If you have interest in Merchant Navy and want to make career in it. But you don’t known to how to start career. So, in this context we have provided all the general detail and steps to start a career in Merchant Navy.
1. Certificate required from a recognized maritime institute
If you want to join merchant navy officers level, then you require UG or PG certificate from any recognised maritime institute. These steps are applicable in most of the country where its requirement of Merchant Navy office.
2. STCW certificate
STCW means Standard of Training Certification and Watch keeping. In this certification course you will be trained on the safety measures, know more about onboard watch keeping and all small information which has been used in any time in marine. At the end of the course , you will be issued a certificate which is used in the time of joining.
After complete above two steps, the next step is to apply for ship practical, this rank is generally called cadet .It has been require up to 12 month but in some courses it has been 6 month.
4. Medical fitness examination
This certificate will be given to you by an approved doctor or medical center will also be asked from you.
In this examination there are some another small examination which has been listed below:-
- Eyes examination
- Body marks and operations
- Infections or transferable diseases
- Ear disease
- Weight, Height and Mental check
5.Yellow fever certificate
This certificate shows that you have taken a yellow fever injection which protects your from this sickness at sea.
6. CDC and seaman passport
In some country both the certificate is nessasary and some few country was demand only CDC certificate.
7.COC and Watch keeping certificate
After all above steps you will be eligible for as an officer.W
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