Course Description

This 3-month course enables a seafarer to attain the required Knowledge & Competence to become a Chief Officer onboard a Foreign Going (FG) Vessel after clearing MMD Exams. This competency course, along with other courses, is mandatory for Seafarers holding 2nd Mate FG COC and aspiring to appear for Chief Mate Examinations at MMDs. This course is designed & delivered as per the latest STCW Convention & as per the D. G. Shipping Guidelines, as applicable. Excellent Infrastructure, Quality Faculty & Training & Best MMD Examination results- all under a single roof at HIMT.

Duration: 3 Months
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
15 Oct 2024 - 14 Jan 2025TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.4548400Rs
15 Jan 2025 - 14 Apr 2025TIDAL PARK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.4548400Rs


  • Second Mate (FG) CoC with 18 months Sea service.
  • INDOS Number is Mandatory

Documents Required

  • INDoS,
  • CDC with a proof of 18-month sea service,
  • 2nd Mate CoC

If the sea service & the certificate details are updated on the Seafarer Profile, then the seafarer profile can be submitted.


Breakfast is complimentary. Lunch can be provided at Rs.3,000/- per month

Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

D. G. Shipping mandates a minimum batch strength of 25%. In the event that the number of participants in the course reduces due to withdrawals, causing the batch strength to fall below 25% of the batch capacity, the course would be postponed without any additional charges.

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