Advanced Onboard Training Course for Mercantile Marine
In the School of Marine Technology, the six-month Sea Training Course is provided for graduates from the Undergraduate Course of Maritime Systems Engineering and the Engine System Course in the Undergraduate Course of Marine Electronics and Mechanical Engineering.
The sea training is conducted on board either large training ships owned by the National Institute for Sea Training or company-owned ships, including sailing vessels and Diesel Engine Ship, in order for students to acquire a range of specialized knowledge and skills necessary for the seafarers of large vessels. When they visit foreign ports, they have exchanges with the local people and acquire basic international outlook.
The School of Marine Technology is approved by the Japanese Government as a first-class training institute for navigation officers and engineer officers. Therefore, students who complete the Advanced Onboard Training Course for Mercantile Marine will be exempt from the written examination as a part of the nationally administered examination for third class navigation of cers and engineer of cers.