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PROFESSIONAL AND OTHER UPGRADE COURSES

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the following programmes:

 

1.             PROFESSIONAL/UPGRADING PROGRAMMES

 

  1.          i.            CLASS 2/1 MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (UNLIMITED)

Class 3 Marine Engineer (Unlimited) plus Minimum of 18 months approved sea-going service on ship not less than 3000 KW.

 

  1.         ii.            CLASS 3 MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (UNLIMITED)

 

Higher Diploma or above in Marine Engineering or equivalent from approved institution, plus Minimum of 12 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 KW.

or

Class 2 Marine Engineer (Limited), plus approved sea-going on ships not less than 3000 KW.

 

  1.       iii.            CLASS 3 MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (LIMITED)

 

Class 1 Restricted Engineer, Plus 12 Months Sea going experience

or

Class 2 Restricted, plus 36 months sea going experience

                                                                      or

Watchkeepers Certificate plus 36 months approved sea-going experience. (Candidates with this qualification shall be considered on case-by-case basis)

 

  1.       iv.            CLASS 2/1 DECK OFFICER (UNLIMITED)

 

Class 3 Deck Officer (unlimited) Certificate, plus Minimum 18 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

or

Class 1 Deck Officer (Limited), plus Minimum 12 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

 

  1.        v.            CLASS 3 DECK OFFICER (UNLIMITED)

 

Higher Diploma or above in Nautical Science or equivalent from approved institution, plus Minimum 18 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

or

Class 2 Deck Officer (Limited) plus Minimum 12 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

or

Class 3 Deck Officer (limited) plus minimum 18 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

or

B.Sc. Nautical Science from approved institution, plus minimum of 12 months approved sea-going service on ships not less than 3000 GT.

 

  1.       vi.            CLASS 3 DECK OFFICER (LIMITED)

 

A holder of WASSCE/SSSCE or GCE ‘O’ Level with passes in four subjects two of which must be Mathematics and English Language or any other equivalent qualification plus a minimum of 24 months approved sea-going service in deck capacity on vessels of between 500 – 3000 GT.

Or

SSSCE qualification with passes in English Language and Mathematics plus a minimum of 24 months approved sea-going service in deck capacity on vessels of between 500 – 3000 GT.

 

  1.     vii.            TUGMATE

 

WASSCE/SSSCE or G.C.E. ‘O’ Level with passes in 4 subjects, 2 of which must be Mathematics and English Language or BECE with passes in English Language and Mathematics plus a minimum 12 months approved sea service on Tugs and similar ships of not more than 500GT.

 

2.             REFRESHER COURSES IN PREPARATION TOWARDS ORAL EXAMINATION FOR:

 

  1. a.        CLASS 1 DECK OFFICER OR MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (UNLIMITED)
  2. b.        CLASS 2 DECK OFFICER OR MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (UNLIMITED)
  3. c.        CLASS 3 DECK OFFICER OR MARINE ENGINEER OFFICER (UNLIMITED)

 

Entry Requirements: The programme is designed for candidates with the required sea service for validation.

 

Course Duration - Two (2) Weeks

Course Fee – Class 1 & Class 2: $750.00; Class 3: $500.00

Admission Form - GH¢10.00

 

3.             BASIC WELDING AND METAL FABRICATION COURSE

 

Entry Requirements: Middle School Leaving Certificate or Basic Education Certificate (JHS/JSS), Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), WASSCE, G.C.E 'O' Level or equivalent Technical Certificate, and HND

 

Course Duration - Two (2) Weeks

Course Fee - $430.00

Admission Form - GH¢10.00

4.             PRE-SEA VOCATIONAL TRAINING/GENERAL PURPOSE RATING PROGRAMME

Entry Requirements: Middle School Leaving Certificate or Basic Education Certificate (JHS/JSS), Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), WASSCE, GCE 'O' Level or equivalent Technical Certificate, and HND

This course is endorsed by the Ghana Maritime Authority as a pre-requisite for the issuance of the Seaman's Discharge Book.

Course Duration - Six (6) Weeks

Course Fee - $300.00

Admission Form - GH¢10.00

4.             MARINE ENGINE MECHANIC       

 

Entry Requirements: Middle School Leaving Certificate or Basic Education Certificate (JHS/JSS), Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE), WASSCE, GCE 'O' Level or equivalent.

 Duration – One Semester

Course Fee – Member States $417.00            Non-Member States $997.00

Admission Form - GH¢60.00

 

NB:         Admission onto all Certificate of Competency programmes is subject to clearance from the Ghana Maritime Authority.

 

Mode of Application: Application forms are obtainable at the University’s Finance Office at the cost indicated above for the various programmes.  Photocopy of purchase receipt should be attached to the form on submission.

Deadline for sale and submission of forms December 30, 2011

For further information, please contact:-                                                                                 

THE REGISTRAR

REGIONAL MARITIME UNIVERSITY

POST OFFICE BOX GP 1115

ACCRA – GHANA

TELEPHONE NUMBERS  : +233 302 714070/712343/712775

FAX NUMBERS                : +233 302 714070/712047

EMAIL ADDRESS          : registrar@rmu.edu.gh

WEBSITE                    : www.rmu.edu.gh

 

 

               

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