Basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code

Learn all about safety tasks on a ship using low flashpoint fuel as fuel ( IGF code)

Sector Maritime shipping
Sectors Maritime shipping
Duration 2 days
Price € 785,00 excl. VAT
Recognition Inspection Living Environment and Transport (Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport or ILT)
  • The Basic Training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code (IGF-B) course is for seafarers responsible for designated safety duties relating to the care, use or emergency response to fuel on board ships subject to the IGF Code. The regulations are detailed in STCW Convention V/3, paragraph 4 and STCW Code A-V/3-1 and the course is in accordance with Model Course 7.13. The course is also suitable for office staff wishing to enhance their knowledge in this area.

  • 1. Contribute to the safe operation of a vessel covered by the IGF Code.
    2. Taking precautionary measures to prevent hazards on a ship covered by the IGF – code.
    3. Taking precautionary occupational health and safety measures .
    4. Conducting fire-fighting operations on a ship covered by the IGF – code.
    5. Responding to emergency situations
    6. Taking precautionary measures to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of fuels found on ships covered by the IGF code

  • Upon completion of the course, the student will have knowledge of:

    1. Characteristics of low flash point fuels;
    2. International legislation and guidelines;
    3. Working safely with low flashpoint fuel equipment;
    4. Technical aspects related to low-flashpoint powered engines;
    5. Bunker procedures;
    6. Maintenance and inspection of low-flashpoint fuel systems;
    7. Emergency procedures;
    8. Fire prevention and firefighting training.

  • Seafarers and office staff affiliated to the maritime industry.

  • Entry requirements

    In possession of a Basic Safety Certificate, for office staff this is not applicable

    Duration 2 days
    Language English
    Exams written, Yes
    Certificate STC certificate, Yes
    Course code SIGFB


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3 reasons to choose this course

  • Practice with realistic situations in unique training facilities
  • Instructors and teachers with practical experience
  • Trained and certified in 2 days

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