General Purpose Rating (GP Rating)
On successful completion of this Pre-Sea training, the candidates will be able to join as a RATING in Indian & Foreign shipping companies as a Deck Crew or Engine Crew. The G.P. Rating candidate will be able to work in all seamanship activities on-board at Deck side and other work at Engine side. With further Sea-service, they will be promoted as DECK SERANG, BOSUN, Able-Bodied Seamen / Engine Fitter etc.
They can also be promoted to Officer level with certain service and qualification requirements. After completing this Pre-Sea Training, exams will be conducted by Board of examination for Seafarers (BES) & successful candidates are eligible to obtain Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC). There are wide job opportunities for our Indian Seamen all over the world.
We Provide STCW 2010 APPROVED BY DG SHIPPING (GOVT. OF INDIA) AND INDIAN CDC WILL BE PROVIDED.
Pass in 10th Std.
Min. 17 years
Medical and Eye Sight Requirements
No color blindness, 6/6 vision in each eye. No eye glasses permitted.
GP Rating Career Progression Chart
After 4 Months (GP Rating Course)
Join as either Deck Crew or Engine Crew
OS - Promoted as AB Seaman, Bosan in Deck Side
(Or) promoted in Engine Side
36 months sea experience & with certain qualification
Eligible to appear for 2nd mate exams
Eligible to get promotion to Second Officer &
with further sea experience & exam
can be promoted to Captain level