|Graduate Mechanical Engineers (Certificate of Competency Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer)|
To address the issues of shortages of well-trained both shore based and sea-going marine engineers.
For those who choose the sea career, the GME (Graduate Mechanical Engineers (Certificate of Competency Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer) Course will lead to the issue of Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer Certificate of Competency (CoC), issued by the Maritime & Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore, upon successful completion of a preparatory course followed by 6 months internship on board foreign going vessels and passing the oral examinations at MPA.
For local candidates, the minimum qualifications are engineering diplomas from local polytechnics.
International candidates, the minimum qualification is Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
This course is aligned the requirements of the competence level of Table A-III/1 of IMO STCW 2010 Code.
Singapore CoCs are currently recognised by 62 maritime administrations to enable Singapore certificate holders to work onboard foreign flagged ships.
|DURATION||The total hours of
this program is 816. With blended learning, the course duration is approximate 4
Full Fees (before GST): $13,000.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $273.00
GST payable for others: $910.00
|Applicants/Eligibility||SkillsFuture Funding||Subsidised Fee (after GST)|
|Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1||$11,700.00||$1,537.00|
|Singapore Citizens aged below 40||$9,100.00||$4,173.00|
|Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders||$9,100.00||$4,173.00|
|SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2||$11,700.00||$1,537.00|
|Others (Full fees payable)||$0.00||$13,910.00|
*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.
For more information: Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Certificate of Competency Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer) (sp.edu.sg)
This is currently pending approval from Skills Singapore
|APPLICATION AND ENROLMENT|
Candidates need to submit copy of qualification transcripts when apply on line with other relevant information.
Enrolment will commence 1 month before the start of the course.
Singapore Maritime Academy, Singapore Polytechnic
500 Dover Road Singapore 139651
|VISA REQUIREMENT FOR FOREIGN CANDIDATES|
Candidates from countries, as per website https://www.ica.gov.sg/# are advised to obtain single entry visa for Singapore. SMA will assist in obtaining student visa upon enrolment.
Please refer to https://www.ica.gov.sg/reside/STP/apply for the application procedure.
|BORDING AND LODGING|
Accommodation is self-arranged. However, most students usually stay in budget hotels on arrival Singapore. When the course starts, they usually pool with their fellow classmates to look for rooms near the vicinity of SP.
Candidates are advised to take up medical insurance during their stay in Singapore. Cost about S$50.00
|VISA FOR SPOUSE AND CHILDREN|
Overseas candidates can apply for their spouse and children. Please check with https://www.ica.gov.sg/# for the necessary procedures.
For General Enquiries firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Foo Nan Cho
Specialist (Marine Design & Building)
Phone: + 65 6879 0415