Special Limits Officer Programme


Special Limits Officer Programme
Objectives of Programme
The place-n-train programme for CoC (Special Limits) Officer is a programme initiated in
partnership with Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Workforce Development
Agency (WDA), e2i (Employment and Employability Institute), Singapore Maritime Academy
(SMA) and Singapore Shipping Association’s (SSA) affiliated bunkering companies. The
programme aims at providing a new route for locals to work as CoC (Special Limits) Deck
Officers onboard vessels plying within Special Limits (refer to voyage limits below)
Duties and Responsibilities
 Responsible for the safe navigation of the ship
 Oversee and manage cargo operations
 Allocate duties for the maintenance of the vessel
 Observe national and international codes of conduct in governing sea transportation
Programme Details
Successful applicants will have to attend an intensive 24.5-months training programme
comprising of 4 training phases:
Programme Structure
Phase 1: Pre-sea Classroom Training at Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA)
4.5 months
Phase 2: OJT onboard ship (Sea Service)
13 months
Phase 3: Classroom Examination Preparatory Course at SMA
5.5 months
Phase 4: Specialization Training
1.5 months
24.5 months
Funding Support
Course Fees
Training Allowances
Fully Funded by e2i, MPA and shipping companies
Phase 1: $1,200/month
Phase 2-4: $1,400/month
Eligibility Criteria
Singaporeans and Singapore PRs with at least GCE ‘N’ level passes in English, Maths, Science or
Workplace Literacy Level 5 (WPL 5)
Where to Register Interest
To receive notification for the next Job Opportunities Briefing for this programme, leave your
contacts here (hyperlink: https://e2i.com.sg/individuals/job-opportunities/register-interest-formaritime-industry/maritime-industry-registration-form/)
More information on the Special Limits Region

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