Certificate in Information Technology

Commencement Dates

7/10/2019 to 27/3/2020 [Monday to Friday]


Certificate in Information Technology is a bridging programme for those who do not meet the minimum entry requirement of International Diploma programmes offered by Genetic Computer School.


This certificate course will give you

  • an understanding of different computer systems, hardware and software used in modern business environment
  • an understanding of computer programs and program design (algorithms)
  • advance skills in office applications
  • an understanding of different types of networks and their use in business environment
  • a basis for going on to further study in IT

Course Details

Module Code

Module Name

Module Description


Office Computing

This module provides lessons and topics on word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and databases


Introduction to Computer Systems and Programming

The module is a one of the foundation modules in the Certificate of Information Technology, in which it allows students to understand the underlying theoretical concepts of computers, its structures, components and organizations in order for students to eventually create good programs that will run efficiently and effectively.


Computer Networks and Administration

This module introduces students to the components of a computer network, hardware and devices use, its topologies and basic networking structure. It teaches students how to configure and maintain local or wide area network. The student will also learn how to troubleshoot any networking problems.


Business Information Systems

Business Information System provides key understanding of incorporating the concepts of IT with Business. Today most organizations and enterprise apply IT or uses IT to support their business process and operations, decision-making as well as for it to be competitive. This course focuses on the different types of Business Information System and how these types can be incorporated into Business processes and operations.  It introduces ways to acquire and develop Business Information System and a way to secure and manage the system.


Student-Teacher Ratio

The average Teacher - Student ratio of Genetic Computer School is 1:25. This ratio will ensure that the learning experience of each student would be at its optimum level. This is to maintain high quality standard for the student's education.

Minimum Academic Standards

  • The passing percentage of each module is greater than or equal to 50 
  • To be awarded with CIT, Diploma and Higher Diploma, students must pass all the modules




Entry Requirement

Entry Requirements:


  • GCE N Level or
  • 10 years of general education or equivalent


  • Grade D at GCS N Level English or Equivalent

Course Type:

  • Full Time

Course Duration:

  • 6 Months
    • You must complete Four Modules (16 Credits) to complete this programme.

Maximum Period of Validity of Registration

  • Course Duration  + 1 year

Fees Structure

The course fees are due, and is payable only as a 1-time payment.

Application fee – (Non-Refundable)

Local Students – S$ 50

International Student – S$ 150


Course Fees (subject to prevailing GST of 7%)

Certificate in Information Technology (CIT)

Local Student

(For Singaporean /PR/Work permit/ Employment Pass holders)

International Student

(Require Student pass)



Amount (S$)

Amount (S$)

Course Fee



Administrative Fee



FPS Processing Fee






Payment Schedule


Local Student 

(For Singaporean/PR/Work permit/ Employment Pass holders)

Amount (S$)


Application Fee (Upon Registration)



1 Time payment for 6 months







International Student

(Require Student pass)

Amount (S$)


Application Fee (Upon Registration)



1 Time payment for 6 months





 Mode of Payment

 *The modes of payment available are cash, cheque, cashier’s order, Telegraphic Transfer or Bank Transfer 


MISCELLANEOUS FEES* (subject to prevailing GST of 7%)

Purpose of Fee

Amount (S$) and When Payable

Late Student Pass Renewal processing Fee:

  1.          i.      Less than 14 days but more than 7 days before date of renewal
  2.         ii.      Less than 7 days to renewal date





ICA Student Pass Issuance (On Renewal) – Payable to ICA

$90.00 + $30 (ICA Processing Fee)

Resit Examination Fee

$100.00(per module)

Appeal Fee

$50.00(per module)

Replacement of Genetic Student Card

$30.00(per student)

Replacement of Diploma Certificate

$50.00(each certificate)

Replacement of Transcript

$50.00 (per transcript)

Registration Extension  Fee

$200.00 (per course) – valid for 1 year extension

Course Transfer Application Fee


Deferment Application Fee


Course Materials Fee

$400.00  to $ 1000.00  

Late Payment of Course Fee:
7 days after the scheduled due date(s)


Remodule - 1st Option

(class arranged within the course duration and module time-table is within the semester scheduling)

$1120.00 (inclusive of GST 7%)

Remodule - 2nd Option

(class arranged within the course duration but module time-table is not within the semester scheduling)

$2000.00 (inclusive of GST 7%)

Remodule-3rd Option

(class is arranged after the course duration)

$2000.00 (inclusive of GST 7%


Note Miscellaneous Fees refer to any non-compulsory and non-standard fees which the student will pay only when necessary or applicable. Such fees are normally collected on an ad hoc basis by the GCS when the need arises.

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