IGF Code Basic Training

Course also known as:LNG Fuelled, Low-Flashpoint Fuels

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 minimise the risk to the ship, its crew and the environment, having regard to the nature of the fuels involved.

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. The course is designed to cover requisite training embodied in STCW Regulation V/3, paragraph 5 in accordance with their capacity, duties and responsibilities as set out in table A-V/3-1.

Who should participate?

The 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 and as such are required to hold a certificate in basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code.

Course Entry Prerequisites

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

  • A Senior First Aid certificate and an AMSA approved Basic Fire Fighting Certificate; or
  • A minimum of an AMSA-issued Certificate of Safety Training.


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.

AMSA Information

AMSA approved, and in accordance with Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification) 2014.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
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  • Course available on demand

    This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.

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