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Total Package Amount : Rs. 33900/-

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Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers (AECS) Course

Every candidate qualified to conduct assessments and examinations of seafarers for certificates of competency issued in accordance of the STCW convention, 1978, as amended should possess a certificate of competency no lower than the certificate or qualification, which he/she is to examine and certify on behalf of the Directorate General of Shipping.

Shall hold a Certificate of Competency, issued by the Govt of India or equivalent, either as Master (FG) / MEO Class I (FG) / ETO /GMDSS (GOC) And Hold a certificate for "Training Course for Trainers and Assessors"(TOTA).

Have Fluency (both spoken and written) in the language in which the course will be conducted.

AECS - Assessment, Examination, and Certification of Seafarers (AECS) is applicable for all internal and external examiners including Surveyors from Classification societies, Internal Auditors, Course in-charge and faculty responsible for assessment and examination for any maritime course of an MTI.

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As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior or after the Virtual Classes.

VERTICAL INTEGRATION COURSE FOR TRAINERS - VICT

This course is designed for individuals who are to qualify as Trainers and Assessors for conduct of Courses approved by the Directorate General of shipping.

Trainers wishing to deliver training in the competence standards required by the STCW Convention and Code should already have the necessary technical knowledge and be qualified in the task for which training is to be conducted. It is assumed that the course trainees are appropriately qualified in the technical aspects of their subjects.

The technical qualification required for conducting DG approved courses is mentioned in the individual course guidelines General guidance of faculty requirement is given in DGS Order 5 of 2016

VICT - Vertical Integration Course for Trainers (VICT) is applicable for the Principal, Vice-principal, all the faculty members (permanent and visiting), and instructors of a maritime training institute

Formerly named "Training for Trainers and Assessors" (TOTA). This Course is mandatory prior teaching as per the latest DGS circular.

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Any certificate with proof of Name and Date of Birth. Can bring your own laptop for exercise preparation. First day classes would be till 5PM and few other days classes would be extend., As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior or after the Virtual Classes.


Available Dates


Course NameDatesLocation/ModeTiming
AECS_V15 Feb 2021 - 27 Feb 2021Online12.30 to 19.30
AECS_V15 Mar 2021 - 27 Mar 2021Online12.30 to 19.30
AECS_V19 Apr 2021 - 01 May 2021Online12.30 to 19.30
VICT_V02 Feb 2021 - 12 Feb 2021Online8.00 to 16.00