Combined Basic and Advanced training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code

Learn all about safety tasks, safety systems, emergency and bunkering procedures and achieve two out of three required bunkers

Sector Maritime shipping
Sectors Maritime shipping, Zeevaart
Type of training Basiscursus/opleiding
Duration 5 days
Price € 2.180,00 excl. VAT
Recognition Inspection Living Environment and Transport (Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport or ILT)
  • The Basic and Advanced Training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code (IGF-B) course is for seafarers who are responsible for appropriate safety duties associated with the care, use or emergency response of fuel on board ships covered by the IGF code. The regulations are elaborated in the STCW Convention V/3, STCW Code A-V/3-1 & 3-2.

    The course is in accordance with Model Course 7.13, 7.14

    The course is also suitable for office workers who want to increase their knowledge in this area.

  • IGF B
    • Contribute to the safe operation of a ship covered by the IGF Code.
    • Taking precautions to prevent hazards on a ship that falls under the IGF code.
    • Taking occupational health and safety precautions .
    • Conducting firefighting operations on a ship that falls under the IGF code.
    • Respond to emergencies
    • Taking precautionary measures to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of fuels found on ships covered by the IGF code

    IGF A
    • Familiarity with the fuels on board these ships
    • Operate the propulsion installation and systems of these ships
    • The safe performance and monitoring of all tasks related to the fuels on board these ships
    • Planning and monitoring of the bunkering process and storage of the fuels on board these ships
    • Taking precautions to prevent pollution from the fuels on board these ships
    • Knowledge of the legal requirements for these vessels
    • Take precautions to prevent dangers for these ships
    • Apply health and safety precautions to these ships.
    • Knowledge of prevention, control and operation of fire-fighting and extinguishing systems on board these ships.

  • 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

    Possession of a Basic Safety Certificate, not applicable for office staff

    Type of training Basiscursus/opleiding
    Duration 5 days
    Language Engels, English
    Exams written, Yes
    Certificate STC certificate
    Course code SIGFBA


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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 5 days

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