Advanced Training on Vessels to which the IGF Code applies

The International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) provides mandatory provisions for the arrangement, installation, control and monitoring of machinery, equipment and systems using low-flashpoint fuel to minimize the risk to the ship, its crew and the environment, having regard to the nature of the fuels involved.

Advanced training on vessels to which the IGF Code applies is aimed towards Masters, Deck, Engineer Officers and all personnel with immediate responsibility for the care and use of fuels and fuel systems on ships subject to the IGF Code.  The IGF Code is the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels, as defined in SOLAS regulation II-1/2.29.

Course Entry Prerequisites

Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:

  • Candidates must hold a STCW Certificate of Competency for International Waters endorsed with  Tanker Familiarisation; or
  • Hold a course certificate ‘Basic Training on Vessels to which the IGF Code applies’ in accordance with STCW Code section A-V/3-1.

Scheduled Dates

Additional courses can be arranged, please email:  AMCS.Training@utas.edu.au

Location Start Date End Date Status Register
Sydney, NSW Jun 06 2018 Jun 09 2018 Places Available Register Now
Launceston, TAS Nov 08 2018 Nov 11 2018 Places Available Register Now

Duration

4 days

Course Fee

2018:  AUD $2,650 (GST not applicable)

Course Fee Includes

  • 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

The Advanced Training is aimed towards Masters, Deck, Engineer Officers and all personnel with immediate responsibility for the care and use of fuels and fuel systems on ships subject to the IGF Code.

Certification

The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • Advanced Training on Vessels to which the IGF Code applies (AMSA approved) Certificate, meeting the requirements of STCW Reg l/8 and Sections A-I/8 and B-I/8.

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

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.