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Proficiency In Designated Security Duties


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    01 Apr 2023 to 01 Apr 2023
  • Registration Period:

    30 Jan 2023 to 10 Mar 2023
  • Time:

    08:00 AM to 06:00 PM,
    9 hours / 1 day
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

This course is intended to provide the knowledge required to enable personnel to do their designated security duties as required by the vessels Ship Security Plan (SSP). This would be to enhance ship security in accordance with the requirements of Chapter XI-2 of SOLAS 74 as amended, the ISPS Code, and section A-VI/ 6-2 of the STCW Code as amended.

Course Outline


Minimum Requirements

Not less than 18 years of age. Serving seafarers or other shipboard personnel with designated security duties.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Proficiency (STCW Code Table A-VI/6-2)

Suitable for

- Deck Offer Class 3 , Class 5L (Special Limit-Chief Mate)
- Marine Engineer Officer Class 1 &2,3, 4, 4(Special Limit), 5, 5(Special Limit)

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $250.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $225.00 $6.00 $31.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $175.00 $6.00 $81.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $175.00 $6.00 $81.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $225.00 $6.00 $31.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $20.00 $270.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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