Since 1973, T. S. ‘Rahaman’ has been training catering students, earlier known as crew cooks course (Bhandari). It was later renamed as Saloon Ratings course after the comet recommendation and as Certificate Course in Maritime Catering (CCMC) in the year 2006. This is a basic course in the Maritime Catering and Hospitality sector of six months duration. The course involves training in Food Production, Food and Beverage Service, House Keeping and Maritime familiarization. Students also complete the STCW 95 courses which is mandatory for employment on board ships. CCMC course is approved by Director General of Shipping and the final exams are conducted by Board of examinations for Seafarers. Students receive Continuous discharge certificate after successful completion of the course.
T.S.Rahaman does not charge any money other than course fees for admission. Admission to CCMC course will be purely on merit obtained based on the entrance examination and interviews. Admission will be cancelled if the management comes to know that any candidate is trying to secure admission by unfair means.
Strict disciplinary action including dismissal shall be initiated against students who are found consuming or carrying or storing alcohol or tobacco products.
Sir Mohamed Yusuf Seamen Welfare Foundation have zero tolerance policy against ragging and narcotics, if a student is found to be indulged in any of above, it shall result in rustication of student and the case will be reported to the police.
In case of any major indiscipline by any student the case will be dealt by a disciplinary committee and the decision of the committee will be final.
Students will not be permitted to go out of the campus except on Sunday (and public holidays declared by the foundation) between 0600 hrs and 0830 hrs. Students are required to take maximum care of themselves during shore leave. T.S. Rahaman will not be in a position to keep a track of the students whenever out of the campus.
All the certificates submitted by the candidates will be verified at source. In case any certificate is proven fake such candidates will be rusticated and no fee will be refunded. Candidates will not be receiving Continuous Discharge Certificate till verification report from respective Universities/ boards are received by us.
When a candidate joins the course a PAP card (Professional attitude Points) will be issued to him with 100 points. For every act of indiscipline marks will be deducted and every act of merit marks will be added. Once the marks reaches 70 or below, the student will be suspended from the classes till the parent meets the principal. Thereafter points will be raised to 100. When the PAP points reach 70 for the third time, the student will be rusticated.
In case the candidate becomes medically unfit during the course he will not be eligible for Continuous discharge certificate (CDC).
The course involves handling of hazardous equipments, study tours ashore and offshore and adventure trips. Students required to adhere to the safety norms strictly. ‘Training ship Rahaman’ will not be liable for payment of compensation whatsoever towards any expenses cost arising from any accidents / mishap during the program.
Use of mobile phones is prohibited inside mess & during class room studies. It is strongly recommended that student carry mobile phone without camera. If student is caught with camera mobile during class room hours and in mess his / her phone shall be confiscated and a fine of Rs.500/- will be imposed on the candidate.
Students will not be permitted to commence the training till they pay the complete fees for the training program.
Students are always required to wear correct uniforms except during bed time.
To discourage thefts , students are not permitted to keep more than Rs. 250/- , expensive mobile phone or jewellery with them.
100% attendance is expected from all candidates, those candidates having less than 90% attendance will not be permitted to appear for the final examinations.
Parents / friends /relatives of the students will not be permitted to enter student hostels.
After 12th Standard, Certificate course in Maritime Catering is the only short term training program in the country, approved by Director General of Shipping which is aimed to develop knowledge, skill and attitude required to work in the Catering Department of Merchant Ships.
Training Ship Rahaman being the oldest Maritime Training centre in the country has acquired excellent reputation in the Shipping industry over the years. Training Ship Rahaman’s catering training facilities of International standards are the best among Maritime Institutes in the country.
Most of the banks refuse loans for short term courses. However if a candidate is selected for the course and wants to seek bank loan, we will be able to provide him with the required documents to be submitted by the college.
We will be providing assistance for placements. CCMC course has received 80% placement from the campus on an average for the batches which has passed out so far. We have a placement cell in the college and we keep a track of students who are yet to receive placements and forward their details to shipping companies looking for Catering crew. College does not guarantee placements.
As per Director General of Shipping guidelines, the trainees undergoing CCMC course are required to stay in the campus. Staying away from shore life is an important part of their training. This is to make them emotionally mature to face life at sea.
Merchant ships usually have strength of 20 to 30 crew members who may be different nationalities. Crew members have the privilege of visiting different ports around the world. The remuneration which a crew member receives is in foreign currency and tax free depending upon the duration of sail in a financial year. Most of the CCMC students reach a monthly package of USD 1500 to 2000 in five years that too tax free!.
Different sports activities like cricket, volleyball, basket ball, boxing, swimming, table tennis, badminton, billiards, carom are available, also activates like mountaineering, quizzes, food fest are done on yearly basis. Our students also compete in various sports, culinary and quiz competitions.