This is a fundamental course which covers basic theory and practical applications of electricity and electronics through combination of lecture and hands-on practical sessions. This course is suitable for those intending to pursue Engineering as a career and practicing technologists from non-electrical discipline. No prior knowledge of electricity is needed.

Entry Requirements

At least Secondary two or equivalent qualification.

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Course Outline

  • Electrical components
    • Resistors
    • Inductors
    • Capacitors
  • Magnetism
    • Fundamentals of magnetic circuits
    • Concept of generation of electricity & force
  • DC Circuits
    • Interpret the resistor colour code in terms of value & tolerance
    • Apply Ohm’s law to calculate voltages, currents and resistances in a series, parallel and series series-parallel circuits
    • Calculate the power and energy in electrical circuits
  • AC Circuits
    • Fundamentals of alternating current waveform
    • Calculate the voltage, current and iimpedence in an ac circuits
  • Semiconductor Diode
    • Behaviour of the PN Junction with a forward or reverse bias
    • Characteristics and operation of a half wave and full wave rectifier
    • Applications
  • Basics of Digital Electronics
    • Number Systems
    • Logic Gates (AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR, EX-OR) and its applications
Local 30 hours
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Method of Delivery

Lecture / Practical

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Award Criteria

Students, who satisfy the minimum attendance requirements (75%) will be issued with the Certificate of Attendance by BMC.

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Grading System

No assessment

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Assessment Information

No assessment

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Appeal Process

Appeal Process

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Expected date of release of Assessment result

Not applicable

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Fee Structures

  1. All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  2. Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  3. Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  4. All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  5. Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  6. BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier’s order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA & Mastercard)


*All Singaporean aged 25 and above can use their S$500 SkillsFuture from the Government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

Part Time Fee Structure

1-Payment Structure

Fees Breakdown
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Total Payable
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) $53.50

Tuition Fee (Original Tuition Fee $750 - Discount $165) $585.00
Course Material Fee $20.00
Total before GST $605.00
Total Course Fees after GST (Inclusive of course application fee) $700.85

Last updated on September  2018

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LocalN.A30hrs (10 x 3hrs)

View Jurong East Commencement Dates


14 Oct 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm Mon & Wed
26 Nov 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm Tues & Fri
03 Dec 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm Tues & Fri
Commencement dates after the last available date are yet to be scheduled.


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Computing & Enginneering

Vice Principal/Head of Department
HP:(+65) 9338 8345
Telephone:(+65) 6565 5655

Mr. Adai kalavan is currently the Head of Department for Computing and Engineering Programmes at BMC International College. He is managing the University of Hertfordshire, Engineering Degree programmes and Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma programmes in Computing and Engineering.

Adai kalavan holds a Masters Degree in Computer Applications from University of Madras and a Bachelors degree in Science majoring in Physics from Madurai Kamaraj University, India. In addition, he obtained Advance Diploma in Teaching Higher Education validated by Nottingham Trent University, UK. He also holds the certifications from Singapore Institute of Technical Education (ITE) for The Effective Supervisor, Coaching Skills, Planning & Implementing OJT and Instructional Skills.

Adai kalavan has 15 years of experience in managing UK University programmes in Singapore PEIs. Prior coming to BMC International College, he was the Head of Department for Business and Computing programmes at Raffles Academy and Stamford Raffles College, where he managed the University of Derby and Nottingham Trent University MBA, BABM and BSc programs.

He started his career in the marketing industry and after a short period he moved on to the education sector. In his 20 years of vast experience in Higher Education, he has lectured various Computing and IT modules at Masters, Bachelors, Higher/Advance Diploma and Diploma levels. His students achieved top ranks in their academic studies at regional and international levels. Adai’s motivation and guidance has journeyed his students to participate in various international competitions and to achieve top prizes.

Masters Degree in Computer Applications from University of Madras

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