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Work-Study Post-Diploma (Advanced Diploma in Power Engineering)

Topic:Engineering, Others, Sustainability and Green Skills

Course Type:Work-Study Programmes

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  • Course Date:

    15 Apr 2024 to 14 Oct 2025
  • Registration Period:

    02 Jan 2024 to 16 Feb 2024
  • Time:

    12:00 AM to 12:00 AM,
    525 hours (18months)
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F/ Online Synchronous) conducted by SP and structured On-the-Job Training (OJT) with the participating company.
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic (facilitated classroom training) and participating company (on-the-job training).
  • Funding:

    Other funding

Only applicants who are shortlisted by SP and participating companies will be notified to attend interviews. Successful applicants employed by the participating companies will be placed under the programme. 

For interested participating companies, please click here to submit your participation form.

For course specific details, please contact the course manager:

Name: Mr Tan Bee Teck

For other enquiries, please email to

Course Objective

The Advanced Diploma in Power Engineering (NAPE) is an 18-month SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes (WSP) where trainees go through classroom facilitation and On-the-Job Training (OJT) to deepen relevant occupational and industry knowledge and skills. Fresh polytechnic graduates from relevant courses will be employed by participating companies in the power industry as full-time employees while studying part-time through classroom facilitation in Singapore Polytechnic.

This course aims to deepen the existing knowledge and skills of fresh polytechnic graduates in the areas of:

  • power system protection
  • high voltage operation
  • power transmission and distribution
  • power system planning and control
  • electricity overview, acts and regulations

Course Outline

Semester 1 
PDC in High Voltage Operation and Protection
• Module 1 – High Voltage Operation
• Module 2 – Power System Protection

Semester 2
PDC in Power System Planning, Transmission and Distribution 
• Module 3 – Power System Planning and Control
• Module 4 – Power Transmission and Distribution 

Semester 3
PDC in Electricity Acts and Regulations
• Module 5 – Electricity Overview, Acts and Regulations
• Module 6 – Project

Please click here for module synopsis

Past/ Current Participating Companies:

  • Interlink Power System Pte Ltd
  • PSA Corporation Limited
  • SBS Transit DTL Pte Ltd
  • SBS Transit Ltd
  • SP Powergrid Ltd
  • YTL Powerseraya Pte Ltd
  • Praxis Automation Far East Pte Ltd
  • Sixty-Six Switchgears Co Pte Ltd
  • Firstcom Engineering Pte Ltd
  • Aggreko Singapore Pte Ltd

Minimum Requirements

1. Applicants must be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident of Singapore.

2. Applicants must be a graduate with a Full-time Polytechnic Diploma/ITE Technical Diploma/ITE Technical Engineering Diploma/ITE Work-Learn Technical Diploma within 36 months of graduation or from his last day of ORD.

3. Applicants must be hired by one of the participating companies for this Work-Study Programme.

4. The list of eligible diplomas offered by local polytechnics are as follows:
  • Diploma in Clean Energy (SP/TP)
  • Diploma in Clean Energy Management (NP)
  • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (SP)
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering (NP)
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering with Eco Design (NYP)
  • Diploma in Energy Systems and Management (SP)
  • Diploma in Green Building Energy Management (RP)

SP will evaluate individuals who have graduated for more than 36 months but within 5 years from the date of graduation or ORD on a case-by-case basis.

Past/Current Participating Companies:
  1. Hydrochem (S) Pte Ltd
  2. Interlink Power System Pte Ltd
  3. LSK Engineering (S) Pte Ltd
  4. Megawatts Engineering Services Pte Ltd
  5. PSA Corporation Limited
  6. SBS Transit DTL Pte Ltd
  7. SBS Transit Ltd
  8. Solargy Pte Ltd
  9. SP Powergrid Ltd
  10. Sun Electric Pte. Ltd.
  11. Tuas Power Generation Pte Ltd
  12. YTL Powerseraya Pte Ltd
  13. Praxis Automation Far East Pte Ltd
  14. Sixty-Six Switchgears Co Pte Ltd
  15. Firstcom Engineering Pte Ltd
  16. Aggreko Singapore Pte Ltd

Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of three Post-Diploma Certificates and fulfilment of the skills competency through OJT within an 18 months validity period, the participant will be conferred an Advanced Diploma in Power Engineering qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Suitable for

The SkillsFuture Work-Study Programmes (WSP) is for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents who are fresh full-time polytechnic Diploma and ITE Diploma graduates in Singapore.

Working adults in the Power industry who wish to pick up specialised skills and knowledge in Power Engineering should consider our non-WSP courses like the Advanced Diploma in Power System Engineering or the Specialist Diploma In Energy Efficiency And Management

Course Fees

The course fees payable are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility Certificate in High Voltage Operation and Protection Certificate in Power System Planning, Trasmission and Distribution Certificate in Electricity Acts and Regulations Total Course Fees
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens $531.18 $531.18 $531.18 $1,593.54
SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40 $765.18 $765.18 $765.18 $2,295.54
SINGAPORE PR** $2,118.96 $2,118.96 $2,118.96 $6,356.88
SME-SPONSORED SINGAPORE PR** $642.96 $642.96 $642.96 $1,928.88
REPEAT TRAINEES $5,336.64 $5,336.64 $5,336.64 $16,009.92

* Singaporean     ** Singapore Permanent Resident

* SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding and Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Click here for more details

Other Fees Payable
(Incl. GST)
Singapore CitizensSingapore Permanent Residents
and Others
Examination Fees-$16.20
Miscellaneous Fee$7.49$7.56
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.01$1.02
Insurance Fee (GPA)$2.25$2.07

- The fees shown are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- Fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy: 

A 100% refund will be available if the withdrawal request is submitted more than or equal to 14 days before the course start date. 50% refund will be available if the withdrawal request is submitted less than 14 days before the course start date; No refund will be available if the withdrawal request is submitted after the course start date.

Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

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Terms and Conditions

Application Procedure

1. Apply for WSP by completing the form which is accessible with your SingPass. 

2. Eligible applicants will be notified by SP.  

3. Your application does not guarantee acceptance into the course. Your acceptance into the course is dependent on meeting the course requirements and course vacancy.

4. PACE Academy course schedules, including course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change.

5. PACE Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course at short notice; & at its absolute discretion without assigning any reason for such cancellation/postponements. In the event that the applicant’s chosen course is cancelled prior to its commencement, PACE Academy will make a full refund of course fees already paid by the applicant.

6. The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.  


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