This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to be acquired by persons from the ship's crew, who have been entrusted with loading and discharging operations on chemical tanker, so that they can safely perform the calculation and distribution of cargo loading, discharging and care load during the transition, protection of the marine environment from pollution, as required by section A-V/1-1 paragraph 6.3 and A-V/1-1 p.3 and Table V/1-1-3 of the STCW Convention STCW'78, as amended, Directive 2008/106/EC and the national standard for this training of Marad from 2016.
The trainees must hold a certificate of competence (CoC). Additionally they must have completed courses "Advanced Training in Fire Fighting", "Basic Training in Oil and Chemical Tanker cargo operations" and to have relevant certificates.
Successful trainees a certificate “Advanced Training on Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations” is issued by the Regional Directorate “Maritime Administration" in accordance with the form provided in Regulation № 6 for the competence of the seafarers of the Republic of Bulgaria and after the trainee presents documented prove for at least 3 months seagoing service on chemical tankers, or at least one month of seagoing service and participation in at least three loading and three unloading operations under the management of the officer, executing these operations on a chemical tanker. These service should be duly documented in a practical training record book and it documenting should cover at least the practical training and experience at sea, recommended in Reg. B-V/1 p.10-19, 22 I 23