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CoC Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer (Orals Examination Preparatory Course & written Exam)

CoC Class 5 Marine Engineer Officer (Orals Examination Preparatory Course & Written Exam)

After obtaining GME conversion course certificate and had sailed for a period of 6 months, to take CoC Class 5 Oral Examination conducted by MPA, Class 5 CoC Orals preparatory course has been developed in close cooperation of MPA, the CoC issuing authority, and Singapore Maritime Academy.

This course will prepare a candidate for COC Class5 orals exams and develop competence to take on the responsibility of up to a 3rd. Engineer of a ship in accordance with STCW 95 Convention.


GME Conversion Course completion certificate.

Approved sea-going 6 months sea service on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 3,000kW or more. Apply and get Letter of Eligibility from MPA.

Candidates are advised to apply for the letter of eligibility online

Click here to apply for Letter of Eligibility

For more clarifications on qualification and training requirements for taking the Class 5 MEO CoC at MPA in Singapore, please enquire with:

(i) Officer of MPA Singapore, Miss Farida
(e-mail : ) Tel: 6563756250


(ii) MPA Class 5 Examiner, Mr. Zulfiqur Husain,
(e-mail : ) Tel : 6563756218



1.    Marine Engineering, Motor Engineering Knowledge, General Engineering Knowledge, Electrical, Electronic and Control Engineering, Maintenance and Repair, Controlling and Operation of the Ship and Care for Persons Onboard, Monitor and Control compliance with legislative requirements.


E-learning and on line assessment

After LoE is obtained from MPA, students are required to enrol and complete on-line assessments through e-learning, within min 2 to max 3 months.


Students who have satisfactorily completed on-line assessments can register to "Guided Study 3 Days"


Guided Study 3 days
Class 5 CoC which runs with class size of minimum 12 students from 8AM to 5PM, CoC Class 5 orals preparatory course for engineers has class size of minimum 12 and maximum 20 students. In order to keep the course fee viable for at least 12 participants the course will be conducted for 3 days and continue with self study for 7 to 10 days. This "Guided study course" makes extensive use of multimedia, case studies, problem solving discussions and notes.

A learning guide is provided to all candidates, which guides them through the course content in a systematic way. Lecturers are available to clarify any doubts at the end of the day. Students are responsible for their own learning.


Upon completion of 3 days, students will be given 7 to10 days self study.

  1. After self study, written exams will be held with 2 papers, based on
  2. (1) Motor Engineering Knowledge and (2) General Engineering Knowledge.
1Hr 30 Mins each paper.


COURSE COMMENCEMENT Tentative Course Intake Dates for 2018/2019

a) 29 January 2018

b) 28 May 2018

c) 3 September 2018

d) 26 November 2018

e) 25 February 2019

f) 27 May 2019

g) 2 September 2019

h) 25 November 2019

* The above courses will only commence if the minimum student enrolment number of 12 is met.



SGD $ 1500.00 + 7% GST = SGD $ 1605.00.
SGD $ 425.00 + 7% GST = SGD $ 454.75 (increased under the new proposal)
SGD $ 200.00 + 7% GST = SGD $ 214.00

VENUE Singapore Maritime Academy

Candidates who has attended the 3 days classes and passed the written exam,

will be assessed by MPA (oral exam)
Assessment Fees
Assessment of Sea Service
Visa Requirements
Oral Exam Fees: S$175 (To be paid to MPA)
If overseas Students intend to bring their family along to Singapore, they must obtain overseas travel and medical insurance for their family through their travel agent before they depart for Singapore or obtain from NTUC in Singapore.

Upon payment of course fees, Singapore Polytechnic will issue a letter for visa extension.
Visa extension is subject to Immigration s approval.
ACCOMODATION Singapore Polytechnic does not maintain hostel facilities.
Private apartments are available in the vicinity of the campus and rooms are rented out
at about S$400.00 per month based on twin-sharing.
Daily expenses are estimated at about S$10.00 per day.

For General Enquiries

Course In Charge

Mr. Naung Zaw Htun
Phone: + 65 6772 1136