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Deck popularly known as Navigation and Engineering are the department where ship officers work. As an officer trainee, you are taught comprehensively combining class room learning as well as practical learning at sea.

HIMT has designed its entire course in such a way that its graduates not only qualify with a degree or higher national and other recognised qualifications but also are competent for a career at sea or ashore. To qualify of any of the below mentioned jobs one has to hold the designated seafarer Certificate of Competency, which is issued by the Director General of Shipping (DGS) India. HIMT offers DGS approved courses to obtain the first of these degrees.

Career growth is based on obtaining further degree along with experience; these degrees makes you eligible for a promotion.