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Course Overview

The aim of this course is to equip students with the basic knowledge in electron theory, static electricity, electrical terminologies, basic electrical components, magnetism, electricity generation, motors, transformers and filters. Students are also provided with the basic analytical skills to solve electrical problems.



This course provides the students with broad-based knowledge in electrical theories so that they will have a good grasp of the fundamentals of electricity. Topics covered include electron theory, voltage and current sources, different circuit concepts, components, devices and also electrical machines.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  1. Electron Theory, Static Electricity and Conduction
  2. Electrical Terminology and Generation of Electricity
  3. DC Sources of Electricity
  4. DC Circuits, Resistance, Resistors and Power
  5. Capacitance and Capacitors
  6. Magnetism, Inductors and Inductance
  7. DC Generators and Motors
  8. AC Theory, Resistive, Capacitive and Inductive Circuits
  9. Transformers and Filters
  10. AC Generators and Motors



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment 60 %

Semestral Examination 40%





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Diploma in Engineering (Aerospace).

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
1-2 times a week

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$112.92
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

Singapore Permanent Residents S$1097.82
Others & Repeat Students S$1097.82

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.