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Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat - Other Than a Fast Rescue Boat

Topic:Maritime, Others

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    18 Mar 2024 to 21 Mar 2024
  • Registration Period:

    15 Jan 2024 to 01 Mar 2024
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 07:30 PM,
    4 Days
  • Mode of Training:

  • Venue:

    PolyMarina, 50 West Coast Ferry Road
  • 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 provides training to ensure that participants are able to launch and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat (other than a fast rescue boat), operate the survival craft engine, manage survivors and use locating devices.

Course Outline

Introduction & Safety, Abandon Ship drill procedures, Survival Craft (Lifeboat, Life craft), Launching arrangements, Evacuation and recovery of Lifeboat, Action to be taken when clear of ships Lifeboat engine practical, Rescue Boat OBM, Handling Survival craft and rescue boat in rough weather, Actions to be taken when aboard a survival craft, Methods of Helicopter rescue, Hypothermia, Radio Equipment, Medical First Aid, Drills in launching life craft, Drills in launching and recovering lifeboat.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, have basic working knowledge of English, have at least 6-months sea service, basic knowledge of ship terminology and be physically and medically fit for strenuous training activity, including entry into water from a height. Medical Fitness Report is required. (Please download the medical form here)

Certification / Accreditation

>• Singapore Maritime Academy will issue Result Slip which has to be exchanged for a Certificate of Proficiency from MPA, Singapore (STCW 2010 VI/2). | 101215

Suitable for

Deck and Engine Cadets for the issue of CoC3 and CoC5 respectively.

Course Fees

The course fees payable above are inclusive of prevailing GST rate.

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $1,080.00 $32.40 $152.40
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $840.00 $32.40 $392.40
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $840.00 $32.40 $392.40
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $1,080.00 $32.40 $152.40
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $108.00 $1,308.00

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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