More than just an instrumentation diploma Singapore

Specialist Diploma in Process, Instrumentation, and Control

This is a diploma Singapore designed for O Level and NITEC qualified students to become qualified professionals in process, instrumentation, and control industry with a diploma in business practice.

Where Our Graduates Work




Be the Brains that Controls the 4th Generation-Connected Factory

When a factory is transformed into an automated facility, there are instruments, or sensors. These sensors feedback data to control rooms where the readings are processed, analysed and then used to define the next course of action in the facility. Students who finish this course will be trained for the wide range of activities required by this role.

  • Perform measurements on electrical and electronic equipment
  • Read and interpret technical drawings
  • Identify, control, calibrate, and repair control devices
  • Describe the operation and functions of a DCS
  • Operate and manage a PLC


9 months + internship 
(5 days per week, 3 hours each)


9 months + internship
(2 days per week, up to 3 hours each)





The Diploma Programme

  • Electrical & Electronic Principles
  • Instrumentation and Control Essentials
  • Industrial Process Control
  • Calibration of Process Instrumentation
  • Pneumatic and Electro-pneumatics
  • Distributed Control Systems
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Internship

Minimum Age

16 years of age in the year of application

Minimum Academic Qualifications

– O Levels (Minimum 2 Passes) or equivalent (e.g. SPM)

– NITEC (any subject) or equivalent (e.g.NTC2)

– Higher NITEC (any subject) or equivalent (e.g. NTC3)

– Other Foundation Diplomas (e.g. Diploma in Business Administration)

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants with other equivalent qualifications based on Singapore criterion may be given exemptions on academic qualifications

Mature and Adult Learners

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

– A Pass (C6) or better for O Levels; or

– A minimum of IELTS 4.5 or equivalent; or

– An equivalent qualification with demonstrated equivalence to the CEFR at level B2 or higher.

Entry Requirements


Fees and Charges


Local Students

Application Fee:

Course Fees:

*Fees stated include course fees, admin fees, FPS and GST (7%)

We do not charge examination fee for first attempt. Subsequent attempts are chargeable.

International Students

Application Fee:
$267.50 + $120*
*VISA Processing Fees Payable to ICA

Course Fees:

*Fees stated include course fees, admin fees, FPS and GST (7%)

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 in their home country. All fees should be paid directly to the school, as indicated in your offer letter. There is extensive preparation required to study in Singapore and students are encouraged to prepare their educational statements and proof of prior qualification before applying. This course will be fully conducted in the English Language

Typical Career Outcomes




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.

Speak To Us About Joining A Course

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.

Can you tell us a bit more about yourself?

polytechnic diploma like singapore poly temasek poly and republic poly but different

Tell Us About Your Motivation

Tell Us About Your Education

Tell Us About Your Employment

Tell Us Your Contact Details

Info Request Form

What information would you like and where should we send it?