Basic Tanker Training - Oil, Chemical and Liquified Gas Tankers

Course Objective

The course is designed to meet the training requirements of paragraph 1.2 of Reg.V/1 of STCW , which is applicable to persons who are likely to be assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment on board any tanker (but not with immediate responsibility).


Course Outline


The course introduces the participants to the possible dangers to human life and the environment from accidents involving tankers carrying petroleum, liquid chemicals or liquefied gas cargoes in bulk. The course also familiarises participants with the layout, cargo handling equipment, systems and procedures on board different types of tankers, the characteristics and hazards of their cargoes, basic safety and emergency procedures, and pollution prevention.



Suitable for


Anyone required to do duty as operational level officer onboard tankers or any person related to do support operations in the companies’ managing tankers.



Minimum Entry Requirements


Participants for this course are expected to be above 16 years of age, and have basic working knowledge of English (spoken & written) and merchant ship terminology.

 Funding Incentives


1. MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to for information.

2. SkillsFuture Credit (SFC)                                                                                                                                             
With effect from January 2016, Singaporeans aged 25 years and above who received their SkillsFuture Credit account activation letter will be eligible for an initial credit of $500 which can be used to pay for course fees for a range of eligible skills-related courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding.

This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants. Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.



STCW Code Section A-V/1-1 and A-V/1-2 certificate.



Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the course with the available schedule online.

Applicants who are successfully selected for the course will receive the letter of confirmation via email.

Applicants may also visit Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) counter at Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road, Block 1A, Level 7, Room T1A711.

Singapore Polytechnic, its governors, officers, agents and employees shall not be liable for any loss, damages and/or injury, including loss of life, which participants of our Courses may suffer arising out of or in connection with our Courses, whether the loss, damage and/or injury was suffered on any of Singapore Polytechnic's premises or at any other venue(s) in connection with our Courses.


A - Cheque Payment :
Please raise a cheque made in favour of Singapore Polytechnic, write the Course Title and your name on the reverse of the cheque and mail it to:

Singapore Polytechnic
Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA)
500 Dover Road
Singapore 139651

B - NETS or Cash Payment :
To pay at the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) counter at Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road, Block 1A, Level 7, Room T1A711

NETS Payment: Mondays to Fridays - 8.30 am to 5.30 pm
Cash Payment: Mondays to Fridays - 8.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

* PACE Academy course schedules, course trainer, course fees and course availability are subject to change without prior notice.

Terms and Conditions

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Course Date:

28 August to 8 September 2017

Registration Period:


4 July to 14 August 2017



Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.






Duration: 9 days


Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic






$900.00 (without gst)


Please see Funding Incentives for more information





For Course Specific details
Course Coordinator: Capt Cheong Kwee Thiam
Email: [email protected]





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