitec in Mechanical Technology
Nitec in Urban Greenery & Landscape
Higher Nitec in Electrical Engineering
Higher Nitec in Facility Management
Higher Nitec in Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Design
Higher Nitec in Landscape Management & Design
Higher Nitec in Mechanical Engineering

ITE is offering two CET courses (Certificate of Competency, and Modules for Skills Training for Nitec/Higher Nitecfree-of-charge to eligible graduates.

The offer is available to all Full-Time and Traineeship Nitec graduates who graduated in Dec 2019/2020, Higher Nitec graduates who graduated in Mar 2020/2021, and ITE graduates who have completed their National Service between Jan 2020 and Dec 2021. Eligible graduates must be Singapore citizens or Permanent Residents. For more information, please visit our FAQ page.

New for all full-time ITE grads! Find out how you can get a complimentary 3-year ITE Alumni Association Membership if you sign up for this course!

ITE offers a wide range of CET Skills courses for the upgrading needs of the workforce. These part-time courses are:

  • Higher National ITE Certificate (Higher Nitec)
  • National ITE Certificate (Nitec)
  • ITE Skills Certificate (ISC)

Under the Semester-based Credit System of Training (SCT), the courses are structured and offered as individual modules where credits are assigned to each module. You will have the flexibility of choosing modules according to your needs. Each module can be completed in 6 months under the regular part-time course. You will be awarded a module certificate for a module completed successfully in an examination.

Depending on demand, not all the modules in the CET Skills courses will be offered in each intake. Where the modules are offered and there is insufficient enrolment, the classes will be cancelled and a full refund will be given to the affected students.

Training Schedule

  • Evening classes – Lessons are held two evenings a week, from 1845 hours to 2145 hours.
  • Weekend classes – Lessons are held once a week, from 0900 hours to 1600 hours.

New for all full-time ITE grads! Grab the unique opportunity to get a complimentary 3-year ITE Alumni Association membership by signing up for the following CET (part-time) courses:

  1. Higher NitecNitec ISC Courses
  2. Skillsfuture CoC Courses
  3. Short Courses
  4. Train The Trainer

Application Schedule for Part-time Higher Nitec Courses

Application Phases – Oct 2021 Intake

Application for Fee Waiver for Two Free CET Courses
Application CategoryApplication MethodApplication PeriodUseful Links
Eligible ITE SC/SPR graduates 3Apply via FormSG after enrolment into module(s).Wed 18 Aug 21 (8:30am) to Tue 24 Aug 21 (11.59pm) 
FAQ

Course Application
Application CategoryApplication MethodApplication PeriodUseful Links
Singapore Citizens (SCs) currently attending a Higher Nitec course and applying for module(s) in the same Higher Nitec course 2Apply online with your User ID and Password.Wed 18 Aug 21 (8:30am) to Tue 24 Aug 21 (11:59pm)Web Application Navigation Guide
Permanent Residents (SPRs) currently attending a Higher Nitec course and applying for module(s) in the same Higher Nitec course 2Apply online with your User ID and Password.Thu 19 Aug 21 (8:30am) to 
Tue 24 Aug 21 (11:59pm)
Web Application Navigation Guide
Singapore Citizens (SCs) or Permanent Residents (SPRs) applying for a new Higher Nitec course 1Apply online.Thu 19 Aug 21 (8:30am) to 
Tue 24 Aug 21 (11:59pm)
Web Application Navigation Guide
Non-Citizens (NCs) currently attending a Higher Nitec course and applying for module(s) in the same Higher Nitec course 2Apply online with your User ID and Password.Fri 20 Aug 21 (8:30am) to 
Tue 24 Aug 21 (11:59pm)
Web Application Navigation Guide
Non-Citizens (NCs) applying for a new Higher Nitec course 1Apply via FormSG and upload educational certificate.Mon 23 Aug 21 (8:30am) to 
Tue 24 Aug 21 (11:59pm)
 

Note:

1        Eligible graduates must be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents. ITE offers two CET courses (Certificate of Competency, and Modules for Skills Training for Nitec/Higher Nitec) free-of-charge to eligible graduates. The offer is available to graduates who graduated in Dec 2018, Dec 2019 and Dec 2020, Higher Nitec graduates who graduated in Mar 2019, Mar 2020 and Mar 2021, and ITE graduates who have completed their National Service in Calendar Year 2018.

2        If you are an applicant who is applying for the coming intake, refer to the  application guide  which contains course structure for current year.

3        Students enrolled in the part-time Higher Nitec program who wish to apply for a different course and/or module(s) after commencement will be considered a new student.

  • If you are unable to recall your iStudent ID and password, please call our Customer Service Hotline at 1800-CALL ITE (1800-2222 111).
  • If you wish to study an additional module after having fulfilled the requirements for the granting of full certification, please complete the FormSG application form during the official registration period.
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Verification of Documents

If you are admitted to a course for the first time via online application and enrolled into a module, you are required to produce documentary proof of your entry qualifications and citizenship at any ITE Customer & Visitor Centre (CVC) or the College of study for verification.  The verification periods are:

 Web Application PeriodDocument Verification Period*
1Main Application Phase between Wed 18 Aug 2021 and Tue 24 Aug 2021Counter application period (by appointment) from Wed 18 Aug 2021 to Tue 24 Aug 2021Mon 30 Aug 2021 to Fri 10 Sep 2021
2Re-Registration Phase between Wed 15 Sep 2021 and Fri 17 Sep 20213 working days from web enrolment date

Admission to Part-time Higher Nitec Courses

Eligibility

You are eligible to be considered for admission to a course if you:

  • Are at least 18 years of age as at 1 January of intake year.
  • Are physically, medically, and mentally fit to pursue the course. (Students who are unfit, may be withdrawn from the course or considered for other suitable courses.)
  • Are free from colour appreciation deficiency or passed an admission interview (and admission test, e.g. drawing test) where applicable.
  • Meet the minimum entry requirements (MER) for the course i.e. completion of GCE ‘O’ or relevant Nitec in Services/Technology qualifications. (Applicants who do not meet the MER may take an Entrance Test to assess suitability for the course.)

Entrance Test

Applicants may apply to sit for an Entrance Test at any ITE Customer & Visitor Centre (CVC) by appointment. The fee is $10 (inclusive of 7% GST) and the duration of the test is about 1 hour 40 minutes. The test result will be known on the same day of the test.

Course Application

New applicants who are SCs/SPRs are encouraged to apply online (Web application) from any Internet-ready PC during the application period. (Applicants may choose to make online payment following their enrolment into a module.)

New applicants who are not SCs/SPRs, are required to apply online via FormSG. Applicants should upload copies of the following documents with their application, where applicable:

  • Educational Certificate
  • Module Certificate
  • Entrance Test Result Slip

To apply for courses, go to Application Schedule page.

Verification of Documents

If you are admitted to a course for the first time via online application and enrolled into a module, you are required to produce documentary proof of your entry qualifications and citizenship during office hours at any ITE Customer & Visitor Centre (CVC) or the College of study for verification.  The verification periods (see Application Schedule) are:

  • Application period at CVCs (by appointment); or
  • Re-application period at CVCs (by appointment); or
  • Within 2 weeks after term commencement at College of study.

The verification includes a colour vision test for courses requiring students to be free from colour appreciation deficiency. Applicants should also check that they have met the Minimum Entry Requirements (MER) for the course that they are applying for.

You may call or email the College of your choice to arrange for an appointment:

If you are unable to personally do so, you may provide an authorisation letter or fill in this form to allow a representative to produce your original documents for verification.

ITE’s refund policy will apply for withdrawals as a result of the verification, including for the following scenarios:

  • Applicants are found to have falsely/incorrectly declared any part of their qualifications; or
  • Applicants do not meet the course entry requirements; or
  • Applicants do not produce their documents for verification by the stipulated periods.

Students are advised to verify their documents during the verification periods before term commencement, as there is no refund of course fees after course commencement. Term commencement is indicated in the Academic Calendar page.

Fees for Part-time Higher Nitec Courses

Total Fees Payable Per Higher Nitec Module (with effect from 1 Apr 2021)

FeesSingapore Citizen (SC)Singapore Permanent Resident (SPR)SC/SPR Repeat Learner*Others
Full Course Fee (a)$1,250.47$1,250.47$1,250.47$1,250.47
Examination Fee (b)$28.04$28.04$28.04$28.04
SkillsFuture Funding (c)$1,213.09$838.32NANA
Nett Fees after SkillsFuture Funding (d) = (a) + (b) – (c)$65.42$440.19$1,278.50$1,278.50
7% GST on Nett Fees (e)$4.58$30.81$89.50$89.50
Fees Payable to ITE (d) + (e)$70.00$471.00$1,368.00$1,368.00

* Refers to student who has completed the module before.

Notes:

  • Fees are subject to revision.
  • Fees are charged based on citizenship at term commencement. If you have officially informed ITE of your citizenship change to SC or SPR before term commencement, you will have your fees adjusted to the SC or SPR rate for that term. However, if you have informed ITE officially of your citizenship change to SC or SPR after term commencement, your fees will be adjusted to the SC or SPR rate only with effect from the next term.
  • If you are ineligible for SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) or Workforce Singapore (WSG) funding, you will need to pay full Course Fee.
  • If your PSEA payment was unsuccessful (e.g. due to insufficient funds at the point of deduction by MOE or the PSEA balance had been transferred to the CPF account), you will have to pay the outstanding fees via other modes of payment.

Payment of Fees

If you have successfully applied for a course of study in ITE, you will be issued a User ID and Password. You may view fees payable immediately after enrolling into a class by clicking on the “View Account/Make Payment” link. You may also access the online ITE Student Portal (https://myportal.ite.edu.sg) on the next working day with your User ID and Password to view the fees payable. To check whether ITE has received your payment, you may access the online ITE Student Portal to view your Financial Account status.

If you wish to enrol for modules with vacancies after the official registration period, please call our Customer Service Hotline on 1800-2222 111.

Payment Modes

  1. Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)
  2. Online Payment (via Credit/Debit Card and eDebit Direct)
  3. SkillsFuture Credit (for Singaporeans aged 25 years and above)
  4. AXS Payment

1. Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

Singapore Citizens who are using their own PSEA account to make fee payment for CET Skills courses can submit the online PSEA Standing Order (SO) form. You will need to login via SingPass to submit the online PSEA SO form. If you already have a Standing Order for PSEA for CET Skills courses from 2020, you do not need to submit a fresh application.

If you are below 21 years old, you will need your parent to login via his/her SingPass to submit the online PSEA SO form on your behalf.

For those who are using their sibling(s)’ PSEA for payment of their module fees, they will have to submit the SO Form to any ITE Customer & Visitor Centre (CVC) within 3 days of the course registration date. The Form must be completed and emailed to any CVC.  Please visit the MOE website at www.moe.gov.sg/education/post-secondary/post-secondary-education-account for more information on PSEA.

You can check your PSEA balance by calling the MOE Post-Secondary Education (PSE) Scheme Customer Service Tel: 6260 0777. Please ensure that there are enough funds in your account if you are paying your fees using PSEA.

2. Online Payment

Upon successful online course application, you have to make online payment within 3 days of the course application date. If you do not make full payment by the stipulated deadline, you are deemed to have withdrawn from the module that you have registered for. Your training place will then be offered to other applicants.

If you have made online payment, your payment record will be updated to your Financial Account instantly.

3. SkillsFuture Credit

Part-time Higher NitecNitec and ISC courses are SkillsFuture Credit approved courses. You can use your SkillsFuture Credit and SkillsFuture Credit Top-Up to pay for Part-time course fees (specifically tuition and examination fees). You may visit https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit for more details on SkillsFuture Credit.

For SkillsFuture Credit payments, please note:

  • Upon successful enrolment of a module, please go to ‘Account Inquiry’ under ‘Student Center’ in the Student Portal, and click on the ‘Request for Payment Advice’ button.  A payment advice will be sent to your email address.
  • Go to www.myskillsfuture.gov.sg, and navigate to ‘Digital Services’ > ‘Individuals’ > ‘Claim SkillsFuture Credits’ to prompt login into the portal.
  • Please submit your SFC claim within 3 days after module enrolment.
  • If your claim is not received by the required timeline^ by ITE, you are deemed to have withdrawn from the enrolled module.
  • If the available credit in your SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) account is insufficient to cover the Course and Examination Fees, you will need to pay the balance via the various payment modes before the required timeline by ITE to remain in the enrolled module.
  • SkillsFuture claims can only be paid out to Training Providers. This means that if you paid your full course fees upfront, you will not be able to use your SkillsFuture Credit.

^ The deadline for the submission of the SkillsFuture Credit claim is indicated on the Payment Advice available over the web upon successful course application. If your SkillsFuture Credit claim is not approved in the SkillsFuture Credit portal (https://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit) before the course start date, you will have to pay the full fees by other available payment modes more than two weeks before the course start date. If full fees are not paid by then, you will be withdrawn from the course.

4. AXS Payment

You can make an e-payment for your CET course fees via an AXS Station, AXS e-Station or AXS m-Station.  AXS payment is not applicable for companies paying the fees of their sponsored students.  Students who wish to check or make payment on outstanding balances at an AXS Station can only do so the next day after 10am following their enrolment into a course.  You will need to retain the receipt as proof of payment.  For assistance, you may call AXS hotline on 65602727 (8am to 10pm daily).

Withdrawal from module(s) and refund

Withdrawal from the modules is not encouraged. Students who wish to withdraw from the module(s) they have registered in, may submit their application for withdrawal over the counter at any Customer & Visitor Centre or to the College they have enrolled in.

The amount of fees refundable is based on the date of application for refund as follows:

Application for RefundRemarks
If application for refund is received 2 weeks or more before the start of course100% refund of fees
If application for refund is received less than 2 weeks before the start of course50% refund of fees
If application for refund is received after start of courseNo refund

Refund is not an automatic process. Applicant must apply for refund before ITE will process the request. All requests for refund are not guaranteed and are subject to approval by ITE.

For students who had used SkillsFuture Credit for partial/whole payment of CET course fees earlier, please note that SkillsFuture Credit is not recognised for fee payment/refund purpose arising from course withdrawal on or before course start date. Depending on the course withdrawal date, and the proportion of fees paid using SkillsFuture Credit, the applicant may have to pay fees arising from the course withdrawal.


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