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TRIPARTITE NAUTICAL TRAINING AWARD (TNTA)

WHAT IT IS

TNTA, a place‐n‐train programme, was introduced to enable Singaporeans and Singapore PRs to join the Maritime industry as CoC (Class 3) Deck Officers. The job scope of a deck officer includes navigation and cargo watch-keeping as well as the maintenance of ship structure.

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

Phase 1: Pre‐sea induction (classroom training) – 6 months

Phase 2: OJT onboard ship (Sea service) – 18 months

Phase 3: Examination preparatory course – 7 months

BENEFITS OF TNTA

  • Training allowances of up to $1,400 per month
  • Subsidised course fees. Total course fees $28,125: 90% of course fee (exclusive of GST) will be funded while the trainee pays 10% and the GST payable
  • Salary of up to $4,000 after the training

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Singaporeans and Singapore PRs
  • At least a GCE ‘N’ level pass in English OR Workplace Literacy Level 5 (WPL 5)
  • At least a GCE ‘N’ level pass in Mathematics and Science (preferably Physics)
  • Physically and medically fit
  • No night and colour blindness
  • Able to commit 31 months of training, with 6 to 9 months onboard vessels
  • Highly disciplined and motivated
  • Completed National Service (For males only)

WHEN TO APPLY

There are two application periods in a year

  • January
  • August to September

HOW TO APPLY

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

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OTHER RELATED LINKS

CoC (Special Limit) Deck Officer
CoC (Special Limit) Marine Engineer
Tripartite Engineering Training Award (TETA)

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