Deck Cadets serve on board ships, as part of the team that handles the daily operations and efficient running of the ship. Though the deck cadet assists with jobs including navigation and maintenance, the role of deck cadet is mostly of a trainee. It is the first step towards becoming a ship officer. A duty officer oversees the deck cadet at all times and takes full responsibility for the cadet's work. However, it must be understood that the life of an Officer is tough, and not suited for the weak hearted.
- Education - 12th Pass with Science/ Commerce
- Age - Less than 25 yrs
Step one - Pre Sea Training
The Program includes 6 months of classroom training.
Step two - On Board Training
The Program includes 24 months of on board training with DLP Stipend of about 300$ to 400$
Step three - Post Sea Training
The Program includes classroom training of 6 months and exam for thrid officer
Step four - Third Officer
As a thrid officer you will get Salary of 2500$ to 3000$.
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