Find out more about maritime education options for students and working professionals, and the support available.

Training Courses for Professional Qualifying Examinations


As a truly international provider of professional maritime training, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers offers an unrivalled programme of education and qualification.

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers offers one-day introductory courses through to professional qualifying examinations leading to membership and chartered status.

Course Highlights:

  • Local shipping industry practitioners provide students with an intensive, interactive and highly motivating experience.
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time problem solving
  • Practical work experiences shared by industry experts
  • Mock exam/review of past exam papers
  • 5 Lectures Sessions + 1 Prep class session (Total 15.5 hours)

Subjects Offered:

  • Tanker Chartering
  • Legal Principles in Shipping Business
  • Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
  • Shipping Finance
  • Introduction to Shipping
  • Dry Cargo Chartering
  • Marine Insurance
  • Ship Operations & Management
  • Port Agency


Junior to mid-level workers in the maritime industry


Applications for training courses from March - May session are now opened.

Class Scheduled:

  • From 13 March to 30 April (weekday class), from 6.30pm to 9pm

*If your interested courses are not found in the schedule, please submit application form via: www.ics.org.sg/ct-may-2019 before 13 March


Sign up via www.ics.org.sg/ct-may-2019

Training Fees:

  • $900/subject (including Institute’s course book and workbook)

Subsidy Available: *MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf for information.



About ICS: As a major provider of education and training, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) sets and examines the syllabus for membership, providing the shipping industry with highly qualified professionals. ICS is the only internationally recognized professional body in the maritime arena and it represents shipbrokers, ship managers, agents, insurance, lawyers, logistics and other shipping professionals throughout the world. Our mission is to promote maritime education in the hope of grooming more young talents to join, work and stay in the shipping industry. ICS Membership of the Institute is internationally recognized as a mark of professionalism in the shipping business worldwide.

Find out more on their website.

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