(formerly Tanker Familiarization)

This is a basic safety training course recommended for all officers and ratings on board and key personnel in the industry, who perform specific duties and responsibilities related to those duties in connection with cargo and cargo equipment., with the provision that they are not immediately responsible for the loading, discharging, care in transit or handling of cargo.


The course is sanctioned by the international Maritime Organization (IMO).  It covers the mandatory minimum training requirements prescribed by Regulation V/I sub-paragraph 1.2, of the International Convention on Standard of Training Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1995, which contains Mandatory minimum requirements for training and qualification of masters officers and ratings on tankers.


The course, via a multi-media presentation format, presents the theory, concepts, philosophies and methodologies of this subject area.  Certification of competency is achieved through a written examination assessment meeting the STCW requirements.


The course includes the following areas:

* Basic Safety and pollution prevention, precautions and procedures

* Layouts of different types of Oil Tankers

* Types of Cargo, their hazards and their handling of equipment

* General Operational Sequence and Oil Tanker Terminology



* Assignment

* Training Video

* Personal Instructor

* Self Study

Cost: (Per person): US$385.00

Duration: Ten (10) Days 70 hrs


Location: flexible for on/off campus

Advanced Training also available in Oil, Chemical or Gas