Saloon Rating (CCMC)


This is a residential course and the selected
CCMC Rating is required to stay on the campus for 25 weeks. The “Pre Sea training Course Syllabus” is designed to give CCMC Rating (Certificate Course In Maritime Catering) a basic educational orientation course of four weeks followed by twenty one weeks of training in cookery and service of food etc. as follows:

  • Familiarization with equipment and utensils, their care, maintenance, and safety precautions.

  • Aims and objectives of cooking, classification and selection of raw materials, and preparation of ingredients.

  • Theory on methods of reheating food, food preservation, convenience foods, menu planning and food costing.

  • Practical training in Bakery products such as bread making, different bread rooms, pastries and cakes.

  • Food safety, safe food handling, personal hygiene, food borne illnesses, its source, spread and prevention and statutory requirements.

  • Knowledge of foods and their accompaniments, place for food and beverage service, menus, table layout, cabin cleaning, and bed making.

  • Practical training in the ship’s galley in cooking Indian and basic Western dishes, bulk cooking in the ship’s galley and saloon services.

    EXAMINATION: Every Rating is required to attend at least 90% of the lectures and pass the final examination conducted by the Board of Examination for seafarers (BES) which will be in English medium.


    1 Academic Standards Pass in 10 + 2 from any stream with minimum 40% marks in 12th standard from a recognized Board with English as one of the subject. Entrant must have at least 40% marks in English either at 10th or 12th standard.

    2 Age Limit Between 17.5 and 25 years on the date of commencement of the course.

    3 Physical Standards As per M. S. Medical Examination of Seafarers Rules, 2000 as amended from time to time.

    4 Communication Skills The candidates admitted for the course should possess adequate ability for communication in spoken and written English by relevant examination or tests which may be monitored by the Directorate.

    ADMISSION PROCEDURE: In response to the advertisement placed by the CMTI in Newspapers, Candidates may apply directly without Company Sponsorship. All Candidates are required to fill up the application form and submit it together with copies of their Xth and 10+2 Standard Mark sheet, Ration Card Photo Copy & Passport Photo copy. The CMTI staff will scrutinize the applications and will inform the candidate the date on which he is required to appear for the Entrance Test and an interview. Successful candidates will be advised about the joining formalities.