• Admission Requirements

    To be eligible for the programme, the applicant must be a fresh polytechnic graduate (Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident), from one of the 5 polytechnics. He/She has to meet the minimum requirements of the Earn & Learn Programme (ELP) and be employed by a participating company.


    Fresh polytechnic graduates are defined as individuals who are hired by the participating companies within 36 months of their graduation from the polytechnic (graduation date as stated on the Diploma certificate). This group includes existing employees with the participating companies who have graduated from the polytechnic within the same period. For male participants who need to serve National Service, the 36 month period will start from the ORD. Participants who are fresh Singaporean graduates will be eligible for a sign-on incentive of up to $5,000 when they are successfully placed on the Programme.


    Polytechnic graduates from the following courses and other related courses are eligible to apply for the programme:

    • Diploma in Electronics, Communication and Computer Engineering, Nanyang Polytechnic

    • Diploma in Electronic & Computer Engineering, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

    • Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Republic Polytechnic

    • Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic

    • Diploma in Electronics, Temasek Polytechnic


  • Course Schedule

    The Post-Diploma Certificates are:

    • Post-Diploma Certificate in Embedded System Development & Applications
    • Post-Diploma Certificate in Wireless System Development


    PDC in Embedded System Development & Applications



    Module 1
    Embedded System Development

    15 Oct 2018 to 30 Nov 2018

    Every Friday 0830 to 1800
    except 30 Nov 2018 1400 to 1800

    Term Break :
    3 Dec 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

    Module 2
    Software Applications Development

    4 Jan 2019 to 15 Feb 2019

    Every Friday 0830 to 1800
    except 15 Feb 2019 1400 to 1800

    Module 3
    Electronic System Project I

    Concurrent via OJT from
    Oct 2018 to 18 Feb 2019


    Mar 2019 to 12 Apr 2019


    PDC in Wireless Systems Development



    Module 1
    Wireless System Development

    15 Apr 2019 to 7 Jun 2019

    Every Friday 0830 to 1800
    except 7 Jun 19 1400 to 1800

    Term Break:
    10 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

    Module 2
    Wireless System Implementation and Test

    28 Jun 2019 to 2 Aug 2019

    Every Friday 0830 to 1800
    except 2 Aug 19 1400 to 1800

    Module 3
    Electronic System Project II

    Concurrent via OJT from
    Jun 2019 to Aug 2019



  • Course Fees And Funding


    PDC in Embedded 
    System Development
    &  Applications 

    PDC in Wireless System

    Earn & Learn
    Specialist Diploma in
    Electronic Systems
    (Total Fees S$)

    Singapore Citizen (SME-Sponsored) #




    Singapore Citizen +




    Singapore Permanent Resident ++





    # For more information on SME Subsidy, click here

    + For 1st time applicant or subsequent applicant. 
    ++ For 1st time applicant. 

    Participants of the Earn & Learn Specialist Diploma will not need to pay any course fees. Since this is a company-sponsored programme, the course fees will be borne by their employers.


    The following supplementary fees (subject to annual review and change) will be charged:

    • Exam/Assessment fee of $5.35 per module

    • Insurance fee of $4.30 per academic year

    The course fees will be reviewed by MOE on an annual basis and adjusted accordingly.