Diploma in Engineering, also Diploma of Engineering or Diploma in Technical Education are programmers focused on practical and skills-oriented training. It aims to provide students with industry or job related engineering knowledge, scientific skills, computing & analysis, mathematical techniques, a sound knowledge of English to communicate in the field and ability to apply problem solving techniques.
Its duration is 4 years. Many countries in the world recognize it as equivalent to Pr-Engineering or Bridging course when considered for continuing studies in engineering related bachelors or associate degree programmers. After successful completion of Diploma in engineering course, students can either continue further Engineering studies in undergraduate level or specialize in certain fields with an advanced diploma. Diploma holders gets employment as technicians, technologists, supervisors, superintendents, foremen, machinist, workshop technicians, draughtboard, station technicians (energy, thermal, aeronautical), automobile technicians, maintenance & service technicians, equipment mechanics and technicians, CAD/CAM programmer, agricultural overseers, instrument technicians, junior instructors, manufacturing, tool and die designers, electricians…etc.
Diploma programs are beneficial to students coming from any industry. Today, industries do not want to spend time in training students and getting them equipped with the talents and the skills essential for their job. Most organizations expect employees to start performing on the first day of their job itself. Hence the advent of diploma programs which equips students with these necessary skills required to meet the job requirements in a particular industry.