Course Code: VH010
This specialized program provides first-hand information about how to join Cruise Lines, job routine on a cruise, and what to expect on boarding, directly from expert Cruise Line staff, besides all technical skills and certifications which qualify you to work on an International Cruise Line.
Food Production or Galley plays a pivotal role in the cruiseline. The cruiseline offers a large variety of menu choices for thousands of guests which makes it one of the largest department for service the guest round the clock. The food production department has to churn out the menu and it is a round the clock operation without a break.
Our trainers for this program carry an experience of working in Cruise Lines themselves, and thus reain you in food production as well as provide you with practical knowledge about cruise ship, various protocols and laws, mandatory procedures, thus boosting your confidence, along with getting trained and becoming job-ready to serve on a Cruise Liner.
Course Duration: 4 months
This 4 month Certificate Course in Cruise line Professional Program (Commis Chef) grooms and prepares you in all areas of food production – Continental cuisine being the main, along with other popular cuisines like Italian, Mediterranean, Oriental, Pan Asian – prepared for distinguished guests.
Our expert chefs train you in finer nuances in preparation of breakfast, lunch, dinners, for room service as well as serving in the multicuisine restaurants, poolside, captain special dinners various gaming avenues etc.
On the Job Training – After completing the 4 month Certificate Course, students will be provided 1 year Paid On the Job Training at Star/Luxury Hotels.
This program to get skilled and certified for a dream career in International Cruise Lines, endeavours to equip students with all the information, norms, procedures, and certifications necessary to work in any department of Cruise Lines.
For those aspiring to join the Cruiseline industry they should have the following:
- Domain knowledge and skills in Food & Beverage Service department
- Must have 1-2 years of experience in the 5-star hotel industry
- Should have the STCW training certificate
STCW: Standards of Training, Certification and Watch Keeping
Apart from the above specialisation course, the students have to complete the 16 days STCW Training course (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping). This has to be completed additionally from authorised DG shipping center.
The 16 days certification course offers training in coping with emergencies on board, including firefighting and preventing fires, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, and the various personal and social responsibilities you must adhere to while living and working on board.
An STCW certificate is a prerequisite to joining the cruise line, and there are refresher courses to keep your certificates updated with the latest requirements every five years.
Please Note: The fee of Certificate Course in Cruise line Professional Program (Food & Beverage Service Steward) does not include the STCW course fee
Commis Chef NSQF level 4
(QP CODE: THC/Q0406(v2.0))
Module 1: Assist in kitchen operations and food preparation (continental cuisine)
Module 2: Use Tandoor for preparing food
Module 3: Communicate effectively and maintain service standards
Module 4: Maintain organisational confidentiality and respect guests ‘privacy
Module 5: Follow Health, Hygiene and Safety practices
After the completion of this course, you can get job opportunity in various Domestic Airlines like Air India, Vistara, SpiceJet, Indigo, GoAir, etc as well as Foreign Airlines like British Airways, Qantas Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Delta Airlines, Lufthansa, Gulf Air and many more. Complete details have been provided in our ‘Career Prospects’ page.
All information pertaining to Eligibility, Documents, Application Form and Application Process has been given in our ‘Admissions’ page.
Facilities at Campus
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