FAQ’S

FAQ’s

About Courses And Eligibility

The latest MIN 535 (M) which states that, for Subsequent UK Certificates of Competency (CoC) (not for the first MCA CoC) the MCA will accept certificates issued under the authority of any country which MCA accepts for the issue of a Certificate of Equivalent Competency (CEC) for: · Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSCRB) or Updating Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats(RPSCRB); · Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting(AFF) or Updating Advanced Fire Fighting (RAFF).
Since you are in New Scheme (DP induction completed after 1 Jan 2015), as apparent from your querry, Please refer to a Note in your DP logbook just before the Entry of DP simulator course, could be page 127. where it is Titled as " Before Attending the DP Simulator Course". It very clearly indicates that you should have COMPLETED ALL TASK SECTION from 1 - 11. As per NI guidelines of DPSTTC- V2- 28.01.2019 (which you can download from NI alexis platform) it clearly states that Training Centres SHOULD NOT admit candidates in DP simulator course if all Task sections are not complete. Please refer to Section 3.6 of the above document in 1st para. Please complete the pending sections with entry and signatures which will make you eligible for DP Advance Simulator Course.
He will remain on the Old Offshore Scheme and use his existing logbook. His Advanced Course and repeated Basic Course must be entered in this logbook.
Its a combination of STCW and HUET
There is no connection between DP Knowledge Technical Staff Course and DP Basic / DP Simulator (Advanced). Any engineer/ETO can straightway attend this course

Booking/Cancellation/Refund Of Courses

It should be in the name of "HIMT OFFSHORE" payable at Chennai. For special batches it will be different.
Yes, provided the original DD should reach the institute within 48 hours of registration. Else registration will get cancelled.
Based on the availability shifting is allowed provided the student need to bare the 10% of course fee if within 6 months and if more than 6 months and less than 1 year 20% of course fee
Candidates are requested to ensure and finalize their program before booking a course. If by any means a candidate is unable to undergo the course on the stipulated date, the same can be shifted to any future date as per the availability with in the financial year. A shifting charge of 10% of the course fee is applicable for each shifting. case a candidate wants to cancel any course booked, the same need to be requested through a written application with a valid reason (substantiated with proof) to the management. Kindly note that the approving the cancellation is at the sole discretion of the management. The following policy will be applicable for cancellation:- Prior one month of commencement of course - 75 % of the fee will be refunded Within 15 to 30 days of commencement of course - 50 % of the fee will be refunded Within 14 days and upto 3 days of commencement of course - 25 % of the fee will be refunded Within 72 hrs of commencement of course - No refund, the fees paid forfeited. The Refund amount will be issued only through Online payment to the Candidate's account. The above policies are applicable to the courses originally registered and refunds are not applicable to a course that has been carried forward by shifting to an alternative date. Receipt in original to be surrendered for refund upon which refund shall be processed in 7-10 working days. NO REFUNDS will be processed without original receipt.
The student needs to pay 10% for the theory and 20% for the Practical session the course fees (per day x 10%)
Based on the availability shifting is allowed provided the student need to bare the 10% of course fee if within 6 months and if more than 6 months and less than 1 year 20% of course fee
Candidates are requested to ensure and finalise their program before booking a course. If by any means a candidate is unable to undergo the course on the stipulated date, the same can be shifted to next available date as per the availability within 6 months only. A shifting charges of 10% of the course fee is applicable towards shifting one or more courses (Interchange of course or Interchange of name are not permissible)
The procedure is that the candidate has to submit the Hard copy of FIR for record with written application along with Stamp size photo for per course Certificate, Cash of Rs. 500/- per duplicate certificate. The same will be issued In 2 to 3 working day depending on the availability of the authorized signatory.
Most of the Administrations accept the certificates including Singapore which could be cross verified with MPA(maritime port authority)Singapore and if it is for UK then MCA.

CDC

C.D.C means a Continuous Discharge Certificate-cum-Seafarer's Identity Document. This document certifies that the person holding this is a seaman as per The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended 1995. Every seafarer must carry this document while on board, which is also an official and legal record of his sea experience. The master of the vessel signs the document each time a seaman is signed off from the vessel certifying his experience on board. A C.D.C. granted under STCW rules shall be valid for a period of ten years and may be renewed on expiry or within six months prior to date of expiry, on a request from the holder, for a further period up to ten years at a time if the holder is a serving Seamen and his C.D.C. has not been cancelled, withdrawn or suspended under these rules. If the period of validity of CDC of a Seaman expires during the voyage, it shall continue to be valid till the end of the voyage. This is one of the most important documents while a seaman is travelling on board. Even if a person has just this document, they have been called seaman.
A C.D.C. granted under these rules shall be valid for a period of ten years and may be renewed on expiry or within 6 months prior to date of expiry, on a request from the holder, for a further period up to ten years at a time if the holder is a serving Seamen and his C.D.C. has not been cancelled, withdrawn or suspended under these rules.
Example 1: An applicant for issue of CDC as Deck, Engine and Catering (Saloon) Trainee shall have successfully completed the pre-sea training for ratings / shall have undergone the basic familiarization training from an approved training institute as prescribed under sub-clause (b) of clause (ii) of sub-rule (2) of rule 28 of the Merchant Shipping (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) Rules, 1998. Example 2: A citizen of India who is in possession of a valid Certificate of Competency(CoC) or who has been declared successful in the final examination of the three years B.Sc. (Nautical Science) course approved by the Director General of Shipping or who has been declared passed or exempted in Marine Engineer Officer Class-II Part A Examination, is eligible for issue of a C.D.C. Example 3: The Trainee Marine Engineer, Trainee Radio Officers and Deck Cadets, who have completed the prescribed pre-sea training and are eligible to proceed to sea shall also be eligible to apply for issue of CDCs.
students of PRE-SEA COURSES will be dispatched by Shipping Office directly to the students residents.
No, a student cannot attend the course with Belize certificates
It is another name of CDC.

COC

Certificate of Competency (CoC) is issued by Mercantile Marine Department / Directorate General of Shipping (DGS), Government of India
CoC is revalidated once in 5 years prior expiry by additionally undergoing Upgradation course, Refresher Course as per 2010, Security Training course or Ship Security Officers course along with appropriate sea service i.e atleast 12 months in the case of sailing Engineering officers or Deck Officers or a minimum of at least 3 years in last 5 years in the case of shore experience candidate and has to be re-validated once in 5 years by undergoing the revalidation course, submission of supportive documents mandatory(after passing medical, period of sea service, additional training if required) to enable the holder to qualify for sea service.
Yes, He /She can do the advance course like TASCO/CHEMCO/GASCO provided he submits proof of having passed the MMD Exams- to produce EXN 45
With UK COC student cannot appear for MEO II in INDIA
It is calculated from the course commencement date
A candidate can do any modular course with an expired COC.
No. Candidate holding foreign COC are ineligible for undergoing any DG approved competency courses in India.
Every Monday as soon as the submission is done at MMD, the confirmation mail along with the receipt will be sent to the student.(within 24hrs)

Online Booking

If you are not able to do online booking in website, you can try in Mobile App or you can take the DD for the course fees and E-mail the scan copy of DD to booking@himtmarine.com. Original DD should reach us within 48hrs. Failed which booking will be cancelled.
After a successful transaction, if course not booked or you did not get the confirmation page or error page is displayed, check the course details from your student login to know the status of booking. In case you do not find the course details, we apologize for the inconvenience caused while booking. Kindly do another fresh booking to avoid seat non availability. Please write us to booking@himtmarine.com with transaction details to apply for refund. If Extra amount found we will refund the amount through cheque in the candidate name only.
You can pay using any bank debit/credit card (Any bank Master/visa card) by selecting one of the available payment option. After entering into any one of the gateways, give your debit/credit card asked and proceed for payment.