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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered


Course Certification


A marine vessel has many machineries that make it a self-sustaining unit at sea. Do you want to play this integral role in servicing, repairing, overhauling and installing the various types of marine diesel engines, steam turbine and marine auxiliary machinery?

Join this course and gain knowledge on interpreting engineering drawings, disassembling and examining faulty machinery and equipment, conducting diagnostic testing, and reconditioning or repairing parts in machinery and components.

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at production facilities within shipyards.

For general queries on the course, please email or call 6590 2433.

What you'll learn

  • Interpret engineering drawings and manufacturers’ manuals
  • Service machinery and equipment   
  • Repair defective parts in machinery and equipment
  • Conduct non-destructive tests
  • Perform preliminary check on marine systems  

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’ Level

Progression Opportunities

  • Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.
  • Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to related ITE Work-Study Diploma (previously known as Work-Learn Technical Diploma).
  • Nitec in Marine Technology graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates from Nitec in Marine Technology course can look forward to employment opportunities in the marine and offshore industry. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Marine Mechanic and Technical Associate.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for trainees to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.