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TRIPARTITE ENGINEERING TRAINING AWARD (TETA)

WHAT IT IS

TETA is a training programme that enables Singaporeans and Singapore PRs to be trained as CoC (Class 5) Marine Engineers to join the Maritime Industry. The job scope of a Marine Engineer includes engine room watch keeping as well as machinery maintenance and repair.

Successful applicants will undergo 31-months of intensive training and the 3 training phases are as follows:

Phase 1: Pre-sea Classroom Training - 8 months

Phase 2: OJT onboard ship (Sea Service) - 15 months

Phase 3: Classroom Examination Preparatory Course - 8 months

BENEFITS OF TETA

  • Training allowances of up to $1,400 per month
  • Subsidised course fees. Total cost fees: $32,970: 90% of course fee (exclusive of GST) will be funded while trainee pays 10% and GST payable
  • Secured placements in shipping companies prior to training
  • Salary up to $5,800 after the training

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Singaporeans and Singapore PRs
  • Graduated from local institutions or ITE Higher Nitec, preferably from the following disciplines: Marine Engineering, Offshore & Marine Engineering Design, Marine & Offshore Technology
  • Physically and medically fit
  • No night and colour blindness
  • Highly disciplined and motivated
  • Able to commit 31 months of training, with 6 to 9 months onboard vessels
  • Completed National Service (For males only)

WHEN TO APPLY

The application period is from May to June.

HOW TO APPLY

Click here to find out more and register your interest all year round.

FEATURE STORY

Mohd Reza Suhaidi TETA Recipient

Aspiring engineer Mohd Reza Suhaidi shares about how the Tripartite Engineering Training Award helps him prepare for a career in the maritime industry.

"A key feature of TETA is that its cadets are required to be given training berths and employment opportunities by shipping firms before the programme commences. This is something that Reza, who is employed by shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk, especially appreciates."

Find out more here.

*Source: Singapore Nautilus © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction

FIND OUT MORE

Tripartite Maritime Training Award - About us
Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) – About e2i
Straits Times – Programme to train more marine engineers to be launched by end of year
Singapore Polytechnic – Upgrading courses are offered by Singapore Maritime Academy

OTHER RELATED LINKS

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

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