Let’s first understand What exactly Ship Host/Hostess Course is?
The Ship Host/Hostess training is for those candidates who want to pursue career in customer service in Merchant Shipping. After the completion of Training candidate can join Passenger Ship, Cruise Liners Or Hotel & Hospitality Industry.
4 Months Pre Sea Training + STCW Course 2010 + 6 – 10 Months Industrial Training In Hotel Industry.
Introduction to shipping industry, Deck & Engine department of the Ship, Maintenance & operation of machineries, Ship familiarization, F&B services, F&B production, Customer care service, Guest handling, Housekeeping, Front office operation & management, Life-saving appliances, Survival at Sea, Swimming, Personality development, English & Computer etc.
Admission Procedure, Age Limitation, Eligibility Criteria and Medical Fitness :
You do not have to clear any CET(Common Entrance Test) to apply for Ship Host/Hostess course. You can directly apply for the admission in the institutes providing training for this course, but Institutes do have their own selection criteria which might be Written Test or an Interview.
Age Limit : Candidate should be between 17.5 to 25 years old.
Eligibility Criteria :
- Candidate should have passed 10th standard with a minimum aggregate of 40% from any recognized Board.
- Candidate must have 40% marks in English subject in either 10th, 12th or diploma/degree exam.
- Candidate should be able to speak and comprehend English
Height: 5.5 Feet
Weight: 48 Kg.
Vision: No Color Blindness is permitted, 6/6 Vision in both eyes, No Eye Glasses permitted.
Certifications: After completing the training successfully, the course certificate are issued by the institute which is approved by Ministry of Surface and Transport, Director General of Shipping and Govt. of India. In addition to these candidate will be awarded with Will Get Experience Certificate From Hotel/hospitality Industry. CDC will be provided on request.
The Candidate After Completion Of Pre-sea Training Course Has To Sail Or Undergo On Board Training. A Computer Person Can Rise To The Level Of Catering Officer Or Purser On Board A Merchant Ship After Required Sea Time & Passing Various Exams.