ADMISSION NOTICE: PRE-SE VOCATIONAL DECK RATING PROGRAMME

The Regional Maritime University, Accra, Ghana invites prospective applicants to its PRE-SEA VOCATIONAL DECK RATING (ABLE SEAFARER – DECK) Programme for the 2022/2023 academic year beginning MONDAY 14TH FEBRUARY, 2022.

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Primary responsibilities of an Able Seafarer -Deck include standing watch as helmsman and lookout, maintaining a steady course, using emergency, lifesaving, damage control and safety equipment, navigating ship and maintaining visual communication with other ship and giving direction to crew etc.

Thus, the Pre-Sea Vocational Deck Rating programme aims to train prospective students to upgrade their level of knowledge to meet requirements of the 2010 STCW Convention and Code as Able Seafarer – Deck, for merchant navy deck hands career on board seagoing vessels as well as equip students for marine related fields ashore. 

WHAT IS COVERED?

  • Basic Ship Handling & Watchkeeping; 
  • Cargo Handling & Stowage
  • Shipboard Maintenance & Repair
  • Basic Engineering & Machinery
  • Seamanship

DURATION – Eight (8) Weeks

COST – US$350.00 (Three Hundred and Fifty US Dollars)

BENEFITS TO YOU

  • You will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of seamanship and be professionally recognized as an Able Seafarer Deck Rating; 
  • Study comes with industrial and practical field trips;
  • You will meet requirements of the International Convention on STCW 2010, Table A-II/4 and II/5;
  • You will meet requirements for issue of a Seaman’s Discharge Book by the Ghana Maritime Authority;
  • You will be equipped to keep bridge navigational watch;
  • You will demonstrate use of cargo handling gears, equipment access arrangements, surface preparation & painting techniques and maintenance of hand and power tools;
  • Graduates will be equipped to aspire to navigational deck hand positions onboard merchant ships, offshore Oil & Gas industry and shore-based maritime transport facilities and allied industries.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Middle School Leaving Certificate or Basic Education (JHS/JSS), Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE), WASSCE, GCE ‘O’ Level or equivalent Technical Certificate and HND. 

For enquiries please contact:

+233 302 718225 / +233 302 714070 / +233 302 712775 ;  WhatsApp:  +233 20500 33 66

Email:  registrar@rmu.edu.ghmarketing@rmu.edu.gh Website:  www.rmu.edu.gh

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