The course covers a broad spread of relevant study modules delivering a thorough and detailed knowledge and understanding of the oil, gas and petrochemicals shipping sector and the various legal requirements, operational and technical aspects which make up its complex nature.
This programme delivers a detailed investigation of a wide range of issues, from vessel design and onboard operations, to terminal operations, vetting and chartering over 12 months.
At the end of this course students will be able to :
The case study and practical examples will give the student guidance in how oil tankers are vetted in a real-life situation. The exercises will also give students a insight into the role of the authorities, the legal implications of a failed inspection, and the demands of the various stakeholders
Qualification: Professional Development Diploma
Awarded by: North Kent College
Start date: 1st June 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £3199 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment.
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Key requirements for shipowners and operators for success in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry
This course is ideal for shipowners and operators, as well as port and terminal operators who require an understanding of the complexities, operations, and safety in the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry.
It is also highly appropriate for technical managers and superintendents, as well as naval architects and other designers wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of the demands of the industry.
Finally, it will benefit auditors, surveyors and vetting professionals needing a more detailed insight into the industry's legal requirements.
For over fourteen years, Michael has been involved in the operation and maintenance of a wide range of seagoing tankers and dry cargo ships including the development and monitoring of maintenance systems, dry-docking and carrying out afloat repairs to a variety of vessels at various locations around the world. Michael has conducted in-house investigation of numerous engineering incidents on-board vessels.
Michael Quain is joined by a host of of expert authors, you can read more here.
We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.
Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.