=> Academic Qualification: SCQF Level 5 (10th Standard) and above with English, Mathematics and any of the Science subjects. Or equivalent overseas qualification.
=> At least 36 months of qualifying sea service in an acceptable deck capacity and 6 months of bridge watch duties in the last 12 months of sea service.
=> Testimonials to cover the Character, Behaviour, Conduct and Ability of the Candidate onboard ship.
=> Discharge Book entries to verify the sea service.
=> A candidate does not have discharge book will need to obtain documentation from the shipping company verifying their sea service.
=> IELTS not mandatory but an added advantage for further studies if the students wish.
=> IELTS score should be not less than 5.5 in each part with overall band score not less than 5.5.