Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Operations

Scheduled Dates

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Location Start Date End Date Status Register
Launceston, TAS May 05 2017 May 08 2017 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Sep 22 2017 Sep 25 2017 Places Available Register Now

Course Registration

Acknowledgement of registration will be provided by return email. Confirmation of registration is provided upon payment of the course fees, and subject to AMCS Registration Terms.


4 days

Course Fee

AUD $2,100 (GST not applicable)

Course Fee Include

  • Course notes and writing materials
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary WIFI access

AMCS Registration Terms

To secure your enrolment, payment of 50% of the course fee is required.  Cancellations up to 15 working days prior to the scheduled date will be accepted without penalty.  Cancellations less than 15 working days will be subject to 100% cancellation fee.

AMCS reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient registrations have been received by seven days from commencement of course.  Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.

When making flight bookings please ensure you book on a fully refundable basis.

Course Aim

This course is designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to undertake safe, pollution-free liquefied gas handling and transportation, and also supervise and train personnel involved in operations procedures.

AMSA Certificate Pre-Requisite

To be eligible for the issue of an AMSA approved certificate, candidates must possess:

  • Australian issued Advanced Fire Prevention Certificate and a Australian issued Tanker Familiarisation Certificate; or
  • A Certificate of Competency which is, or has been, Tanker endorsed.


The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course and provide documentary evidence to satisfy the course pre-requisite:

  • Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg V/1-2 and Code Section A-V/1-2, paragraph 2, Table A-V/1-2-1.

Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.

AMSA Information

Participants are entitled to apply to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for an endorsement Gas Tanker.

Location Information

The course is conducted at the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Campus in Launceston Tasmania Participants arriving at Launceston Airport should make their way to the Australian Maritime College, Newnham Drive, Newnham.  Taxi fare from the airport is approximately $55.00. Parking:  Complimentary car parking is provided on campus in areas designated to AMCS participants and clients.

Accommodation Options

On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus options.

Payment Options

To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required (or at minimum of 50% deposit).  Payment methods accepted:

  • Credit Card (online or via (03) 6324-9850)
  • Bank Deposit
  • Cheque/Money Order
  • Company Invoice (approved companies only)

Detailed payment options will be made available after registration is submitted.