24 hours / 3 days
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Mode of Training:
teaching, on-line (20 hours)
4 hours of practical session
to be conducted in Singapore Polytechnic (Tanker Simulator)
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.’
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".
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
|Contribute to the safe operation of a ship subject to the IGF Code||8 hrs|
|Take precautions to prevent hazards on the ship subject to the IGF Code||4.75 hrs|
|Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures||2.75 hrs|
|Carry out firefighting operations on a ship subject to the IGF Code||1.5 hrs|
|Respond to the emergencies||1 hr|
|Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of the fuels found on ships subject to the IGF Code||1 hr|
|Written Assessment ||1 hr|
|LNG Simulator for pipeline layout, lining up and handling emergency scenarios||4 hrs|
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
*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
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:
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.