Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace)

Introduction

The School of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering is pleased to introduce our Part-time Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace) (DEAS) in collaboration with the Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS). In this collaboration, graduates of the programme will be granted a pathway to SUSS, BEng Aerospace Systems (BEHAS) with advanced standing.

Course Objectives

This course aims to provision the Skills Future initiative by supporting pragmatic education and providing continual academic and career progression pathways for CET participants. It will also provide participants with the knowledge and skills essential to take on the job responsibilities in the Aerospace industry.

Suitable for

This course is designed to provide graduates from the Institute of Education (ITE) and ‘O’ Levels, the opportunity to be employed in the aerospace industry and upskill themselves. Graduates will have articulation to the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) with advanced standing.


Minimum Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the Part-Time diploma:

a) The following GCE 'O' Level grades and with at least 1 year of relevant working experience:

English Language Grade 1 – 7
Mathematics (Elementary or Additional) Grade 1 – 6
Science Grade 1 – 6

OR

b) Nitec in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >= 3.5 

OR

c) Nitec in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >= 3.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

b) Nitec in Technology in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >= 3.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

e) Higher Nitec in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >=2.0 

OR

f) Higher Nitec in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >=1.5 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

g) Higher Nitec in Technology in an engineering or information technology discipline with GPA >=2.0 and at least 1 year of relevant working experience.

OR

h) Relevant WSQ Advanced Certificate (or higher) with at at least 1 year of relevant working experience and Level 6 for both WSQ Workplace Literacy SOA & Workplace Numeracy SOA

OR

i) Applicant with none of the qualifications listed above but at least 2 years of relevant working experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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 Outline

The DEAS course is a 2.5 years part-time programme. It consists of 5 modular certificates (MCs) conducted over 5 semesters. 

The details of each MC are as follows: 

MC1 - Certificate in Aeronautics Fundamentals 1
Module 1 – Aircraft Powerplant
Module 2 – Fundamentals of Flight
Module 3 – Human Factors & Air Legislation
Module 4 – Aircraft General Maintenance 1

MC2 - Certificate in Aeronautics Fundamentals 2
Module 1 – Aircraft Systems 
Module 2 – Aircraft Structure 
Module 3 – Computer Aided Design (Aeronautical) CATIA 
Module 4 – Aircraft General Maintenance 2

MC3 - Certificate in Engineering Fundamentals 1 
Module 1 – Engineering Materials 
Module 2 – Static & Dynamics 
Module 3 – Fundamentals of composite Repair

MC4 - Certificate in Engineering Fundamentals 2
Module 1 – Aerospace Component Manufacturing
Module 2 – Introduction to Additive Manufacturing  
Module 3 – Quality Engineering and Management

MC5 - Certificate in Engineering Fundamentals 3
(Note: These 3 modules will be conducted by SUSS.)
Module 1 – Digital Electronics Design
Module 2 – Analogue Electronics Design   
Module 3 – Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

The synopsis of the modules can be found here.


Award / Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of modules in each Modular Certificate in each semester, the participant will be awarded the respective Modular Certificate.

Upon successfully acquiring MC1 to MC5 in DEAS within a five-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace) qualification from Singapore Polytechnic and also granted advance standing to SUSS’s BEng Aerospace Systems (BEHAS) programme.

Upon completing module “Computer-Aided Design (Aeronautical) CATIA” in Modular Certificate 2, participates can choose to take the following examination by Dassault Systemes. For more information, please refer to the website https://www.3ds.com/training/certification-program/professional-certification/ 

• CATIA Part Design, 
• CATIA Assembly Design 
• CATIA Surface Design 

Certificate in CATIA Mechanical Designer Specialist/ CATIA Mechanical Surface Designer Specialist is/are awarded by Dassault Systemes upon passing the examination.

Course Fees

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DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (AEROSPACE)
MODULAR CERTIFICATES (MC)SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVESINGAPORE PR

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for SC)*

ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME

(for PR)**

OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS
Certificate in Aeronautics Fundamentals 1$712.14$474.76$1,899.04$490.29$567.94$4,747.59
Certificate in Aeronautics Fundamentals 2$628.36$418.91$1,675.62$432.61$501.12$4,189.05
Certificate in Engineering Fundamentals 1$460.80$307.20$1,228.79$317.25$367.49$3,071.97
Certificate in Engineering Fundamentals 2$460.80$307.20$1,228.79$317.25$367.49$3,071.97
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*SC - Singapore Citizens

**PR - Permanent Residents

The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.

## Certificate will be conducted by SUSS. Participants will be advised of the registration process and the academic calendar with SUSS closer to the date. https://www.suss.edu.sg/part-time-undergraduate/academic-calendar 

 

Other Fees Payable:

FEE DESCRIPTIONPER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)
 SINGAPORE CITIZENSSINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.01$1.01
Examination Fee-$16.05
Miscellaneous Fee$7.49$7.49
Insurance Fee (GPA)$1.70$1.70
Students' Union Entrance Fee (one-time payment upon enrolment)$5.00*(non-refundable)$5.00*(non-refundable)
Students' Union Subscription Fee$4.50* (non-refundable)$4.50*(non-refundable)

*Not subjected to GST

- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

Refund Policy:

i) Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement - 70% refund of paid course fee
ii) Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement - no refund of paid course fee

Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.

 

 

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

Please click here for application procedures.

Date of Course Commencement:
TBC

Academic Calendar

Registration Period:
TBC

* Registration may be closed earlier once seats are filled up.

Class schedule:
Every Saturday 
8 am – 5 pm
OR
2 weekdays weekly
6pm - 10pm
(to be confirmed closer to the course commencement)

Duration:
918 hours (2.5 years)

Modular Certificate to start with:
MC 1 

Enquiries
Email: Sum_Kar_Woh@sp.edu.sg

For course specific details, please contact the course manager
Name: Mr Sum Kar Woh
Email: Sum_Kar_Woh@sp.edu.sg