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%
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.
|Unit name||Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas)|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Coordinator||Mr Joshua (Josh) Weber|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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|
|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.
- 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|
- 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
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
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
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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