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Elementary First Aid

This course trains the student to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency on board.

Course Id - 6131
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Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

This course trains the student to minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire, and in the methods of fighting and extinguishing fires on board.

Course Id - 6121
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Personal Survival Techniques

This course trains the student to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment, and in the use of life-saving appliances in survival craft.

Course Id - 6111
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Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

This course trains the student to observe safe working practices, comply with emergency procedures, and take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.

Course Id - 6141
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Security Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties

This course trains the student to maintain the conditions set out in a ship security plan and to recognize security risks and threats.

Course Id - 6621
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Basic Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

This course trains the student to contribute to the safe cargo operation of oil and chemical tankers, take precautions to prevent hazards and pollution of the environment

Course Id - 5111
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Basic Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

This course trains the student to contribute to the safe operation of a liquefied gas tanker, take precautions to prevent hazards and pollution of the environment from the release of liquefied gases.

Course Id - 5121
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Basic Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

This course trains the student to contribute to the safe operation of vessels operating in polar waters, apply safe working practices, respond to emergencies and prevent environmental hazards.

Course Id - 5411
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Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations

This course trains the student to safely perform and monitor all cargo operations on oil tankers, be familiar with physical and chemical properties of oil cargoes and take precautions to prevent hazards.

Course Id - 5112
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Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

This course trains the student to safely perform and monitor all cargo operations on chemical tankers, be familiar with physical and chemical properties of chemical cargoes and take precautions to prevent hazards.

Course Id - 5113
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Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

This course trains the student to safely perform and monitor all cargo operations on gas tankers, be familiar with physical and chemical properties of liquefied gas cargoes and take precautions to prevent hazards pollution of the environment.

Course Id - 5122
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Medical Care

This course trains the student to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board and participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.

Course Id - 6421
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Advanced Training in Fire Fighting

This course trains the student to control firefighting operations aboard ships and organize and train fire parties.

Course Id - 6311
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Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

This course trains the student to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch and manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship.

Course Id - 6211
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Medical First Aid

This course trains the student to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board.

Course Id - 6411
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Ship Security Officer

This course trains the student to maintain and supervise the implementation of a ship security plan and assess security risk, threat and vulnerability.

Course Id - 6511
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Advanced Training for Ships Operating in Polar Waters

This course trains the student to plan and conduct a voyage in polar waters, manage the safe operation of vessels operating in polar waters and maintain the safety of the ships crew and passengers.

Course Id - 5412
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Refresher Course in Personal Survival Techniques

This course trains the student to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment, and in the use of life-saving appliances in survival craft.

Course Id - 6112
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Refresher Course in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

This course trains the student to minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire, and in the methods of fighting and extinguishing fires on board.

Course Id - 6122
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Refresher Course in Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

This course trains the student to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch and manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship.

Course Id - 6212
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Refresher Course in Advanced Fire Fighting

This course trains the student to control firefighting operations aboard ships and organize and train fire parties.

Course Id - 6312
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Refresher Course in Medical First Aid

This course trains the student to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board.

Course Id - 6412
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Refresher Course in Medical Care

This course trains the student to provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board and participate in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships.

Course Id - 6422
ACADEMIC DIRECTORS



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Dr. Swapan Dassarma

A renowned educator in the field of maritime studies. Pioneered e Learning courses for the newage seafarers. Founding Director of Singapore Maritime Academy and American Digital University.

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Capt. K. Vivekanand

A graduate of T S Dufferin, the class of 1964, he is an academician to the core and held the position of Director of AMET University for 10 years followed by a similar period at the Vels University as the Pro Vice Chancellor.

FACULTY

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Capt. A. K. Prasad

Capt. Prasad is considered as one of the most brilliant minds in maritime training and education in India. He provides academic depth in the content and extend support to students in areas which require strong numerical/analytical knowledge.

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Mr. N. Ramani

Mr. Ramani is one of the key members with direct interface with the students. He addresses the academic queries related to Marine Engineering, by email, and conducts Live Q&A sessions for students who need additional assistance in clearing their doubts. Mr. Ramani, in his long career in shipping, held a wide range of responsibilities at the leadership level in technical functions at SCI.

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Capt. K. Devadas

A master mariner with more than 40 of years of experience in handling Technical and Commercial Management of large fleet including Bulk carriers, Oil tankers, Container & Offshore vessels. His role is to audit and update the practical/operational component of the STCW Modular courses conducted by ADU. He will be a part of the team handling the academic queries by email. Before joining ADU, he was the Director – Technical & Offshore Services at SCI.

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Mr. Murugayan

A Chief Engineer with 4 decades of sailing experience in Chemical Tankers. He has sailed with the latest ships and is considered as an expert in Tanker operations. He has developed courses on Hazardous Material which are widely used by the sailors in the USA. He will be a part of the team handling the academic queries by the students undergoing Tanker courses.

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Mr. V.M.Nandakumar

A Chief Engineer with long experience in Oil Tankers. His experience in all types of Oil Tankers including OBO vessels and VLCC using new technology and the latest engines from MAN- B&W, Sulzer, and Wartsila RT-Flex, will help students in deepening their knowledge about latest engines and their operation and maintenance on board.

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Capt. Mazumdar

Capt. Mazumdar has had a distinguished track record as a Master mariner, both with command responsibilities on board as well in shore based leadership roles. He is a specialist in Gas carrier. He spent 14 years in senior positions in managing Gas Carrier for leading shipping companies in India and in the Middle East. He is an alumnus of T.S. Rajendra.

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Capt. Ramdoss Rajarathinam

Capt. Ramdoss Rajarathinam, after a successful career at sea, decided to pursue his passion for maritime education and training. He had served leading institutes in Southeast Asia and in the Caribbean, before returning to India. As GM -Operations at Maersk Training India, he was instrumental in developing online and blended skill programs for global clients. Immediately before joining ADU, he was a faculty at IMU.

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Students enrolled for the e-learning courses will be supported by a team of dedicated online faculty and industry experts from ADU Academy. The students need to remember the following:

  1. Every page in E-book has the E-MAIL icon.
  2. For obtaining academic support by email, click the E-MAIL on the right hand top of the page where you need some clarification on the subject matter.
  3. The composed email page with the subject already mentioned will appear.
  4. Write your queries and click the SEND EMAIL icon on the right hand top corner.

The email will be delivered to the concerned online faculty who are available Monday through Friday (on all working days) from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. All queries received till 1.00 p.m. will be replied on the same day. All queries received after 1.00 p.m. till next morning 10.00 a.m. will be replied within one working day.

  • Please don’t send queries beyond the course content as available in the E-Book.
  • Please read course content carefully before sending the queries as we keep receiving queries which are already explained in detail in the E-Book.

Online Doubt-clearing Sessions - It is possible that after receiving the answers to the academic queries, students may still have some doubts and follow up queries, for which they would prefer to join the live doubt clearing sessions conducted by the online faculty at ADU.

The Live Q&A timetable is pre-published in the dgsstcw.aduacademy.in website and the students will have to register for it separately.

The students need to follow the registration process as given below:

Live Q and A Sessions - The schedule for every month will be uploaded by the 21st of the previous month in the dgsstcw.aduacademy.in website.

Steps to follow:

  1. Click on the LIVE Q&A link on the landing page of dgsstcw.aduacademy.in website.
  2. Enter your INDoS number
  3. Your enrolled course details will be automatically populated
  4. The scheduled live Q&A sessions would appear for the enrolled courses.
  5. Select the session date you would like to attend the class.
  6. Post the academic query in the box that would appear below the selected session date.
  7. Click on the Register button

The entire process takes less than 2 minutes.

The students registered for the class will receive an email with the link for joining the class. Just Click on the link on the day of the class, as per time table, and you will be redirected to the class.

How can I enroll for ADU Academy STCW courses?

  • Open Google Chrome and type the website URL dgshipping.gov.in .
  • Click on the Modular courses sub menu under E-Learning menu.
  • When the website dgsstcw.aduacademy.in loads, click on Enroll Now
  • Enter your INDoS number, date of birth, select course name that you wish to enroll on. Your givenname, surname, email ID and mobile number would auto populate from the INDoS database. Verify this information before you successfully enroll in a course.

My email id/mobile number is incorrect. How do I update my email id and correct mobile number?

Visit DG Shipping website, click on the E-Governance menu, enter your user id and password given by DGS and click on the update Seafarer Profile to update your email id & mobile number in the e-Governance system.

Why is my contact number / email id not getting automatically shown?

Your contact details might not be updated in the DGS e-Governance database. Visit DG Shipping website click on the E-Governance menu, enter your user id and password given by DGS and click on the update Seafarer Profile to update your email id & mobile number in the e-Governance system.

What should I do when my INDoS number is shown as being invalid?

Check if your INDoS number that is entered is the same as provided in your INDoS registration certificate. If it is not the same, then re-enter your INDoS number in the course enrollment page. If it is the same, please raise a support request directly with the DGS e-Governance team.

How do I ascertain if I am successfully registered for my e-Learning course?

You would receive a Welcome letter for your course enrollment in your registered email id. Your login user name and password would be given in this welcome letter. If you are unable to see the welcome letter in your inbox, please check your email spam folder.

How do I allow dgsstcw.aduacademy.in to access my camera?

This process is required for taking the required photograph for facial recognition and verification before you access the course.

I accidently blocked access to the camera for dgsstcw.aduacademy.in on my google chrome browser or the Allow Camera Access Option does not appear in my browser?

If the "allow camera" access does not appear in the browser it could be due to the following reasons

a. You don't have a in-built camera in your laptop/desktop or you don't have a web-camera connected to your laptop/desktop.
Ensure you have a camera connected to your system.

b. You might have accidently blocked access to the camera for dgsstcw.aduacademy.in on your Google Chrome browser.
On the right side of URL bar on chrome browser just beside the star icon, you would see a camera icon with a small cross on it. Click on it and select the option always allow dgsstcw.aduacademy.in to access your camera
Close the browser and reload for the settings to take effect.

Where can I find my login user name and password?

You would receive a Welcome letter immediately after enrollment in your registered email id, giving the user name and password. If you are unable to see the welcome letter in your inbox, please check your email spam folder.

What is my login id?

Your login id is your registered email id.

Can I update my email ID as the login id for my current course?

If you have updated your email ID in the eGovernance database and you wish to update your revised email id as login id for the course you have enrolled in, then you would need to raise a TICKET to update your new email id as your login id.

I forgot my password. How do I reset my password?

In the STCW modular courses eLearning homepage, below the login section, you would find a link titled “Forgot Password”? Click on this link and enter your registered email id. The password would be reset and sent to your email id.

I am getting an error message your “Please check if you have a Webcam and it should be Allowed to use on the browser.” during face verification? What should I do?

If you are trying to use your laptop/desktop in-built camera:

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This process is required for taking the required photograph for facial recognition and verification before you access the course.

b. Otherwise you would need to take support of an IT person.

If you are trying to use your web camera through a USB port:

a. Remove and re-insert your web camera in the USB port and re load the website dgsstcw.aduacademy.in again.

b. In case if your camera is on, and you are still getting the error message ”Webcam is not loaded yet” then

This process is required for taking the required photograph for facial recognition and verification before you access the course.

c. If the issue still persists then you would need to take support of IT person

I am getting an error message 'Multiple Faces Found'. What should I do?

Ensure only one face is captured in the image submitted for facial recognition through your web camera.

I am getting an error message 'Face is not detected'. What should I do?

Ensure your camera is focused on your face and ensure there is sufficient light focused on your face before you capture your photograph and submit for facial recognition.

I am getting an error message 'Recognition due to wrong person'. What should I do?

Ensure you are using your own username and password credentials before you capture your image through the web camera and submit for verification.

If the issue still persists, you will need to update your latest photograph that is available in the INDoS system. If your INDoS number is generated through the new online system from the Marine Institutes, then you need to write to INDoS Cell. If your INDoS number is generated through old system, then please write to MMD from where you will be given an option to re upload the photo. The eGovernance Cell does not provide any option or permission to update the photo.

What are the STCW eLearning MODULAR courses offered by ADU Academy?

  • Open Google Chrome and type the website URL dgshipping.gov.in .
  • Click on the Modular courses sub menu under E-Learning menu.
  • When the website dgsstcw.aduacademy.in loads, a list of STCW Basic Modular Courses and STCW Advanced Modular courses can be seen in the STCW modular courses eLearning homepage

How do I get further help in Navigating through the ADU Learning Management System(LMS) portal?

Click on the User Manual link to know about how to navigate through the Learning Management System

Why can't I take an assessment? Why is the Assessment Icon is not enabled?

A minimum number of eLearning hours per course need to be completed before one can take the assessment.

The minimum number of eLearning hours per course is given in the course description that can be seen in the individual STCW modular courses eLearning homepage

The number of eLearning hours that are completed can be tracked in the student learning report which you can access through the student dash board. (refer the user manual). On completion of the minimum number of eLearning hours, the assessment icon will be enabled in the assessment list.

How do I know if I have completed the eLearning course?

If you complete the assessment with Pass Percentage, the DGS eGovernance system will be informed about your eLearning course completion.

After I login, I cannot access my course. What should I do?

The course duration is for 180 days within which you are expected to complete the minimum number of eLearning hours and successfully take the assessment. If you have crossed 180 days, you will need to re-enroll for the course and take the course afresh.

I am not able to view the full page when I access the e-book. What should I do?

Please use "Hide TOC" button which, when activated, the Table of Contents will be hidden and contents will be shown in full page. "Show TOC" will bring back Table of contents. It is possible to go to Next or Previous topic without using Table of contents by using the buttons.

How can I register for Q&A live class?

  • Click on the LIVE Q&A link on the landing page of dgsstcw.aduacademy.in website.
  • Enter your INDoS number
  • Your enrolled course details will be automatically populated
  • The scheduled live Q&A sessions would appear for the enrolled courses.
  • Select the session date you would like to attend the class.
  • Post the academic query in the box that would appear below the selected session date.
  • Click on the Register button
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