This course is principally intended for candidates who hold or will hold USCG Merchant Mariner’s Document and serve as or will serve as Tankerman-PIC. Students are expected to be able to read and speak English and be able to compute math using a calculator. This course will also be of value to others serving as supervisory personnel in the industry or on vessels directly involved with the bulk shipment of dangerous liquids by water.
Applicants who successfully completes this course will satisfy the training and testing requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for Tankerman-PIC DL, 46 CFR 13.301(c)(4) for a Tankerman PIC (Barge) DL, 46 CFR 13.501(c)(4) Tankerman-Engineer, AND 46 CFR 13.603(b)(2), 46 CFR 13.603(c)(2) and STCW Code Table A-V/1-1-2 for an STCW endorsement for Advanced Oil Tanker Cargo Operations. This course will also satisfy training requirements for endorsements as Tankerman Assistant DL, Tankerman-Engineer DL, and Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations.
In order to successfully complete this course, each candidate must obtain a passing grade on the examination. The student will be required to pass a 40 question multiple choice examination with a passing grade of 70%. All lab assignments, homework assignments, exercises, and tests must be completed and returned to the instructor for credit. A course completion certificate will not be issued if the course requirements are not completed in full.