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Marine: PCP for Marine Engineer / Assistant Engineer / Technician
Reskill your competencies to take on new jobs
What is it?

The marine industry remains one of the major contributors to Singapore’s economy, accounting for 6.9% of manufacturing output and 7.8% of manufacturing VA in 2015, with total employment of close to 76,000.

Singapore’s marine industry is anchored by the 3 major shipyards namely Keppel Offshore & Marine (KOM), Sembcorp Marine (SCM) and ST Marine (STM). Key areas of work include vessel construction and repairs, jack-up rig manufacturing and conversion of Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) units.  

For more information about the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for Marine Industry click here.

Who can apply?

Engineering or related background preferred.

To apply, you should:

  • Be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident;
  • Be at least 21 years old;
  • Have fulfilled NS obligations or graduated for at least 2 years;
  • Be newly hired and nominated by an eligible participating company for the PCP; and
  • Not be in a similar job role prior to joining the PCP.

How does it work?
Full-Time / Part-Time :


In-house classroom training (WSQ/non-WSQ); External classroom training (WSQ/non-WSQ); and Structured OJT

Duration Of Programme: 6 months
Course Pre-Requisites :


Marine PCP is a 6-month programme which operates on a Place-and-Train mode. Participating companies employ the candidates before they undergo 6-month structured training. Customised training programmes are designed for different job roles, which are further tailored to individual’s development needs so as to equip them with the relevant skills and competencies for a successful career conversion. It may include in-house classroom training (WSQ/non-WSQ); External classroom training (WSQ/non-WSQ); and Structured OJT.

Frequency of Runs :(e.g: twice a year, quarterly intake, etc. ) Rolling admission
Training Schedule:(e.g: next intake date)List all the training dates for 2016/17 Varies with hiring companies. Please check with Programme Manager (ASMI)
Class Size :(e.g: no. of pax) Minimum: NA Maximum: NA


Applications received would be forwarded to participating employers for shortlisting. Shortlisted candidates have to go through the participating employer’s selection process, which is the same as that of a normal job application. The candidate has to be offered employment by a participating company before embarking on the programme.

Contact Details

Interested companies or individuals may contact:

Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI)