Safe Bulk Loading Practice

Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading is designed to be delivered at the Australian Maritime College, interstate or internationally.  The course may also be tailored to suit specific client needs.  Should you wish to discuss your particular training needs, please contact the Deputy CEO.

Delivery Options

Option 1: Offered in 2 parts, Self-paced study by Distance Education with assignment, followed by a 2-day onsite workshop.

Option 2: Conducted onsite over 3 days incorporating the assignment and workshop.

Scheduled Dates

The scheduled dates listed below are for courses scheduled at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston Tasmania.   The course will be option 2, conducted over 3 days.  Additional courses can be arranged or to request a quotation for an onsite course, please contact:

Location Start Date End Date Status Register

Course Fee

Scheduled date:  AUD $1,870 including GST

Onsite:  By quotation

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 meets the training requirements of the IMO Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers and has the approval of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA).  The course is designed for terminal supervisors and line managers as well as operational and other staff from related organisations.


Successful participants who have completed the assignment and workshop, and achieve a minimum 70% pass mark in the examination; will be awarded an AMC Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice.

Location Information

Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading is designed to be delivered at the Australian Maritime College, interstate or internationally.

Where courses are scheduled at the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the course will be conducted at the 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

For courses scheduled at the Australian Maritime College (AMC), oncampus 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.