About the Course

The SkillsFuture Work-Study Post-Diploma (Specialist Diploma in Electronic Systems Development) is designed to give fresh Polytechnic graduates from relevant Electronic Engineering disciplines a career head-start in the development of electronic products and systems for smart connected solutions, internet-of-things applications, etc. It also places emphasis on project development and management skills, enabling them to better manage projects as they progress in their careers.

This course is designed in collaboration with the industry to ensure relevance to employers and is a programme that aligns with the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme. Participants will be matched to suitable employers related to their professional goals and undergo a 12 months structured on-the-job training and mentorship that will help them transit better into their workplace.

The course emphasizes an applied approach in training, equipping participants with deeper know-how in embedded and wireless system design considerations, implementation techniques and validation. Participants will also further develop skills to integrate and perform system characterization and performance validation of electronic systems. Participants who have successfully completed the programme will receive an industry-recognised Specialist Diploma in Electronic Systems Development and will be able to contribute effectively in their workplaces as a result of enhanced competency. In addition, this course is also intended to add value to their academic qualification and career advancement.


Key features of SkillsFuture Work-Study Programme

Fresh polytechnic graduates of the programme can benefit from the following:

  • A sign-on incentives of $5,000 (For fresh graduates who are Singapore Citizens and within three years of graduation or Operationally Ready Date for National Servicemen only)

  • Competitive Salaries and full-time employment benefits

  • Skills deepening through on-the-job training and facilitated learning

  • Career advancement pathways upon successful completion

What You'll Study

  • Certification

    The course duration of the Specialist Diploma in Electronic Systems Development is 300 hours, comprising two Post Diploma Certificates (PDCs) and on-the-job training component. Participants who meet the assessment and attendance requirements for all the modules under each PDC will be awarded the respective Post-Diploma Certificate. The participants will be awarded the Specialist Diploma in Electronic Systems Development upon successful completion of both PDCs.