These 5 months Pre-Sea courses at the Academy imparts comprehensive training in Marine Engineering and Shipboard Practice. It Comprises of academics and ship familiarization along with Marine Workshop training (as per IMO modules) done at academy.
After completion of the courses at the Academy the candidate undergoes the four basic STCW course. The candidates then join the shipping company's vessels as Junior Engineers for sea time of 8 months where they undergo further practical training and maintain their TARB to ensure that the entire syllabus is covered and they get to do all tasks as prescribed. After this he goes for his Class III Examination at New Zealand
COURSE CONTENT:The course is conducted over 3 stages, as follows:
STAGE 1: Pre Sea Program (PSP).5-month duration, conducted in India. Upon completion, trainees will be awarded the GMEC3 Preparatory Course Certificate issued jointly by IMETA.
STAGE 2: Shipboard Attachment Program (SAP) 6-months Sea going training on board merchant ships of more than 750kW propulsion power, as junior or assistant engineers. A Distance Learning Program (DLP) will have to be completed by all the trainees during this stage.
STAGE 3: Marine Engineer Class 3 Certificate of Competency (Motor) A 6-week preparatory program leading to the trainees obtaining their Marine Engineer Class 3 (Motor) CoC issued by Maritime New Zealand, provided they satisfy all the assessment and other criteria. This is an IMO White List certification and accepted globally in the maritime world.
B. E. (Mech. / Elect.) or Diploma (Mech. / Elect.) from AICTE approved Universities / College. Should be fluent in written & spoken English.
Not exceeding 26 years on the date of commencement of training.
Medical Fitness :
Medically fit with eyesight 6/6, with or without external aids. Maximum power permitted 2.5 No. colour blindness. All candidates have to pass complete medical examination and mandatory tests prior to joining at the Academy. SHIPPINGCAREER have panel of qualified doctors and requirements as per ILO Convention 147 Seafarer's Medical Examination.
Selection Procedure :
SHIPPINGCAREER PVT. LTD.under marks an Aptitude and written tests follows by an interview. The final selection will only takes place after medical check-up through our panel Doctor (Approved by Director General of Shipping Govt of India).
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