The management of Maritime Academy, Oron has announced 2017/2018 Pre-HND (Nautical Science)/Specialized Seafarers training courses (SSTC) and preparatory/bridging Courses screening exercise.
The management of the Academy wishes to invite all the past National Diploma Cadets of:
i)Marine Meteorology and Oceanography
ii)Hydrology and Fishery Science
Of the Maritime Academy for a screening exercise for admission into Pre-HND in Nautical Science for the 2017/2018 academic session.
Arrival: Sunday 8th October, 2017
Screening Exercise: Monday – Friday (9th – 13th October, 2017)
Departure: Saturday, 14th October, 2017
Time: 0900 hours (each day)
Venue: Administrative Block Conference Hall Maritime Academy of Nigeria P.M.B 1089, College Road, Oron, Akwa Ibom State
Requirements for the Screening Exercise:
Candidates are requested to report at the Administrative Block Conference Hall with the following:
National Diploma in:
i) (a)Marine Meteorology and Oceanography
(b)Hydrology and Fishery Science
ii)Original copy of credentials
iii) Original copy of Birth Certificate/Age Declaration.
Specialized Seafarer Training Courses and Preparatory/Bridging Courses:
S/N Programme Duration(Weeks) STCW Equivalent Commencement
1 C.O.C. Preparatory OOW UNLIMITED OOW NCV DECK & ENGINE 11 OOW UNLIMITED OOW NCV January 8, 2018
2 C.O.C. PREPARATORY MASTER/MATE CHIEF/SECOND ENGINEER 11 MASTER –NCV MATE – NCV CHIEF ENGINEER NCV SECOND ENGINEER NCV July 9, 2018
3 Associate Certificate in Nautical Science (Inter) Formerly MATE HOME TRADE or CLASS V 42 OOW on Vessels <500GT (NCV) Reg.11/3,para.3 and 4 January 8, 2018 4 Associate Certificate in Marine Engineering (Inter) Formerly 3RDCLASS ENGINEERING CERTIFICATE 38 Officer of the Watch (OOW), NCV Section A-III/I. Para.9 January 8, 2018 5 Marine Engineering Assistant (MEA) 38 Ratings forming part of an Engineering Watch Reg.III/4 January 8, 2018 6 Inland Waters Navigation Certificate (Final) [Formerly Rivermaster Preparatory Course] 15 Ratings forming part of Navigational Watch on Vessels of >500GT –Reg.II/4 January 8, 2018
7 Inland Waters Navigation Certificate – (Basic). Formerly Quartermaster Preparatory Course 15 Ordinary Ratings on Ships <500GT(NCV) January 8, 2018
8 Inland Waters Engineering Certificate [Formerly Motorman Preparatory Course] 12 Ordinary Ratings January 8, 2018
9 Pre-Sea General Purpose Ratings Course 11 Ordinary Ratings May 7, 2018
10 General Purpose Ratings Course 11 Ordinary Ratings January 8, 2018
11 Basic Nautical Knowledge Certificate [Able Seaman/EDH Preparatory Course] Coxwain 15 Will be examined under national certification system i.e. non-convention vessel classification January 8, 2018
PLEASE NOTE THAT EACH COURSE DURATION INCLUDES TRAINING ON THE MANDATORY BASIC SAFETY COURSES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE STCW CONVENTION.
Candidates for the specialised Seamen Training Courses should note that the above courses (in content, name and requirements) are being streamlined with the provisions of the STCW Convention. For more details on these and the Mandatory Courses, candidates or interested seafarers should contact the Academy.
Aptitude Test Fee:
Candidates are requested to pay the sum of:
1) Twenty Thousand Naira (N20,000.00) only for each HND/PGD Candidate
. 2) Fifteen Thousand Naira (N15,000.00) only for each Pre-HND Candidate.
Mode of Payment:
Candidates are requested to pay through the bank or through net using the following step-by-step procedure:
Application Form Purchase Procedure:
-Visit www.macademyoron.org -Click on “REGISTRATION”
-Click on “Application Form”
-Click on “Purchase Form”, you will be directed to the Personal Information page, enter the following information
-Fill in the details correctly
-Select Program: you will need to select National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), Post Graduate Diploma (PGD), Miscellaneous (For Post JAMB UTME Aptitude Test)
-Password (You will use this password to login):
-Confirm Password, and then Click “Continue”
-Select Course of choice
-Click “Pay Via Remita”, you will be redirected to the “Remita Invoice Page”,
-Choose the method of payment e.g Internet Banking, ATM Card, Bank Branch
-If Bank Branch: copy the RRR code and take it to any bank to make payment.
-If ATM Card, enter your card details; Card Number, Expiry Date, cvv and pin.
-You will be directed to a page that displays your Examination Number, Transaction ID, RRR, Transaction Status and Transaction Time.
-Click on “Click here to Log in” you will be directed to the log in page
-Enter your Exam number and your password to login, you will be directed to the “Complete Registration Page”
-Complete your registration by correctly filling in your Application Data, Next of Kin, Referee.
-Click “Upload O’level” ; Add all O’level subjects by clicking the add button.
-After adding O’level subjects, click on “Upload Passport”
-Upload your passport and click the “upload passport” button
-If you are applying for HND or PGD programs, upload your certificate
-And then Click “Print Photocard” (You will need this for the Entrance/Interview)
Dr. Daniel J. Essien