Pre-Sea Training for
NAVIGATION (DECK) & ENGINE WATCH RATINGS

(Approved by Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry, Republic of Liberia)

This course is not approved by DG Shipping, Govt of India.

The training program is a Three months Pre-Sea Training Program approved by the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry, the Republic of Liberia The training comprises of theoretical and practical study of General Ship Knowledge and Marine Engineering Knowledge which allows successful trainees to join the merchant shipping in the Deck or Engineering Department as a Navigation or Engine Watch Rating. The approved course capacity of this Academy is 40 trainees per batch.

3 Months

Pass with aggregate 40% marks in 10th Standard from a recognized Board with Science, Mathematics as subjects and with minimum 40% marks in the English language.

Pass in 2-Year I.T.I. course from Govt. Approved Institute with minimum 50% aggregate marks in final year and minimum 40% marks in English at 10th or Diploma Exam.

[The admission will be through Direct Selection held by the Academy]

17.5 - 25 Years

The candidate aspiring to join this course should be within the above age limit on the date of course commencement.

Medical and Eye-sight requirements shall be as per the existing standards of ILO. 6/6 Vision with no colour blindness. No speech impairment (disorder).

Every trainee will have to undergo and produce a Medical Fitness certificate issued by ILO approved Doctor.

The admissions to this course are directly done by the Academy through an Entrance Test comprising Written and Physical Fitness Tests followed by an interview. Candidates fulfilling the above admission criterion can apply for the course by Directly contacting this Academy. The final right of admission lies with the Academy.

For details of the next batch, submission of application, and entrance test contact the Academy.

TITLETheory (Hours)Practical (Hours)Total (Hours)Weeks
Part 1 – General Aspects:106962025
Induction to the course, personality and communication skills development, general knowledge about shipping and ships, and introduction to computers.
Part 2 – General Ship Knowledge:801902707
Seamanship and Navigation at Support Level
Part 3 – STCW Courses and Ship Visit (Additional)85311163
Assessments32 Hours

TITLETheory (Hours)Practical (Hours)Total (Hours)Weeks
Part 1 – General Aspects:106962025
Induction to the course, personality and communication skills development, general knowledge about shipping and ships, and introduction to computers.
Part 2 – Marine Engineering Knowledge:1121682807
Marine Engineering Knowledge and Practice at Support Level
Part 3 – STCW Courses and Ship Visit (Additional)85311163
Assessments22 Hours

This Academy conducts internal examinations during training to gauge the progress of trainees.

The final examinations are conducted by the Academy and the trainee has to secure a minimum of 60% in each of the parts to Qualify. The assessment sheets of all trainees are retained for audit by LISCR.

No.SubjectMarksPassModeTime
1Oral Examination10060Orals---
2Practical Examination10060Practical---
3Written Examination6030Written2 hours

CAAMN shall provide courseware and teaching material for the training. All trainees are provided an additional stationery kit.

All trainees will be provided the following certificates after course and successfully passing the All India Exit Examination:

  • Pre-Sea Training Certificate (Issued by CAAMN)
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Security Training for Seafarers in Designated Security Duties
  • Oil Tanker Cargo Operations
  • Indian National Database of Seafarers (INDos) Registration
  • Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC)

Deck/Engine Rating is trained in Deck or Engine Room duties. They can be employed in their area of specialization such as Deck or Engine department according to the needs of the company. Ratings work on the ship involves seamanship activities, cargo handling, maintenance work, operation, and maintenance of machinery.

Career Progress for General Purpose Rating

Pass 3 months Deck/Engine Rating Course
Receive CDC and Document necessary for Placement
Join a shipping company as 
Deck Rating (or) Engine Rating
After 6 months of service, Qualify as Rating forming part of Navigation watch or Engineering watch

The cost of six months Pre-Sea Training is Rs.150,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Fifty Thousand Only). The fee is subject to change at the discretion of the management and fee paid is not refundable under any circumstances.

To be announced.

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