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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 ‘C’ or with strong credits in Bahasa Malaysia,English, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics.
        • For foreign applicants, school exam certificate equivalent to UK GCE O’Level with strong credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and 2 other technical subjects
        • Single, Male or Female, not more than 25 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. Malaysian Studies
        5. Intro to Ship Construction
        6. Intro to Shipping Laws
        7. Principles of Navigation 1
        8. Intro to Meteorology
        9. Rule of the Road 1 (Sea)

         

        1. Maritime English
        2. Trigonometry
        3. Electricity
        4. Islamic Studies/ Moral Studies
        5. Introduction to Cargo Work
        6. Intro to Practical of Navigation
        7. Intro to Chart Work
        8. Intro to Ship Stability
        9. Computer Application
        10. Rule of the Road 2
        1. Personal Survival Techniques
        2. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
        3. Elementary First Aid
        4. Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

         

        Year 2

        SEMESTER 3 & 4

        Practical Training onboard Merchant Ship (12-month sea-time)

        Year 3

        SEMESTER 5

         

        SEMESTER 6

         

        MODULAR COURSES
        (1 MONTH)

        1. Practical of Navigation
        2. Chart Work
        3. Cargo Work
        4. Mechanics
        5. Ship Construction
        6. Principles of Navigation 2
        7. Complementary Studies (Eng.)

         

        1. Meteorology
        2. Stability
        3. Seamanship (Theory & Oral)
        4. Project Paper
        5. Magnetism & Radio Waves
        6. Principles of Navigation 3

         

        1. Oil Tanker Familiarization
        2. Maritime Law
        3. Watch keeper Preparatory Course
        4. Advanced Fire Fighting
        5. Medical First Aid
        6. Efficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

         

        Nautical Studies – 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 ‘C’ or with strong credits in Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mathematics, Additional Mathematics and Physics.
        • For foreign applicants, school exam certificate equivalent to UK GCE O’ Level with strong credits in English Language, Mathematics, Physics and 2 other technical subjects
        • Single, Male or Female, not more than 25 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)

        DEA 1012 - English Language I

        DEA 1023 - Mathematics I

        DEA 1033 - Thermodynamics I

        DEA 1043 - Applied Mechanics I

        DEA 1053 – Electrotechnology I

        DEA 1061 - Engineering Materials

        DEA 1071 - Engineering Workshop Practice

        DEA 1131 – Laboratory I

        DEA 1082 – Engineering Workshop Skills I (Hand & Power Tools; Machine Tools; Fabrication, Welding &                    Cutting; Marine Plant Maintenance)

        DEA 2012 – English Language II

        DEA 2023 – Mathematics II

        DEA 2033 - Thermodynamics II

        DEA 2042 - Naval Architecture & Ship Construction I

        DEA 2053 - Marine Engineering Knowledge

        DEA 2061 - Computer Application

        DEA 2071 - Instrumentation

        DEA 2082 - Engineering Workshop Skills II (Hand & Power Tools; Machine Tools; Fabrication, Welding & Cutting; Marine Plant Maintenance)

        MPW 1153/1143 – Moral Study/Islamic Study

        1. Personal Survival Techniques
        2. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
        3. Elementary First Aid
        4. Personal safety and social responsibilities

         

        Year 2

        SEMESTER 3 & 4

        Practical Training onboard Merchant Ship (12-month sea-time)

        Year 3

        SEMESTER 5

        SEMESTER 6

        Modular Courses
        (1 Month)

        DEA 5013 – Electrotechnology II

        DEA 5024 - Engineering Drawing

        DEA 5033 - Electronics

        DEA 5042 - Naval Architecture and Ship Construction II

        DEA 5053 – Applied Mechanics II

        DEA 5061 - Laboratory II

        DEA 5071 - Introduction to Management

        DEA 5082 - Plant/Laboratory Training I

        MPW 1113/1123 – Bahasa Kebangsaan A/B


        DEA 6012 – Engineering Design

        DEA 6023 - Engineering Knowledge (Motor)

        DEA 6033 - Engineering Knowledge (General)

        DEA 6043 – Engineering Knowledge (Steam)

        DEA 6052 - Marine Controls & Automation

        DEA 6062 – Marine Electrical Practice

        DEA 6082 - Plant/Laboratory Training II

        MPW 1133 - Malaysia Study

        1. MOT Oil Tanker       Familiarisation
        2. ML Maritime Law
        3. MEW Watchkeeper Preparatory Course.
        4. MAFF Advanced Fire Fighting
        5. MMFA Medical First Aid
        6. MSCR Marine Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

         

        Marine Engineering – 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