Tankship - Dangerous Liquids (P.I.C.)

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Official Title: 
Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids (ALAVTC-501)
U.S. Coast Guard and STCW Approved Class - one week

This course is designed to provide mariners with the knowledge, skills and practical abilities to safely conduct marine petroleum operations consistent with the Tankerman (PIC) Endorsement and will satisfy the familiarization training requirements of 46 CFR 13.401 and may be issued endorsements  as Tankerman-Assistant DL, and the STCW, as amended, 

the Basic Oil and Chemical TankerCargo Operations A-V/1-1-1; 

and the cargo training course requirements of 46 CFR 13.201, 13.301, 

and 13.501 towards any endorsement as Tankerman-PIC, Tankerman PIC (Barge) or Tankerman Engineer Dangerous Liquids; 

and the requirements of 

46 CFR 13.603(a)(2), 

46 CFR 13.603(b)(2), 

46 CFR 13.603(c)(2) 

and STCW Code Table A-V/1-1-2 towards an STCW endorsement for Advanced Oil Tanker Cargo Operations; 

and the requirements of 

46 CFR 13.605(a)(2), 

46 CFR 13.605(b)(2), 

46 CFR 13.605(c)(2) 

and STCW Code Table A-V/1-1-3 towards an STCW endorsement for Advanced Chemical Tanker  Cargo Operations; 

and the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.120(a)(2) for renewal of a merchant mariner credential endorsed as Tankerman-PIC Dangerous Liquids. 


This course is principally intended for Merchant Mariners Document (MMD) candidates seeking an endorsement as Tankerman/PIC(DL).  Before entering the course, trainees should have completed a USCG approved Basic Firefighting Course (the USCG will require Basic Firefighting within five years of the candidate's application for MMD endorsement). Students will also need to accomplish the loads and discharges required by the Coast Guard prior to receiving the Tankerman (PIC) Endorsement from the Coast Guard. Candidates must be capable of speaking and understanding, in English, all instructions needed to commence, conduct, and complete a transfer of cargo, and be capable of reading the English found in the Declaration of Inspection, vessel response plans, and Cargo Information Cards.  Candidates must be at least 18 years old. 


Training Dates: 
Nov 18-2019 to Nov 22-2019
Apr 20-2020 to Apr 24-2020
Training Days: 
Training Hours: 

Basic Fire Fighting is required by USCG

Program Cost: 
Tuition Books NOT provided by AVTEC Room & Board Student Service Fee Supplies Tech Fee Total
$900 $46 N/A $410 N/A N/A N/A $1,356
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