Advanced Tanker Courses - Oil, Gas and Chemical Tanker Courses


About This Course: 

Specialised courses designed for candidates who wish to work on board vessels carrying liquid cargoes in bulk as either officer of the watch or higher ranks.

There are three specialised courses to choose from:

  • Specialised Chemical Tanker
  • Specialised Gas Tanker
  • Specialised Oil Tanker

Student Testimonial

"Very motivating and inspirational! Well organised."

What You Need: 

Candidates must have an MCA Tanker Familiarisation Certificate or Discharge book evidence of at least 3 months seagoing experience on any type of Tanker.  


£610 per course

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What You Study: 

Depending on the type of certificate candidates will study the characteristics of the particular types of cargo under consideration, safety procedures when loading, discharging and on passage. Tank cleaning procedures including Inert Gas systems, Crude Oil washing and pre cooling operations in the case of Gas tankers.

After The Course: 

Employment as Watchkeeping Officer on board a vessel carrying Oil, Gas or Chemical cargoes

How Long: 

5 Days


Riverside Campus

Each course runs for 5 days and commence on the following dates:

Specialised Chemical Tanker

  • Dates coming soon

Specialised Gas Tanker

  • Dates coming soon

Specialised Oil Tanker

  • 14th December 2015
  • 8th February 2016
  • 14th March 2016
  • 9th May 2016


Contact Name: 

Sharon Makin

Contact Number: 

0141 375 5165

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