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Course Title: BASIC TRAINING FOR LIQUEFIED GAS TANKER CARGO OPERATION

Duration: 5 Days (30 hours)

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency
  1. Basic knowledge of liquefied gas tankers
  2. Basic knowledge of cargo operation
  3. Basic knowledge of cargo operation
  4. Basic knowledge of the physical properties of liquefied gases
  5. Knowledge and understanding of tanker safety culture
  6. Basic knowledge of the hazards associated with gas tanker operations
  7. Basic knowledge of hazard controls
  8. Understanding of Information on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  9. Function and proper use of Gas Measuring instruments and similar instruments
  10. Basic knowledge of safe working practices and procedure in accordance with legislation and industry guidelines and personal shipboard safety relevant to liquefied gas tankers
  11. Basic knowledge of first aid with reference to a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  12. Fire Safety and fire fighting operations
  13. Basic knowledge of spill containment in relation to fire fighting operations
  14. Basic knowledge of emergency procedure including emergency shutdown
  15. Basic knowledge of the effect of pollution on human and marine life
  16. Basic knowledge of shipboard procedures to prevent pollution
  17. Basic knowledge of measures to be taken in the event of spillage
  18. Case Study
  19. Assessment and Discussion
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with training video and tanker simulator.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.