The proposed Specialist Diploma in Maritime Superintendency course administered by SMA offers a comprehensive training that cater to the needs of applicants who are seeking to attain the relevant knowledge and technical skills to plan, direct and coordinate the marine and technical operation from shore.
Duration of this course when do in part-time evening only is one year. If there is demand, we will also consider offering as full time short course.
This course is developed in alignment with the Skills Framework for Sea Transport under Technical Superintendent / Senior Superintendent and Marine Superintendent / Senior Marine Superintendent. The course syllabus is based on the critical functions key tasks and mapped with the Skills and Competencies listed in the Skills Maps of Technical and Marine Superintendents.
At the end of the course, candidates will acquire a sound understanding of the roles and responsibilities of maritime superintendent to ensure safe, economic and efficient operation of the ships and offshore vessels. They will also be able to manage and operate vessels in accordance with organisation policies, operating procedures and management systems.
This course is designed with the aim of skills deepening of those who have some experience in ship management operations. Candidates should have some prior knowledge of ship operation and management.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants must have a diploma or professional qualification in technology or engineering from recognised institutions and must have knowledge on ship operations and management. Applicants from other disciplines with 2 years of relevant working experience in maritime related organisation will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and may be subjected to interviews.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may apply for admission to the course by producing evidence of at least 5 years relevant working experience or supporting information to ascertain their competency readiness. Applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview or entrance test.
The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist eligible applicants and admit applicants who perform well in the interview and/or entrance test.
The course consists of six modules conducted over two semesters within one academic year. Classes will be conducted in three evenings per week for 15 weeks each semester.
This course consists of 2 post diploma certificates (PDCs). Each PDC will consist of 3 modules as follows:
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PDC 1 Certificate in Technical Management for Maritime Superintendent
Module 1 – Maritime Superintendent & Shipping Landscape
Module 2 – Dry Docking Management
Module 3 –Fleet & Technical Management
PDC 2 Certificate in Maritime Legal, Quality and Financial Management
Module 1 – Maritime Legal & Financial Management
Module 2 – Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Quality Management
Module 3 – Maritime Regulations & Conventions
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC) respectively.
Upon successfully acquiring the two PDCs, the participant will be conferred the Specialist Diploma in Maritime Superintendency qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.
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Other Fees Payable:
|Specialist Diploma in Maritime Superintendency|
|POST DIPLOMA CERTIFICATES (PDC)||SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40||SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVE||SINGAPORE PR||ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME||WORKFARE TRAINING SUPPORT SCHEME||OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS|
|Certificate in Technical Management for Maritime Superintendent||$435.20||$290.13||$1,160.52||$299.62||$164.05||$2,901.31|
|Certificate in Maritime Legal, Quality and Financial Management||$435.20||$290.13||$1,160.52||$299.62||$164.05||$2,901.31|
|Total Course Fees:||$870.40||$580.26||$2,321.04||$599.24||$328.10||$5,802.61|
|FEE DESCRIPTION||PER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)|
| ||SINGAPORE CITIZENS||SINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS|
|Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)||$1.01||$1.01|
|Insurance Fee (GPA)||$0.85||$0.85|
- The fees shown (inclusive of 7% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.
- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.