» Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What are the courses offered?
Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation – Deck Officer
Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering – Engine Officer
What are the accredited schools I will go to?
University of Cebu Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue (UCLM)
John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod (JBLCF- Bacolod)
DMMA College of Southern Philippines (DCSP)
Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA)
What are the entry requirements?
17-23 years old on or before 30 April
Graduates of Senior High School (K-12)
Existing college students and tertiary level graduates
Physically and Mentally fit
Natural Born Filipino Citizen
No derogatory records or was convicted/accused of any crime of moral turpitude
How to qualify for the NSA Maritime Scholarship?
Pass the Written Exam
• a whole day exam that covers Math, Science, English and Inductive Reasoning
Pass the Computer-Based Exam
• a half-day exam that covers IQ Test and Psychological Profiling
Pass the Oral Interview
Pass the Medical Examination
Is there an exam fee?
NO, the exam is FREE!
Will I pay for the medical exam?
Yes, you will pay this to our NSA accredited hospital/clinic.
When will I be scheduled for the test?
Exam schedule is on a first apply, first exam basis. You just have to wait for our advice.
What are the materials to bring during the written test?
pencil (Mongol pencil #2 only)
snacks and lunch
How will I know if I passed?
Passers of the written exam, computer based-exam, oral interview and medical examination will be notified thru text/call. Passers of the written exam and computer-based exam will be posted also on our Facebook account (www.facebook.com/norwegiantrainingcentermanila).
If you did not receive any text/call, you may follow up thru our landline (02) 779-6830 loc. 134
How long will I wait for the results?
1 to 2 weeks
What are the requirements the applicants should prepare?
1 pc 2x2 picture with white background
Photocopy of Birth certificate (NSO certified)
Photocopy of recent grades (this may be partial)
Photocopy of Transcript of Records or class card (if with college background)
Note: These will be submitted once you passed the written and computer test and you have been qualified for the interview.
Is there a height requirement?
No, there is none. However, there are companies who have specific height requests.
What does the scholarship cover?
Tuition fee for 1st year and 2nd year
Dormitory fee for 1st year and 2nd year
Food for 1st year and 2nd year
Board international vessels during your apprenticeship (OJT)with allowance, through your sponsoring company
10 Days Structured Shipboard Familiarization
Is there anything that I will shoulder once I pass?
Toiletries and other personal needs
Your 4th year expenses (tuition fee, dorm and food). You will use your apprenticeship allowance for this.
Can I take the exam again if I failed?
Yes, you may apply again for the next school year.
If still have queries, what number should I call?
(02) 779-6830 loc 134. Questions and calls will not be entertained via mobile number.