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The Captain of Ports department has a Maritime School, unique of its kind at Britona, Bardez - Goa, which imparts seamanship and marine engineering training to the personnel seeking employment/working on inland water and other categories of transport mechanized vessels.

The institute conducts mainly two types of courses in a year. They are:

A) New Entrants Training Course - Deck & Engine Room.
B) Advance Refresher Training Course - Deck & Engine Room.

A) New Entrants Training Course - Deck and Engine Room.
This is a four months duration course essential for candidates to venture on-board inland vessels intending to enroll in Deck and Engine departments.

Eligibility for the course:
a) Age: 18 years and above
b) Education: Passes VII Std. and above.
c) Essential: Should now swimming and has to comply with maximum physical standards.
d) Fees: Rs. 900/-

On successfully completing this course, trainee can work as a Sailor or an Oilman in Deck and Engine Room Stream respectively. With prescribed qualification attained, trainee is eligible to appear lowest grade of Certificate of Competency Examination such as Inland Serang in Deck Section and II and Class Inland Engine Driver in Engine Section of motor vessels.

B) Advance Refresher Training Course: - Deck and Engine - Room

This is a 45 days duration course for Inland Vessel rating certified crew conduction on "15 DAYS ON AND 15 DAYS OFF" basis for enrolling in Deck and Engine-room Department.

Eligibility for the course:
a) Age: 25 years and above
b) Education: Desirable in interest of the candidate.
c) Certificate of competency issued by M.M.D./Captain of Ports.
d) Service Certificate on board a vessel from a bona-fide employer.
e) Training fees:-
i) 2nd Class Inland Master / 1 Class Engine Driver - Rs. 1800/-
ii) 1st Class Master / Inland Engineer - Rs. 2250/-

On successfully completing this course, the trainee with prescribed qualification attained, is eligible to appear for higher grade of Certificate of Competency examinations, such as 2nd Class Inland Master, 1st Class Inland Master in Deck section and 1st Class Inland Engine Driver, Inland Engineer in Engine section, of motor vessels.

The School starts the above two courses after due advertisements in the local newspapers at least a fortnight in advance of commencement of courses.

Course completion certificates are awarded to the successful trainees examined at the end of training period.

Hostel facilities are provided during the course to the students on payment of Rs. 200/- per month per student. Reference books are available to the students during the course period.

Captain Of Ports Department
Govt of Goa
Dayanand Bandodkar Road,
Panjim, Goa 403001
Ph: 0832-2426109 / 0832-2225070  Fax: 2421483
Shipping No: 2420580/2420579 Fax:2420582
Shipping e-mail : isps-captainofports[at]


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