Basic Occupational Safety and Security Training

Course Date:
3-15 Sept 2022

Registration Period:
15 July to 15 August 2022

12 days


3/9/2022, Sat (8.30am to 2.30pm) - F2F

4/9/2022, Sun (8am to 6pm) -F2F (Polymarina)

5/9/22 to 6/9/22, Mon & Tue (6pm to 10m) - online

7/9/22, Wed (8am to 5.30pm) -F2F (COSEM)

8/9/22 to 9/9/22, Thu & Fri (6pm to 10pm) - online

10/9/22, Sat (9am to 1pm) - online

12/9/22 to 13/9/22, Mon & Tue (6pm to 10pm) - online

14/9/22 to 15/9/22, Wed & Thu (8.30am to 5.30pm) -F2F (Polymarina)

Singapore Polytechnic, PolyMarina, COSEM

Course Introduction

The course aims to train participants in the basic concepts, principles and techniques of personal survival, fire-prevention, fire-fighting, elementary first aid, security awareness and personal safety and social responsibilities on board merchant ships, according to the stipulated STCW2010 requirements. Trainees for these courses should be physically and medically fit for strenuous training activity, including entry into water from a height.

Course Outline

1) Personal Safety & Social Responsibility
2) Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
3) Elementary First Aid
4) Personal Survival Techniques
5) Maritime Security Awareness Training

Suitable for

Anyone who wish to wish to work on board a ship.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

1) 16 Years above and good working knowledge of English.
2) Medically Fit – Medical Fitness Report required by for the EFA and FPFF modules. (Please download the form here)

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Proficiency


Full Fees (before GST): $1,500.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $31.50 
GST payable for others: $105.00

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$1,350.00$181.50
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$1,050.00$481.50
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$1,050.00$481.50
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$1,350.00$181.50
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$1,605.00

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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.

Register Here

Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

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
PACE Academy

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.