Deepen your maritime industry knowledge and learn to contribute to operations on board oil, chemical, and liquified gas tankers. Upskill your current career or pursue further study to qualify for your preferred AMSA licence.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Recognise features of oil, chemical and liquified gas tankers that can affect safe cargo transportation
Interpret legislative and organisational requirements required to identify appropriate actions for safe transfer and transport of cargo
Access and interpret safety data sheets (SDS) and material safety data sheets (MSDS)
Recognise and recommend hazard minimisation and pollution minimisation techniques
Report detected spills, leaks or malfunctions that pose a threat to environmental safety
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
A pathway to further study options in maritime operations and marine engineering
Credit toward a full qualification
A sound understanding of legislative and organisational requirements for transport of tanker cargo
Engage in environmental pollution prevention procedures
The ability to identify characteristics of tanker cargo and tankers to ensure the safe transfer and transport of cargo
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in pursuing a career in maritime operations
The ability to work with people in demanding situations and circumstances
Awareness of the AMSA certification requirements
Good level fitness to manage physical demands
The ability to stay calm under pressure
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Our graduates go onto roles like: Chief or second engineer on vessels with outboard and inboard engines of varying propulsion power, Engineer watchkeeper officer, Engineer watchkeeper officer, Watchkeeper deck officer, Master of commercial vessel less than 500 gross tonnage (GT) and Master of a vessel less than 80 metres Near Coastal
The maritime industry is regulated by the Australian Marine Safety Authority (AMSA). AMSA sets specific requirements for each maritime qualification to ensure you are ready to join the industry. Graduating from this course only meets part of the AMSA exam criteria. To meet the licensing requirement to obtain AMSA certification as Chief Mate, Deck Officers, Engineering Officers, Engineers, Masters and Ratings for basic operations on liquefied gas, oil and chemical tankers, you will need to complete additional study and additional requirements. These additional requirements are: - Minimum age requirements - Medical and eyesight assessments - Minimum professional sea time hours Visit AMSA [https://www.amsa.gov.au/] for more information
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Tanker Familiarisation Skill Set does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Tanker Familiarisation Skill Set does not have any related courses.
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