OWWA allocates P50M for Officers Updating Management Level Courses

WMSI Updates

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) recently announced the allocation of Ph50,000,000  as financial assistance for marine deck and engine officers who shall take updating management level courses (MLC) in compliance with the requirements of the STCW 2010.

A financial subsidy amounting to seven thousand five hundred pesos (Php7,500.00) shall be provided for OWWA active member-seafarers updating their MLCs, provided that they have paid at least three (3) OWWA contributions and has not yet availed of any OWWA program covering said contributions.

The program shall be implemented until 30 June 2017.

Attached is a copy of the OWWA Memorandum of Instructions (MOI)  for the guidelines.