Merchant Navy Ranks >> DECK CADET
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Merchant Navy Rank "Deck Cadet" or Junior officer belongs to the deck department of merchant ship and is responsible:

  1. To take part in sea watch and port watch duties under the supervision of a competent officer.  
  2. To take part in operations and maintenance tasks of the vessel under supervision of a competent officer.  
  3. To familiarise himself with all safety equipment/safety procedures on board, regulations and working procedures appropriate to tasks to be executed.
  4. To execute assigned tasks in conformance with work procedures and/or quality plans as instructed by the Duty Officer or the Chief Officer.
  5. Diligently follow the structure program of onboard  training (SSTP) and complete tasks listed in the cadet training record book or equivalent record book.  
  6. Diligently complete distance learning program, keep training record book up-to-date and complete academic training assignments as required by the nautical college.
  7. To ensure that work of a hazardous nature is not undertaken without approval, suitable training and under close supervision of the Chief Officer.
  8. To act as a member of the Shipboard Emergency Response and Fire Fighting Team.
  9. To carry out ISPS duties in accordance with the vessel Ship Security plan
  10. Actively seek to learn the duties as applicable for next rank.

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