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!