Cruise Lines Professional Program

For Job roles of Food & Beverage Service / Front Office / Food Production / Kitchen Stewarding

Most hotel staff dream and aspire to join the Cruise lines. It is the ultimate destination, as it is an extension of the work they are already doing, the only difference being that Cruise Liner is a hotel on the Sea!

Once selected to work on a Cruise Ship, you reach a different level with tax-free excellent salary, lots of monetary incentives, various perks, free accommodation and meals, paid opportunity to travel the world, paid vacation, as well as working with international colleagues and serving high profile international clientele.

The Projections for 2020 as per CLIA reports are extremely promising. For the year 2020, there are 278 cruise lines in operations and 19 are to debut in 2020 carrying 32 million passengers expected to cruise this year. The good news is that 82% of cruisers are likely to book a cruise as their next vacations. Reports show that for the year 2021, the bookings for cruise lines have gone up by 40% more than 2019!

The above data gives you all the more reason to set sail for the best journey of your life by working on a Cruise Liner.

Visan’s Cruise Line Professional Program

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.

Our trainers for this program carry an experience of working in Cruise Lines themselves, and thus provide you with first-hand knowledge about the 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: 3 Months

This three-month 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.

Course Award: THSC, MSDE, Govt of India

The students would get a certificate of the concerned job role for which they have they have applied, from Tourism & Hospitality Skill Council, Ministry of Skills Development & Entrepreneurship, Govt of India.

The job roles for which one can apply are – Food & Beverage Steward, Front Office Executive, and Trainee Chef.

Students also get a Cruise Lines Professional Program Certificate from Visan Hospitality.

Course Structure

Since Cruise Ship is a Super Luxury 7 Star Hotel floating on water, serving the global guests on it demands poise and service of international standards and of the highest level.

This is exactly what is taught in this 3 months intensive program. The focus is on Communications Skills and Soft Skills with an attitude to serve international guests.

Those with work experience of serving in hotels have an added advantage as they are conversant with the desired hospitality skills. The CLPP upskills them for a highly paying job in International Cruise Lines.

A broad view of the curriculum for CLPP is as follows:

  • Information about life, job roles, daily routine and duties on a cruise line
  • Technical aspects needed for working on a cruise
  • Soft Skills and Interview Training
  • STCW Training with Certification (*additional fees as per Ministry of Shipping authorised center for the 16 days mandatory course)
  • INDOS Number
  • Age 21-30 years
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Selection for the course through Personal Interview
CLPP Advantages
  • Trainers of CLPP with experience in working in Cruise Lines
  • Get accurate information about the process of applying for various Cruise Lines
  • Laws and mandatory norms taught for working in Cruise Lines, thus avoiding deportation for non-compliance
  • The course prepares you to be job-ready for Cruise Lines
  • Increases your chances for working in best Cruise Lines across the globe
  • CLPP completes your primary documentation required to apply for the Job

Career Prospects of Cruise Lines Industry

By completing this Cruise Ship course, you will not only have an advantage when you start your initial ship board training, but you will also greatly improve your chances of being hired by a cruise line company.

Students who complete the CLPP gain tremendous confidence which is invaluable for a cruise line interview, giving them the ‘winning edge’ they need to get hired.

The service and hospitality positions in a Cruise Liner are categorised into four departments, namely, Food and Beverage, Hotel Administration, Purser and Housekeeping.

There are many job roles one can get in these departments like Bartender, Chief Cabin Steward, Galley Steward, Bellman, Buffet Server, Chief Steward /Housekeeper , Baker, Butcher, Dining Room Waiter, Cocktail Server, Wine Steward plus the Senior Managerial Staff and Department Heads etc, all being extremely vital to the passenger’s happiness.

Facilities at Campus

The general facilities provided to our students, including Accommodation, Medical, Sports, Recreation etc have been given in our ‘General Resources’ page.

Visan’s infrastructure including Classrooms, Training Restaurants, IT Lab, Training Kitchen & Labs, etc have been given in our ‘Learning Resources Center’ page.

Admission Process

All information pertaining to Eligibility, Documents, Application Form and Application Process has been given in our ‘Admissions’ page.

Course Fee

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