Bulk Carrier Layout and Construction (Online)


All seafarers that work on Bulk Carriers should understand the special features that makes these vessels the strong work horses of the oceans. They have been designed specifically to carry large amounts of product across the ocean with short load and unload programs. This course takes participants through the features of a Bulk Carrier, how they withstand the load and unload process and how they need to be managed throughout their working life. Participants will be able to identify the structural parts of a Bulk Carrier and how the vessel has been designed to be safe when loaded or when in ballast.

Delivery Method:100% online training and assessment
Designed for:Junior Deck Officers, Ratings, Terminal Personnel, Refresher for Senior Deck Officers
Content Types:Written material, images, animation
Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this training, participants will:
1.  Know the general layout of bulk carriers
2.  Understand the main construction features of a bulk carrier
3.  Be able to identify the hatch cover systems used on bulk carriers
4.  Describe the additional features found within the holds of bulk carriers
Assessment:An assessment will be provided at the end of the course (fully online), you will have unlimited attempts to achieve the 100% pass mark.
References:ISMBC Code
Certification:Australian Maritime College Completion Statement.
Duration:Approximately 30 minutes
Compatibility: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Android Phone, iPhone, iPad
Product Code:003-025  |  Version 2, 29 May 2023
Enrolment:Click the 'Apply' button to register for the course. Access to the online course will be provided on the next business day.
Course Preview:Click here to preview the online course