About Maritime Industry


As a small country surrounded by waters, many of our major activities depends hugely on the operations out at sea, be it the transportation of our daily necessities from around the globe or travelling to the nearby islands.

The Maritime industry covers all parts of such operations and is an essential part of Singapore’s economy, contributing to 7.5% of our GDP. Opportunities are plenty and varied in this industry, offering ample prospects of training and career advancement. So, if you are someone who loves the sea, why not jump onboard now on one of our programmes and start carving yourself a career in the Maritime industry?

Training Programmes

CoC (Special Limit) Marine Engineer Programme
CoC (Special Limit) Deck Officer Programme
Tripartite Nautical Training Award (TNTA)
Tripartite Engineering Training Award (TETA)


Tripartite Nautical Training Award TNTA CoC Special Limit
Deck Officers
Tripartite Engineering Training Award TETA CoC Special Limit
Marine Engineers
Training for Deck Officers Marine Engineer
Key Functions Navigational and Cargo Watchkeeping
Maintenance of Ship Structure
Working with Multi-National Crew
Engine Room Watchkeeping
Machinery Maintenance and Repair
Working with Multi-National Crew
Sailing Region Foreign-going
International water (around the world)
30 nautical miles away from Singapore Foreign-going
International water (around the world)
30 nautical miles away from Singapore
Types of vessels Container, RORO, chemical ship, tankers etc Bunkering, passenger ferry, land reclamation etc Container, RORO, chemical ship, tankers etc Bunkering, passenger ferry, land reclamation etc
Training Duration 31 months 24.5 months 31 months 14 months
Certifications upon completion CoC Class 3 CoC Class 5A (Special Limit) CoC Class 5 CoC Class 5A(Special Limit)
Education requirement Minimum N Level pass in English, Math and Science At least Nitec in Engineering Field
Application Period Jan & Aug-Sep Jan-Feb & Jul-Aug May-Jun Jan-Feb & Jul-Aug
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