Talent@MaritimeSingapore

This scheme is applicable to:

  • Companies and Businesses
  • Students


ACTIVITY: INDUSTRY ATTACHMENT

Scope

  • Intern must be Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Industrial attachment must be in a maritime-related business entity approved by the appropriate publicly-funded University, Polytechnic Authority or Institute of Technical Education - ITE (e.g. a body within the University/Polytechnic/ITE or the faculty of study in charge of internship/attachment)
  • Industrial attachment must be well-structured and enable interns to gain knowledge and experience in maritime businesses. It may be conducted in Singapore, overseas office or onboard ships

How Long

  • 4 - 24 weeks

How Much

  • Monthly top-up over and above any allowance from the businesses that they are attached to

How to Apply

  • Students must apply through their relevant University/Polytechnic/ITE body in charge of internships and attachments
  • Upon completion of the programme, an internship/project report must be submitted to the University/Polytechnic/ITE


ACTIVITY: OVERSEAS ATTACHMENT

Scope

  • Sponsoring companies or employers applying for funding support must be maritime-related entities registered or incorporated in Singapore. They must not be receiving any other form of financial assistance from another government body for the same attachment
  • Sponsored trainee must be Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Training attachment should be in the form of on-the-job-attachment to the overseas offices of the sponsoring companies or to the overseas offices of related business associates and clients or onboard ships
  • The attachment must be well-structured and enable trainees to gain knowledge and experience in maritime businesses

How Long

  • 5 working days to 6 months

How Much

  • 70% of qualifying costs i.e. economy return airfare and subsistence allowance, subject to a cap

How to Apply

  • Application form must reach the MCF Secretariat at least 30 days prior to commencement of attachment

Other Information

  • Trainee will be required to serve the sponsoring company for a period equal to the duration of the attachment


ACTIVITY: MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES

Scope

  • Sponsoring companies or employers applying for funding support must be maritime-related entities registered or incorporated in Singapore. They must not be receiving any other form of financial assistance from another government body for the same programme
  • Sponsored trainee must be Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • The Management Associates (MA) programme must be a comprehensive structured programme with specific milestones, incorporating job rotation across departments
  • Trainee may be based in Singapore or overseas office during the duration of support

How Long

  • Up to 2 years

How Much

  • 70% of qualifying costs, subject to a cap

How to Apply

  • Application form must reach the MCF Secretariat at least 30 days prior to commencement of programme

Other Information

  • Trainee will be required to serve a 1-year bond with the sponsoring company


MCF FORMS

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APPROVAL AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES

Approval is subject to the fulfillment of all eligibility criteria. MPA reserves the right to reject any application in the event of failure from participants/businesses to comply or observe any of the eligibility criteria.

Funding will be provided on a reimbursement basis to sponsoring businesses upon completion of training programme. All supporting documents should be submitted no later than 3 months after completion of training. Interns will receive the top-up allowance through their Universities/Polytechnics/ITE.

 

Any Enquiries should be addressed to:

The MCF Secretariat
Industry Manpower Development Department
IMC Division
Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore
460 Alexandra Road
#19-00 PSA Building
Singapore 119963
Tel: (+65) 6375 1923 / (+65) 6375 1922 
Fax: (+65) 6375 1900
Email: mcf@mpa.gov.sg