Engineer Officer Cadet Training Course – Phase 3

The Engineer Officer Cadet training program at CINEC is a 37 months program and is approved by the Ministry of Ports and Shipping. It is also in line with the STCW requirements as per the latest amendments.

Those who have followed this program and successfully completed the Marine Engineer Class 2 or Second Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination will be awarded the BSc in Marine Engineering which is fully accredited by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka.

After further service they could sit for the Chief Engineer’s Certificate of Competency examination. As a Marine Engineer, prospective candidates would be able to model themselves to be a positive thinking, pro-active person in life and will be able to see the world, get maximum job satisfaction and earn a healthy income as well.

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

1st March, 1st July, 1st November

Duration

Phase I: 12 Months, Phase II: 12 Months, Phase III: 13 Months

Course Modules

Engineering Officer Cadets Phase 1

01

Engineering Drawing

02

Engineering Knowledge Motor

03

Engineering Knowledge General

04

Electrotechnology

05

Electronics

06

Mathematics

07

Naval Architecture & Ship Construction

08

Workshop Theory

09

Applied Mechanical Science

10

Thermodynamics

11

Workshop Practice

12

Maritime law

13

Automation & Control Systems

14

English

15

ICDL

16

Leadership Training

17

Workshop Training ( Mahapola )

***

Mandatory STCW short courses (PSSR, FA, FF, PST, ISPS)

Phase II At SEA
Engineering Officer Cadets Phase 3

01

Engineering Drawing

02

Engineering Knowledge Motor

03

Engineering Knowledge General

04

Electrotechnology

05

Electronics

06

Mathematics

07

Maritime law

08

Naval Architecture & Ship Construction

09

Automation & Control Systems

10

Applied Mechanical Science

11

Thermodynamics

12

Workshop Training ( CDL )

13

Engine room simulator programme for Operational Level

14

Maritime English - Operational Level

***

Mandatory STCW Advanced courses ( PSC&RB , PMFA , AFF)

*Industrial training at the Colombo Dockyard PLC will be provided during the programme

Entry Requirements

  • Age should be below 22 years and above 18 years
  • and

  • 6 Credit Passes at the GCE (O/L) Examination (Sri Lanka /London) including Credits for Maths, Science and English + 2 Simple passes at the GCE (A/L) Examination (Sri Lanka /London) in Maths Stream OR 2 Simple passes ( including Physics) at the GCE (A/L) Examination (Sri Lanka /London) in Biology Stream
  • or

  • 6 Credit Passes at the GCE (O/L) Examination (Sri Lanka /London) including Credits for Maths, Science and English + Sat for the GCE (A/L) Examination (Sri Lanka /London) in Maths Stream OR Biology Stream,
  • and

  • Successful completion of Marine Engineering Officer Cadet Foundation Course at CINEC

* The recruitment of cadets is done after a series of interviews, psychometric test, medical examination and a physical endurance test.

Job Opportunities

The Marine Engineering subject area provides career opportunities in a broad spectrum of industrial activities; such as,

  • Marine Chief Engineers
  • Marine Third Engineers
  • Shipping Managers
  • Harbor Masters
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Marine Superintendents
  • Working as Engineers in Diesel Power Plants
  • Working as Engineers in Large Factories
  • Working as Engineers in Ship Repair Yards
  • Working as Engineers in 5-Star hotels
  • Lecturers, Demonstrators as Maritime Colleges and Universities.
  • Marine Second Engineers
  • Marine Fourth Engineers
  • Maritime Educators
  • Port State Controllers
  • Ship Surveyors
  • Shipping Administrators