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Code No: 826

Guided Learning Hours:


Course Objectives: To provide a Course compliant with, and meeting the requirements of, paragraphs 16 - 21 of Section A-V/1 of the STCW Code.

Course Outcomes: On the successful completion of a Course, the candidate will have the technical knowledge required to serve on a tanker and be assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment. The candidate will have gained sufficient knowledge of the practical application of the basic principles and concepts of safe tanker operations in order to carry out these duties.

Syllabus: Tanker Safety Course - Chemical Tankers

  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Chemistry and Physics
  • Module 3 - Hazards
  • Module 4 - Rules and Regulations
  • Module 5 - Ship Design and Cargo Containment
  • Module 6 - Cargo Handling Systems
  • Module 7 - Safety and Pollution Prevention
  • Module 8 - Cargo Handling and Ballast OperationS
  • Module 9 - Tank Cleaning Operations
  • Module 10 - Ship/Shore Interface
  • Module 11 - Emergency Procedures

Mode of Delivery: This course is delivered using Computer Based Training. Students may use this presentation. It includes comprehensive on-screen instructions to get started. The course contains text with (English language) voiceover, still photographs, video clips and animations.

Course Duration: It is estimated that 30 Guided Learning Hours (GLHs)are required to complete a Course. GLHs include the time needed to follow the program on the computer, plus time needed for additional reading and research as well as the time needed to complete the assessments.

Assessment: The assessment strategy is flexible and will depend on the requirements of the Approving Flag State. The course includes written assignments for the students to complete at the end of each Module. These assignments are compiled in a Portfolio which is returned to the UK for independent third party assessment.

If Flag States do not require this level of authentication, other systems can be offered including onboard computerbased assessment.

Certification: On successful completion of a Course, Videotel will issue Flag State approved certificates.

Progression: On successful completion of a Course, candidates would be expected to consolidate their knowledge by performing their role on board ship.

Approved by:
Liberian Registry, International Registries INC, Panama Maritime Authority, Maritime & Coastguard Agency,