Merchant Navy Deck Officer Course
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Course Commencing MARCH 2021

A Tested Merchant Navy Deck Officer Cadet's Course
This Merchant Navy Deck Cadets program conducted under the aegis of IESECCI (Indian Ex-Defence Service Employees Chamber of Commerce and Industries) for training Deck Officer Cadets for the Merchant Navy aboard foreign flag ships, with primary aim of your getting a UK / AUSTRALIAN   Certificate of Competency (COC).
The Cadet Officers Training Course is conducted as per IMO  Model Course 7.03 curriculum recognised by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). This is a fast-track program designed to quickly complete the pre-sea training and offer placement aboard foreign flag ships for Sea-Time which is crucial for your getting a COC.
The Pre-Sea training course is taught by Ex Indian Navy officers who also have careers as Master Mariners and cover Pre-Sea Competencies, Onboard Training guidance as well as guidance on required certifications and exams, as mandated by the IMO for a successful career.

You are eligible if
  • You are a Man or Woman aged 18 to 35 years
  • Citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan
  • Have passed Class 12th or higher from any stream.
  • Can pass the Medical Criteria
  • Can take the course in English Language
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*Online Classes due to COVID-19. Standards ensured by Learning Management System / Video Platform. STCW courses full time at institute.
Why Choose us?
Career Advantages
✦ Within the Officer level Maritime Training options available in India, our programme has a fast track progression. Quick program duration of 15 months, from Classroom training to Onboard sea training, unlike other programs with 30 months duration or more with no institutional help for placement.
✦ Earn while you learn. You get a stipend of approximately  $300 during for the one year Onboard training as Cadets, with no expenditure on food and accomodation.
✦ In this programme the student will be earning lucratively as per industry standard, becoming a 3rd Officer within 2 years from enrolment.
In-Course Advantages
✦ Career guidance from experienced Master mariners.
✦ This course is open to women also, placement for Women candidates are given due care.
✦ Syllabus covered with UK / Australian CoC Exam  requirements, as well as personal guide-book to, self drive the learning process onboard and satisfactorily following ISF Deck Cadet's Training Record Book during onboard training.
✦ High quality ensured. The Cadet training course is conducted and taught by ex-Indian Navy officers and Master Mariners, under the aegis of IESECCI (Indian Ex-Defense Service Employees Chamber of Commerce and Industries).
✦ High standards of training enable possible selection by foreign flagships of Whitelist countries like UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

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Facilitation & Associations

IMO Model Course 7.03

Facilitated by IMO rules, this model course aims to meet the mandatory  requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in table A-II/1 of STCW for the functions:
Function 1: Navigation at the Operational Level
Function 2 : Cargo Handling and Stowage at the Operational Level
Function 3: Controlling the Operational of the Ship and Care for Persons on Board at the Operational Level

Certification & Placement

Empire Maritime Academy 
RPSL No.: MUM 249,  opens doors of certification of International Maritime Education professional opportunities and along with placement onboard ships.
As an Associated business of IESECCI, Empire Maritime Academy and Empire State International Pvt. Ltd form the certification and placement partners

Training & Standards

Executing the training and maintaining standards is our  training partner Explode Leadership& Strategy Pvt Ltd.  A Govt Registered Startup and an ex-servicemen comany, in the Training and Coaching space ensures you get the standard of training which will help you pass the UK / Australian standards.
CIN: U74999MH2018OPC305455
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade: DIPP38792

Finances & Charity

IESECCI, a charitable Society, Registered under under Society of India Registration Act 1860, joined hands with Jyotirgamay Foundation, which showed interest in charitable work to help the Indian Military and Para-Military Veterans, their Widows and dependents, both entities working within their charter of charity. A portion of the fees that is paid goes to charitable works.
Indian Ex-Defence Services  Employees Chamber of Commerce and Industries
(REGD. NO. MAH-43/2013/PUNE)