It is important to know that merchant navy is not similar with Indian navy. Merchant navy is not fighting-navy. Most merchant ship carry various cargo includes; bulk ore, animal, passenger, oil and container cargo. The main attraction from merchant navy career is good of salaries and free travel foreign as bonus. People who work in merchant navy will get high income at young age.
For example, the third officer or fourth officer on oil tanker ship can get salary up to 2,000 dollars per month and it depends on type of company and ship they join. For junior officer usually work for four up to six month contract and senior officer work for three or four months contract. Some ship management companies pay salaries per year while some of them pay while officer on sail. People who work in merchant navy often get high salary because they work far away from home for long times. In fact, they spend many times at the sea. Every ship hire specialise and expert crew for different position. For this reason, it is important to get study or course from professional merchant navy institute. You can take CDC merchant navy course at Aryavart Corporation.
Merchant navy is one of career in commercial cargo and passenger transportation on the sea. Most of merchant navy job is associated with commercial container, passenger vessel and cargo liner service. It offer specific job as people can go to various exotic and interesting destination and make new adventures during their life. Merchant navy requires specialise expert and professional person who can work in different position seriously to manage all operation. It is inseparable aspect of international trading. People will never rule-out cargo and goods transportation.
If you are interested to get job from merchant navy, then you must be prepare all mental and physical healthy. People who join work in merchant navy must be open and accept various situation and experiences. They should get high spirit to get high study for better job position and responsibility. It is needed high intelligence to manage operation and handle any difficult situation. People should be ready work far away from their home for long time and free from home sick feeling.
For those who love travelling while work, merchant navy is good career to choose. It is perfect career for those who interesting to work on the sea, meet new cultural, travelling aboard and work far away from home. In merchant navy career, you will travel to some countries depend on ship operation. If you are interested in merchant navy career, here are some important courses to join as follows;
- Pre-sea training. This course give student engine maintenance training. Pre-sea course is also well known as GPR [general purpose rating]. If you take this course, you will spend 6 month training. All candidates can join with this course after 10th with 40 percent aggregate. The student should have English, mathematics and science with 40 percent marks. The age limit to join pre-sea training is student with 17-25 years old.
- Deck cadet course. This course gives student diploma level in nautical science. The student should have mathematics, chemistry and physic with 50 percent in English and aggregate at 10+2 or 10th.
- STCW courses. This course is basic training for safety includes; PSSR [personal safety and social responsibility], PST [personal survival technique], FPFF [fire prevention and fire fighting] and EFA [elementary first aid]. All STCW training takes for fifteen days.
It is important to get career in marine engineering from reputed and dedicated maritime course institute in Aryavart Corporation that can provide you high skill and knowledge to manage all technical aspect on the ship.