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Higher Diploma in Engineering Technology

Get qualified to enter the electrical and power, or semiconductor and electronics industries. Our courses cover the fundamentals as well as newer digitalization content. Part-time studies and top-up degree options are all available.

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Welcome to the Electronics Industry. These are the Fundamentals.

This course covers a wide range of subject areas for a digital-development environment such as the semiconductor industry in Singapore. Graduates are likely to find strong employment within companies like United Technologies, Rolls Royce, Micron, and others who regularly engage our graduates.

  • Covers a variety of skills for the electronics industry
  • Hands on approach to complex-advanced topics
  • Become qualified for mid-level engineering roles
  • Designed for the modern semiconductor industry
  • Pick up skills and knowledge to advance your career
  • Boost your portfolio of work so you can impress future employers


12 + 6 months 
Course + Internship
(5 days per week, 3 hours each)


16 + 6 months
Course + Internship
(2 days per week, up to 3 hours each)



Course Structure


This course is the equivalent of the second half of a UK, three-year honours degree and includes 180 credits.

Module Titles:

  • Electrical Technology
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Digital Circuits
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Project Management
  • Microcontrollers, Sensors, Actuators
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Electronics Group Project
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Internship

Minimum Age

18 years of age in the year of application

Minimum Academic Qualifications

– An Any Auston Specialist Diploma ; or

– GCE ‘A’ Level with 3 passes; or

– A polytechnic of Private College Diploma from non-relevant major; or

– 12 years of formal education (including standardized tests)

Mature Candidates

At least 30 years of age and 8 years of working experience may be admitted on a case by case basis with a minimum of 10 years of formal education and certificates that is deemed equivalent by the Academic Board.

English Proficiency

– C6 or better for O Levels

– IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

– CEFR B2 or higher

Entry Requirements


Fees and Charges


Local Students

Application Fees:

Course Fees:


International Students

Application Fees:
$272.50 + $45*
*VISA Processing Fees Payable to ICA

Course Fees:

Note for International Students:
When applying through our international representatives, (i.e. Agents) students should NOT pay any course fees, admin fees, application fees, or other wise to the agents. All fees should be paid directly to the school, as indicated in your offer letter.

Typical Career Outcomes


Career Opportunities

Electronics Technician

  • Perform electronics system and component diagnostic, trouble shooting and repair work
  • Able to read and understand schematic wiring diagrams
  • Perform field service work
  • Able to understand electronics failure

Engineering Assistant

  • Devise preventive maintenance procedures and plan for all equipment, in accordance to equipment requirements as recommended by vendors / suppliers.
  • Procurement of parts and/or securing of services for preventive or breakdown maintenance works where applicable.
  • Implement preventive maintenance work independently and/or with a team.
  • Assist in process pre and post operations e.g. chemical mixing, equipment and lab upkeep.
  • Assist in operation of processes, e.g. membrane and module fabrication.



Auston Institute of Management is a Singapore based Higher Education provider who has been providing qualifications and upgrading opportunities to students in the Engineering and Technology industry since 1996.

Our graduates have gone on to work in many large local companies and multi-national corporations alike. Just like many of our graduates who have gone before you, this course could lead to the next stage in your career.

This course is recognized as being equivalent to the first 1.5 years of UK University and guarantees entry to the
B Eng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Top-Up Degree awarded by The University of the West of England, Bristol run here.

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It’s time to prepare for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one module at a time toward a degree, you’ve got the way.

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