Merchant Marine Cadetship Programs & Ratings, Nautical Programs & Marine Engineering, STCW 2010 and Offshore Training for Professional Mariners at ALAM Malaysia

MALAYSIAN MARITIME ACADEMY (ALAM)

Malaysian Maritime Academy (ALAM) was born out of a non-profit making body called MATES (Malaysian Training and Education for Seamen) Foundation, consisting of the Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC Berhad), International Shipping Carriers Hong Kong, and the Malaysian Ministry of Transport as their main promoters, the foundation soon pioneered the Maritime Training Centre (MTC) in 1977.

ALAM's courses are structured to facilitate and equip students with competence beyond compliance and by working in collaboration with both local and international maritime-related organizations and institutions. ALAM creates a path heading towards a satisfying and assured career in the Malaysian and global maritime industry.

ALAM is the only MET institution in Malaysia that offers the full range of maritime shipping related training to seafarers serving onboard domestic as well as foreign going vessels and for shore based shipping personnel. This includes the training for new entrants (cadetship training) to the highest level of Master / Chief Engineer COC.

Academic & Training Programs

Seagoing Cadetship Programs

  • Diploma in Nautical Studies (DNS): Diploma in Nautical Studies (DNS) aims to provide you the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to serve on merchant navy vessel of more than 500 gross tonnages. This program also helps to develop students to be a certified watchkeeping officer on unlimited voyage. The course will take a total of 3 years, spread over 3 phases. Students who enrol will need to complete all the mandatory phases required by the Director of Marine, under the Malaysian Marine Department. Upon successful completion of the training and passing all the qualifying prerequisites, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Nautical Studies and a Certificate of Competency as Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch.
  • Diploma in Marine Engineering: Specially designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to serve onboard a merchant navy vessel of more than 750kW, you will graduate as a certified watchkeeping engineering officer. This course will take a total of 3 years, spread over 3 phases. Students who enroll will need to complete all the mandatory phases required by the Malaysian Marine Department. Upon successful completion of the training and passing all the qualifying prerequisites, you will be awarded with a Diploma in Marine Engineering and be Certificate of Competency as Officer in Charge of Engineering Watch.

Ratings Programs

  • Able Seafarers Deck (ASD) - STCW 2010 Manila Amendment- Regulation II/5: n accordance with STCW regulation II/5, this certification course best prepares you to serve on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more. It also provides you the required knowledge and skills as required by navigational watch keeping, operation / maintenance and safety under the direct supervision of the master or officer in charge of navigational watch.
  • Able Seafarers Engine (ASE) - STCW 2010 Manila Amendment- Regulation III/5: A short course that trains you to be a certified rating that forms part of a watch in a manned engine room. You will also gain the relevant knowledge and skill sets to effectively perform duties in periodically unmanned engine room. Through this course, you will be qualified to serve on a seagoing ship powered by a main propulsion machinery of 750kW propulsion.
  • Able Seafarer Catering - STCW 2010 Manila Amendment: This course is suitable for anyone who has a calling to work in the food service section on seagoing ships. By enrolling in the program, you will be equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in culinary arts and stewarding, including food preparation & service catering management, housekeeping, seamanship, and safety & emergency procedures. The course is ILO MLC 2006, Regulation 3.1 and 3.2 compliant.

Nautical Programs for Professional Mariners

Unlimited Voyage Courses

  • Master & Chief Mate on Ship of 3000GT or more (D1MC)
  • Master Oral Preparatory 3000GT or more (DMCO)
  • Chief Mate Oral Preparatory 3000GT or more (D1CO)
  • Watchkeeping Officer 500GT or more (DWKO)
  • Watchkeeping Officer Advance 500GT or more (DWKOA)

Near Coastal Voyage Courses

  • Master & Chief Mate on Ship of 3000GT or more (DMNC)
  • Master & Chief Mate on Ship of 500-3000GT or more (D1NC)
  • Watchkeeping Officer Advance 500GT or more (WKONC)
  • Master less than 500GT (D5MM)
  • Navigating Officer less than 500GT (D5M)

Domestic Voyage Courses

  • Master less than 500GT (D6MM)
  • Mate less than 500GT (D6M)

Marine Engineering Programs for Professional Mariners

Unlimited Voyage Courses

  • Combined Chief & Second Engineer 3000KW or more (Motor) (ECSU (M))
  • Combined Chief & Second Engineer 3000KW or more (Steam) (ECSU (S))
  • Chief Engineer’s Oral Preparatory 3000KW or more (M/S) (ECOU)
  • Watchkeeping Engineer 750KW or more (Preparatory) (MEW)

Near Coastal Voyage Courses

  • Chief & Second Engineer 3000KW or more (ECSC1)
  • Watchkeeping Engineer 750KW or more (WKE)

Domestic Voyage Courses

  • Engineer Officer less than 750KW (EO)

Engineering Short Courses

  • Marine Electrical & Electronic (MEE)
  • Electrical High Voltage (EHV)
  • Boiler Operation and Maintenance (BOM)
  • General Welding Course (GWC)
  • Generator Operation and Maintenance (EGOM)
  • Main Engine Operation and Maintenance (MEOM)
  • Watchkeeping Engineer Workshop (WKEW)
  • Steam and Gas Turbine Course (SGT)
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (RAC)
  • Energy Conservation Management (ECM)

STCW Courses

  • Shipboard Training & Assessment (for Deck officers & Engineering Officers)  (MTA)
  • Use of Leadership and Managerial Skills (MLMS)
  • Training of Trainers (IMO 6.09) (MTT)

Safety and Operations Courses

  • Basic Safety Training (BST)
  • Tanker Familiarization (MTF)
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat (MSCR)
  • Advanced Fire Fighting (MAFF)
  • Medical First Aid (MMFA)
  • Medical Care (MMC)
  • Oil Tanker Training (MOT)
  • Chemical Tanker Training (MCT)
  • Liquefied Gas Tanker Training (MLGT)
  • Elementary First Aid (MEFA)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (MPST)
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (MPSR)
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (MFPF)
  • Basic Safety Training - Revalidation (MBST (R))
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boat - Revalidation (MSCR (R))
  • Advanced Fire Fighting - Revalidation (MAFF (R))
  • Tanker Cargo Transfers Operations Safety (Terminal) - NON STCW (MTCT)
  • Petroleum Product Jetty Terminal Operations Safety - NON STCW (MPJT)

Offshore Training - Survival & Evacuation

  • MIS Basic Offshore Safety Emergency Training - (PETRONAS Approved) (MIS-BOSET)
  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (OPITO Approved) (BOSIET)
  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training with EBS & Travel Safely by Boat (OPITO Approved) (BOSIET EBS + TSBB)
  • Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training with EBS (OPITO Approved)(TBOSIET EBS)
  • Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training with EBS including Travel Safely by Boat (OPITO Approved) (TBOSIET EBS + TSBB)
  • Further Offshore Emergency Training with EBS (OPITO Approved) (FOET EBS)
  • Further Offshore Emergency Training with EBS & Travel Safely by Boat (OPITO Approved) (FOET EBS + TSBB)
  • Tropical Further Offshore Emergency Training with EBS (OPITO Approved) (TFOET EBS)
  • Tropical Further Offshore Emergency Training with EBS including Travel Safely by Boat (OPITO Approved) (TFOET EBS +TSBB)
  • Travel Safely by Boat (OPITO Approved) (TSBB)
  • Helicopter Underwater Escape Training with EBS (OPITO Approved) (HUET EBS)
  • Tropical Helicopter Underwater Escape Training with EBS (OPITO Approved) (THUET EBS)
  • Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain (MOCX)
  • Major Emergencies Management - On-Shore Emergency Management Team (MOME)
  • Major Emergencies Management Initial Response (MEMIR)
  • Combined Sea Survival, Fire Fighting & First Aid (MSFF)

Offshore Training - Health & Safety Training

  • Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness (H2S)
  • Basic Hydrogen Sulfide (BH2S)
  • Confined Space Entry Awareness (CSE)
  • Confined Space Entry Rescue (MCSE)
  • Basic Food Handling (MBFH)
  • Permit to Work (MPTW)

Offshore Training - Skills Development

  • Basic Scaffolding (MBSF)
  • Basic Rigging & Slinging (MRSB)
  • Basic Crane Operator (MBCO)
  • Helicopter Landing Officer (MHLO)
  • Helicopter Deck Assistant (MHDA)

Full Mission Ship Handling Simulator Courses

  • Shiphandling & Manoeuvring (Operational Level) (MSHO)
  • Shiphandling & Manoeuvring (Management Level) (MSHM)
  • Bridge Resource & Team Management (BRTM)
  • Senior Officers Leadership Assessment Programme (SOLAP)
  • Shiphandling for Marine Pilots (MPH)
  • Shiphandling for Ship-To-Ship (STS) Operations (MSTS)
  • Shiphandling for VLCC (MVLC)
  • Bridge Resource Management (SAS BRM) (MBRM)
  • Bridge Team Management (MBTM)
  • Offshore Supply Vessel Manoeuvring (MOSV)
  • Basic Dynamic Positioning (MBDP)
  • Advanced Dynamic Positioning (MADP)
  • Bridge Resource Management (SAS BRM) - Refresher (BRMR)
  • Shiphandling & Manoeuvring (Management Level) - Refresher (MSHR)
  • Junior Officer Induction Programme  (MDIP)
  • Navigational Workshop for Junior Deck Officers (MNJO)
  • Marine Navigational Workshop (MNWS)
  • Marine Pilot Training - Basic (MPTB)
  • Marine Pilot Training - Advanced (MPTA)

Full Mission Engine Room Simulator Courses

  • Engine Room Simulator Training (DME Cadets - SEM 5 / SEM 6) (ERST)
  • Engine Room Operational Training for Junior Engineers (Motor/Steam)    (ERSOT)
  • Engine Room Resource Management (ERM)
  • Senior Engineer Leadership Assessment Programme (SELAP)
  • Generator Operation (EGO)
  • Junior Engineer Induction Programme (MEIP)
  • Engine Resource & Team Management (ERTM)

Liquid Cargo Operation Simulator Courses

  • Liquid Cargo and Ballast Handling Simulator (LNG) (MLST)
  • Liquid Cargo and Ballast Handling Simulator (OIL) (MOST)
  • Liquid Cargo and Ballast Handling Simulator (CHEMICAL) (MCST)

Distributed Control System Courses

  • Distributed Control System (Instrumentation & Maintenance) (DCSIM)
  • Distributed Control System (Operation) (DSCO)

Maritime Management Courses

ISPS Code

  • Ship Security Officer (MSS)
  • Company Security Officer (MCS)
  • Marine Facility Security Officer (MPF)
  • Ship Security Awareness (MPA)
  • Person Designated with Security Duties (MSD)
  • ISPS Code Internal Auditor (MIA)
  • Maritime Security Drill (MSDL)

Shipboard Safety & ISM

  • Maritime Accident Investigation & Risk Management (MIR)
  • Risk Assessment (RSKA)
  • Job Safety Analysis (MJSA)
  • Ship Security Officer (MSSO)
  • ISM Awareness (MISA)
  • ISM Internal Auditor (MISM)
  • Designated Person Ashore Training (MDPC)

Commercial & Logistics Courses

  • Introduction to Shipping Practice (Theory) (MISP)
  • Introduction to Shipping Practice (Theory & Practical) (MISP (P))
  • Liner Trade (MLT)
  • Port Agency (MPAG)
  • Ship Stability for Cargo Planner (MSCP)
  • Logistics and Multi-modal Transport (LMMT)
  • Incoterm 2000 (MIT)
  • Supply Chain Security (MSCS)
  • An Anatomy of Logistics (MAL)
  • Training of Trainers (PSMB/HRDF) (TOT (HRDF))

Superintending Courses

  • Ship Design & Construction (MSDC)
  • Port State Control & Vetting Inspection (PCVI)
  • Tank Coating & Inspection (TCI)
  • Training for Designated Training Officer (Deck) (TDTOD)
  • Training for Designated Training Officer (Engine) (TDTOE)

Maritime Skill Group Courses

  • MSG Level 1 Part A (MSG (A))
  • MSG Level 1 Part B (MSG (B))
  • MSG Level 2 - M1 (Cargo Operation) (MSG2M1)
  • MSG Level 2 - M2 (Shipping Business) (MSG2M2)
  • MSG Level 2 - M3 (HSSE) (MSG2M3)
  • MSG Level 2 - M3 (Crew Management) (MSG2M4)
  • MSG Level 2 - M3 (Vessel Operation & Maintenance) (MSG2M5)
  • MSG Level 2 - M3 (Ship Design & Ship Building) (MSG2M6)

Last updated: Mare 21, 2017

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