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CoC Class 1 and 2 Deck Officer

CoC Class 1 & 2 Deck Officer
COURSE AIMS The Combined Class 1 & 2 (Deck Officers) course will lead to the issue of Class 1 & 2 Certificate of Competency (CoC), issued by the Maritime & Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore, upon successful completion of written examinations at SMA and oral examinations at MPA.
RECOGNITION Courses meet the requirements of STCW Convention of IMO.
COURSE COMMENCEMENT

Registration for the 18th April 2016 will commence from 1st October 2015.

Click here to download the application form.

SCHEDULE

Two intake in a year - April and October

 

 

Please check with Mdm Eyvonne at Email: [email protected] before sending any admission form.

DURATION 5 Months
COURSE FEE

Administrative Fee: $50 + 7% GST for Registration

Tution Fee: *S$8,660 + 7% GST Payable on approval of Student Pass by Immigration and Checkpoint Authority(ICA)).

The information for approval of Student Pass is given below in 'Visa Requirements'

The course fee covers the main course, written examinations and the 'Navigation Control Course'.

 

Candidates need to pay for following other mandatory courses:
1. Shipboard Training & Assessment Course
2. Medical Care On-board
3. Advanced Fire-Fighting**

4. ECDIS Course

5. BRM (Management Level) and Leadership and Team-working skill.

Course Fee as per SMA STCW Short course schedule

* Singapore Dollar 
**All candidates who completed this course at CoC Class 3/2 Deck will be exempted. 

APPLICATION FORM Click Here To Download
EXAMINATIONS & FEES To be conducted at Integrated Simulation Centre and Shipping Division, MPA.
Class 1 (Simulator & Oral) S$300.00
Class 2 (Simulator & Oral) S$250.00
Class 1 and 2 (Oral only) S$175.00
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must successfully complete the following modules at SMA:

MA2020 Navigation
MA2022 Ship Handling & Simulator
MA2023 Marine Plant & Propulsion
MA2024 Cargo work
MA2026 Maritime Law & Personnel Management
MA2027 Meteorology
MA2028 Compass
MA2029 Ship Stability
MA2030 Ship Construction
 
Sea Service Requirements
36 months from Class 3 or watch keeping level to Class 1; or 12 months from Class 3 to Class 2 and 24 months thereafter; or 12 months after Class 2, if sailed as chief officer immediately after Class 2, otherwise sea service is pro-rated.
For confirmation on sea-service, candidates are advised to write to: 
 
Director of Marine
Shipping Division
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
460 Alexandra Road, #21-00 PSA Building
Singapore 119963
Fax: (65) 63756231
ENROLMENT
Application forms for the course can also be obtained from "Forms" listed under "Admission". Applicants need to forward a copy of passport, and return address together with the application. 
All original certificates (including short courses) and sea service records must be produced during enrolment for verification. 
VISA REQUIREMENTS
Step 1: 

Student submits completed application form together with Administrative fees.

Step 2:

About 2 to 3 months prior to commencement of the course, SMA will apply for Student Pass at ICA website to generate a SOLAR (Student's Pass On-line Application & Registration) number. 

Step 3:

This SOLAR number and accompanying instructions from ICA website will be forwarded to the student via email by SMA. 

Step 4:

The student must complete the remaining procedure as per ICA guideline via http://www.ica.gov.sg

Step 5:

SMA will verify if the above step has been completed and Student Pass has been cleared by ICA. 
 

Admission to this course is subject to candidates obtaining a 'Student Pass' by 'Immigration and Checkpoint Authority' (ICA) of Singapore. 

Following the instruction from SMA and ICA, it is not necessary for applicants to apply for entry permit from the Singapore High Commission or Embassy in your country. 
BOARDING & LODGING
The Singapore Polytechnic does not maintain hostel facilities. Private apartments are available in the vicinity of the campus and rooms are rented out at approx. S$400 a month twin-sharing. Daily expenses are estimated to be about S$10.00 per day
HOSPITALISATION & SURGICAL INSURANCE

Candidates are required to take up the insurance during their stay in Singapore. Estimated Cost: S$50.

VISA FOR SPOUSE AND CHILDREN
 

SMA will assist in visa application for candidates' spouse and children upon submission of air ticket and medical insurance for spouse & children.
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