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Advanced Chemical Tanker Training Course

Course Objectives

To provide a Course compliant with, and meeting the requirements of, paragraphs 16 - 21 of Section A-V/1 of the STCW Code.

Course Pre-requisites

For details on the prerequisites please contact Courses@videotel.com, do not pay the fees before you meet the prerequisite.

Course Outcomes

On the successful completion of a Course, the candidate will have the technical knowledge required to serve on a tanker and be assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to cargo or cargo equipment. The candidate will have gained sufficient knowledge of the practical application of the basic principles and concepts of safe tanker operations in order to carry out these duties.

Syllabus: Tanker Safety Course - Chemical Tankers

  • Module 1 - Introduction
  • Module 2 - Chemistry and Physics
  • Module 3 - Hazards
  • Module 4 - Rules and Regulations
  • Module 5 - Ship Design and Cargo Containment
  • Module 6 - Cargo Handling Systems
  • Module 7 - Safety and Pollution Prevention
  • Module 8 - Cargo Handling and Ballast OperationS
  • Module 9 - Tank Cleaning Operations
  • Module 10 - Ship/Shore Interface
  • Module 11 - Emergency Procedures

Mode of Delivery

This course is delivered using Computer Based Training. Students may use this presentation. It includes comprehensive on-screen instructions to get started. The course contains text with (English language) voiceover, still photographs, video clips and animations. This course can also be taken online.

Course Duration

It is estimated that 30 Guided Learning Hours (GLHs)are required to complete a Course. GLHs include the time needed to follow the program on the computer, plus time needed for additional reading and research as well as the time needed to complete the assessments.


The assessment strategy is flexible and will depend on the requirements of the Approving Flag State. The course includes written assignments for the students to complete at the end of each Module. These assignments are compiled in a Portfolio which is returned to the UK for independent third party assessment.

If Flag States do not require this level of authentication, other systems can be offered including onboard computerbased assessment.


On successful completion of a Course, candidates would be expected to consolidate their knowledge by performing their role on board ship

Mode of delivery

This course is delivered using interactive Computer Based Training (CBT). Students follow easy on-screen instructions to progress through the course. The program contains text with (optional) English language voiceover, still photographs, video clips and animations.


If the user intends to gain certification for the course, they must enrol, complete the projects set for each module and submit them for external assessment.


A candidate who would like to gain a certificate must first enrol with Videotel. The candidate will need to submit all the necessary documentation and meet the minimum criteria in assessment.

Make sure that you contact Videotel at the outset to find out the enrolment and certification process by e-mail to courses@videotel.com


For an up-to-date list of Flag State approvals, please refer to Videotel website at www.videotel.com