Objectives of the Program
1. To make electro/electrical maritime training readily available to the maritime industry and the Philippines;
2. To supply the requirements of the industry for a competent well-qualified Electro-Electrical officer on board;
3. To develop a center for testing, screening, selection, and assessment of Electro-Electrical Officers or candidates to the required standard of international shipping;
4. To establish a structured shipboard training program for Electro-Electrical cadets;
5. To match the technical competence and manpower requirement of the fast growing Marine Electro Technology onboard.
The applicant must be 20 - 30 years old, a graduate of BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering or BS Electrical Engineering, licensed as Registered Electrical Engineer or Electronic Communications Engineer, preferable with work experience in related field, and of good moral character with no derogatory records.
Program Structure and Content
This module is 4.5 months residential training at NTC-M. The Module consist of different electro, electrician and hardware training courses, including Basic Safety Training and personal safety courses. The cadets stays in a dormitory and is closely monitored for their discipline, attitude, character and team work to stay and function in a ship-like environment.
This module is 8 months and the Cadet will spend at least 6 months onboard the participating company’s vessel. Cadet is exposed to shipboard task, work, maintenance and operation. The cadet must finish his onboard training record book provided by NTC-Manila.
This module is 2.5 months and will focus on hands-on and practical enhancement training at NTC-M. This module is based on post-training needs assessment or courses that the ships officers recommends.
NTC-M is the first Maritime Training Center in the Philippines who has established training program for ships electro/electrical officers and has gained international recognition by Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD).
as of January 28, 2008
2nd Batch-***2 Cadets (Mendoza and Lucena) still not able to go onboard
4th Batch-Cadet Ignacio - still waiting for his embarkation.
Cadet Ensomo - to be endorsed to CF Sharp.
5th Batch-Cadet Tay - twice denied for US Visa. Seaspan will try to arrange if he can be
accommodated to join a vessel that does not require a US Visa.
7th Batch-***Total requests as of January 22 , 2008. All confirmed except for Klaveness (2 cadets).
8th Batch-***Total requests as of December 14, 2007
9th Batch-***Total requests as of December 14, 2007
Number of cadets in Module 3 consists of cadets who have finished their Module 3 and currently taking Module 3.