Partnered with SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC), the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) announced to offer a degree in Aircraft Systems Engineering for school leavers. Singapore Institute of Technology will be the first autonomous university in Singapore to offer a degree program in Aviation.
The three-year Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Aircraft Systems Engineering, will commence classes in September 2018 with a first intake of 48 students, the university said in a news release.
During the three-year study, students will be given a hands on experience at SIA engineering facility and upon graduation students are expected to be industry ready trained to pursue careers as Licensed Aircraft Engineers, Project Managers, Technical service or Repair development engineers, SIT said.
At the end of the program students will be awarded with a certificate that recognises that the student has completed a SAR-147 Approved Basic Course, which is a requirement to sit for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License exams along with work experience to be awarded “Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer” by Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.
Singapore Institute of Technology was established in 2009, has over 5,000 students in 44 degree programmes from across SIT and 10 overseas university partners.
The SIAEC Group provides extensive maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft to more than 80 international airlines worldwide. With certifications from more than 20 airworthiness authorities, SIAEC’s six hangars and 22 in-house workshops in Singapore provide complete MRO services.
The admissions for the up coming academic year is from March 19, and the open house dates are 13 and 14th Jan. Interested students can visit SIT website