ITE College Central

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ITE College Central
ITE College Central Logo.jpg
Motto Creative Learners, Innovative Workforce.
Type Public
Established January 1990
Principal Dr Ang Kiam Wee
Administrative staff
Approx. 750
Students Approx. 10,400
Location Ang Mo Kio, Singapore
1°22′51.5676″N 103°51′27.1764″E / 1.380991000°N 103.857549000°E / 1.380991000; 103.857549000Coordinates: 1°22′51.5676″N 103°51′27.1764″E / 1.380991000°N 103.857549000°E / 1.380991000; 103.857549000
Campus 10.6 hectares
Website Official website

ITE College Central 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 its doors to its first cohort of students in January 2013.[1] Positioned as "A College of Creativity and Innovation", 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. It will be demolish and would be change to housing ina few years time and Tampines became a commercial building; while Bedok is being converted into a FIBUA village.

Culture & Traditions[edit]

Old Uniform[edit]

Students are to wear a white collared T - Shirt with the ITE logo printed at the side of the shirt.

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 can/will 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.

Other Campus[edit]

The other ITE Campus were located at Choa Chu Kang (ITE College West), Simei
(ITE College East) & Ang Mo Kio
(ITE College Central)

Facilities[edit]

In Zentrum, the commercial belt, there are shops and restaurants open to ITE students, staff and the general public, such as NTUC FairPrice Supermarket, Popular Bookstore, First Culinary Restaurant, Eatzi Gourmet Restaurant 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.

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