ITE College Central

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ITE College Central
工艺教育中区学院
ITE College Central Logo.jpg
ITE College Central.jpg
ITE College Central building in April 2019
Address
2 Ang Mo Kio Dr, Singapore 567720


Coordinates1°22′39″N 103°51′23″E / 1.3775°N 103.8564°E / 1.3775; 103.8564Coordinates: 1°22′39″N 103°51′23″E / 1.3775°N 103.8564°E / 1.3775; 103.8564
Information
TypePublic
MottoCreative Learners, Innovative Workforce.
EstablishedJanuary 1990
PrincipalDr Ang Kiam Wee
StaffApprox. 750
Number of studentsApprox. 10,400
Campus size10.6 hectares (26 acres)
Website

ITE College Central (ITE CC-AM) is one of the Institute of Technical Education's three Colleges under the "One ITE System, Three Colleges" Governance and Education Model. It moved into its current premises at Ang Mo Kio in December 2012, together with ITE Headquarters. This third comprehensive College covers a land area of 10.61 hectares with a total gross floor area of 192,820m2. It opened to its first cohort of students in January 2013.[1] The campus was opened officially on 8 November 2013 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.[2]

History[edit]

Originally the ITE College Central schools are located at Bedok, Bishan, MacPherson, Tampines and Yishun until December 2012. Currently; the MacPherson and Yishun are being demolished to make way for condominiums/HDB Flats, Bishan became St Joseph's Institution , however, they moved out of Bishan Campus as now it has been abandoned till today and Tampines became a commercial building; while Bedok is being converted into a FIBUA village.

Now, the 2 campus of ITE are located at the East and West. ITE College East is located at Simei and was opened in January 2005. While ITE College West is located at Choa Chu Kang and was opened July 2010.

Culture & Traditions[edit]

Old Uniform[edit]

Students are to wear an individual course coloured shirts

New Uniform[edit]

Students are to wear the prescribed uniform. Inside the collar, there is a colour that represents different courses. Students are required to be in Physical Outfit for Physical Activities, students must change back to school uniform after Physical Activities. The Physical Education T - Shirt is a plain white shirt with 2 strips of the course colours. The colours below represents different types of courses :

  • Green - School of Electronic & Info Comm Technology
  • Blue - School of Design & Media
  • Yellow - School of Business and Services
  • Orange - School of Engineering

Academic Schools and courses[edit]

ITE College Central has four Schools (School of Business & Services, School of Design & Media, School of Electronics & Info-Communications Technology and School of Engineering) running a total of 51 courses.

Traineeship[edit]

ITE College Central has traineeship course. Traineeship course consist of experience trainer, ITE and the person who sign up for traineeship. It helps to gain a head start in career, will receive a certificate as a full-time student but will receive an additional certificate.Once the person who sign up for traineeship gets accepted, training will start immediately. Traineeship has different of varieties of different courses and different course needs different criteria to enter.

Facilities[edit]

In Zentrum, the commercial belt, there are shops and restaurants open to ITE students, staff and the general public, such as Popular Bookstore, First Culinary Restaurant, POSB Bank and Koufu Foodcourt. Also located in ITE College Central is ITEepitome, an authentic training facility for students to work and interact with customers in a genuine commercial setting.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Valen Low: Head of Singapore Arm Wrestling club, Oceania Arm Wrestling Champion u80kg(2014), Asian Youth Arm wrestling Champion 65–70 kg(2014), most decorated Arm Wrestler in Singapore history.[citation needed]
  • Romeo Tan Mediacorp Artiste Actor
  • Twin Sisters Hayley Woo freelance actress and Jayley Woo freelance actress
  • Sashi Cheliah Winner of Masterchef Australia 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview of Institute of Technical Education" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Review to better match ITE, poly skills to jobs". Retrieved 20 December 2013.

External links[edit]