8th pass/above or any equivalent from recognized board, Medically fit, Eye glasses permitted, No color blindness, Good communication skills Age: 17.5 - 25 years

Course Outline

Introduction to shipping industry , Ship familiarization, Front office operations and management, F&B Services, Customer care operations, Guest handling procedures, Dining service method & procedures, Housekeeping organization, Life saving appliances, Survival at Sea, Swimming, Personality development, English & Computer etc.

Certificates Provided

After successful completion of the training, the course certificate will be issued by the academy approved by Director General of Shipping, Ministry of surface and Transport govt. of India. In addition to that candidate will be awarded with INDOS & Foreign CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate). In addition to that candidate may take Experience certificate from Hotel/ Hospitality Industry.

Career Prospects

The Candidate After completions of pre-sea training Courses has to Sail or undergo On-board training. A competent person can rise to the level of Catering officer or purser on board a merchant ship after required sea time and passing various exams.

Career Graph

After further sea experience Chief Cook

[Sal: 2500$ - 5000$]

After 36 months sea experience 2nd Cook

[Sal: 1500$ - 2500$]

12 month sea experience, Promoted as Assistant Cook / 3rd Cook

[SAL: 800$ - 1200$]

After training join as GS or Mess Boy

[Sal: 300$ - 600$]