The Academy regularly conducts a wide range of 'mandatory' and other short-courses for the maritime industry. The contents of these courses, where required, meet the STCW 2010 Manila Amendment requirements and the completion of some of these courses is a pre-requisite for issue of certificates of competency (CoC).

MCF(Maritime Cluster Fund) subsidy is available for some STCW courses.
For complete details of the courses for which this subsidy is available please click on "MPA pre-approved courses" from the link below.

MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to information

For a direct link to the PDF document which contains the pre-approved courses please Click Here.


Some general details, of the STCW Short Courses conducted by SMA, including their duration (in brackets), are provided below:

Revalidation of CoC (Information Only)  
Emergency Occupational Safety and Survival Functions Training Revalidation Course1.5 days$680 + GST
Navigation Control Course, STCW 2010 II/2 para2.25 daysS$960 + GST
Basic Tanker Training (Oil, Chemical & Liquefied Gas Tankers)9 daysS$900 + GST
Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations7.5 days S$1700 + GST
Advanced Chemical Tanker Safety STCW 2010 V/1(2.2)6 daysS$1800 + GST

Advanced Training For Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

8 daysS$2500 + GST
Basic Occupational Safety & Security Training Courses, STCW 2010 Code Section A VI/1 para 28 daysS$1350 + GST
Global Maritime Distress Safety System – General Operator's Certificate (GMDSS GOC)2 WeeksS$2100 + GST
Global Maritime Distress Safety System - Restricted Operator' Course STCW 2010 IV/2 para1.05 daysS$920 + GST
Refresher course for the GMDSS General Operator’s Certificate (GOC)3 daysS$1210.00 + GST
Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boat - other than a Fast Rescue Boat, STCW 2010 VI/2 para 14 daysS$690 + GST
Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat Section STCW 2010 A-VI/2 IMO Model Course 1.243 daysS$950 + GST
Safety Familiarisation Training STCW 2010 Code Section A VI/1 para 11 dayS$180 + GST
Advanced Fire Fighting Course, STCW 2010 VI/3 para 15 daysS$700 + GST
Shipboard Training and Assessment Course, STCW 2010 I/6 para 1.2 (E-learning)

6 Months

S$300 + GST
Crowd Management & Safety Training for Passenger Ships - other than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships, STCW 2010 V/3 para 4 & 61 dayS$250 + GST
Crisis Management, Human Behavior & Safety for Passenger Ships - other than Ro-Ro Passenger Ships, STCW 2010 V/3 para 7 & 81 ½ daysS$350 + GST
Electronic Navigation Systems Course, STCW 2010 II/1 para 513 evenings plus 2 full SaturdaysS$1700 + GST
ECDIS Appreciation Course2 daysS$595 + GST

Operational Use of ECDIS (IMO Model Course 1.27)

5 daysS$1100 + GST
Ship Security Officer (SSO)2 daysS$500 + GST
Proficiency In Designated Security Duties1 dayS$200 + GST
High Voltage Installation Operational Level course 1 DayS$900 + GST
High Voltage Installations Management Course3 daysS$2000 + GST
Bridge and Engine Room Resource Management (Management and Leadership)4 daysS$1400+ GST
Bridge and Engine Room Resource Management (Management and Leadership Skills) – Bridging                        2 days                                 $900 + GST
Bridge and Engine Room Resource Management (Operation)3 daysS$680 + GST
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