Basic 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.
Basic training on vessels to which the IGF Code applies is designed for seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use, or in an emergency response to the fuel on board ships subject to the IGF Code and as such are required to hold a certificate in basic training for service 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 pre-requisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:
- Candidates must hold an Senior First Aid certificate and an AMSA approved Basic Fire Fighting Certificate; or
- A minimum of an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training
Additional courses can be arranged, please email: AMCS.Training@utas.edu.au
Basic Training IGF Code
|Location||Start Date||End Date||Status||Register|
|Sydney, NSW||Jun 04 2018||Jun 05 2018||Places Available||Register Now|
|Launceston, TAS||Nov 06 2018||Nov 07 2018||Places Available||Register Now|
- Launceston, Tasmania
- Sydney, New South Wales
2018: AUD $1,750 (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.
The Basic course is designed for seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use, or in an emergency response to the fuel on board ships subject to the IGF Code shall hold a certificate in basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code.
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:
- Basic 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.
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.
On-campus accommodation can be reserved via the online enrolment form. Further information is provided here, together with off-campus 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.