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DECK CADET

Deck Cadets serve on board ships, as part of the team that handles the daily operations and efficient running of the ship. Though the deck cadet assists with jobs including navigation and maintenance, the role of deck cadet is mostly of a trainee. It is the first step towards becoming a ship officer. A duty officer oversees the deck cadet at all times and takes full responsibility for the cadet's work. However, it must be understood that the life of an Officer is tough, and not suited for the weak hearted.
For officer incharge of Navigational watch

Step One - Academic Training Certification (Pre sea Training Deck Cadet)

The Program is for The Candidates who wants to pursue career in Deck Category in Merchant Shipping and want to become Deck / Navigating Officer.

  • The Candidate must be Medically & Physically Fit to face the challenges and hardship of Training / Career.
  • Age: 17.6 - 25 Yrs.
  • Passed 12th standards or equivalent.
  • Vision 6/6, No Color Blindness.
  • Accommodation and food will be provided
  • Internet Facility
  • Uniforms, stationary and all training requirements.

6 Months Academically Training Certification


  • Pre-Sea Course completion certificate
  • STCW 2010 COURES - PST / PSSR / EFA / FPFF/ STSDSD/ INDOS
  • Indian CDC

Minimum 12 Months



Step Two -11 Months Training on Ship & Salary would be approx. 250 USD - 350 USD Per month.

The Candidate After completions of pre-sea training Course has to Sail on any 500 GRT or above ship for a minimum period of 9- 12 Months or more to Apply for Officer and Engineer COC Assessments / Exams.