Maritime Cyber Security (Basic) Training Programme

Course Date:

Registration Period:

8 hours / 1 day

9:00am to 6:00pm

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F)

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

With the advancement of technologies, information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) onboard ships are increasingly being networked due to vessel digitization and often frequently connected to a private or public network.

This brings greater risk of unauthorized access or malicious attacks to ships’ systems, networks and even the safety of personnel on shipboard. As such, it is important for all  Maritime personnel to be aware of the importance of cyber security, understand the impact and know what the best practices are in cyber security on shipboard.

Course Objective

The objective of the course is to create awareness and understanding of the cyber security threats and challenges faced by the Maritime Industry. Mitigation of risks and countermeasures will also be discussed in the course

Course Outline

1. Understanding Maritime Cyber Security Threat
2. Shipboard Cyber Security
3. Maritime Cyber Security Awareness
4. Maritime Cyber Risk Management Program

Suitable for

Non-Deck officers, Deck Officer without prior Cyber Security Training, Shipyard / Port Worker
Ship-based and shore-based personnel who interact with IT & Computer 

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Personnel working in maritime industry with basic computer knowledge

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Full Fees (before GST): $280.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $5.88
GST payable for others: $19.60

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$252.00$33.88
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$196.0$89.88 
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$196.0$89.88 
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$252.00$33.88
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$299.60

*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

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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.