Courses & Units

Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas) JVD186

Launceston

Note:

This unit is a 2 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period. In order to complete 6.25% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD187 Tanker Familiarisation (Oil and Chemical) 3.25%

Introduction

In the shipping industry in particular, the liquefied gas tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of gas carriers.

This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe operation of a Liquefied Gas tanker by understanding the hazards and taking precautions to prevent them. Also this unit provides the basic knowledge to respond to various emergencies one may face on board ship including firefighting.

This unit covers the mandatory minimum standard of compliance requirements prescribed by Regulation V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.

Summary

Unit name Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas)
Unit code JVD186
Credit points 3
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Coordinator Mr Joshua (Josh) Weber
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Post Block 4 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 3 13/6/2022 10/11/2022 11/11/2022 13/11/2022
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022
AMC MT Main Block 1 31/1/2022 9/6/2022 10/6/2022 12/6/2022
AMC MT Post Block 4 14/11/2022 21/12/2022 24/12/2022 25/12/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the basic properties of Liquefied Gases and analyse the importance of Design and Operational principles of gas tankers.
  • Identify the Gas cargo hazards and take appropriate actions in accordance with the safe working practise
  • Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of best practice in responding to various emergencies including fighting the Gas fire
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $240.00 $240.00 not applicable $678.24
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

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Textbooks

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