Advanced Training For Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

Course Date:
29 Sept 2021 to 8 Oct 2021

Registration Period:
28 May to 1 Sept 2021

60 hours / 8 days

8:30am to 5:30pm

Singapore Polytechnic

For Course Specific Details

Capt Satinder Singh Virdi
Course Coordinator
Phone: 68790423

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

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.

Award / 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
Applicants/Eligibility Total fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $302.50
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $802.50
Singapore Permanent Residents $802.50
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2 $302.50
Full Course Fee $2,675.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under 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.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

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
PACE Academy

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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