Courses & Units

Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas) JVD186

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 meet the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the current Maritime Training Package, STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments), and Regulation V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the STCW code.

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 and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Mr Neil Pereira
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

Availability

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

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Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 30/1/2023 8/6/2023 9/6/2023 11/6/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023
AMC MT Main Block 3 12/6/2023 9/11/2023 10/11/2023 12/11/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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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
$249.00 $249.00 not applicable $712.08

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2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lecture

AssessmentExam (100%)
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Textbooks

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