Minimum Entry Requirements

A.  CET/Part-time Diploma Courses (except 2-year Diploma in Nursing under the Healthcare Professional Conversion Programme)

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

GCE ‘O’ Level

Minimum of 3 relevant GCE ‘O’ Levels passes in:
  • English Grades 1 to 7;
  • Mathematics Grades 1 to 6; and
  • One other subject Grades 1 to 6

At least 3 years of relevant working experience

ITE (Full time)

NITEC

  • Relevant NITEC with GPA ≥ 3.5

At least 2 years of relevant working experience

ITE (Full time)

Higher NITEC

  • Relevant Higher NITEC
At least 1 year of relevant working experience

ITE (Part-time)

Awarded with new qualification since April 2013

 

  • NITEC in Technology with GPA ≥ 3.5 (for technical courses); or
  • NITEC in Services with GPA ≥ 3.5 (for business courses)

AND

Successful completion of Bridging Programme offered by ITE

At least 2 years of relevant working experience 

ITE (Part-time)

Awarded with new qualification since April 2013

 

  • Higher NITEC in Technology (for technical courses); or
  • Higher NITEC in Services (for business courses)

AND

Successful completion of Bridging Programme offered by ITE

At least 1 year of relevant working experience

 

WSQ

Relevant WSQ Diploma qualification (by sector, programme &/or level - bridging course may be required)

AND

WPLN accepted at Level ≥ 6 in lieu of ‘O’ level English and Mathematics

 

At least 2 years of relevant working experience (for business courses)

 

Relevant working experience (for other courses)

 

B.  2-year Diploma in Nursing under the Healthcare Professional Conversion Programme

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

GCE ‘A’ Level

3 GCE ‘A’ level credits* with 2 GCE ‘O’ level credits^ in a Science subject and Mathematics

* GCE ‘A’ level credits refer to grades A to E

^ GCE ‘O’ level credits refer to grades A1 to C6

At least 2 years of working experience

Diploma

A Diploma from a local polytechnic

At least 2 years of working experience

Degree 

A recognised Degree

At least 2 years of working experience

 

C.  Post-Diploma Courses (Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma), except those for Nursing, Paramedicine, Counselling and Sonography

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

Diploma or Degree  in relevant discipline

 

A Diploma/ Degree in relevant discipline (such as business/ engineering /technology /life sciences)

Please refer to relevant course website

 

D.  Post-Diploma Courses – Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma in Nursing

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

Diploma or Degree  in relevant discipline

 

A Diploma in Nursing from a local polytechnic or equivalent

 

Registered nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board

And

At least 1 year post registration experience with 6 months in the discipline of study;

Regional candidates must have an IELTS grade of 6 and above

Diploma or degree in any discipline

NA

NA

 

E.  Post-Diploma Courses – Advanced Diploma, Specialist Diploma in Paramedicine

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

Diploma or Degree  in relevant discipline

 

A Diploma from a local Polytechnic or a JIBC Paramedic Diploma;

And

Paramedic Level 3 Certificate

At least 1 year experience in pre-hospital care

Diploma or degree in any discipline

NA

NA

 

F.  Post-Diploma Courses – Advanced Diploma in Counselling

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

Degree  in relevant discipline A recognized degree (preferably in the behavioural/human sciences or health-related disciplines)

Preferred

Diploma or degree in any discipline

NA

NA

 

G.  Post-Diploma Courses – Advanced Diploma in Sonography

Entry Qualifications

Academic Requirement

Relevant Working Experience

Diploma or Degree  in relevant discipline

 

Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography or Radiation Therapy from a local polytechnic or equivalent

At least two years' post-qualification clinical experience

And

Letter of support from their employers confirming access to a medical ultrasound facility

 

H.  For all courses

With the exception of courses with regulatory body requirements, e.g. Nursing, candidates without the minimum academic qualifications may be admitted based on other merits (such as relevant working experience) on a case-by-case basis and may be subject to an interview or entrance test.

Please refer to the respective course website for more details on the course and specific information on the course entry requirements.