TANKER FAMILIARIZATION COURSE
What kind of People takes this course?
Persons/people, who before being assigned to shipboard duties or persons assigned, employed or engaged on a seagoing ship including ratings, officers, masters, and chief mates that are required to safely perform and monitor all cargo operations and familiarity with physical and chemical properties of oil cargoes as well as respond to emergencies on a tanker ship/vessel
What will I gain from this qualification?
Participants at this course will gain the knowledge, understanding, and competence including practical knowledge in the application of cargo, types of cargo, characteristics of cargo, toxicity, and other hazards, safety measures, pollution prevention, emergency operations, cargo equipment, and operations and understanding their duties and responsibilities,
The course covers
- Development of Tankers
- Types of cargoes (Oil and Chemical)
- Tanker terminology/Rules and Regulations
- Toxicity and other hazards/Hazard Control
- Safety equipment and protection of personnel
- Pollution prevention
- Emergency operations
- Cargo equipment/operations
- Cargo loading and unloading
Course delivery: Using a combination of competent and experienced instructors, classroom syndicate exercises interactive activities, and practical training demonstrations.
What does the course cover?
The course is divided into two parts
Level 1: which is a tanker familiarization course or under an approved seagoing service for ratings and officers assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo and cargo equipment.
Level 2: A specialized training program for masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officer, and any person with immediate responsibilities for loading, discharging, and care in transit or handling of cargo on an oil tanker, chemical tanker, or gas tanker on which they serve.
Career Development: The Advance Medicare will provide a basis for the participant to develop a career in medical first aid or progression to take more advance professional first aid courses outside the STCW Convention as amended.
Assessment: The course is assessed at the end of the final day
This course is open to all seafarers who are to be assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo and cargo equipment on tankers, and who have completed an approved shore-based firefighting course and reasonable standard of written English.