Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) Cadet Program | Philippine Scholarship

Norwegian Shipowners’ Association Philippines Cadet

The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) Philippines Cadet Program is the most outstanding and promising program of the Association of Shipowners’ Training and Education Project (ASO-TEP), the objective of which is to develop young and competent Filipino seafarers through scholarship grants and best maritime education.

 

The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association introduces significant changes related to the enhancement of the maritime educational system in the Philippines. Given the chance and appropriate resources, the Filipino seafarers could definitely excel and eventually prove that they have the potential to become qualified and competent in the maritime industry.

 

The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA) hopes the Cadet Program may serve as a model or instrument in the promotion of quality education in the Philippines in compliance with the STCW ’95 requirements. As a model, it has introduced significant changes related to the enhancement of the maritime educational system in the Philippines.

 

These changes have contributed to a new outlook and confidence among concerned parties. The program has proved that the Filipino seafarers, given the chance and appropriate resources, could definitely excel and eventually prove that they have the potential to become qualified and competent in the maritime industry.

 

In 2013, the program has sponsored more than 5,000 cadets graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Transportation and Marine Engineering respectively. To meet this objective, the program tied up with 4 different maritime academies. Together, they work hand in hand to achieve the competencies needed from the Filipino seafarers through quality education.

 

 

Courses

Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation – Deck Officer

Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering – Engine Officer

 

 

Eligibility

17 to 23 years od on or before April 30

Graduates of Senior High School (K12)

Existing college students and tertiary level graduates

Physically and mentally fit

Natural born Filipino citizen

Single

No derogatory records or was convicted/ accused of any crime of moral turpitude

 

 

Requirements

1 piece 2×2 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

 

NSA Philippines Process

 

Benefits

Tuition fee for first and second year

Dormitory fee for first and second year

Food for first and second year

Upgrading trainings/ courses

Board international vessels during your apprenticeship (OJT), through your sponsoring company

10 days structured shipboard familiarization

 

 

 

Application form

Please fill up, download, print and submit online, https://www.ntcm.com.ph/application.php

 

NSA Philippines Selection Process

 

Partner schools

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)

 

Further reading, https://www.ntcm.com.ph/cadet-program-detail.php?id=536

 

 

The cadet programs

Electro-Technical Officer Program

Approved by Norwegian Maritime Authority, NTC has designed the Electro-Technical Officer Cadet Structured Training Program to address the growing demands for competent ETOs onboard. The program enable the ETO candidates the desirable expertise of handling the complexity of electrical equipment of the vessel and to ensure its continuous operational efficiency and maintenance.

 

The conduct of this program is through a comprehensive and systematic institutional structured training and sea service experience to enable qualified candidates to comply with the competences 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 ’78 Convention, as amended, from NMA.

 

 

Electro-Technical Rating Program

NTC has designed the Electro-Technical Rating Cadet Structured Training Program approved by Norwegian Maritime Authority to prescribe the procedures and ensure full compliance with the requirements of STCW Chapter III, Regulation III/7 for mandatory minimum requirements for assessment and certification of electro-technical ratings serving on a sea going ship powered by main propulsion machinery of 750 kW propulsion power or more.

 

 

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.

 

NSA Philippines Cadet Training Program

 

Submit your application and inquiries to




 

Norwegian Training Center (NTC)

6th Floor, Five E-Com Center

Building Pacific Drive Extension

Mall of Asia Complex (Pacific Drive Entrance)

Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Telephone: 02 779 830 local 134

Email: marketing@ntcm.com.ph

 

 

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