• Admission Requirements

    The various alternative entry requirements for applicants are as follows:

    • GCE ‘O’ level with English language (grade 1-7), Mathematics (grade 1-6) and a Science subject (grade 1-6) or equivalent with at least 3 years of relevant IT working experience.

    • ITE NITEC GPA ≥ 3.5 with at least 2 years of IT relevant working experience.

    • ITE Higher NITEC with at least 1 year of IT relevant working experience.

    • Relevant WSQ (Singapore Workforce Skills Qualification) Diploma qualification or equivalent, with relevant working experience. WPLN (Workplace Literacy and Numeracy) Level ≥ 6 may be accepted as equivalent O-Level English Language & Math requirements.

    Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on:

    (i) Evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience; OR

    (ii) Supporting evidence of competency readiness.

    Suitable applicants who are shortlisted will have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

  • Course Schedule

    The course will be a 2.5 years part-time Diploma Programme, with a total of 900 study hours. 

    The course will consist of five 180-hour modular certificates (MC). Each MC comprises three modules and is made up of 150 hours of classroom/lab lessons and 30 hours of facilitated self-directed learning.

    The classroom/lab lessons will take the form of three classes per week over a period of 15 weeks.

    • Certificate in System Essentials (16 Oct 2017 - 1 Apr 2018)
    • Certificate in Network Administration (16 Apr 2018 - 1 Oct 2018)
    • Certificate in Network Operations and Support (15 Oct 2018 - 1 Apr 2019)
    • Certificate in Green and Cloud Computing (15 Apr 2019 - 1 Oct 2019)
    • Certificate in Advanced Network Services (14 Oct 2019 - 1 Apr 2020)
  • Course Fees And Funding

    * Terms & conditions for the subsidy and fee refund policy are available at www.nyp.edu.sg/continuing-education/academy-of-lifelong-learning-n-skills

    Category Fee for 1st Modular Certificate*

    Workfare Training Scheme (WTS) recipients 


    SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens


    Mid-career Enhanced Scheme for Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above


    Singapore Citizens less than 40 years


    Singapore Permanent Resident 


    * Total programme fee = 5 x Modular Certificate fee, subject to semestral fee revision by MOE.

    * Please note that a supplementary fee of around $30 is payable each semester.



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

    • Exam/Assessment fee of $5.35 per module
    • Insurance fee of $4.60 per academic year