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Basic Training For Oil, Chemical And Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations [UK MCA]

Entry Criteria:     STCW Basic Safety Courses (PST, PSSR, EFA, FPFF) from any administration.
UK MCA Approved Tanker Firefighting OR 03 months sea service on any Tanker.

Course Duration:     3 Days

Course Description

Seafarers wanting to sail on a tanker need to be duly qualified under Section A  Table V/1-1-1 & Table V/1-2-1 of the STCW code with specific duties for loading, unloading and care in transit for handling of oil and chemical & liquefied gas cargoes. The coverage of the course is wide in scope and includes tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, prevention and control of pollution, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations, thereby covering all training necessary to apply the provisions of Annex I / II of MARPOL 73/78 as amended. In addition, the course covers the aspects on board by including a section on safe working practices and procedures in accordance with legislation and industry guidelines and personal shipboard safety relevant to oil and chemical and liquefied gas tankers that are in line with the ISM Code and the SMS on board.

On successful completion of this course the seafarer is eligible to apply to UK- MCA for a certificate of Proficiency in "Basic Training for oil, Chemical and Liquefied Gas tanker Cargo Operations, Level 1 DCE endorsement.

Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the course.

  1. 2 passport size photographs
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC, COC, PSSR, EFA, FPFF (any Administration Approved)
  3. 3 months company seatime letter of service on any tanker done prior to 09 June 2015 OR UK MCA Tanker Firefighting Course certificate