Mapúa-PTC CMET cadets selected for PIL CadetsPlus Programme

MAY 19, 2023

Ten cadets from the Mapúa-Philippine Transmarine Carriers (PTC) College of Maritime Education and Training have been selected to participate in the CadetsPlus Program organized by the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union (SMOU) & Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI) to prepare seafaring students for future officer responsibilities. The program is supported by the Singapore Maritime Training Fund (SMTF) and aims to promote the collective training, education, and upgrading of seafarers.

Fully subsidized by SMTF, the enhanced CadetsPlus program is a 3-week program that enables more trainer contact hours and supplementary training via the Online Learning Management System (LMS). To ensure quality training and effectiveness of the CadetsPlus Program, WMI will also introduce modular assessment for each learning module.

The ten cadets from Mapúa-PTC CMET have already completed their 3-year classroom instruction and are ready for their onboard training phase or to be deployed as Junior Officers. The selected participants were comprised of two (2) BS Marine Engineering Cadets namely, E/C Christian Khallil Amata and E/C Marc Jocel Nicolas, and eighth (8) BS Marine Transportation Cadets, namely, D/C J'vee Trajera, D/C Nicole James Ponferrada, D/C Jude Mikhail Cruz, D/C Rendzi Ubaldo, D/C Jessie Besa, D/C Vincent Alano, D/C Dan Russell Alberca, and D/C Johnny Gasper Maquiling, respectively. This season, a total of 120 cadets in the Philippines are participating in the program.

The face-to-face training is being conducted at the facilities of NYK-TDG Maritime Academy in Calamba, Laguna from May 8 to May 24, 2023. The cadets will have their graduation ceremony on May 24, 2023, at the Hotel Conrad Manila in Pasay City.


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