Deck Officer Trainee Programme
(DG Shipping Approved)
Phase 1: College Phase for basic safety training and delivery of Diploma in Shipping and Marine Operations
Duration: 4 months.
Phase 2: Sea Service during which the Cadet collects evidence for Training Record Book. WBL element of National Certificate.
Duration: 12-18 or 24 months.
Phase 3: College Phase. NZ/MCA Oral Exam preparation and mandatory short courses. Awarded by COC.
- Age – 28 years
- Qualification – i) Passed 12th in PCM stream with minimum 50% marks OR Diploma in Mech. Engg. /Electrical Engg./Electronics OR B.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics with PCM group at 10+2 level.
ii) 10th Student can also apply, minimum Age 17 yrs (they have to do extra Sea Services)
- Medical – Medically fit as per the Standards set by M.S Medical Examination Rules, 2000.
- Eyesight - Candidates have to qualify a full eyesight test conducted by the Mercantile Marine Department before being finally selected for the course. They should have 6/6 in each eye without visual aids and should be free from colour blindness.