SGUnited Opportunities in Sea Transport

Make maritime your next port of call

     The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG), the Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), maritime companies and institutes of higher learning (IHLs), are providing traineeships, company attachment and skills training opportunities for Singapore citizens and permanent residents under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills initiative.



Traineeships and Company Attachments

     Recent graduates and mid-careerists can explore the various SGUnited Traineeship and SGUnited Mid-Career Pathways – Company Attachment opportunities available at Sea Transport companies, by visiting www.mycareersfuture.sg and search for opportunities under the hashtags #SGUnitedTraineeships or #SGUP.

Individuals who take on these traineeship and attachment opportunities can look forward to developing industry-relevant skills and gaining valuable industry experience, allowing them to gain a firmer foothold in the job market during the economic recovery.

Skills Training

     SGUnited Skills (SGUS) and SGunited Mid-Career Pathways – Company Training (SGUP-CT) programmes are full-time skills training programmes offered to mid-careerists. The training courses were designed in partnership with the industry to help trainees acquire industry-relevant skills that can improve their employability, while supporting the growth areas in the industry.

     Trainees will receive a training allowance for the duration of the programme. Course fees will be highly subsidised, and individuals can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset the course fees.

     For more information about maritime-related SGUnited courses, or to register for any of them (once available), please refer to the details below:

Course Training Provider Description Details
[SGUP-CT] Modelling & Simulation
American Bureau of Shipping
Modelling and Simulation (M&S) is one of the most cost-effective ways to address challenges in the design, manufacturing, testing, operations and maintenance of complex systems. This programme will equip trainees with essential knowledge and skills to apply M&S across the shipping value chain.
To be updated
[SGUP-CT] Ship Operations & Management
DNV 
The programme provides participants with knowledge and principles of maritime structures as well as safety, quality and crew management to ensure compliance with industry regulation for safe and efficient shipping operations. This course also focuses on skills to achieve digital transformation in this rapidly changing environment.
Registration Link
[SGUS] Digital Transformation
National University of Singapore
This programme is designed for mid-career PMETs, with focus on driving enterprise digital transformation initiatives and/or managing digital business operations, with an emphasis on applications in the maritime industry.
To be updated
[SGUS] Data Analytics
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Trainees will be equipped with training in three core domains of Data Analytics: programming, data and analytics. Subsequently, trainees will be given the opportunity to apply these skillsets through extensive industry attachments and projects.
To be updated
[SGUS] Maritime & Cargo Solutions Transformation
Singapore Management University
This programme will provide a bridge for participants who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills in the areas of maritime transport, logistics, supply chain management and cargo solutions, and how digitalisation will transform these functions.
To be updated
[SGUS] Class 1 & 2 (Deck Officer) Certificate of Competency
Singapore Polytechnic (Singapore Maritime Academy)
This programme aims to deepen the vessel operational skills and maritime management knowledge of experienced nautical officers, to prepare them for greater responsibilities and opportunities in the maritime industry.
Registration Link
[SGUS] Class 1 & 2 (Marine Engineer Officer) Certificate of Competency
Singapore Polytechnic (Singapore Maritime Academy)
This programme aims to deepen the vessel operational skills and maritime management knowledge of experienced marine engineers, to prepare them for greater responsibilities and opportunities in the maritime industry.
Registration Link
[SGUS] Maritime Business Management
Singapore Polytechnic (Singapore Maritime Academy)
This programme is designed for trainees who are new to the maritime industry. It will provide trainees with knowledge regarding basic vessel operations, as well as business and management skills across a variety of maritime disciplines.
Registration Link
[SGUS] Maritime Superintendency
Singapore Polytechnic (Singapore Maritime Academy)
This programme is designed for trainees who have experiences as marine engineers, nautical officers, or in other relevant areas, who wish to enhance and deepen their skills in the area of maritime superintendency.
Registration Link


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