Sea-going Training Incentive Scheme (SGTIS)
To attract Hong Kong youngsters to take on and complete sea-going training as cadets
To be qualified seafarers and professionals in maritime services through acquiring appropriate professional qualifications
Deck or engine room cadets on sea-going vessels
The Scheme is open for application all year round. All serving cadets or cadets that previously terminated sea‐going and now would like to take up the sea‐going training again are welcome to join the Scheme.
Level of subsidy
Deck cadets – HK$6,000 per month during the cadetship period, with a maximum of 18 months, plus an examination fee subsidy of HK$4,820
Engine room cadets – HK$6,000 per month during the cadetship period, with a maximum of 12 months, plus an examination fee subsidy of HK$1,930
Procedures for application
The Scheme will be administered by the Marine Department. Application form and required supporting documents should be submitted in person or by post to the Seafarers’ Certification Section of Marine Department (3rd Floor of Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central).
For more details, please read the application form and “Notes to Applicants”
Telephone: 2852 4362 or 2852 4364 or 2852 4368