Advanced Diploma In Computer Engineering

The Advanced Diploma In Computer Engineering offers a comprehensive curriculum to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary in computing, specifically in network engineering. The course aims to challenge students while also providing opportunities to develop essential skills and build their project portfolio. Students will gain knowledge in a range of network equipment, preparing them for a successful career in the field. Additionally, the program emphasises the social and economic implications of information and communication technologies. This diploma program provides a rewarding study environment and accommodates the needs of students to ensure they reach their full potential in the industry.

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The Advanced Diploma In Computer Engineering provides a comprehensive learning format with a focus on network engineering and software development. Students will be taught the principles of software engineering, discrete mathematics, and computer architecture. In addition, students will gain knowledge and skills in network management, troubleshooting, and wireless network deployment. The program aims to develop students’ skills to enable them to design and administer networks, manage software and hardware, and identify and resolve network problems. The curriculum provides theoretical and practical aspects of using network devices, connecting computers, and other devices to a network. The course aims to provide students with the mathematical toolbox of techniques needed for computer engineering, appreciate the social and economic implications of information and communication technologies, and equip them with knowledge and skills relevant to their chosen subject area.

Module 1. Advanced Software Engineering

This module will cover the principles of software engineering, software life cycle, formal methods and software quality assurance techniques

Module 2. Concepts in Networks and the Internet

The goal of this introductory course is to help students cope with the revolution by providing a conceptual understanding of standard technologies used today in networking for computer communications. This course is structured along the lines of the four layers Arpanet communication architecture: Application, Transport, Network and Physical.

Module 3. Advanced Discrete Mathematics

To provide the mathematical toolbox of techniques needed for computer engineering

Module 4. Computer Architecture and Data Communication

This module gives an overview of computer hardware data communication and networking technology

Module 5. Information Management Advanced

This module provides student with a blend of both information systems management concepts as well as data centre management concepts

Module 6. Implementation in Intranet Technologies & Architecture

This module introduces new technologies and background information (such as basic networking, including protocols and physical infrastructure) necessary for using network computer devices. It also provides theoretical and practical aspects of designing and administering networks. The module shows the students how to physically connect computers and other devices to a network and access peripherals such as printers over the network

Module 7. Network Management & Troubleshooting Techniques

The module focuses on the network troubleshooting techniques using both hardware and software. It also provides understanding of types of protocols. Students will also learn how to rectify network configuration problems and other commonly encountered network problems. They will be effectively exposed to network management principles and techniques for SNMP, MIB, and RMON operations

Module 8. Advanced Wireless Network Deployment Management\

This module introduces the concept of wireless networking which contributes to the sense of freedom and mobility that wireless technology brings to users. At the same time, wireless also connotes something difficult to control and protect. It covers the range of security threats endemic to wireless technologies, including eavesdropping, wireless denial-of-service attacks and various encryption issues

Academic Minimum Entry Requirement:

  • Obtained TVI International Diploma in ICT; or
  • Obtained Higher Nitec or equivalent; or
  • Obtained WSQ Diploma; or
  • Obtained Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent; or
  • IB Diploma; or
  • Obtained other relevant diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics or other PEIs; or
  • Mature candidate who is at least 30 years of age with 8 years' IT info-communication and/or IT engineering system support working experience.

Local Students:

  • Obtained TVI International Diploma in ICT; or
  • Obtained WSQ Diploma; or
  • Obtained Polytechnic Diploma or equivalent; or
  • Mature candidate who is at least 30 years of age with 8 years’ IT info-communication and/or IT engineering system support working experience.

International (STP) Students:

  • Completed satisfactorily high school in the country of origin; and
  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or more; or
  • Obtained IB Diploma; or
  • Obtained TVI International Diploma in ICT; or
  • Obtained relevant diplomas from other recognised local/overseas polytechnics.

Language Requirement:

  • Obtained GCE ‘O’ Level in English Language with at least C6 pass; or
  • Obtained WPL Level 6 (Average of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing Scores); or
  • Obtained IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (Applicable for STP Students); or
  • Successfully passed TVI English Admission Test.

Other qualifications can be considered for entry if they are deemed to be equivalent and will have to be approved by TVI Director, (Central Academic Division (CAD).

Each level may be assessed by any combination of written assessment, projects and oral interviews.

The mode of delivery will be a combination of lectures, workshops, group discussions, individual activities, experiential learning with a 1:20 teacher and student ratio.

Full Course Fee*


*All prices are inclusive of 8% GST. GST are based on full course fees, before SSG funding.

**Current prevailing SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding applies to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents. Please refer to SSG Training Grants Incentives website for the latest information.

1. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents have to meet the following conditions to be eligible for SSG fund, failing which the participant will be liable to pay the full course fees to Training Vision Institute.

a) Met minimum 75% in attendance and in E-learning hours

b) Qualify as Competent in all WSQ Assessments

c) Met other SSG eligibility criteria

2. Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to offset the course fee after subsidies.

3. Participant with Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) can apply to use the PSEA fund for the course fee.

4. Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) are not included. A non-refundable application fee of $54 for local students and $216 for international students will apply.

5. SkillsFuture Singapore course funding level has been revised from 1st January 2022. For complete information please visit SSG website or download the information here. Please speak to our Course Consultants to confirm your course fees.

Questions? Check the frequently asked questions below.

Our course consultant will advise you if you need to bring along a laptop. You also have the option to loan a laptop from us for the duration of the course. You may also want to bring along a jacket in case the room gets cold.

For online classes, do ensure you have a functional laptop and have Zoom installed prior to class.

You are required to have basic computer navigational skills such as opening and closing, dragging and dropping, copying and pasting of files.

In partnership with Fish4Talents, Training Vision Institute's subsidiary for career coaching and talent solutions provider, we will provide learners exclusive career coaching upon completion of modules.

Yes, we have funding available for self-sponsored (individuals) - up to 50% or 70% funding, and company-sponsored (SME or Non-SME). For more information, you may visit here.

You can sign up for this course through this link. Once you have registered for the course, our course consultant will follow up with you via email regarding your course registration.

Once you have registered for the course, you will receive a detailed step-by-step user guide on how to claim your SkillsFuture Credit. Our course consultant will be able to assist you if you require any help along the way.

If you are still unsure whether this course is suitable for you, please leave your contact details here. A course consultant will get in touch with you to recommend the appropriate course(s) based on your learning objectives.


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