Basic Training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code

Course Date:
23 Sep to 25 Sep 2019

Registration Period:
16 Aug to 9 Sep 2019

Duration:
24 hours / 3 days

Time:
8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Mode of Training:
Classroom

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Introduction

The use of gas, such as LNG, and other low-flashpoint fuels as ships’ fuel has increased in recent years and poses additional safety challenges.

To manage such challenges, the IMO adopted the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) in 2015 and added related aspects to STCW convention.

This training course allows seafarers to comply with Regulation V/3 of the STCW Convention, ‘Mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters, ratings and other personnel on ships subject to the IGF Code.’


Course Objective

This course allows seafarers to comply with Regulation V/3 of the STCW Convention, "Mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters, ratings and other personnel on ships subject to the IGF Code".


Course Outline

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Contribute to the safe operation of a ship subject to the IGF Code
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards on the ship subject to the IGF Code
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures
  • Respond to the emergencies
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of the fuels found on ships subject to the IGF Code

Course Content & Structure

TopicHours
Contribute to the safe operation of a ship subject to the IGF Code8 hrs
Take precautions to prevent hazards on the ship subject to the IGF Code4.75 hrs
Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures2.75 hrs
Carry out firefighting operations on a ship subject to the IGF Code1.5 hrs
Respond to the emergencies1 hr
Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of the fuels found on ships subject to the IGF Code1 hr
Written Assessment 1 hr
LNG Simulator for pipeline layout, lining up and handling emergency scenarios4 hrs
Total24 hrs

Suitable for

Shipboard Deck Officers and Marine Engineers
Any other person as nominated by the company

For all seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use or in emergency response to the fuel on board ships subject to the IGF code.


Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Holder of the following certificates:
1. Basic Fire Fighting Course
2. Elementary First Aid 
Or any equivalent certificate


Award / Certification / Accreditation

 

• Certificate of Attendance
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate
• Certificate of Performance
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate


Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRsSingapore CitizensOthers
Non-SME sponsored1Sponsored by SME2Aged 40 and above3Aged 35 and above, and earn ≤ $2,000 per month
$401.25
(incl. GST)
$151.25
(incl. GST)
$151.25
(incl. GST)
$88.75 
(incl. GST)
$1337.50
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click herePlease submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
3 Under the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme. For more information on the scheme, click here


Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


 

Register Here
Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Terms and Conditions

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
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
PACE Academy

c) Cheques
Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Do cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number at the back of the cheque. When you have completed required details, you may mail the cheque here

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

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

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