Basic Training For Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

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

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

Course Intake Limitations

Maximum 20 students per course.


All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers and instructors who have the qualifications as specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.

Course Type

Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

1 course per month (as per monthly schedule)


5 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course shall :

  • Have followed the four basic safety training courses as per Section A-VI/1 of the STCW 1978, as amended.