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BCA-INDUSTRY iBuildSG ITE SCHOLARSHIP


The BCA-Industry iBuildSG ITE Scholarship programme is offered by BCA, in collaboration with industry firms, to students of high calibre pursuing full-time Built Environment (BE) courses at the ITE colleges.
 
Through these programmes, graduates will enjoy opportunities to build on an exciting and rewarding career in the BE sector.
 
The programme is structured in two stages:

  • Stage 1 (Full-time Study) provides financial incentives during ITE study
  • Stage 2 (Post-ITE Development) provides a clear progression path and attractive salary for ITE graduates.

Tenable Institutions

  • Local ITE Colleges

Tenable ITE Courses

  • Higher NITEC in Civil & Structural Engineering Design
  • Higher NITEC in Electrical Engineering
  • Higher NITEC in Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Design (previously known as Higher NITEC in Facility Systems Design)
  • Higher NITEC in Facility Management
  • Higher NITEC in Mechanical Engineering
  • Higher NITEC in Architectural Technology (previously known as Higher NITEC in Space Design (Architecture))
  • NITEC in Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
  • NITEC in Built Environment (Mechanical & Electrical Services) (restructured from NITEC in Facility Technology (Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration) and NITEC in Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical Services))
  • NITEC in Built Environment (Vertical Transportation) (previously known as NITEC in Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
  • NITEC in Mechanical Technology
  • NITEC in Architectural Technology (previously known as NITEC in Space Design (Architecture))
  • NITEC in Interior and Exhibition Design (previously known as NITEC in Space Design (Interior & Exhibition))

Benefits

Stage 1 (Full-time Study)
  • $7,000 per annum for a maximum of 2 years
  • Advancement to Stage 2 (Post-ITE Development)
 
Stage 2 (Post-ITE Development)
  • Minimum basic monthly salary:
    • 1st year: $1,850
    • 2nd year: $2,050
    • 3rd year: $2,350
  • On-the-job training
  • Industry-recognised training
  • Retention incentive of $7,000 (1 year after bond completion)
  • Training grant of $3,000 (to be unlocked after bond completion)

Industry Recognised Training Courses

Specialisation Institution BCA-Recognised Training Course*
Building Information Modelling (BIM)
 
 
BCA Academy Certification Course in BIM Modelling (Architecture Track)
BCA Academy Certification Course in BIM Modelling (MEP Track)
BCA Academy Certification Course in BIM Modelling (Structure Track)
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modelling
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Computation BIM (Building)
Institute of Technical Education Certificate of Competency in Architectural BIM
Certificate of Competency in Building Information Modelling – Engineering Graphics
Certificate of Competency in Building Information Modelling – 3D Modelling
Construction Supervision BCA Academy National Building Qualification (NBQ) / Higher NBQ in Project Supervision
 
BCA Academy National Building Qualification (NBQ) / Higher NBQ in Supervision and Coordination of M&E Works
BCA Academy CoreTrade Supervisor Course (Architectural)
BCA Academy CoreTrade Supervisor Course (Mechanical & Electrical)
BCA Academy CoreTrade Supervisor Course (Structural)
Architecture
 
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Architectural Technology
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time Higher NITEC in Services – Space Design Technology
Certificate of Competency in Architectural Detailing & Visualisation
Certificate of Competency in Building Drawings & Submission
Civil engineering
 
BCA Academy
 
Part-time Diploma in Construction Engineering
Specialist Diploma in Underground Construction
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time Higher NITEC in Technology – Civil & Structural Engineering Design
Construction Management BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Construction Management
Electrical engineering BCA Academy Part-time Diploma in Electrical Engineering & Clean Energy
Ngee Ann Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
Singapore Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering)
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time Higher NITEC in Technology - Electrical Engineering
Certificate of Competency in Residential Wiring Maintenance
Certificate of Competency in Electrical Switchboard Testing & Maintenance
Certificate of Competency in Smart Home System (C-Bus)
Certificate of Competency in Smart Home System (KNX)
Certificate of Competency in Smart Home System (Voice Control)
Certificate of Competency in Smart Home System (Z-Wave)
Certificate of Competency in Intelligent Building Control System (KNX)
Facility management BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Facility & Energy Management
Part-time Diploma in Facilities Management
Ngee Ann Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Engineering (Building Services & Fire Safety)
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time Higher NITEC in Technology - Facility Management
Certificate of Competency in Introduction to Digital Technology in Environment Services
Certificate of Competency in Installation and Commissioning Air-Conditioning Systems (R32 Split Unit)
Certificate of Competency in Maintenance of Air-Conditioning Systems (R410a Split Unit)
Certificate of Competency in Plumbing Basics
Certificate of Competency in Plumbing Maintenance
Interior Design
 
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Interior & Landscape Design
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time NITEC in Services – Space Design (Interior & Exhibition)
 
Certificate of Competency in Interior Construction
Certificate of Competency in Interior Applications
Land surveying BCA Academy Part-time Diploma in Geo-Spatial Information Technology
Lift and escalator engineering
 
 
 
Institute of Technical Education
 
 
 
Any certificate from part-time NITEC in Technology - Facility Technology (Vertical Transportation)
Work-Learn Technical Diploma in Vertical Transportation
Certificate of Competency in Lift Installer
Certificate of Competency in Lift System & Equipment Maintenance
Certificate of Competency in Lift Maintenance for Lift Specialist
 
Mechanical engineering
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in M&E Coordination
Ngee Ann Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)
Singapore Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Technology)
Institute of Technical Education Any certificate from part-time Higher NITEC in Technology - Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Institute of Technical Education Work-Learn Technical Diploma in M&E Services Supervision
Productivity
 
 
 
 
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in MEP Modularisation
Specialist Diploma in Construction Productivity
Specialist Diploma in Design for Manufacturing & Assembly
Specialist Diploma in Lean Construction
Specialist Diploma in Virtual Design & Construction
Quantity Surveying
 
Singapore Polytechnic Any certificate from part-time Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Measurement & Contract Administration)
BCA Academy Specialist Diploma in Building Cost Management

Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Have good academic GCE ‘N’, ‘O’ level or ITE results
  • Have good CCA records

To be eligible for Stage 2 (Post-ITE Development), you must be a graduate of tenable ITE courses.

Conditions of Award

A minimum 2-year bond duration is required.

The bond must be served after graduation or completion of National Service, if applicable.

A one-time deferment of the bond is allowed for the scholar to pursue further studies in a BE course at the ITE, local polytechnic or the BCA Academy, subject to the approval from BCA or the sponsoring firm.

Progression Pathways

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Required Documents

Applications are made through Electronic Application Form or the BrightSparks system. Please attach the following documents to your application:
  • Identity Card / Proof of citizenship
  • GCE 'O' level / 'N' level / Higher Nitec / Nitec results
  • Course admission letter / Student Pass for new students
  • CCA records
  • Testimonials

Closing Date

Application for 2020 cycle will be closing on 30 June 2020.

If you are interested to apply, please download the application form from here and email it to BCA_Industry_ITE@bca.gov.sg

Firm Participation Form

For firms interested in participating as our sponsor, please download the form here and email it to BCA_Industry_ITE@bca.gov.sg.

Contact

For any enquiries, please email us at BCA_Industry_ITE@bca.gov.sg or call 1800 3425222.

FAQ

Refer to frequently asked questions about the BCA-Industry Built Environment ITE Scholarship here.