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Advanced Training For Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations


Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    18 Sep 2023 to 27 Sep 2023
  • Registration Period:

    10 Jul 2023 to 01 Sep 2023
  • Time:

    08:30 AM to 05:30 PM,
    60 hours / 8 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Online using MS Team & F2F (Pratical)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

For Course Specific Details

Capt Satinder Singh Virdi
Course Coordinator
Phone: 68790423

Course Objective

A trainee successfully completing this course shall be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on Liquefied Gas Tankers.

Course Outline

The course intends to enhance the safety of Liquefied gas tanker operations by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to fully understand the safety system and operational requirements of Liquefied Gas tankers. This course is delivered through a combination of classroom lectures and practical demonstrations on the use of safety equipment. Case studies, the use of ‘Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator’ (LCHS) and multimedia teaching aids are included in the course to promote a better appreciation of safety operations on such tankers. All cargo related operations are explained and evaluated in LCHS.

Minimum Requirements

This course is open to deck and engineering officers who have completed a shore based firefighting training course approved by ‘Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’ (MPA), and completed basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Training Course OR 3 months sea-service on any tanker.

Certification / Accreditation

For candidates who meets minimum entry criteria, STCW Certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
For candidates who do not meet minimum entry criteria, Certificate of Attendance will be issued

Suitable for

The course aims at providing training at an advanced level for Masters, Chief Engineer Officers, Chief Mates, Second Engineer Officers and any person onboard Liquefied Gas tankers who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging, care in transit and/or handling of the cargo.

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $2,500.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $2,250.00 $60.00 $310.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $1,750.00 $60.00 $810.00
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $1,750.00 $60.00 $810.00
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $2,250.00 $60.00 $310.00
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $200.00 $2,700.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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