COC CLASS 5 MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (GRADUATE MECHANICAL ENGINEER)

Graduate Mechanical Engineers (Certificate of Competency Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer)
COURSE AIMS

 

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.

 


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RECOGNITION

 

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.


DURATIONThe total hours of this program is 816. With blended learning, the course duration is approximate 4 months.
COURSE FEE

 

Full Fees (before GST): $13,000.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $11,700.00 $312.00 $1,612.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $9,100.00 $312.00 $4,212.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $9,100.00 $312.00 $4,212.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $11,700.00 $312.00 $1,612.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $1,040.00 $14,040.00

 

*Additional STCW course:

For sea training, all candidates must also obtain the BOSST (Basic Occupational Safety & Security Training) certificates. Please refer to the respective web site for more information:

 

https://www.sp.edu.sg/pace/courses/all-courses/course-details/basic-occupational-safety-and-security-training

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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.

 

GOVERNMENT SUBSIDY

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.

VENUE

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.

MEDICAL INSURANCE

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.

CONTACT US

For General Enquiries contactus@sp.edu.sg

COURSE IN-CHARGE

Mr. Foo Nan Cho
Specialist (Marine Design & Building)
Email: foo_nan_cho@sp.edu.sg
Phone: + 65 6879 0415

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