[STCW] Basic Training for Service on Ships Covered by the IGF code
US $600.00

This course provides the basic training required by seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use and emergency response for vessels using fuels covered within the IGF Code. The course is designed to meet the specialised training requirements for personnel on certain types of ship under Chapter V of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended by the 2010 Manila amendments.

This course comprises eLearning modules with a final onscreen assessment and a workbook containing questions/assignments. You must achieve 95% completion in all eLearning and score 75% or higher in all assessments and workbook assignments. Our course documentation refers.  

Guided learning hours: 16-20hrs.

This course has pilot approval from the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency. This means an MCA certificate can only be issued after the Agency is satisfied their standard has been met in the delivery of this course. This course is approved by the Marshall Islands Registry and Liberian Ship Registry. 

On completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Proficiency.


Please refer to the course Documentation List

Legislation & references

  • Regulation V/3 and Section A-V/3 of the STCW Convention and Code (2010)
  • IMO Model Course 7.13, 2019 Edition
  • MNTB Course Criteria for Ships Using Fuels Covered within the IGF Code, 1st Edition

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should:

  • Know the properties of fuels covered within the IGF Code and the hazards associated with their use as a fuel
  • Be able to apply health, safety and environmental precautions and measures in working on vessels using fuels covered within the IGF Code
  • Understand the transfer and storage process for fuels covered within the IGF Code.

This course may be accepted as evidence of compliance with STCW requirements for personnel serving on ships subject to the IGF Code.

Please note that the final assessment of this course must be completed under the direct supervision of an Authenticating Person. This is the Master/Senior Officer onboard ship or senior official of a registered shipping company or maritime institution for courses allowed to be completed onshore. Our Course Procedure refers.