Electro-Technical Officer Program
With the new STCW training and certification requirements for Electro-Technical Officer (ETO), NTC-M has designed the Electro-Technical Officer Cadet Training Program to address the growing demands for competent ETOs onboard. The conduct of this program through a comprehensive and systematic institutional training and sea service experience shall enable qualified candidates to comply with the competencies for ETO specified in the Section A-III/6 of the STCW Code, and consequently enable them to obtain Certificate of Competency (CoC) as Electro-Technical Officers in compliance with the requirements of Regulation III/6 of STCW convention as amended in 2010.
The program runs over a period of five (5) months covering the following clusters:
- Marine Engineering Systems
- Electrical and Electronic Systems
- Automation and Control Technology
- Ancillary Proficiencies
NSA Philippines Cadet Program
The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) Philippines Cadet Program is an unrivalled program of the Association of Shipowners’ Training and Education Project (ASO-ATEP), with the objective of developing the next generation of Filipino maritime professionals through scholarship grants and best maritime education. It is a fully sponsored scholarship program for selected young and qualified Filipinos managed by NTC-M.
In search of the top caliber cadets, NTC-M has partnered with selected maritime institutions, namely: Philippine Merchant Marine Academy; John B. Lacson Colleges Foundation-Bacolod; DMMA College of Southern Philippines; and University of Cebu-Lapu Lapu and Mandaue. The program covers the three (3) mandatory academic years, plus twelve-month sea time, leading to the Bachelor Degrees in Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering.
To date, more than 4,600 young Filipinos have received the scholarship and are now serving on board international vessels as marine officers.