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Singapore University of Social Sciences

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Institute of Technical Education

The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) is a post-secondary education institution established in 1992 under the Ministry of Education. As a principal provider of career and technical education, and a key developer of national occupational skills certification and standards; ITE's mission is to create opportunities for students and adult learners to acquire skills, knowledge and values for employability and lifelong learning.
On 16 October 2015, SUSS signed an MOU with ITE, together with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), Nanyang Polytechnic and Justice Institute of British Columbia, to jointly promote paramedicine skills mastery through training and education. Under the National Paramedic Training and Education Roadmap launched by SAF and SCDF, more pathways are created for paramedics to develop their professional skills at the vocational, diploma and degree levels. SUSS offers the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering programme, with a minor in Paramedicine and Emergency Response. ITE College East offers the Higher Nitec in Paramedic & Emergency Care course to equip trainees with in-depth knowledge and skills to function as competent and confident paramedics in a variety of pre-hospital care environment.

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