The training program is designed for the candidates who are desirous of perusing a career in the Engine category in merchant shipping and ought to become Marine Engineer or Engine officers.
1. Age 17.5 to 28 years
2. 12th pass (PCM) from a recognised board
3. English must have been one of the subjects
4. Medically fit (eye vision + or – 2.5 allowed) with no color blindness
Introduction to the shipping industry, Familiarization with Engine department of the ship, Types of Engine, Types of pumps, Fuel system, Maintenance & operation of Machinery, Rebuilding an engine, Lifesaving appliances, Survival at Sea, Swimming, Personality development, English & Computer, etc.
Student after successfully accomplishing the training the program will be awarded the course certificate, by the academy approved by Director-General of Shipping, Ministry of Surface, and Transport Govt. of India. In inclusion to the above candidate will also receive INDOS and foreign CDC (Continuous Discharge Certificate)
The candidate after successfully finishing the pre-sea training the course has to sail for a minimum period of 12 months in order to appertain for Engineer COC assessments/ exams.