The training program is designed for the candidates who are desirous of perusing career in Engine category in merchant shipping and ought to become Marine Engineer or Engine officers.


12th pass (PCM) from recognised board
English must have been one of the subjects
Medically fit (eye vision + or – 2.5 allowed) with no colour blindness
Age 17.5- 25 years

Course Outline

Introduction to shipping industry, Familiarization with Engine department of the ship, Types of Engine, Types of pumps, Fuel system, Maintenance & operation of Machineries, Rebuilding an engine, Life saving appliances, Survival at Sea, Swimming, Personality development, English & Computer etc.

Certificates Provided

Student after successfully accomplishing the training program will be awarded with the course certificate, by the academy approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Surface and Transport Govt. of India. In inclusion to the above candidate will also receive INDOS and foreign CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate)

Career Prospects

Candidate after successfully finishing the pre sea training course has to sail for minimum period of 12 months in order to appertain for Engineer COC assessments/ exams.

Career Graph

After further sea experience & passing exam, Chief Engineer

[Sal: 3000$ - 5000$]

Further sea experience & passing 2nd mate exam, 2nd Engineer

[Sal: 2500$ - 3000$]

36 month sea experience, Promoted as 3rd Engineer

[SAL: 1500$ - 2500$]

18 month sea experience, Promoted as Oiler / Wiper

[SAL: 800$ - 1200$]

After training join as Engine Rating / Trainee Cadet

[Sal: 250$ - 500$]