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W/S Practice 1
Provides students with basic practical skills and knowledge in Bench-fitting and Centre Lathe machine operation. The subject also aims to develop safety consciousness and proper work attitudes in the students. With the knowledge and practical skills gained students will be able to use workshop tools and carry out basic machining.
W/S Practice 2
Provides students with basic knowledge and practical skills in Gas and Arc Welding. The module also aims to develop safety consciousness and proper work attitudes in students. With the knowledge and skills gained students will be able to perform simple welding jobs on board a ship.
Provides students with a knowledge and understanding of different types of measuring instruments and transducers used in industry for automation and control. They will be introduced to simple industrial pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and the basic components found them.
Marine Engineering Knowledge
This module is designed to provide students with an introduction to ship's systems and operations. It will familiarise them with the principles of propulsion machinery and working of various shipboard auxiliaries and systems. The module is also designed to provide the students the necessary marine engineering knowledge and skills so as to enable them to work as junior executives in a ship management company.
Basic Occupational Safety and Security Training
Covers Personal Safety and Social Responsibility which familiarises students with the code of safe working practices on board a ship. The aspects covered include fire precaution, and fire prevention and fire fighting. The training develops the students to react in a correct manner in the event of an outbreak of fire, to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship, and to use fire appliances correctly. The module covers Personal Survival Techniques which provides the students with the essential knowledge of types and handling of survival crafts, principles of survival and rescue techniques.
Provides students with a sound knowledge of the fundamental principles of Electrical Technology. It supports further work in the course.
This is a foundation course on basic engineering principle of thermodynamics and provides an understanding of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics.
Provides students with the knowledge and understanding of Engineering Drawing Principles. They are required to produce isometric sketches, and assembly drawings of marine engineering parts.
Naval Architecture 1
Provides students with an understanding of the basic concepts in ship geometry, flotation and transverse as well as longitudinal stability of a ship under various loading conditions.
Equips students with basic mathematical knowledge and skills in algebra, trigonometry and calculus to solve engineering problems encountered in their course of studies. It also serves as a foundation for further mathematics in the subsequent modules.
Engineering Mathematics 1
Builds on the foundation laid in MS7102. It equips students with more mathematical skills and knowledge to handle engineering problems encountered in their course of studies. Among the topics covered are complex numbers, trigonometry and applications of differentiation and integration. The module also serves as a foundation for further work in the subsequent module, Engineering Mathematics II (MS7302).
Education and Career Guidance 1
A compulsory module for all first year students, ECG 1 aims to develop an understanding of personal interests, strengths, values and life goals. With greater knowledge and understanding of self, planning and decision making in choosing a future career can be better developed. Some topics covered in ECG 1 include ‘Defining My SP Life’, ‘Personal Branding’, ‘Discovering My Interests’, ‘Planning for Success – My Personal Action Plan’ and more.
Provides students with narrative thinking skills. Lessons are mainly project based.
Critical and Analytical Thinking
Provides students with basic analytical and critical thinking skills. Lessons are mainly project based.
Communicating for Project Effectiveness
Aims to equip students with skills in effective communication, teamwork and interpersonal communication, and report writing.
Marine Engg Knowledge 2
Provides students with further knowledge and understanding of the marine diesel engine and its auxiliary systems. Using the state of art engine room simulator, students are taught the basics of various plan systems of a ship.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills to produce engineering drawings using a computerised-aided drafting system.
Provides students with an understanding of the construction and operating principles of various auxiliary machinery used in ships. Students learn to appreciate the integration of different equipment and auxiliaries to form a system. The management aspect of the system is also covered.
Provides knowledge and understanding of shipboard process controls. Basic control theory is introduced to allow essential details in control systems to be analysed and understood.
Introduces students to basic analogue electronic devices with regards to their operation and applications. This knowledge will familiarise students with components used in control circuits of various systems used on board a ship.
Naval Architecture 2
Builds upon the foundation given in the module Naval Architecture I to acquire further understanding of the principles in ship design and construction. It provides students with an understanding of intact and damaged ship stability, ship propulsion, sea keeping and manoeuvring, ship strength and ship structure.
Builds on previous work done in Applied Mechanics. It introduces the principles of Strength of Materials which is applied to analyse the effects of bending and torsion on structures and engineering materials. This module also studies the flow characteristics of fluid in pumps and pumping systems. In addition, it deals with the dynamics of running machinery under load and the influence of mechanical vibration commonly encountered in engineering systems.
Integrated Workshop Practice
Provides students with the knowledge and skills in carrying out various workshop processes to fabricate sheet metal items, and overhaul and repair simple machinery parts. This module reinforces the basic skills and knowledge acquired in Workshop Practice I and II.
Provides students with the understanding to apply the knowledge of thermodynamic laws and cycles, and heat transfer in piston air compressors, refrigerating and air conditioning plants, and combustion processes.
Marine Engine Room Simulator Training
In order to develop the cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills of students, module is delivered through the practical sessions at the Marine Engine Simulator. Instruction is based on structured laboratory notes and series of practical real life exercises.
Engineering Mathematics 2
Provides students with more knowledge and skills in mathematics. Topics covered include advanced methods of integration, differential equations, statistics and probability which support the analytical requirements of other modules in the course.
Education and Career Guidance 2
ECG 2 is taken by all second year students. This module aims to develop professional skills necessary to seek and secure work. It also guides the students on how to discover and develop skills, knowledge and attitudes needed for work effectiveness and changes related to work. Topics covered in this module include ‘Job Search and Market Trends’, ‘Discovering Your Unique Selling Point’, ‘Resilience’, ‘Work Place Values’ and more.
LC8062 / LC8063
Design Thinking for Social Innovation / Design Thinking for Social Innovation (Overseas)
Aims to equip students with skills in design and social thinking skills.
26 weeks Internship Programme
This programme provides students with the opportunity of local or overseas attachment to industry companies for a 26 week period whereby they can gain working experiences and exposure to industrial practices beyond the structured curriculum.
Communicating for Professional Effectiveness
This module aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to identify jobs that match their interests, capabilities and qualifications to prepare resumes that are unique and customised for job requirements and hone interview skills to help them secure that job. Students will also understand and be able to apply self-awareness techniques including applying emotional intelligence principles in a professional setting to manage self and a team at the workplace.
Marine Power Plant
Provides students with the knowledge and understanding of the working principles, the constructional features and the safe operational practices of marine diesel engines, and marine steam boilers and turbines. This continuously assessed module provides students with the hands-on skills and engineering knowledge needed to confidently and safely carry out watch-keeping duties in port and at sea as a junior marine engineer.
Marine Workshop Practice
Students develop skills and confidence in overhauling marine machinery through a series of practical hands-on exercises in the marine workshop. With this knowledge and skills, the students will be able to carry out simple routine maintenance and basic repairs on ships machinery. Safety at the workplace is also inculcated in the students.
Electric Machines and Systems
Provides students with the knowledge and understanding of shipboard electrical machines and distribution systems. This will enable them to effectively contribute to the running, maintenance and fault diagnosis of electrical equipment.
Software Application for Naval Architecture
This module provides students with the basic knowledge and concepts in ship design and production with the aid of a naval architectural software application package. Students will learn to use the software to generate ship hull form in preliminary design and for full production fairing, to compute ship hydrostatics, to assess stability of a ship under different loading conditions, to model ship structures in 3D as well as to generate 2D drawings and other relevant data from the model database for ship production.
Please note: Course structure subjected to change.
I encourage all 'O' level students to aspire to become a qualified Marine Engineer. At the moment, there is an acute shortage of such trained professionals in the maritime industry. Indeed, a very challenging and rewarding career awaits everyone of them. I would be pleased to answer all your queries so that you can be sure that this course is the right one for you.
Mr. Solo ChulawiCourse Chairman
500 Dover Road Singapore 139651
Last updated: 31 May 2021
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