Diploma in Engineering (Marine & Offshore Technology)

Conducted by Ngee Ann Polytechnic - CET Academy
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The Diploma in Engineering (Marine & Offshore Technology) will replace the Diploma in Technology (Marine & Offshore). The course can be completed in 2.5 years on a part-time basis.

Note: This proposed course is pending approval, and subject to further changes. More details will be released in early 2012.


Under a revised Framework, the new diploma aims to provide greater accessibility for working adults through:
- Reduced course duration
- Modular qualification structure
- Increased mobility between academic and competency-based systems
- Learning platforms that are adult-learner centric


Working adults who wish to upgrade themselves, so as to provide more value-addedness to their jobs, hence to raise the productivity of Singapore's workforce.


This new CET Diploma will comprise five 195-hour Modular Certificates (MCs), with the completion of each resulting in an award of a Certificate. Each Certificate, comprising two to four modules, would focus on a specific area of expertise that will enable the participant to acquire knowledge and the ability to perform a job function better.

The 5 Module Certificates are:
- Certificate in Naval Architecture (April 2012)
- Fundamentals of Naval Architecture Analysis
- Fundamentals of Hydrostatics
- Marine Computer Aided Design (CAD)

Certificate in Marine Offshore Systems (October 2012)
- Marine Engineering Systems
- Offshore Production Technology
- Offshore Drilling And Structures

Certificate in Mechanics (April 2013)
- Engineering Mechanics
- Strength of Materials
- Mechanics of Machines

Certificate in Materials & Manufacturing (October 2013)
- Engineering Materials
- Manufacturing Processes
- Advanced Manufacturing Systems & Management

Certificate in Thermofluid Engineering (April 2014)
- Fluid Mechanics
- Thermodynamics
- Piping Design
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About the School
The CET Academy is committed to promote lifelong learning and strives to provide a variety of high quality but affordable courses and training programmes that are demanded by our customers for professional upgrading and retraining.

The Academy trains more than 6,000 adults annually and conducts over 200 courses each year, ranging from short courses to formal diploma programmes, targeted at workers from a wide spectrum of industries, including business, finance, manufacturing, IT, life sciences, management and entrepreneurship.