FAQs

FAQS

I AM AN INTERESTED STUDENT

Rating (Deck/Engine/Catering)

  • Passed GCE O/L in 3 subjects including English
  • Below 25 years of age
  • Mentally and Physically fit
  • 6/6 vision and colour vision

Cadets (Navigation/Engineering)

  • Passed GCE O/L in 6 subjects including, Credit passes for Science, Mathematics and English
  • Passed GCE A/L in Mathematics with 02 passes or Bio Science with 03 passes or Chemistry and Physics
  • Below 24 years of age
  • Mentally and Physically fit
  • 6/6 vision and colour vision

Phase 01- Course Fee includes :

  • Food and Accommodation (All the Residential Courses)
  • Uniforms / Overalls / Safety shoes and other equipment required for training (Only for Deck and Engine Officer Cadets Courses)
  • Required Material and Stationery (Only for Deck and Engine Officer Cadets Courses)

Not necessarily. If you possess, it will be an added qualification.

Rating

Deck Rating: 04 Months (03 Months Residential and 01 Month Non-Residential Day Classes in Colombo)

Engine Rating: 04 Months (03 Months Residential and 01 Month Non-Residential Day Classes in Colombo)

Catering Rating:
Phase 01 - 09 Months (08 Months Residential and 01 Month Non-Residential Day Classes in Colombo)
Phase 02 - 06 Months (Training at a Star Class Hotel)

 

Navigational officer cadet

Phase 01: Residential Shore-Based Training (06 Months)

Phase 02: On-Board Training (12 Months)

Phase 03: Shore-Based Training (04 Months)

Phase 04: On-Board Training (12 Months)

Phase 05: Preparatory course for Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch – Class III (06 Months)

 

Engineering Officer Cadets

Phase 01: Residential Shore-Based Training (12 Months)

Phase 02: On-Board Training (12 Months)

Phase 03: Shore-Based Industrial Training (09 Months)

Phase 04: Preparatory Course for MEO Certificate of Competency – Class III (04 Months)

Yes, they are full time courses.

I AM AN INTERESTED PARENT
Yes, our tertiary and vocational training centre is an approved training centre. All courses offered are approved by the Director General’s Office of Merchant Shipping (DGMS) with 30 years of experience.
 
Yes, you can pay in instalments, or through credit or debit cards. We can also arrange student loans through any recognised national bank of your choice.
 

Rating Course (Deck Rating, Engine Rating, Catering Rating) Fee includes:

  • Food and accommodation

Deck Officer Cadet (Phase 1) Course Fee includes:

  • Food and Accommodation
  • Uniforms / Overalls / Safety shoes and other equipment required for training
  • Required material and stationery.

Engineering Officer Cadet (Phase 1) Course Fee includes:

  • Food and Accommodation.
  • Uniforms / Overalls / Safety shoes and other equipment required for training
  • Required material and Stationery

Engine Officer Cadet: Yes, training on board a ship will be provided.

Deck Officer Cadet: Yes, training on board a ship will be provided.

Catering Rating: Yes, training on board a ship will be provided.

Deck Rating: No.

Engine Rating: No.