Courses & Units

Tanker Familiarisation (Oil and Chemical) JVD187



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 unit: JVD186 Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas) 3.00%


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

This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe operation of a tankers 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 (Oil and Chemical)
Unit code JVD187
Credit points 3.25
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring

Abdulla Sardar

Teaching staff

Neil Pereira, Mohan Anantharaman, Greg Hockey

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 3/2/2020 12/6/2020 13/6/2020 14/6/2020
AMC MT Main Block 3 15/6/2020 13/11/2020 14/11/2020 15/11/2020
AMC MT Post Block 4 16/11/2020 23/12/2020 26/12/2020 27/12/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $309.00 2020: $734.76 031705

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JVD180, JND111


Teaching Pattern



Closed book written assessment

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