After completing the GP Rating course, one may work as Deck or Engine crew aboard ships. After 36 months of sea service, one may appear for 2nd Mate Examination and rise to Officer. With further sea service and examinations (oral and/or written), one may rise through the Ranks and reach Captain level.
On completion Deck Cadet course, one may join a ship as a trainee/deck cadet and then move ahead in the ranking system as = third officer/mate -> second officer/mate -> chief officer/mate ->> captain.
Saloon Rating program focuses on maritime catering activities. It is a certification course that will help you get familiar with maritime catering processes. One may start off with ranks as low as mess boy, assistant steward or steward. Gradually, they may rise through the ranks like second cook, cook, and chief cook!
Seaton Maritime Training Foundation registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act. 1950 located at Pune, is a non-profitable organization which has been engaged in imparting quality maritime education to the students. The Institute offers courses specializing in Marine Engineering, Nautical Science and Electrical Technology with the aim to create a pool of trained professionals who will emerge as world class Deck and Engine officers. The courses are uniquely designed to combine classroom education with experiential learning using simulation techniques and on-the-job training, preparing young and dynamic minds towards a professional career at sea.