STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations (TBOC) - Webinar

The STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations course focuses on the understanding of function and competence on board an oil and chemical tanker vessel. Seafarers will be able to; take hazard precautions, apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures, carry out firefighting operations, respond to emergencies and take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of oil and chemicals tankers.

23 Nov 2021


The STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations course is set up to offer seafarers the essential education and training in tanker cargo operations to meet the knowledge, understanding and proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the specific part of the following: Table A-V/1-1-1. 

  • Relevant symbols according to the types of oil and chemicals carried on board oil and chemical tankers 

  • Relationship between pressure and temperature, including vapour pressure/temperature 

  • How an electrostatic charge may be generated 

  • Hazards associated with oil and chemical cargoes 

  • Inerting, drying agents and monitoring techniques 

  • Hazard controls 

  • Gas-measuring instruments 

  • Safety equipment and protective devices 

  • Safe working practices and procedures 

  • Effects of oil chemical and liquefied gas pollution on human and marine life. 

  • Loading, unloading, care in transit, tank cleaning, purging, gas-freeing and inerting cargo 

  • Operations 

  • Different oil and chemical tanker types, including their general arrangement and construction 


Successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations, after a short exam. 

Learning Objectives

There are three outcomes to the training:

  • Outcome 1: The learner knows the properties of oil and chemicals and the hazards associated with them.
  • Outcome 2: The learner is able to apply health, safety and environmental precautions and measures in working on oil and chemical tankers.
  • Outcome 3: The learner can carry out safe oil and chemical tanker cargo operations.


  1. Delegates must already hold an MCA approved certificate in Tanker Fire Fighting or (FPFF or AFF inclusive of Tanker firefighting component). 

  1. Photographic ID (A Government issued, photographic proof of identity on the day of the course and this should take the form of either a valid Passport or a driving license or a valid discharge book). 

  1. If you are unsure of which prerequisites you may need for a course, please go to to check. 



Special Requirements

  1. Please note for this course you must have a stable internet connection with a PC, laptop that has an active camera. SMT must be able to see you at all times in order for you to sit the course, take the examination and if successful receive your certificate through the post. 
  2. Participants are advised to have stable Internet speeds of over 5 Mbps for the best user experience.
  3. At least 330 kbps (send), and 245 kbps (receive) will be required for connection.
  4. We recommend using a desktop/laptop computer or a tablet with a large enough screen to comfortably see the presentation and follow media materials.
  5. If a mobile/tablet device is used make sure to have both Zoom and Microsoft Teams applications installed. The device must have a functioning web-camera and microphone.


2 days, 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM


  • PD points: 1
Session information


Theory Development
08:30 GMT - 18:00 GMT
1 day
    Zoom Link - Day 1
    08:30 GMT - 17:00 GMT
    1 day
      Theory Development
      08:30 GMT - 17:00 GMT
      1 day
        Zoom Link - Day 2
        08:30 GMT - 17:00 GMT
        1 day
          • £450.00 excl. VAT

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