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Courses

ALAM is a diverse centre for study offering many qualifications, trainings and courses in your maritime journey. Take a look and decide which one is for you, as each course is specifically designed to train and hone the specific skills that you want to develop.

Pre-Sea

  • Nautical Studies

    • Diploma in Nautical Studies (DNS)
      • Overview

        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 programme 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.

        Year 1: Academic and Professional Studies in the Academy

        Year 2: Shipboard Training

        Year 3: Professional Studies in the Academy

        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.

      • Entry Requirements
        • SPM Result with :

          MINIMUM 5 CREDITS IN BAHASA MALAYSIA, ENGLISH, MATHEMATICS, ANY SCIENCE SUBJECT (ARTS/COMMERCE/TECHNICAL SCIENCE/SCIENCE STREAMS) & ANY OTHER SUBJECT .

        • Single, Male or Female, not more than 26 years old
        • Minimum height of 158cm and weight of 48kg for male applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
        • Minimum height of 155cm and weight of 42kg for female applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
        • Mentally and physically fit
        • Not colour blind
        • Perfect vision with no visual aids
      • Teaching Methods

        There will be a blended learning approach to accelerate the process of learning. This competence based training will involve classroom lectures, tutorials, practical applications, simulation and laboratory work where necessary.

      • Course Fees

        DIPLOMA IN NAUTICAL STUDIES (DNS):  RM114, 400 (or USD38,133)

        The course fees encompass:

        • Tuition Fees
        • Food
        • Lodging
        • Uniform
        • Pocket Allowance – monthly RM 300.00
        • Modular Courses
        • International Passport
        • Seaman Card/Book
      • Course Contents

        Year 1

        SEMESTER 1

        SEMESTER 2

        MODULAR COURSES
        (1 MONTH)

        1. Business English
        2. Algebra & Geometry
        3. Heat and Optic
        4. Principles of Navigation 1
        5. Intro to Meteorology
        6. Complementary Studies (Shipping)
        7. Introduction to COLREGS
        8. Introduction to Seamanship (Theory & Practical)
        9. Pengajian Malaysia II / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi I
        10. Introduction to Marine Communication
        11. Co-curriculum I

         

        1. Maritime English
        2. Trigonometry
        3. Introduction to Practical Navigation
        4. Introduction to Cargo Work
        5. Introduction to Chart Work
        6. Introduction to Ship Stability
        7. Introduction to Ship Construction
        8. COLREGS I
        9. Introduction to ENA
        10. Etika Professional
        1. Basic Training (MBT)
        2. Ship Security Awareness (MPA)
        3. Person Designated with Security Duties (MSD)

        Year 2

        SEMESTER 3

         

        SEMESTER 4

         

        MODULAR COURSES
        (1 MONTH)

        1. Computer Application
        2. Electricity
        3. Mechanics
        4. Ship Construction
        5. Chart Work
        6. Practical Navigation
        7. Cargo Work
        8. Marine Communication
        9. Principles of Navigation II
        10. Complementary Studies (Engineering)
        11. COLREGS II
        12. Co-curriculum II

         

        1. Magnetism & Waves
        2. Ship Stability
        3. Meteorology
        4. Seamanship Theory
        5. COLREGS III
        6. Principles of Navigation III
        7. Project Paper
        8. Application of Leadership and Team Working

         

        None

         

        Year 3

        SEMESTER 5

         

        SEMESTER 6

         

        AFTER SHIP BERTH

        Industrial Training (Sea Phase I)

        Correspondence Course

        (Module 1, 2 & 3)

         

        Industrial Training (Sea Phase II)

        Correspondence Course

        (Module 4, 5 & 6)

         

        1. Medical First Aid (MMFA)
        2. Basic Training for Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operation (MBOC)
        3. Basic Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operation (MLGT)

         

        Nautical Studies (2018) – Academic Handbook Rules

    • Ratings
      • Able Seafarers Deck (ASD) - STCW 2010 Manila Amendment- Regulation II/5

        In 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 who forms part of a watch in a manned engine room. You will also gain the relevant knowledge and skillsets 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 programme, 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. Have total peace of mind, as the course is ILO MLC 2006, Regulation 3.1 and 3.2 compliant.

  • Marine Engineering

    • Diploma in Marine Engineering
      • Overview

        If Maths and Physics are your strong suits, and you have a passion for the open sea, this course is perfect for you. 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 enrol will need to complete all the mandatory phases reqired 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.

        Year 1: Academic and Professional Studies in the Academy

        Year 2: Shipboard / Shipyard Training

        Year 3: Professional Studies in the Academy

      • Entry Requirements
        • SPM Result with :

          MINIMUM 5 CREDITS IN BAHASA MALAYSIA, ENGLISH, MATHEMATICS, ANY SCIENCE SUBJECT (ARTS/COMMERCE/TECHNICAL SCIENCE/SCIENCE STREAMS) & ANY OTHER SUBJECT .

        • Single, Male or Female, not more than 26 years old
        • Minimum height of 158cm and weight of 48kg for male applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
        • Minimum height of 155cm and weight of 42kg for female applicants (BMI: 18.5 – 24.9)
        • Mentally and physically fit
        • Not colour blind
        • Perfect vision with no visual aids
      • Teaching Methods

        There will be a blended learning approach to accelerate the process of learning. This competence based training will involve classroom lectures, tutorials, practical applications, simulation and workshops work where necessary.

      • Course Fee

        DIPLOMA IN MARINE ENGINEERING (DME) :      RM110,500 (or USD36,833)

        The course fees encompass:

        • Tuition Fees
        • Food
        • Lodging
        • Uniform
        • Pocket Allowance – monthly RM 300.00
        • Modular Courses
        • International Passport
        • Seaman Card/Book
      • Course Contents

        Year 1

        SEMESTER 1

        SEMESTER 2

        Modular Courses:
        (1 Month)

        1. Business English
        2. Engineering Mathematics I
        3. Fluid Mechanics
        4. Applied Thermodynamics I
        5. Engineering Drawing I
        6. Engineering Materials I
        7. Applied Mechanics I
        8. Electrotechnology I
        9. Co-curriculum Training
        10. Engineering Workshop Skills I
        1. Maritime English
        2. Computer System and Application
        3. Engineering Mathematics II
        4. Marine Instrumentation & Controls
        5. Naval Architecture & Ship Constructions I
        6. Applied Thermodynamics II
        7. Marine Engineering Knowledge
        8. Engineering Workshop Skills II (Maintenance)
        9. Professional Ethics
        10. Pengajian Malaysia/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi
        1. Basic Training (MBT)
        2.  Ship Security Awareness (PASD)
        3. Medical First Aid (MMFA)

         

        Year 2

        SEMESTER 1

        SEMESTER 2

        Modular Courses:
        (1 Month)

        1. Naval Architecture &Ship Construction II
        2. Plan Maintenance/
          Laboratory Training II
        3. Engineering Drawing II
        4. Applied Mechanics II
        5. Electrotechnology
          II
        6. Electronics and 
          Laboratory
        7. Application Of Leadership
          And Teamworking Skills
        8. Co-curriculum Training II
        1. Marine Controls & Automation
        2. Engineering Knowledge (General)
        3. Engineering Knowledge (Motor)
        4. Engineering Knowledge (Steam)
        5. Plant Maintenance/ Laboratory Training II
        6. Engineering Design
        7. Marine Electrical Practice
         None

         

        Year 3

        SEMESTER 5 & 6
        (Minimum 12 months)

        AFTER SHIP BERTH

        1. Shipboard Training I
        2. Shipboard Training II

         *Mandatory Completion of MARDEP Shipboard Training Record Book 

        1. Proficiency in Survival Craft (MSCR)
        2. Advanced Fire Fighting (MAFF)
        3. Engine Room Resource Management (ERM)

         

        Marine Engineering (2018) – Academic Handbook Rules

    • Marine Engineering Bridging Course (MEBC)
      • Overview

        A Marine engineering qualification for university graduate in relevant discipline for the purpose of serving onboard merchant navy vessel of more than 750kW and more on unlimited voyage as certified watchkeeping engineering officer through accelerated training scheme.

        The course is for 6 months and tackled in 2 phases where the students who enrol will need to complete all the mandatory phases as required by the Director of Marine, under the Marine Department Malaysia.

        Phase 1: Academic and Professional Studies in the Academy

        Phase 2: Shipboard Training

        At the end of the training and passed all the necessary assessment requirement, the students will be awarded with Certificate of Competency as Officer in Charge of Engineering Watch by Malaysia Marine Department.

      • Entry Requirements

        This course is intended for participants who are:

        • Male/Female and Single
        • Below 25 years old on commencement of the course
        • Medically and physically fit for sea service
        • Normal colour vision
        • Holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering/Naval Architecture or equivalent from a recognised university or institute with a minimum of second class honours or equivalent grade.
        • Similar standards apply to International students
      • Course Contents

        Phase 1:

        Marine Engineering Induction

        Phase 2:

        Marine Engineering Foundation

        DEA 1021 - Introduction to Shipping & Marine Engineering

        DEA 1033 - Marine Engineering Knowledge

        DEA 1044 - Electrotechnology

        DEA 1053 - Naval architecture and ship construction

        DEA 1093 - Marine Controls and automation

        DEA 1122 - Marine Engineering Laboratory

        DEA 2063 - Engineering Knowledge (Motor)

        DEA 2073 - Engineering Knowledge (General)

        DEA 2083 - Engineering Knowledge (Steam)

        DEA 2103 - Marine Electrical Practice

        DEA 2113 - Marine plant maintenance

        DEA 2132 - Maritime law

        Mandatory Modular Courses and ship familiarization training

        1. Modular Courses: (4 weeks)

        a) Basic Safety Training – 1 week
        Personal Survival Techniques
        Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
        Elementary First Aid
        Personal safety and social responsibilities
         
        b) Next 3 weeks
        Proficiency in survival craft & rescue boats
        Advanced fire fighting
        Medical First Aid

        2. Ship familiarization training on board Pernas Propane (1 week)

        Phase 3:

        Industrial Training Onboard Ships (minimum 6 months)

        Phase 4:

                Oral Preparatory

        1. Machinery operation
        2. Machinery Maintenance
        3. Engine Room Watchkeeping
        4. Shipboard safety
        1. Marine engineering watchkeeping course
        2. Oral preparatory course