[STCW] Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Training Course
US $600.00

This course provides an introduction to liquefied gas tankers and imparts the basic knowledge needed to serve as a member of the crew on this type of vessel and undertake specific duties relating to cargo and cargo equipment. The course is designed to prepare learners for the advanced course in liquefied gas tanker operations (available from Ocean Technologies Group) and 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 List refers.  

Guided learning hours: 14hrs.

This course is approved by the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency, the Norwegian Maritime Authority, the Marshall Islands Registry and Liberian Ship Registry. On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Training (on behalf of MCA or Marshall Islands and Liberia) or a Documentary Evidence (on behalf of NMA).


Please refer to the course Documentation List

Legislation & references

  • Regulation V/1-2 and Section A-V/1-2 of the STCW Convention and Code (2010)
  • IMO Model Course 1.04, 2014 Edition
  • MNTB Tanker Training Courses Criteria, 2nd Edition

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Contribute to the safe cargo operations of a liquefied gas tanker
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards.
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures.
  • Respond to emergencies.
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of liquefied gases.

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.