ITE College West

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ITE College West
工艺教育西区学院
ITE CW LOGO.jpg
Address
1 Choa Chu Kang Grove, 688236
Choa Chu Kang
Singapore
Information
Type Public
Government
Established July 2010
Principal Dr Goh Mong Song
Faculty Approx. 600
Number of students Approx. 8000 (Full-Time)
Campus 9.54 hectares
Website

ITE College West (Abbreviation: ITE CW-CK) (Formerly known as ITE West Network) is an educational institution under the Institute of Technical Education. In 2010, a single campus was built in the Choa Chu Kang and replaced its five smaller network campuses as part of ITE's "One ITE System, Three Colleges" plan. The field of focus of College West is Hospitality & Services and Automotive Technology.

History[edit]

Originally the campuses are located at Dover, Balestier, Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Batok and Clementi. All have been demolished, however the ITE Headquarters was shifted to ITE College Central. The ITE at Bukit Batok became a SHATEC campus.

New campus at Choa Chu Kang[edit]

In July 2010, the new 9.54-hectare mega-campus opened, operating four schools - the School of Business and Services, School of Hospitality, School of Engineering and School of Info-Comm Technology. At this time, several of the network campuses were closed and the courses were transferred to the campus. It was officially opened on 18 April 2011 by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.[1]

Culture & traditions[edit]

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
  • Yellow - School of Business and Service
  • Orange - School of Engineering
  • Dark Purple - School of Hospitality

Activities[edit]

Students can participate in many activities organised by Clubs, Committees, and community service societies. Outstanding grades are scored for CCA also contribute to CCA bonus points for ITE graduates progressing to ITE higher nitec courses / polytechnic diploma courses.

Arts & Cultural Activities[edit]

  • Acoustic Band
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Campus Radio
  • Chinese Orchestra
  • Choir Singing
  • Dance Group
  • Dikir Barat
  • Drama
  • Festive Drums
  • Inspire Club
  • Lion Dance
  • Magic Club
  • Percussion Club
  • Rock & Pop Band
  • Symphonic Band

Clubs & Societies[edit]

  • ACE Club
  • Apple Club
  • Audio Visual Club
  • Automation & Robotics
  • Business Studies Club
  • Community Service Club
  • Clean Energy Club
  • Cyber Security Club
  • Computer Club
  • Engieering Club
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Interact Club
  • Library Club
  • Media Smart Club
  • Micromouse Club
  • Photography Club
  • SAFE home Club
  • School Based Club
  • SPARK Programme
  • Student Council
  • Service Ambassadors Club
  • Work Safety & Health Club

Sports & Games[edit]

  • Archery
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Fitness Club
  • Bowling
  • Chess
  • Dragonboat
  • Floorball
  • Handball
  • Martial Arts
  • Motor Sport Club
  • Netball
  • Bouldering
  • Rugby
  • Sepak Takraw
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

School and Courses[edit]

The College has four schools:

  • School of Business and Services (SBS)
  • School of Hospitality (SOH)
  • School of Engineering (SOE)
  • School of Info-Comm Technology (SEIT)

School of Business & Services Courses[edit]

  • Higher Nitec in Accounting
  • Nitec in Business Services
  • Nitec in Finance Services
  • Nitec in Fitness Training
  • Nitec in Travel & Tourism Services
  • Higher Nitec in Leisure & Travel Operations
  • Nitec in Retail Services
  • Higher Nitec in Service Management
  • Higher Nitec in Sports Management

School of Hospitality Courses[edit]

  • Technical Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Asian Culinary Arts
  • Western Culinary Arts
  • Food & Beverage Operations
  • Pastry & Baking
  • Hospitality Operations

School of Electronics & Info-Communications Technology Courses[edit]

  • Web Applications
  • Electronics (Computer & Networking)
  • Security Technology
  • Info Communications Technology

School of Engineering Courses[edit]

  • Technical Engineer Diploma (TED) in Automotive Engineering
  • Higher Nitec in Automotive Engineering
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Heavy Vehicles)
  • Nitec in Automotive Technology (Light Vehicles)
  • Higher Nitec in Electrical Engineering
  • Nitec in Electrical Technology (Lighting & Sound)
  • Nitec in Electrical Technology (Power & Control)
  • Higher Nitec in Facility Management
  • Nitec in Facility Technology (Mechanical & Electrical)
  • Higher Nitec in Mechanical Engineering
  • Nitec in Mechanical Technology
  • Higher Nitec in Mechatronics Engineering
  • Nitec in Mechatronics
  • Higher Nitec in Rapid Transit Engineering
  • Nitec in Rapid Transit Technology

Traineeship[edit]

ITE College West 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.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lai, Gerrard (19 April 2011). "PM Lee: ITE is critical element". my paper. Retrieved 26 May 2016.