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Overview

Course Duration

2 years 6 months

Type of course

Work-Study

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Work-Study Diploma

Singapore has one of the world's busiest seaports and largest container ports. There is a continuous demand for maritime and logistics-related organisations to establish a highly skilled and specialised workforce.

This diploma course prepares you for a professional career in the Sea Transport sector. You will be equipped with skills and knowledge to coordinate efficient vessel, port and cargo operations and oversee formalities and declarations for smooth entry and departure of vessels.

Prerequisite:

Excited to discover the challenges in the global maritime and shipping industries? Ready to learn the ropes in ship management, ship finance or brokering, maritime logistics and supply chain management? Trainees will be equipped with skills and knowledge to coordinate efficient vessel, port and cargo operations and oversee formalities and declarations for smooth entry and departure of vessels.

Job Role:

The job role of a Shipping Officer/ Shipping Executive includes monitoring and coordinating with carriers/freight forwarders for booking and shipment delivery.

Job role also involves processing shipping documentation, as well as coordinating with various internal, external stakeholders and port operators/regulatory authorities on shipping activities and deliveries of cargoes while maintaining safety standards and procedures.

Some of our partners:

RMS Marine & Offshore Service (Singapore) Pte Ltd   |    ACW Logistics Pte Ltd   

Employers that wish to offer training places, please click HERE.

What you'll learn

  • Prospect ship business
  • Service client accounts
  • Manage team resources
  • Manage port calling activities
  • Resolve shipping disruptions
  • Manage maritime cargo operations
  • Perform ship management functions

Entry Requirements

Applicants must meet the following minimum entry requirements:

  1. ITE graduates from any one of the following courses:

    Nitec with GPA ≥ 2:

    • All Nitec courses from the School of Business & Services

    Higher Nitec:

    • All Higher Nitec courses from the School of Business & Services
    • Electronics Engineering
    • Marine Engineering
    • Marine & Offshore Technology
    • Offshore and Marine Engineering Design

    OR

    In-service employees with:

    • Equivalent qualifications such as Workplace Literacy & Numeracy (WPLN) Level 5 and above
    • Relevant work experience
    • Strong employer endorsement
  2. Pass company screening and interview

Progression Opportunities

Work-Study Diploma graduates can apply to related full-time or part-time degree programmes in Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) or Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), subject to the admission requirements of the university.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this diploma programme, you can take up jobs as Shipping Officer / Executive or Operations Officer / Executive.