Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

This course covers the mandatory training requirements for participants to be duly qualified under the STCW Section A–V/1-2 para 3, and for the issue of a Certificate of Training in “Advanced Training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations” in accordance with Regulation V/1-2 para 3 and table under Section A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW 1978, as amended.

Participants successfully completing this course will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safely perform their duties for loading, unloading and care in transit or handling of cargo on Liquefied Gas Tankers and will make a more effective contribution to the operation and control of the cargo on Liquefied Gas Tankers, thus improving ship safety and providing greater protection to the environment.

Course Type

Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

1 course per month (as per monthly schedule)


10 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course shall :

  • meet the requirements for certification in basic training for Liquefied Gas Tanker cargo operations
  • have at least three months of approved seagoing service on Liquefied Gas Tankers, or
  • have at least one month of approved onboard training on Liquefied Gas Tankers, in a supernumerary capacity, which includes at least three loading and three unloading operations and is documented in an approved Training Record Book taking into account guidance in section B - V/1.

This course is open to any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo related operations on Liquefied Gas Tankers.