An ordinary seaman is the person who is assigned deck jobs as a trainee on ships. Working and gaining experience as a trainee followed by a couple of years as ordinary seaman allows an individual to get a promotion as an able seaman. The profession of an ordinary seaman (mostly known as OS) allows a person to work on the deck of a ship majorly.
Certification requirements (all must be valid):
1. STCW 2010 – Basic Safety Training
3. Ship Security Awareness (SSA)
4. Rigging & Lifting
5. Seaman’s Discharge Book