Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Clean Energy (Part Time)

Provided by BCA Academy, Building and Construction Authority

Course introduction


This programme aims to provide an upgrading path for working adults who aspire to obtain a BCA-accredited diploma in electrical engineering, and to expand their career opportunities in high-growth market segments such as clean energy, green building and energy management.

Besides equipping students with the fundamentals of electrical engineering, the programme incorporates a comprehensive treatment of cleantech subjects which includes clean energy generation, energy management, Green Mark assessment and building management systems.

Programme Objectives

The Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Clean Energy is a 3-year full-time programme that aims to equip students with the fundamental knowledge and specialised skills necessary to assist engineers and managers in:
  • Designing, operating and maintaining of electrical services for buildings;
  • Performing and supervising effectively the various electrical works on-site;
  • Performing energy auditing works;
  • Designing and commissioning grid-tied and stand-alone photovoltaic systems; and
  • Conserving and optimising energy usage in buildings.

Career Prospects

Graduates will be able to perform the following job roles:
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Facility Management Executive
  • Clean Energy Technologist
  • Clean Energy Consultant
  • Clean Energy Designer
  • Site Supervisor

Entry Requirements

3 GCE'O' Levels
a) English Language - Grade 1 to 7
b) Mathematics - Grade 1 to 6; and
c) A relevant subject - Grade 1 to 6; and
ITE Higher NITEC or GCE 'N' Levels and NITEC with minimum GPA of 2.75 in a relevant discipline.

Those who have attempted the GCE 'O' Levels but do not meet the specified grade in English or Mathematics, may take an English or Mathematics test conducted by BCA Academy to enable the Academdy to assess their enrolment eligibility

Candidates with other academic qualifications and experiences may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

All new intake students are required to own a notebook with the following recommended specification and software:
  • Intel Core Processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 64-bit Windows Operating System
  • Microsoft Office
  • Anti-virus software

Additional Qualifications Awarded

Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will also be awarded the following additional qualifications:
  • Singapore Certified Energy Manager (Associate)
  • Certificate of Successful Completion in Internal Audit (QEHS) on Quality ISO9001, Environmental 14001 & Health & Safety OHSAS 18001
  • Certificate of Successful Completion in Green Mark Manager Course

Fees & Funding

Please enquire below for course fees and financial grants: