About Safe Bulk Loading Practice: Online
The online Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice is designed to help terminal and vessel staff load bulk carriers safely, reducing the risk of accidents in port and at sea.
Safe Bulk Loading online meets the training requirements in the International Maritime Organisation’s Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Cargoes (the BLU Code). The IMO BLU Code was developed specifically to help reduce the number of accidents caused by improper loading and discharging.
Course participants anywhere in the world can complete the course at their own pace and gain an Australian Maritime College Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading.
View our Safe Bulk Loading online flyer.
Who should participate?
Terminal representatives, vessel loaders/unloaders and any member of staff who works with bulk carriers.
Thoroughly enjoyed the course. I have done the classroom version and found this more effective as I was able to understand the course material at my own pace and revisit information to re-understand the content.
Nadia Karati, South32
To register for the course, please select Register Now. Payment of course fees, or authorisation to invoice from your company, is required before your online account is created. The online account creation process takes between 3-4 business days.Register Now
Self paced online (estimated 16 hours)
AUD $1,650 (including GST)
Course Fee Includes
- Access to complete course online
- AMC Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice
- Certificate postage via registered mail
This course involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake the loading and unloading of a bulk carrier vessel and is presented over 15 sections which contain learning material in the forms of:
- online documents
- 3D scenarios called eModlets™
- interactive images
- videos produced by AMC
- you-tube videos
Candidates will need to successfully complete the following in order to be issued with a certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice:
- Review the online content in each section, including all videos and eModlets™.
- Complete a Final Assessment
The Final Assessment is an online quiz containing 12 questions with the following conditions:
- Open Book
- 60 minutes to complete
- 1 attempt only
- All questions are to be answered
- All questions carry equal marks
- A pass mark of greater than 70% is required
Upon completion, the assessment will be forwarded to the lecturer for marking. Participants will be informed of the results within two weeks of submission.
Safe Bulk Loading Practice online is provided using the University of Tasmania’s online learning environment, MyLO.
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The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:
- Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice
Certificates will be posted via Registered Post within Australia and overseas to the address stated on your enrolment form. Additional charges are applicable if the next day delivery is required.
To secure a course registration, payment of the course fee are required. 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.