12 students joined the 12th intake Specialist Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering (SAME) programme on 07 January 2013. SAME is a one year full-time CAAS Approved Cat A1 programme conducted by Air Transport Training College.
The SAME programme integrates the WSQ aerospace competency units with specialisation in Aircraft Maintenance (Mechanical). Students attending this diploma programme will graduate with a SAR-66 Category A1 Certifying Technicians CAAS Approved Training Certificate. Graduates have the options to attain the Cat A1 Licence after fulfilling an additional one year of relevant work experience or further pursue the Foundation Degree in Aircraft Engineering (FdEng) offered by Kingston University London. Previous SAME graduates were employed by Thales Aerospace Asia Pte Ltd, GE Aviation Services – ATI, Singapore Aero Engine Services Pte Ltd, Singapore JAMCO Pte Ltd, Pratt & Whitney Services Pte Ltd and Rolls Royce Singapore Pte Ltd